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Friday, December 19, 1969.



Birthdays


1036 Su Tung-p'o, China, poet/essayist/painter/calligrapher
1498 Andreas Osiander, Germany, Protestant Reformation theologist
1676 Louis-Nicholas Clerambault, Paris France, composer/organist
1683 Philip V, Versailles France, King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46)
1723 Susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother
1744 Jacobus J Cramer, priest of Holland/Zealand/West-Friesland
1753 John Taylor, Virginia, philosopher (Jeffersonian Democracy)
1778 Marie-Th‚rŠse-Charlotte, daughter of King Louis XVI & Marie-Antoinette
1779 Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, Paris France, engraver
1783 C.J. Brianchon --1864
1783 C.J. Brianchon --1864
1783 C.J. Brianchon --1864
1783 C.J. Brianchon --1864
1783 Charles-Julien Brianchon, France, mathematician (Brianchon's theorem)
1783 C.J. Brianchon --1864
1790 Sir William Parry, British Arctic explorer
1790 Sir William Parry, British Arctic explorer
1790 William Parry, England, Arctic explorer
1792 [Andries] Hendrik Potgieter, Cape Colony, settled Transvaal
1796 Manuel Breton de los Herreros, Quel Spain, poet/comic playwright
1797 Josef Theodor Krov, composer
1809 Pierre-Joseph van Beneden, Belg, paleont (life cycle of tapeworms)
1813 Thomas Andrews, Belfast Ireland, chemist/physicist (ozone)
1814 Edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, Ohio, US Secretary of War (1861-65)
1817 James Jay Archer, Brig General (Confederate Army) died in 1864
1819 James Clifford Veatch, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1895
1821 Mary Ashton Livermore, American reformer/women's suffrage leader
1824 Hercules Robinson, Ire, South Africa Commissioner (1880-89, 1895-97)
1825 George Frederick Bristow, composer
1832 John Kirk Barry, Scot, Dr/companion to explorer David Livingstone
1836 Maria L Sanford, pioneer educator (PTA)
1837 John Carpenter Carter, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1849 Henry Clay Frick, industrialist; worked for Carnegie.
1849 Henry Clay Frick, industrialist; worked for Carnegie.
1849 Henry Clay Frick, Penn, built world's largest coke & steel operation
1852 Albert Michelson, took the measure of light, (Nobel 1907).
1852 Albert Michelson, took the measure of light, (Nobel 1907).
1852 A[lbert] A Michelson, Strelno Prussia, US physicist (Nobel 1907)
1861 Constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator
1861 Italo Svevo, Trieste Austria, Italian novelist (La Coscienza di Zeno)
1864 Adolf Sandberger, composer
1865 Hermann Hirt, Magdeburg Prussia, linguist (Indo-European Grammar)
1865 Minnie Maddern Fiske, New Orleans La, actress (Henrik Ibsen's plays)
1865 Tikhon Toropets, Pskov Russia, patriarch of Russian Orthodox/saint
1869 Eduard Hermann, Coburg Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German linguist (Homer)
1875 Carter G Woodson, New Canton Va, American historian (black studies)
1876 Carlo Gatti, composer
1878 Anton Lajovic, composer
1879 Beals C Wright, tennis champ (US Open-1905)
1879 Otto Emanuel Olsson, composer
1880 Nemesio Otano y Eugenio, composer
1882 Walter Braunfels, composer
1883 [Francis] Barry Byrne, Chicago Ill, architect
1883 Louis Davids, [Simon David], Dutch cabaret performer/chorus performer
