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 This day in History - August 18
376 Historic Events for August 18
1964

Charles Helu elected president of Lebanon

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1964

South Africa banned from Olympic Games because of apartheid policies

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1964

USSR launch 3 Kosmos satellites

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1964

Beatles arrive in SF, 2nd US visit

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1965

Orioles' Brooks Robinson hits into his record tying (George Sisler)

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1965

Hank Aaron loses a HR, because he hit it out of batter's box

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1966

Watze Cuperus, Frisian author (Struggle and Blessing), dies at 75

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1966

Cees Lock of hair, soccer player (NEC)

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1966

Steve Avery, NFL fullback (Pitts Steelers)

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1966

Isaac Keesing, Dutch founder (System Keesing), dies at 80

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1967

Blas Elias Gomez, Kennedy TX, rock drummer (Slaughter-Stick it Live)

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1967

Tracy Tracy, rocker (Primitives-Lovely, Lump of Coal)

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1967

Julie Kristen Smith, Nuhremburg Germany, choreographer (Showgirls)

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1967

WCBS radio in NYC goes all-news

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1967

Rolling Stones release "We Love You"

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1967

Red Sox Tony Conigliaro is beaned by Angels Jack Hamilton

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1967

John Jurkovic, defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)

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1968

Brian Mitchell, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)

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1968

Greta Lind, Goshen NY, actress (Katie Kennicott-All My Children)

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1968

Griffin Drew, Hazelhurst Georgia, actress (Dinosaur Island)

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1968

John Coyle, West Bloomfield Mich, short track skater (Olympics-1994)

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1968

Carolyn Crudgington, Australian softball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)

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1968

Justin Strzelczyk, NFL guard/offensive tackle (Pitts Steelers)

Birth
1968

Cy Walter, pianist (3's Company), dies at 52

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1968

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Holiday Inn Golf Classic

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