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Kenneth Allan Still was born on February 12, 1935, in Tacoma, Washington and died on March 19, 2017. He was an American professional golfer. Still played on both the PGA Tour and the Senior PGA Tour. In his early twenties, Still developed a friendship with Los Angeles Dodgers pitchers Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale. He ..

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August Englas was born on January 15, 1925, in Otepää and died on March 21, 2017. He was an Estonian wrestler. He competed for the Soviet Union. During the 1952 Summer Olympics, when defeating Adil Atan, Shirang Vithoba Jadav and Max Leichter and losing against Henry Wittenberg and Viking Palm, he took fourth place. Englas ..

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Peter “Pete” Hamilton was born on July 20, 1942, and died on March 22, 2017. He was an American NASCAR racer. Hamilton won four times in his career (including the 1970 Daytona 500), three times driving for Petty Enterprises. He started racing in the street division in 1962 at Norwood Arena Speedway. In 1965, Pete ..

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John Derrick was born on January 15, 1963, in Cwmaman and died on March 22, 2017. He was a Welsh cricketer. He played for Glamorgan. Derrick also spent some time in New Zealand with Northern Districts. Later, he became coach of Glamorgan and led them to National League victory in 2002 and 2004 as well ..

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József Szécsényi was born on January 10, 1932 and died on March 21, 2017. He was a former Hungarian track and field athlete. He competed in the discus throw event. Szécsényi was the bronze medallist at the 1954 European Athletics Championships, becoming Hungary’s second such medallist in the event after István Donogán. He was multiple ..

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Roger Pingeon was born on August 28, 1940 and died on March 19, 2017. He was a professional road bicycle racer from France. He was raised up near the Jura Mountains, he was a cross-country skier as a teenager before taking up bicycle racing. Pingeon spent two years in Algeria on military service before starting ..

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Andrew B. Coan was born on 1958 and died on March 20, 2017. He was an American former freestyle swimmer. During 1975, at 17 years of age, while representing Pine Crest High School at an Amateur Athletic Union swimming meet, he broke Jim Montgomery’s 12-day-old 100 metre freestyle world record. In the same year, under ..

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