1884 Antonˇn Z potocky, premier/president of Czechoslovakia [OS]
1884 Ferdinando Liuzzi, composer
1885 F S Flint, London England, translator/poet (imagist movement)
1888 Fritz Reiner, Budapest Hungary, US conductor (Chicago Symphony Orch)
1890 Klaas Painter, vicar/antifascist (Occupies possession) [or 1880]
1890 Klaas Schilder, Dutch theologist/vicar (Occupied Territory)
1891 Edward Bernard Andre Maria Raczynski, Poland, pres-in-exile (1979-86)
1893 Harry Blomberg, Swedish author (M„ster Jacob)
1894 Ford C Frick, baseball commissioner (1951-65)
1894 Paul Dessau, Hamburg Germany, composer/conducter (Berlin, 1925-33)
1894 Yoshida Isoya, Tokyo Japan, architect (modern sukiya style)
1895 Ingeborg Refling-Hagen, Norwegian author/poet (Loke Saar Havre)
1895 Maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Jazz Player)
1896 John Seldon Whale, theologian
1897 Louis Darquier de Pellepoix, France, anti-Semite/nazi collaborator
1901 Oliver [Hazard Perry] La Farge, NYC, anthropologist/novelist
1901 Vitorino Nem‚sio, Portuguese author (Presen‡a)
1902 Ralph Richardson
1902 Ralph Richardson
1902 Ralph Richardson
1902 Ralph Richardson
1902 Ralph Richardson
1902 Leonard Hirsch, British violinist/orchestra leader (RAF Symph Orch)
1902 Ralph Richardson, England, actor (Anna Karenina, Dr Zhivago)
1903 Cyril Dean Darlington, England, biologist (hereditary mechanisms)
1903 George Davis Snell, Bradford Mass, geneticist (H-2 gene)
1903 George Snell, genetecist
1903 Theo Harych, writer
1905 Charles Robert Owen Medley, dancer/choreographer
1906 H Allen Smith, Ill, humorist/author (Low Man on Totem Pole)
1906 Leonid I Brezhnev, Ukraine, 1st Secretary of USSR (1964-82)
1910 Jean Genet, Paris France, criminal/novelist/dramatist (The Blacks)
1910 Jose Lezama Lima, Havana Cuba, poet/novelist
1915 Edith Piaf, [E Giovanna Gassion], Paris, chanteuse (Little Sparrow)
1916 Adriaan van der Veen, Dutch writer (Sister at Sea)
1916 Hal Hastings, NYC, orch leader (Chevrolet on Broadway)
1916 Mervyn Wallace, cricketer (13 Tests for NZ, latterly as capt)
1917 Graham Sharp, ice skater
1920 David Susskind
1920 David Susskind
1920 David Susskind
1920 David Susskind
1920 David Susskind
1920 David Susskind, NYC, TV host (Open End, David Susskind Show)
1920 Ragnild Hveger, Denmark, 400m swimmer (Olympic-silver-1936) [NS]
1921 Ludvik Podest, composer
1922 Walter H”llerer, writer
1923 Luigi Innocenti, designer
1924 Edmund Purdom, England, actor (Asissi Underground, Pieces)
1924 Peter Prowtiny, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
1925 Jimmy Dickens, Bolt WV, country singer (Grand Ole Opry)
1925 Tankred Torst, writer
1926 Bobby Layne, NFL QB (Detroit Lions)
1926 Jeanne Kirkpatrick, US ambassador to UN
1928 Galt MacDermot, Montreal Canada, composer (Letting Down My Hair)
1928 Michael Hurd, composer
1929 Herman T M Lauxtermann, Dutch 2nd chamber member (VVD)
1933 Cicely Tyson
1933 Cicely Tyson
1933 Cicely Tyson
1933 Cicely Tyson
1933 Cicely Tyson
1933 Cicely Tyson, Harlem NYC, actress (Roots, Miss Jane Pittman)
1933 James Booth, London England, actor/writer (Zulu, Robbery, Revenge)
1934 Al Kaline
1934 Al Kaline
1934 Al Kaline
1934 Al Kaline
1934 Al Kaline
1934 Al Kaline, Baltimore MD, Hall of Fame outfielder (Detroit Tigers)
1934 Rudi Carrell, [Rudolf W Kesselman], Dutch showmaster
