On December 26, 1967 The BBC broadcasts The Beatles "Magical Mystery Tour".
Retro Events For The Decade 1980
1989 ODI debut for Mark Taylor and Sanath Jayasuriya at cricket MCG
1988 "Legs Diamond" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City for 64 performances
1988 Anti African student rebellion in China PR
1987 "Les Miserables" opens at National Theatre of Iceland, Reykjavik
1986 Captured Iraqi Airways Boeing-737 in Saudi Arabia, about 60 killed
1986 Doug Jarvis, 31, sets NHL record of 916 consecutive games
1986 TV soap "Search for Tomorrow" ends 35 year run
1985 Test Cricket debut of Steve Waugh, vs. India at the MCG
1984 Belgian princess Astrid marries arch duke Otto L van Austrian-Este
1983 Test Cricket debut of Gregory Richard John Matthews, vs. Pakistan MCG
1983 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1982 TIME's Man of the Year is a computer
1982 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1981 One of the great day's Test Cricket at the MCG Australia vs. WI
Retro Events For The Decade 1970
1978 India's former Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi, released from jail
1977 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1976 "Music Is" closes at St. James Theater New York City after 8 performances
1975 1st supersonic transport service (U.S.S.R.-Tupolev-144)
1975 A crowd of 85661 attends the 1st day of the Aust-WI MCG Test Cricket
1974 Washington Capitals 1st NHL sellout
1973 "Exorcist," starring Linda Blair and rated X, premieres
1973 2 Skylab 3 astronauts walk in space for a record 7 hours
1973 Soyuz 13 returns to Earth
Retro Events For The Decade 1960
1968 Arab terrorists in Athens fire on El Al plane, kills 1
1968 Jay Allens "Forty Carats," premieres in New York City
1968 Led Zeppelin's concert debut in Boston as opener for Vanilla Fudge
1968 Bruin Ted Green sets NHL penalty record of 3 minors, 2 majors and 2 game misconducts in a game against New York Rangers in New York's MSG
1967 BBC broadcasts "Magical Mystery Tour"
1967 Dave Brubeck Quartet formally disbands
1966 Maulana Karenga establishes Kwanzaa (1st fruits of harvest) holiday
1965 "Funny Girl" with Barbra Streisand closes on Broadway
1965 Buffalo Bills beat San Diego Chargers 23-0 in AFL championship game
1964 Beatles' "I Feel Fine," single goes #1 and stays #1 for 3 weeks
1964 Buffalo Bills beat San Diego Chargers 20-7 in AFL championship game
1963 "Double Dublin" opens at Little Theater New York City for 4 performances
1963 Beatles release "I Want To Hold Your Hand"/"I Saw Her Standing There"
1963 U.S. furnishes cereal to U.S.S.R.
1960 "Do Re Mi" opens at St. James Theater New York City for 400 performances
1960 Musical "Do re mi" with Phil Silvers premieres in New York City
1960 Philadelphia Eagles beat Green Bay Packers 17-13 in NFL championship game
Retro Events For The Decade 1950
1957 Roger Sessions' 3rd Symphony premieres in London
1955 Cleveland Browns win NFL Championship, beating LA 38-14
1955 RKO is 1st to announce sale of its film library to TV
1954 "The Shadow," airs for last time on radio
1954 Cleveland Browns win NFL Championship, beating Detroit 56-10
1950 Gillette and Mutual buy All Star and World Series rights ($6M for 6 yrs)
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