Friday, November 26, 2010

November 26 - Retro History From The 50s to 80s

On November 26, 1973 The New York Dolls make concert debut at a London restaurant.

New York Dolls, 1973

Retro Events For The Decade 1980

1989 77th CFL Grey Cup: Saskatchewan defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 43-40
1989 Comores coup under Bob Benard
1989 Luis Alberto Lacalle becomes President of Uruguay
1989 Rafael Callejas installed as president of Honduras
1988 Alexander Volkov, Sergei Krikalev and Jean-Loup Chretien launch
1988 Pioneer 6's closest approach to Earth since 1965 launch (1.87 M km)
1985 23rd Space Shuttle Mission (61-B)-Atlantis 2-is launched
1985 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1985 Random House buys Richard Nixons memoires for $3,000,000
1984 After 518 goals and 14 years with Mont Canadiens, Guy LaFleur retires
1984 John W Mercom, Jr. announces NO Saints are up for sale for $75 million
1984 Kim Hughes tearfully resigns as Australian cricket captain
1984 U.S. and Iraq regain diplomatic relations
1983 Heathrow Airport, robbed of 6,800 gold bars worth $38.7 million
1982 Clyde King named Yankee manager
1982 Yasuhiro Nakasone elected Prime Minister of Japan succeeding Zenko Suzuki
1982 Howard Cossell calls his last fight after being disgusted by Larry Holmes-Tex Cobb mismatch
1980 Columbia mated to SRBs and external tank at Vehicle Assembly Building
1980 Mike Schmidt is unanimous choice as NL MVP

Retro Events For The Decade 1970

1979 International Olympic Committee votes to readmit China
1979 Twins John Castino and Jays Alfredo Griffin tie for AL Rookie of Year
1978 10 die as fire erupts at Holiday Inn in Rochester, New York
1978 1st lesbian theme TV movie - "Question of Love"
1978 66th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 20-13
1976 East Germany deprives singer/poet Wolf Biermann citizenship
1976 Ringo releases "Hey Baby" single
1976 Sex Pistols release their debut single "Anarchy In The UK"
1976 Willy Burns elected chairman of Social International
1975 Federal jury finds Lynette Fromme guilty of attempted assassination
1975 France performs nuclear test at Fangataufa Island
1975 Fred Lynn becomes the 1st rookie to win MVP
1975 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1974 Approximately 140 die when suspension bridge collapses (Nepal)
1974 Catfish Hunter and Charlie Finley meet in arbitration
1974 Greenidge scores 107 in 2nd innings of Test Cricket debut vs. India
1973 New York Dolls make concert debut at a London restaurant
1973 Nixon's personal sec, Rose Mary Woods, tells a federal court she accidentally caused part of 18 -minute gap in a key Watergate tape
1972 Pete Gogolak scores New York Giant record 8 pts after a touchdown

Retro Events For The Decade 1960

1969 35th Heisman Trophy Award: Steve Owens, Oklahoma (RB)
1969 Creams' final concert (Royal Albert Hall)
1969 Lottery for Selective Service draftees bill signed by President Nixon
1968 34th Heisman Trophy Award: O J Simpson, Southern California (RB)
1967 Browns' Carl Ward sets club record with a 104-yd kickoff return
1967 Cloud burst over Lisbon kills about 450
1966 "Walking Happy" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater New York City for 161 performances
1966 1st major tidal power plant opens at Rance estuary, France
1966 54th CFL Grey Cup: Saskatchewan Roughriders defeats Ottawa, 29-14
1965 Dodgers 2nd baseman Jim Lefebvre is voted NL Rookie of Year
1965 France launches 1st satellite, 92 lb (42 kg) A1-capsule (Asterix)
1963 29th Heisman Trophy Award: Roger Staubach, Navy (quarterback)
1963 Cincinnati 2nd baseman Pete Rose wins NL Rookie of Year
1963 Explorer 18 launched
1962 Caribbean Air Transport Me NV (CLTM Airlines) forms
1962 Fab Four have their 1st recording session under name Beatles
1961 For 2nd time in his career, St. Louis' Jerry Norton has 4 interceptions
1961 Pro Baseball Rules Committee votes 8-1 against legalizing the spitball
1960 48th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 16-6
1960 Minneapolis-St. Paul baseball club takes the name Twins

Retro Events For The Decade 1950

1957 WCVB TV channel 5 in Boston, MA (ABC) begins broadcasting
1956 "The Price Is Right" debuts on NBC
1956 U.S.S.R. single sculls winner Vyacheslav Ivanov wins Olympic gold medal in his excitement he jumps for joy, and loses his medal, it sinks
1955 "Boy Friend" closes at Royale Theater New York City after 483 performances
1955 43rd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 34-19
1955 Emergency crisis proclaimed in Cyprus
1955 Johnny Cash debuts Top 10 country song "Cry! Cry! Cry!"
1954 Test Cricket debut of Colin Cowdrey vs. Australia at Gabba
1953 KBOI (now KBCI) TV channel 2 in Boise, Idaho (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953 WJHL TV channel 11 in Johnson City, Tennessee (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953 Yamada Koun, leader of Sanbo Kyodan line of Zen, found 1st awakening
1952 1st modern 3-D movie "Bwana Devil," premieres in Hollywood
1950 China enters Korean conflict, sends troops across Yalu River

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