1940 Phil Ochs, El Paso Tx, anti-war folk singer (Joe Hill, War is Over)
1941 Maurice White, Memphis TN, rock vocalist (Earth, Wind & Fire-Spirit)
1942 Jean-Patric Manchette, thriller writer
1943 William De Vries, Bkln, surgeon-inventor (Symbion artifical heart)
1944 Tim Reid
1944 Tim Reid
1944 Tim Reid
1944 Tim Reid
1944 Tim Reid
1944 Alvin Lee, Nottingham England, rock vocals/guitarist (10 Years After)
1944 Maurice White, rocker
1944 Richard Leakey, anthropologist
1944 Tim Reid, Norfolk VA, comedian (Venus Flytrap-WKRP, Frank's Place)
1944 Zal Yanovsky, rock guitarist (Lovin' Spoonful-Do You Believe in Magic)
1945 Elaine Joyce, Cleveland Ohio, actress (City of Angels, Mr Merlin)
1945 John McEuen, rocker (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
1946 Robert Urich
1946 Robert Urich
1946 Robert Urich
1946 Robert Urich
1946 Robert Urich
1946 Marianne Faithfull, Hampstead England, singer (Money, As Tears Go By)
1946 Robert Urich, Toronto Ohio, actor (SWAT, Spenser for Hire, Vega$)
1947 Janie Fricke, South Whitley In, singer (It Ain't Easy Bein' Easy)
1949 Claudia A Kolb, US, 200m breast stroke swimmer (Olympic-silver-1964)
1949 Lenny White, rocker
1951 Fred W Leslie, Ancon Panama, PhD/astronaut (STS 73)
1953 Peter McEwan, cricketer (NZ batsman early 80's)
1955 Susil Fernando, cricketer (5 Tests for Sri Lanka 1983)
1956 Alice Barrett, NYC, actress (Frankie Frame-Another World)
1957 Doug Johnson, rock keyboardist (Loverboy-Get Lucky)
1957 Kevin McHale, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
1957 Liz Glazowski, Chicago Ill, playmate (April, 1980)
1958 Iqbal Sikander, cricketer (Pakistan leg-spinner 1992 World Cup)
1958 Limahl, British rocker (Kajagoogoo-Too Shy)
1958 Rick Pearson, Marianna FL, Nike golfer (1990 Yuma Open)
1959 Edward Metgod, Dutch soccer goalie (Haarlem, Sparta)
1959 Kathryn "Furu" Carpenter, Marshall Mich, fencer-epee (Olympics-96)
1960 Daryl Hannah
1960 Daryl Hannah
1960 Daryl Hannah
1960 Daryl Hannah
1960 Daryl Hannah
1960 Daryl Hannah, Chicago IL, actress (Splash)
1960 Mike Lookinland, Mt Pleasant Utah, actor (Bobby-Brady Bunch)
1961 Reggie White, NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1962 Bettina Huebers, Hamburg GFR, illegitimate daughter of Paul McCartney
1962 Charith Senanayake, cricketer (played for Sri Lanka v NZ 1991)
1963 Jennifer Beals
1963 Jennifer Beals
1963 Jennifer Beals
1963 Jennifer Beals
1963 Jennifer Beals
1963 Chris Greatrex, LPGA golfer (1995 Fielcrest Cannon Classic-71st)
1963 Jennifer Beals, Chicago Ill, actress (Flashdance, Bride)
1963 Karen Bliss-Livingston, Quakertown PA, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1964 Arvydas Sabonis, NBA center (Portland Trailblazers)
1964 Beatrice Dalle, Breast France, actress (Betty Blue, Sabbath)
1964 Lorie Kane, PEI Canada, LPGA golfer (du Maurier Ltd-1994, 95)
1964 Mike Fetters, Van Nuys CA, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
1964 Randall McDaniel, NFL guard (Minn Vikings)
1965 Chuckii Booker, rocker
1965 Jessica Steen, Toronto, actress (Earth II, Homefront, Trial & Error)
1966 Alberto "La Bomba" Tomba, Italian skier (Olympic-gold-1988, 92)
1966 Courtney Griffin, CFL defensive back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1966 Eric Weinrich, Roanoke, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks)
