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Five random people born on this day...

  • Keith Piper, cricketer, Warwickshire and England A wicketkeeper (1969)
  • Casper Van Dien, actor, Starship Troopers (1968)
  • Helen Vlachos, journalist (1911)
  • Barrie Chase, actress, Mardi Gras, Cape Fear (1959)
  • Joe Randa, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, infielder for the Kansas City Royals (1969)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Johann Georg Anton Mederitsch-Gallus, composer, dies at 82 (1835)
  • John William Glover, composer, dies at 84 (1899)
  • Cyril Ritchard, actor (Peter Pan), dies at 80 (1977)
  • Arthur Jacobs, musicologist, dies at 74 (1996)
  • Eduard "Ede" Bernstein, German marxist/revisionist, dies at 82 (1932)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Flight readiness firing of Challenger's main engines; 20 seconds (1982)
  • German submarine U-434 sinks (1941)
  • Clarke runs world record 10k (28:15.6) (1963)
  • Ivan F. Boesky sentenced to 3 years for insider trading (1987)
  • Soyuz 13 launched into Earth orbit for 8 days (1973)

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