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May 29, 1954 - Kentucky played Western during an exhibition game at Memorial Gym in Hazard. Cliff Hagan and Frank Ramsey were among the players on hand. 
May 29, 1976 - Cledus Maggard and Gary Stewart performed concerts at Memorial Gym in Hazard. Both men were from East Kentucky and had recorded number one records. Gay Stewart, of Jenkins, was described as "The King of Honkytonk" by Time Magazine. Cledus Maggard, of Jackson, recorded the number one song, "The White Night" in 1976. 
May 29, 1986 - Sue Allen took over hosting duties of Talkback on WSGS. 
May 29, 1987 - John Anderson performed a concert at the Colonial Club in Hazard.
May 29, 1994 - A Hazard man just wanted to chat with the president but had to settle for a few words with the Secret Service after hopping the White House fence.