1966 Monique Oliver, Malibu Ca, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-4th-1994)
1966 Rajesh Chauhan, cricketer (Indian off-spinner since 1993)
1966 Robert MacNaughton, NYC, actor (ET)
1966 Roberto Beam, soccer player (Vitesse/MVV)
1967 Doug Johns, South Bend IN, pitcher (Oakland A's)
1968 Jennifer Devine, Portland OR, rower (Olympics-96)
1969 Chris Robinson, Atlanta, rocker (Black Crowes-Shake Your Money Maker)
1969 Kristy Swanson, actress (Knots Landing, Buffy Vampire Slayer)
1969 Michael Bates, NFL wide receiver (Cleve Browns, Carolina Panthers)
1969 Mike Alexander, WLAF corner (Rhein Fire)
1969 Nayan Mongia, cricketer (Indian Test batsman-wicketkeeper 1994- )
1969 Santana Dotson, NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1969 Scott Pearson, Cornwall, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres)
1969 Tom Gugliotta, NBA forward (Minnesota Timberwolves)
1970 Jon Cleveland, Fresno CA, Canadian 100m/200m swimmer (Oly-br-92, 96)
1970 Robert Lang, Teplice CZE, NHL forward (Team Czech Rep, Los Angeles)
1970 Wendy Miles, Australia, golfer (1993 T77 Alpine Aust Ladies Masters)
1970 Zac Foley, rock bassist (EMF-Unbelievable)
1971 Amy Locane, Trenton NJ, actress (Andrea-Spencer, Sandy-Melrose Place)
1971 Jen[nifer] Dore, Kearny NJ, rower (Olympics-4TH-96)
1971 Mike Groh, WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire)
1972 Alyssa Milano
1972 Alyssa Milano
1972 Alyssa Milano
1972 Alyssa Milano
1972 Alyssa Milano
1972 Alyssa Jane Milano, Bkln NY, actress (Samantha-Who's the Boss)
1972 Warren Sapp, NFL defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1972 Waverly Jackson, DL (Carolina Panthers)
1973 Kebu Stewart, NBA forward (Phila 76ers)
1974 Bryant Westbrook, cornerback (Detroit Lions)
1974 Jake Plummer, quarterback (Arizona Cardinals)
1974 Ricky Ponting, cricketer (prodigious Tasmania batsman, Australia 1995)
1975 Casual, [Jon Owens], rapper
1975 Kristin Folkl, St Louis MO, volleyball outside hitter (alt-Oly-96)
1977 Maria Joana Parizotto, Miss Universe-Brazil (1996)
1978 Lauren Petty, Miss New Jersey Teen USA (1997)
1981 Stevie Ficker, Miss Oregon Teen USA (1997)
1996 Paige Speakman, England, born 19 days before her twin sister
4913 William C De Vries, surgeon/inventor (artificial heart)

Events


Underdog Day
Underdog Day
401 St Anastasius I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1055 Seldjuken under Toghril Beg occupy Baghdad
1154 King Henry II of England crowned
1551 Dutch west coast hit by hurricane
1562 Battle at Dreux: Anne de Montmorency & huguenots under Cond‚ captured
1686 Robinson Crusoe leaves his island after 28 years (as per Defoe)
1686 Robinson Crusoe leaves his island after 28 years (as per Defoe)
1686 Robinson Crusoe leaves his island after 28 years (as per Defoe)
1688 King James II's wife & son flee to France
1696 Jean-Fran‡ois Regnard's "Le Joueur," premieres in Paris
1732 Benjamin Frankin begins publication of "Poor Richard's Almanack"
1732 Benjamin Frankin begins publication of "Poor Richard's Almanack"
1732 Benjamin Franklin under the name Richard Saunders begins publication of "Poor Richard's Almanack"
1776 Thomas Paine published his 1st "American Crisis" essay, in which he wrote, "These are the times that try men's souls"
