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KECI Missoula
June 19committee, the bill was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson on July
June 19
KECI Missoula / Posted 9 days ago
committee, the bill was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson on July 2, 1964 (pictured). 1963: Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova returns to Earth after spending nearly three days as the first woman in space. A textile factory... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, June 16, 2016the 168th day of 2016. There are 198 days left in the year. On June 16, 1963,
This day in history, June 16, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
the 168th day of 2016. There are 198 days left in the year. On June 16, 1963, the world's first female space traveler, Valentina Tereshkova, 26, was launched into orbit by the Soviet Union aboard Vostok 6; she spent 71 hours in flight, circling... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia's Cosmonaut Culture on Show at VDNKhmarks from its re-entry into the earth's atmosphere, it gives you some insight
Russia's Cosmonaut Culture on Show at VDNKh
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
marks from its re-entry into the earth's atmosphere, it gives you some insight into the cramped conditions 26-year-old Valentina Tereshkova must have experienced during three days of hurtling around the earth’s orbit in 1963. Tereshkova’s... Read more
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CBS News
The way it was: Today in historyBurton sunbathe on a yacht off the Isle of Ischia, Italy during a break in film
The way it was: Today in history
CBS News / Posted 13 days ago
Burton sunbathe on a yacht off the Isle of Ischia, Italy during a break in filming Cleopatra, June 16, 1962. Russian Valentina Tereshkova, 26, who became the first woman to travel in space, is pictured as seen in a television transmission... Read more
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KECI Missoula
June 16as an inspiration for future music festivals, including the Woodstock Festival
June 16
KECI Missoula / Posted 13 days ago
as an inspiration for future music festivals, including the Woodstock Festival two years later. 1963: Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman to fly in space, being launched in Vostok 6. Also the only woman to fly into... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Almanacare 198 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 16, 1963
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
are 198 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 16, 1963, the world's first female space traveler, Valentina Tereshkova (teh-ruhsh-KOH'-vuh), 26, was launched into orbit by the Soviet Union aboard Vostok 6; she spent 71... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
The first female space traveler was launched into orbitJun. 15, 2016 at 11:02 PM Today's Highlight in History:On June 16, 1963, the w
The first female space traveler was launched into orbit
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
Jun. 15, 2016 at 11:02 PM Today's Highlight in History:On June 16, 1963, the world's first female space traveler, Valentina Tereshkova (teh-ruhsh-KOH'-vuh), 26, was launched into orbit by the Soviet Union aboard Vostok 6; she spent 71... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
The first female space traveler was launched into orbitJun. 15, 2016 at 11:02 PM Today's Highlight in History:On June 16, 1963, the w
The first female space traveler was launched into orbit
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Jun. 15, 2016 at 11:02 PM Today's Highlight in History:On June 16, 1963, the world's first female space traveler, Valentina Tereshkova (teh-ruhsh-KOH'-vuh), 26, was launched into orbit by the Soviet Union aboard Vostok 6; she spent 71... Read more
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The Star
The first female space traveler was launched into orbitJun. 15, 2016 at 11:02 PM Today's Highlight in History:On June 16, 1963, the w
The first female space traveler was launched into orbit
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
Jun. 15, 2016 at 11:02 PM Today's Highlight in History:On June 16, 1963, the world's first female space traveler, Valentina Tereshkova (teh-ruhsh-KOH'-vuh), 26, was launched into orbit by the Soviet Union aboard Vostok 6; she spent 71... Read more
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Daily Mail
Putin's youth army: Russian leader sets up schoolchild pioneer schemeof our Motherland, to be a patriot and a dignified citizen of Russia.' The fir
Putin's youth army: Russian leader sets up schoolchild pioneer scheme
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
of our Motherland, to be a patriot and a dignified citizen of Russia.' The first-ever woman in space, cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, 79, was on hand at an 'initiation ceremony' to welcome to new 'conscripts'. 'I hope that studies and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Betty Tebbs is still battling for equality at the age of 98I said, ‘I’m not holding that!’” Betty (second from left) at the World Congres
Betty Tebbs is still battling for equality at the age of 98
Daily Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
I said, ‘I’m not holding that!’” Betty (second from left) at the World Congress of Women in Moscow in 1987 with Valentina Tereshkova I think the reason she keeps going is because there is much still to fight for. “When I were 14, I... Read more

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