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Bob Cleary

Ice Hockey Player Bob Cleary

Full Name: Robert Cleary
Profession: Ice Hockey Player

United States of America

Biography: A member of the American 1960 Winter Olympics team that won the gold medal. He was inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 1981.

Born: April 21, 1936
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus

Died: September 16, 2015 (aged 79)

Historical Events

  • 1960-02-27 US Olympic Ice Hockey Team beats USSR 3-2 en route to gold medal
  • 1960-02-28 Home team United States wins its first Olympic ice hockey gold medal at Squaw Valley; with 9-4 win over Czechoslovakia

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