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 This day in History - August 20
398 Historic Events for August 20
1964

President Johnson signs Economic Opportunity Act

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1964

LBJ signs anti-poverty measure totaling nearly $1 billion

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1964

Yankee Phil Linz plays harmonica on bus despite Yogi Berra's orders

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1965

Rolling Stones release "Satisfaction" (their 1st #1 US hit)

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1965

Eddie Mathews and Hank Aaron (1954-65) pass Babe Ruth-Lou Gehrig hitting 772 HRs while playing together on the same team

Event
1965

Joe Durigon, jockey

Birth
1966

Greg Jackson, NFL strong safety (Phila Eagles, SD Chargers)

Birth
1966

Courtney Gibbs, Miss USA (1988)/actress (Baywatch)

Birth
1966

Beatles pelted with rotten fruit during Memphis concert

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1966

Steven Finn, Laval, NHL defenseman (LA Kings)

Birth
1967

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open

Event
1967

Andy Benes, Evansville IN, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)

Birth
1967

Michael "Sean" Hall, Williamsburg Va, rower (Olympics-1996)

Birth
1967

Alvin Dark (52-69) is fired, rehired, and fired again as manager of A's

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1968

Sandy Brondello, Australian basketball guard (Olympics-bronze-96)

Birth
1968

Earl Sande, US jockey (Kentucky Derby), dies at 69

Death
1968

650,000 Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia

Event
1968

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1969

69 cm rainfall in Nelson Co., Virginia (state record)

Event
1969

Francisco Torres, jockey

Birth
1969

Bart Spark, soccer player (Veendam, SC Heerenveen)

Birth
1970

Els Callens, Antwerp Belgium, tennis star (1996 quarterfinalist Essen)

Birth
1970

-21] Hurricane Dorothy, kills 42 in Martinique

Event
1970

Hildo Krop, modernistic sculptor, dies at 86

Death
1970

Jay McNeil, CFL guard (Calgary Stampeders)

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