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First man to make successful bungee jump in history dies at 78
David Kirke, the man who performed the world's first modern bungee jump, has died. Kirke became famous after jumping from the Clifton Bridge, Bristol, England, on April 1, 1979, wearing a hat and tailcoat while holding a bottle of champagne. Three of his friends then jumped from the bridge, before being arrested by the police. David Kirke was 78 years old.
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