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 This day in History - June 8
445 Historic Events for June 8
1982

36th NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Phila 76ers, 4 games to 2

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1982

Reagan addresses joint session of British Parliament

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1983

"Trading Places," "Ghostbusters," and "Gremlins," premieres

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1983

Charlos Vieira begins 191 hr "nonstop" cycling in Leiria, Portugal

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1983

Marlies G”hr runs female European record 100m (10.81)

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1984

Gordon Jacob, composer, dies at 88

Death
1985

117th Belmont: Eddie Maple aboard Creme Fraiche wins in 2:27

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1985

Pirates score 10 in top of 1st, but lose 15-11 to Phillies, as Steve becomes 1st Phillie to switch hit HRs in same game

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1986

"Big Deal" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 70 performances

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1986

56th French Mens Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats Mikael Pernfors (63 62 64)

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1986

Longest 9 inning AL game (4h16m), Balt Orioles beat Yankees 18-9

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1986

40th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Hous Rockets, 4 games to 2

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1986

Juli Inkster wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship

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1986

Alleged Nazi Kurt Waldheim elected pres of Austria

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1987

Yogi Horton, drummer (Luther Vandross), commits suicide at 33

Death
1987

Oliver North's secretary Fawn Hall tesifies at Iran-Contra hearing

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1987

21st Music City News Country Awards: Randy Travis

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1988

Virgil Oliver Jr, entertainer, dies

Death
1988

Russell Harty, broadcaster, dies

Death
1988

Eli Mintz, actor (Boardwalk), dies

Death
1988

Nippon Airways announces that painting eyeballs on Jets cut bird collisions by 20%

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1989

Pirates score 10 in 1st (their best inning since 1942), prompts Pirate Jim Rooker to say he would walk from Pitts to Phila if Pirates lost, Phillies beat them 15-11, Rooker walks at end of season broa

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1990

Alfredo Poveda, president of Consul of Ecuador (1976-79), dies

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1990

Jose Figueres, president of Costa Rica (1948-49, 53-58, 70-74), dies

Death
1990

Phil Bradley hits 18th inside-the-park HR in Oriole history

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