France tests its first atomic bomb (1960)
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn is exiled from the Soviet Union (1974)
Konstantin Chernenko succeeds the late Yuri Andropov as general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (1984)
President B. Hussein Obama and family spend a weekend in their former home city - the good-government haven of Chicago, Illinois (2009)
b: William Shockley (1910); d: Robert Klark Graham (1997), Walt Rostow (2003)
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