1777 Washington settles his troops at Valley Forge for the winter.
1777 Washington settles his troops at Valley Forge for the winter.
1777 Washington settles his troops at Valley Forge, Pa for winter
1783 English govt of Pitt Jr forms
1788 Chinese troops occupy capital Thang Long Vietnam
1795 1st state appropriation of money for road building, Kentucky
1823 Georgia passes 1st US state birth registration law
1828 South Carolina declares right of states to nullify federal laws
1835 HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin approaches NZ
1842 US recognizes the independence of Hawaii
1842 US recognizes the independence of Hawaii
1842 US recognizes independence of Hawaii
1843 Charles Dickens publishes "A Christmas Carol," in England
1854 Allen Wilson of Conn patents sewing machine to sew curving seams
1859 Grading started for Market Street RR
1861 Battle of Black Water
1862 Skirmish at Jackson/Salem Church, Tenn (80 casualties)
1867 Victims of "Angola Horror" burned to death (Angola NY)
1871 Albert L Jones (NYC), patents corrugated paper
1881 Opera "H‚rodiade" is produced (Brussels)
1884 Italy recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State
1887 Jake Kilrain & Jem Smith fight 106 round bare knuckle draw
1888 Stanley's expedition reaches Fort Bodo, East-Africa
1889 Bishop Museum founded in Hawaii.
1889 Bishop Museum founded in Hawaii.
1889 Bishop Museum founded in Hawaii
1890 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Beryl Coronet" (BG)
1891 1st Negro Catholic priest ordained in US, Charles Uncles, Baltimore
1891 Canadian Rugby Union forms
1894 Cricket day 5 1T Aus v Eng Eng 437 all out, Aus need 177 are 2-113
1903 Williamsburg suspension bridge opens between Brooklyn & Manhattan
1904 Dawson City hockey team begins 9 day walk to get a boat to Seattle to catch a train to Ottawa to play in Stanley Cup on Jan 13 1905
1907 239 workers died in a coal mine explosion in Jacobs Creek, Penn
1907 Gas explosion at Jacobs Creek Pa, coal mine kills 239
1910 1st city ordinace requiring white & black residential areas (Balt)
1910 Rayon 1st commercially produced, Marcus Hook, Penn
1913 Jack Johnson fights Jim Johnson to a draw in 10 for hw boxing title
1916 Suriname Bauxite Company forms in Paramaribo
1917 1st NHL game played on artificial ice (Toronto)
1917 Quebec Bulldogs play their 1st professional hockey game
1918 Robert Ripley began his "Believe It or Not" column (NY Globe)
1919 American Meteorological Society found
1920 1st US indoor curling rink opens (Brookline, Mass)
1922 Mrs Theres Vaughn, 24, confessed in court to being married 62 times
1924 Test Cricket debut of Bill Ponsford, who scored 110 in 1st innings
1928 1st autogiro (predecessor of helicopter) flight in US
1930 James Weldon Johnson resigns as executive secretary of NAACP
1931 Bradman scores 112 Australia v South Africa at cricket SCG
1931 Joseph A Lyons (C) becomes premier of Australia
1932 the BBC begins transmitting overseas.
1932 the BBC begins transmitting overseas.
1932 British Broadcasting Corp begins transmitting overseas
1933 Electric Home & Farm Authority Inc, authorized
1934 Japan agress to fleet treaty of 1922 & 1930
1939 Russian air & ground attack against Finnish positions near Summa
1941 German submarine U-574 sinks
1941 Hitler takes complete command of German Army
1941 US Office of Censorship created to control info pertaining to WW II
1943 Military coup in Bolivia
1945 Austrian Republic re-establishes
1945 Jean Giraudoux' "La Folle de Chaillot," premieres in Paris
1946 War breaks out in Indochina as Ho Chi Minh attacks the French.
1946 War breaks out in Indochina as Ho Chi Minh attacks the French.
1946 Noel Cowards musical "Pacific 1860," premieres in London
1946 War breaks out in Indochina as Ho Chi Minh attacks French in Hanoi
1948 2nd political action of Java/Sumatra
1948 8th largest snowfall in NYC history (15.3")
1948 Cleveland Browns beats Buffalo Bills 49-7 in AAFC championship game
1948 Phila Eagles shutout Chicago Cards 7-0 in NFL championship game
1949 Luxury passenger ship Aquitania demolished in Garelock Scotland
1949 WJW TV channel 8 in Cleveland, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting
1950 Gen Eisenhower named NATO commander
1950 Tibet's Dalai Lama flees Chinese invasion
1951 Nazi General Christiansen leaves Nethe
1952 Queen Juliana unveals statue "Docker"
1953 KFYR TV channel 5 in Bismarck, ND (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1955 Carl Perkins records "Blue Suede Shoes"
1957 "Music Man" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1375 performances
