June 27: Neil Young's reunion; Mother Teresa rocks Stadium; Wrestler Jim Trifunov; Officer down.

June 27, 1970 - Winnipeg Police Detective Ronald Edward Houston is stabbed to death while staking out a serial rapist in the Osborne Village area. He was the last member of the force killed in the line of duty. More at the Winnipeg Police Museum website.

June 27 1987 – Neil Young returns to Winnipeg for a couple of reunion performances.

There was “Shakin' All Over: The Winnipeg Sixties Rock Scene ” at the Concert Hall where he joined former members of The Squires (his KelvinHigh School band) and Randy Bachman, Chad Allan, Burton Cummings among others.

Later, The Squires, (Ken Koblun, Bill Edmundson, Ken Hordichuck, Jim Maxwell, Sheldon Fink and Ben Darvill), had a more intimate reunion at the Blue Note CafĂ©. "The Sultan" was The Squires' big hit on Winnipeg’s V Records (a polka label !) recorded at CKRC's studios.

June 27, 1993 - James "Jim" Trifunov dies in Winnipeg. 

Born in 1903 in Serbia, Trufinov’s family moved to Regina when he was a child. There, he took an interest in wrestling and won numerous national and international titles including gold medals at the Amsterdam Olympics (1928) and Commonwealth Games (1932).

In 1936 he moved to Winnipeg where he coached wrestling at the U of W and held many local and national positions in amateur sports. He was inducted into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame in 1960.

June 27, 1982 - Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Mother Teresa receives the St. Boniface Hospital Hospital Research Foundation's International Award in front of 20,000 people at the Winnipeg Stadium.

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