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 This day in History - August 19
368 Historic Events for August 19
1960

Dan "Woody" Woodgate, rocker

Birth
1960

Ron Darling, Hawaii, baseball pitcher (NY Mets)

Birth
1960

Bobby Hebert, NFL quarterback (Atlanta Falcons)

Birth
1960

Francis Gary Powers convicted of spying by USSR (U-2 incident)

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1960

Sputnik 5 carries 2 dogs, 3 mice into orbit (later recovered alive)

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1960

Morten Andersen, NFL kicker (Atlanta Falcons)

Birth
1961

US vice-president Lyndon B Johnson visits West Berlin

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1961

Danuta Bartoszek, Pyrzyce Poland, Canadian marathoner (Olympics-96)

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1962

Kim Shipman, Athens PA, LPGA golfer (1995 LPGA Corning Classic-25th)

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1962

Michael J Massimino, Oceanside NY, PhD/astronaut

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1962

Valerie Kaprisky, Paris France, actress (Breathless, Public Woman)

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1962

Kerstin Hesselgren, 1st woman in Swedish parliament, dies at 90

Death
1962

Eric Lutes, Charlestown RI, actor (Del-Caroline in the City)

Birth
1962

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Albuquerque Swing Parade Golf Tournament

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1962

Homer Blancos plays finest round in golf, shooting a 55

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1962

Nancy Ramsbottom, Birmingham AL, LPGA golfer (1994 McCall's-2nd)

Birth
1963

John Stamos, Cypress Calif, actor (General Hospital, Full House)

Birth
1963

Joey Tempest, rocker (Europe-The Final Countdown)

Birth
1963

NAACP Youth Council begins sit-ins at lunch counters, Oklahoma City

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1964

Communication satellite Syncom 3 launched

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1965

James Tomkins, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

Birth
1965

Kevin Dillon, NY, actor (Heaven Help Us, Remote Control, Platoon)

Birth
1965

Kyra Sedgwick, actress (Phenomenon, Singles, Julia-Another World)

Birth
1965

Auschwitz trials end with 6 life sentences

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1965

Cincinnati Red Jim Maloney 2nd no-hitter of year beats Chic Cubs, 1-0

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