Monday, January 24, 2011

January 24 - Retro Events From The 50s 60s 70s 80s

On January 24, 1979 Brian Wilson and Marilyn Rovell divorce.

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Retro Events For The Decade 1980

1989 1st reported case of AIDS transmitted by heterosexual oral sex
1988 1st WWF Royal Rumble - Jim Duggan wins
1988 76th Australian Mens Tennis: M Wilander beats P Cash (63 67 36 61 86)
1988 9th ACE Cable Awards
1988 Australia beat New Zealand 2-0 to win the World Series Cup
1988 Cerebral Palsy telethon
1987 61st Australian Womens Tennis: H Mandlikova beat M Navratilova (75 76)
1986 43th Golden Globes: Whoopi Goldberg, Color Purple win
1986 New York Islander Mike Bossy scores his 1,000th point
1986 South Yemen Premier Haydar Bakr al-Attas becomes interim-president
1986 Voyager 2 makes 1st fly-by of Uranus (81,593 km), finds new moons
1985 15th Space Shuttle (51-C) Mission-Discovery 3 is launched
1984 Apple Computer unveils its Macintosh personal computer
1983 Hulk Hogan pins Iron Sheik for World Wrestling Federation title
1982 Superbowl MVP: Joe Montana, San Francisco, quarterback
1982 Superbowl XVI: San Francisco 49ers beat Cincinnati Bengals, 26-21 in Pontiac, Michigan
1981 Islanders scored 5 power play goals against Nordiques
1981 Kim Hughes scores 213 vs. India at Adelaide

Retro Events For The Decade 1970

1979 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1978 31st NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 3-2 (OT) at Buffalo
1978 Carter Executive Order on Intelligence
1977 5 lawyers murdered by fascist in Madrid
1976 Cleveland Cavaliers biggest margin victory-43 pts (beat Milwaukee 132-89)
1976 George Foreman KOs Ron Lyle in 5th round of a real slugfest
1975 "Hot l Baltimore" situation comedy premieres on ABC TV
1975 Fastest Earth-bound object, 7200 kph, in vacuum centrifuge, England
1973 Warren Spahn is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1972 WRIP (now WDSI) TV channel 61 in Chattanooga, Tennessee (IND) 1st broadcast
1971 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 27-6
1970 3rd ABA All-Star Game: West 128 beats East 98 at Indiana
1970 Valeri Muratov skates world record 500m (38.99 sec)

Retro Events For The Decade 1960

1969 Queen Juliana appointed honorary citizen of Addis Ababa
1969 Spanish General Franco announces state of emergency
1966 WDIO TV channel 10 in Duluth, MN (ABC) begins broadcasting
1964 CBS purchases 1964 and 1965 NFL TV rights for $28.2 million
1964 Martin Kresses final comic strip of Eric the Viking
1964 24th Amendment to U.S. Constitution goes into effect and states voting rights could not be denied due to failure to pay taxes
1963 Buddy Rogers and Lou Thesz wrestle in Toronto, Rogers becomes WWF wrestling champ and Thesz becomes NWA champ
1962 28 refugees escape from East to West Germany
1962 Brian Epstein signs management contract with the Beatles
1962 Jackie Robinson is 1st Black elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1962 Mickey Wright/Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Naples Pro-Am Golf Tournament
1961 Edward Albee's "American Dream," premieres in New York City
1961 Lazard Brothers Ltd draw a check for $334,867,807.68
1960 Algeria uprises against French president De Gaulle

Retro Events For The Decade 1950

1959 "Party with Comden and Green" closes at John Golden New York City after 38 performances
1959 Dmitri Shostakovich's comedy "Cheryomushk," premieres in Moscow
1959 WHCT TV channel 18 in Hartford, CT (IND) begins broadcasting
1958 After warming to 100,000,000 degrees, 2 light atoms are bashed together to create a heavier atom, resulting in 1st man-made nuclear fusion
1956 96.5 cm precipitation at Kilauea Plantation, Hawaii (state record)
1954 BPAA All-Star Tournament won by Don Carter
1954 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Women's Golf Open
1952 1st NFL team in Texas, Dallas Texans formerly New York Yankees
1952 Fire in main building of French Port Martin Antarctic base
1951 Dutch government Drees-van Schaik resigns
1950 Jackie Robinson signs highest contract ($35,000) in Dodger history

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