June 17, 1961 in History
Event:
Russian ballet dancer Rudolph Nureyev defects to west in Frankfurt



Related Topics:
ballet
dancer
defects
Frankfurt
Nureyev
Rudolph
Russian
West

Related Year:
1961

Related Events:
June 17


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