1958 1st radio broadcast from space (Pres Eisenhower voice "To all mankind, America's wish for Peace on Earth & Good Will to Men Everywhere")
1959 1st Liberty Bowl game-Penn State beats Alabama 7-0
1960 Fire aboard USS Constellation, under construction at Bkln (50 die)
1960 Frank Sinatra's 1st session with Reprise Records (Ring-A-Ding-Ding)
1960 Mercury-Redstone 1A reaches 210 km in test flight
1961 British govt begins decimal coin system
1961 Indonesian President Sukarno proclaims general mobilization
1962 Nyasaland secedes from Rhodesia & Nyasaland
1962 Street signs in Golden Gate Park approved by Park Commission
1962 Transit 5A1, 1st operational navigational satellite, launched
1963 Zanzibar becomes independent from UK
1965 French president De Gaulle re-elected (Mitterrand gets 45%)
1968 WCWB (now WMGT) TV channel 41 in Macon, GA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1969 Beatle's 7th Christmas album is released
1971 NASA launches Intelsat 4 F-3 for COMSAT Corp
1971 NASA launches Intelsat 4 F-3 for COMSAT Corp
1971 "Inner City" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 97 performances
1971 CBS airs "Homecoming A Christmas Story," (introducing the Waltons)
1971 NASA launches Intelsat 4 F-3 for COMSAT Corp
1971 Stanley Kubrick's X-rated "A Clockwork Orange" premieres
1972 Apollo 17 (last of Apollo Moon landing series) returns to Earth
1973 "Molly" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 68 performances
1973 Grenada adopts constitution
1974 "Man With Golden Gun" premieres in US
1974 Dave Kryskow scores Washington Capitals 1st NHL shorthanded goal
1974 Nelson A Rockefeller sworn-in as 41st VP
1975 John Paul Stevens becomes a Supreme Court Justice
1975 Ron Wood joined the Rolling Stones
1976 Jo Ann Washam/Chi Chi Rodriguez wins Pepsi-Cola Mixed Team Golf Champ
1976 John Lever takes 7-46 in 1st Test Cricket innings, v India Delhi
1976 Pres Brezhnev receives his 5th Lenin order
1976 Piper Cherokee crashes into Balt Memorial Stadium upper stands, 10 minutes after Colts lose 40-14 to Steelers. No one seriously hurt
1977 Dutch govt of Van Agt/Wiegel forms
1978 France performs nuclear test
1978 Indira Gandhi ambushed in India
1980 Anguilla becomes a British dependency separate from St Kitts
1980 Iran requests $24 billion in US guarantees to free hostages
1980 Mutaual Broadcasting cancels Sears Radio Theater
1984 China PR Premier Zhao Ziyang & Margaret Thatcher sign Hong Kong Treaty
1984 China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1984 Fire at Wilberg Mine in central Utah killed 27 people
1984 Scotty Bowman becomes NHL's all time winningest coach
1984 UK signs agreement with China to return Hong Kong to China in 1997
1984 Wayne Gretzky, 23, is 18th & youngest NHL-er to score 1,000 points
1985 "Wind in the Willows" opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 4 perfs
1985 Mary Lund is 1st woman to receive a Jarvik VII artificial heart
1985 STS 61-C scrubbed at T -13s because of SRB auxiliary power problem
1986 USSR frees dissident Andrei Sakharov from internal exile
1986 USSR frees dissident Andrei Sakharov from internal exile
1986 USSR frees dissident Andrei Sakharov from internal exile
1986 Jack Morris agrees to salary arbitration with former team Tigers & accuses owners of collusion against free agency
1986 Michael Sergio, who parachuted into Shea Stadium during game 6 of the World Series, sentenced to 100 hrs of community service & fined $500
1987 Bruins' Linseman & Blues' Doug Gilmore score goals, 2 seconds apart
1987 Gari Kasparov becomes world chess champ
1988 NASA unviels plans for lunar colony & manned missions to Mars
1988 Oklahoma's College football team gets 3 year probation
1988 Unexploded WW II bomb found in Frankfurt, Germany-5,000 evacuated
1989 American Airlines purchases Eastern Airline's Latin American route
1989 Larry Bird (Celtics) begins NBA free throw streak of 71 games
1991 "Christmas Carol" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 14 perfs
1991 6,000th episode of One Life To Live
1991 Boris Yeltsin takes control of Kremlin
1991 NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe arrested for cocaine possession
1993 "Red Shoes" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 5 performances
1993 Guinee general Lansana re-elected president
1995 Queen Elizabeth askes Prince Charles & Diana to divorce
1996 "Once Upon a Matress," opens at Broadhurst NYC for 187 performances
1997 MTV drops video "Smack My Bitch Up" by Prodigy

That's All....

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