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Performing Artists
1871 Pier Paolo Pasolini (Italian Director, Screen Writer) Italian Performing Artists Filmmakers
1908 Rex Harrison (English Actor) English Performing Artists Actors Film New York Times
1936 Dean Stockwell (California-born Actor) Los Angeles Performing Artists Actors Film Television
1939 Samantha Eggar (English Actress) English Performing Artists Actors Film Biography
1946 Michael Warren (Indiana-born African-American Actor) Indiana Performing Artists Actors Television African American Performing Artists Biography
1958 Andy Gibb (English Popular Singer: The Bee Gees) English Performing Artists Musicians Biography
Sports Figures
1932 Earl Woods (Kansas-born Father of Golfer Tiger Woods) Kansas Sports Figures Tiger Woods Golf African-American Sports Figures African American Registry
1946 Rocky Bleier (Wisconsin-born Professional Football Player) Wisconsin Sports Figures Football
1966 Michael Irvin (Florida-born African-American Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Florida Sports Figures Professional Football Hall of Fame African-American Sports Figures
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1963 Patsy Cline (Virginia-born Country & Western Singer: Tennessee Plane Crash) Patsy Cline Country & Western Musicians
1982 John Belushi (Illinois-born Comedian: Drug Overdose) Illinois Performing Artists Drug and Substance Abuse Actors Television
1984 William Powell (Pennsylvania-born Actor) Pennsylvania Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database History Channel
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1864 The First Track Meet Is Held Between England's Oxford & Cambridge Universities English History Track & Field Historic Firsts Achilles Club
1924 Frank Caruana of Buffalo, New York, Is the First Person to Bowl Two Consecutive Perfect Games New York Sports Figures Bowling Historic Firsts New York Times
1960 Elvis Presley Is Discharged from the U.S. Army Elvis Presley U.S. Army History Channel
1962 George C. Scott Refuses Oscar Nomination for Best Supporting Actor in The Hustler George C. Scott American Performing Artists Film The Academy Awards History Channel
1963 Beatles Record "From Me to You" & "Thank You Girl" The Beatles Popular Music Columbia University
1966 Major League Baseball Players Association Selects Marvin Miller, a Steel Union Official, as Its Executive Director Major League Baseball Labor Unions Major League Baseball Players Association New York Times
1993 Canadian Sprinter Ben Johnson Is Banned from Competition for Life for Using Illegal Substances Canadian Sports Figures Track & Field Illegal Drugs BBC

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