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 This day in History - August 25
383 Historic Events for August 25
1954

Elvis Costello, [Declan Patrick McManus], Lon, rock vocalist (Allison)

Birth
1954

Martin Jourard, keyboardist/vocalist (Motels-Only the Lonely)

Birth
1955

Last Soviet forces leave Austria

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1956

Alfred C Kinsey, US sexologist (Kinsey Report), dies

Death
1956

Matt Aitken, rocker (Stock Aitken and Waterman-Road Block)

Birth
1956

To make room for Enos Slaughter, NY Yanks release Phil Rizzuto

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1957

Sikander Bakht, cricketer (Pakistani change bowler late 70's)

Birth
1957

Prince Suvanna Phuma forms govt in LAOS, with Pathet Lao

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1958

Christian LeBlanc, NC, actor (Michael Baldwin-Young and Restless)

Birth
1958

Saskia van Orly, Dutch singer (Tambourine)

Birth
1960

17th summer olympics opens in Rome

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1960

Demonstrations against premier Lumumba

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1960

AFL begins placing players names on back of their jersies

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1961

Brazilian president Janio Quadros, resigns

Event
1961

Billy Ray Cyrus, Flatwoods Ky, country singer (Achy Breaky Heart)

Birth
1961

Joanne Whalley-Kilmer, Manchester England, actress (Kill Me Again)

Birth
1962

Vivian Campbell, heavy metal rocker (White Snake-Here I Go Again)

Birth
1962

Shahid Mahboob, cricketer (batted in one Test for Pakistan 1989)

Birth
1962

Ron Heller, NFL tackle (Miami Dolphins)

Birth
1962

Dan Turk, NFL center (Oakland Raiders)

Birth
1962

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

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1962

Mazzi Rawd, heavy metal rocker

Birth
1962

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1963

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ogden Ladies' Golf Open

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1963

Paul McCartney is fined 31 pounds and given a 1 yr suspended license for speeding

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