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Posted on: May 11, 2009 12:28 pm
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May 11 in History: Sports, Music, Events

1904 - Surrealist artist Salvador Dali was born in Figueras, Spain.

1933
- Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam, was born Louis Eugene Wal­cott in Roxbury, Mass.

1964
–  “My Guy” by Mary Wells hit #1.

1967
– Cream (Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce) begins recording “Disraeli Gears” in New York City.

1972
- Giants trade Willie Mays to Mets for pitcher Charlie Williams and cash.

1972
- Boston Bruins win Stanley Cup,  beating NY Rangers, 4 games to 2

1981 – Bob Marley dies of cancer in a Miami hospital at the age of 36.

1985 - 55 people died when a flash fire swept a packed soccer stadium in Bradford, England.

1985
– “Crazy for You” by Madonna topped the charts and remained there for one week. 
 

1990 - NY Yankees trade Dave Winfield to Angels for Mike Witt

1994
- Arkansas put two convicted murder­ers to death; it was the first time a state executed two people on the same day since the U.S. Supreme Court allowed states to restore the death penalty in 1976.

2006 - Former heavy­weight champion Floyd Pat­terson died in New Paltz, N.Y.; he was 71.
 
 
 
 
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