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 This day in History - August 5
374 Historic Events for August 5
1966

Jonathan Silverman, LA Cal, actor (Brighton Beach Memoirs, Single Guy)

Birth
1966

Austin Diamond, cricketer (Australian capt to America 1913), dies

Death
1966

Beatles release "Revolver" album in US

Event
1966

Beatles release "Yellow Submarine" and "Eleanor Rigby" in UK

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1966

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1966

Martin Luther King Jr stoned during Chicago march

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1966

Jose Torres beats Eddie Cotton to retain light-HW boxing title

Event
1966

Beatles' "Revolver" album is released

Event
1966

Beatle John Lennon says Beatles are more popular than Jesus

Event
1966

33rd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 38, All-Stars 0 (72,000)

Event
1967

Mike Fox, NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers)

Birth
1967

Pirate Radio Station 333 (Radio Britain) and Radio London close down

Event
1967

Bobby Gentry releases her only hit "Ode to Billy Joe"

Event
1967

1st time an AFL team beats an NFL team, Broncos beats Detroit 13-7

Event
1968

Andreas Lupzig, Straubing GER, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)

Birth
1968

John Olerud, Seattle WA, infielder (Toronto Blue Jays)

Birth
1968

WMCV (now WZTV) TV channel 17 in Nashville, TN (IND) 1st broadcast

Event
1969

Pirate Willie Stargell is 1st to hit a ball out of Dodger Stadium

Event
1969

Mariner 7 flies past Mars

Event
1969

James Fuller, NFL/WLAF safety (N O Saints, Frankfurt Galaxy, Scotland)

Birth
1969

Halle Cioffi, Cleveland OH, tennis star

Birth
1969

Vasbert Conniel Drakes, cricketer (Barbados fast bowler, WI ODI 1995)

Birth
1969

Robert Scott, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

Birth
1969

Venkatesh Prasad, cricketer (consistent Indian Test pace bowler 1996-)

Birth
1970

Andy Antoine, CFL receiver (Montreal Alouettes)

Birth