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 This day in History - June 9
475 Historic Events for June 9
1951

Bonnie Tyler, [Gaynor Hopkins], rocker (Total Eclipse of the Heart)

Birth
1953

South African premier Malan visits Netherlands

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1953

Ugo Betti, dramatist, dies

Death
1953

Worcester County tornado (94 killed, 1310 injured, 10,000 homeless)

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1953

"Milton Berle Show/Texaco Star Theater," last airs on NBC-TV

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1954

Pete Byrne Bath - English rocker (Naked Eyes)

Birth
1954

Joseph Welch asks Sen Joseph McCarthy "Have you no sense of decency, sir?" during Senate-Army hearings

Event
1955

Test Cricket debut of Ken Barrington, v South Africa, Trent Bridge

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1955

100øF - Hottest day in Seattle Washington

Event
1956

Heavy earthquake strikes Afghanistan, 400 killed

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1957

Elly van Holly, running star (3k indoor world record)

Birth
1957

Anthony Eden resigns as British PM

Event
1957

Robert Oboussier, composer, dies at 56

Death
1958

Robert Donat, actor (Citadel, Goodbye Mr Chips, 39 Steps), dies at 53

Death
1958

"Purple People Eater" by Sheb Wooley hits #1

Event
1958

Donald Michael Santini, Mass, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)

Birth
1959

1st ballistic missile sub launched (George Washington-Groton, Ct)

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1959

Peter Fowler, Hornsby NSW, Australasia golfer

Birth
1960

Typhoon Mary in China killed at least 1,600

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1960

Ren‚ Maran, Martiniques writer (Batouala, Prix Goncourt), dies

Death
1960

ABC and AFL sign a 5 year contract

Event
1960

Nancy Taylor, SF CA, LPGA golfer (1994 Rochester Intl-54th)

Birth
1961

Ryne Duren sets AL record with 7 straight strikeouts against Red Sox

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1961

Michael J Fox, Edm, actor (Family Ties, Back to the Future, Teen Wolf)

Birth
1962

Tony Bennett debuts in concert at Carnegie Hall in NYC

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