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 This day in History - September 29
638 Historic Events for September 29
1976

"Alice," debuts on CBS-TV

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1976

2nd Chamber recognizes Dutch Liberals/social democratic abortion law

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1976

Tommy Lasorda replaces Walter Alston as Dodger manager

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1976

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

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1976

Jerry Lee Lewis, attempting to shoot soda bottles hits his bass player Norman Owens twice in the chest

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1976

SF Giant John Montefusco no-hits Atlanta Braves, 9-0

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1977

Peter Schats circus opera "Houdini," premieres in Amsterdam

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1977

James Brown's band walks out claiming they were underpaid and overworked

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1977

Muhammad Ali beats Earnie Shavers in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

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1977

Soviet space station Salyut 6 launched into Earth orbit

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1977

Eva Shain is 1st woman to referee a heavyweight championship

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1977

"Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band," by Meco hits #1

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1977

Alexander Nikolayevich Tcherepnin, Russian composer, dies at 78

Death
1978

"For Richer, For Poorer," TV Daytime Soap; last airs on NBC-TV

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1978

"Flying High," debuts on CBS

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1978

Mandy Groff, Miss Nebraska Teen USA (1996)

Birth
1978

Mohini Bhardwaj, Phila, gymnast (alt-Olympics-96)

Birth
1978

John Paul I, Pope for 34 days, dies at 65

Death
1979

"Message In A Bottle" by Police peaks at #1 in UK

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1979

"What Cha Gonna Do With My Lovin'" by Stephanie Mills peaks at #22

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1979

Astros' J R Richard strikes out NL season righty record of 313

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1979

Gold hits record $400.20 an ounce in Hong Kong

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1979

John Huston's "Wine Blood" premieres at NY Film Festival

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1979

LA Dodger Manny Mota hits record 146th pinch hit

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1979

Pope John Paul II becomes 1st pope to visit Ireland

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