Monday, February 28, 2011

Led Zeppelin play live as The Nobs

Led Zeppelin play Copenhagen, as The Nobs on February 28, 1970.

Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin Live

Retro History for February 28 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 Gretchen Polhemus, 23, (Texas), crowned 38th Miss USA
1989 Memo by Brian Gumbel criticizing Today Show co-workers becomes public
1989 Red Schoendienst and Al Barlick elected to Hall of Fame
1988 15th Winter Olympic games close at Calgary, Canada
1988 Anti-Armenian pogrom in Azerbaijan, 30 killed
1988 Pat Verbeek becomes 1st New Jersey Devil to score 4 goals in an NHL game
1988 Yvonne van Gennip skates world record 5 km ladies (7:14.13)
1986 European Economic Community sign "Special Act" for Europe free trade
1986 Peter Uberroth suspended 7 baseball players for 1 year, after they admitted in Curtis Strong's trial in September, they used drugs
1984 26th Grammy Awards: Beat It, Michael Jackson wins 8
1982 AT and T looses record $7 BILLION for fiscal year ending on this day
1982 Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Arizona Copper Golf Classic
1982 FALN (Puerto Rico Nationalist Group) bombs Wall Street
1981 Calvin Murphy (Houston), sets NBA record with 78 consecutive free throws
1981 China throws out Netherlands ambassador due to submarine sale to Taiwan
1980 "The Well-Tuned Piano" by La Monte Young premieres (takes 4 h 12 m)
1980 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 Ernest Thompson's "On Golden Pond," premieres in New York City
1977 1st killer whale born in captivity (Marineland, Los Angeles California)
1977 Harbor strike in Rotterdam/Amsterdam ends
1976 18th Grammy Awards: Love Will Keep Us Together, Natalie Cole wins
1976 Ceuta and Melilla (Spanish Morocco) are last European African possession
1976 Spain withdraws from Western Sahara
1975 41 killed in London Underground, as train speeds past final stop
1975 EG signs accord of Lome with 46 developing countries
1975 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1974 Ethiopian government of Makonnen forms
1974 Labour Party wins British parliamentary election
1974 Taiwan police shoots into crowd
1974 U.S. and Egypt re-form diplomatic relations after 7 years
1973 Suriname government of Sedney arrests 13 union leaders
1972 George Harrison is involved in a minor car accident
1972 President Richard Nixon ends historic week-long visit to China
1971 WDRB TV channel 41 in Louisville, Kentucky (IND) begins broadcasting
1971 53rd PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 281 at PGA National Florida Jack Nicklaus wins his 2nd golf grand slam
1970 "Georgy" closes at Winter Garden Theater New York City after 4 performances
1970 Led Zeppelin play Copenhagen, as The Nobs.
1970 Bicycles permitted to cross Golden Gate Bridge
1970 Caroline Walker runs world female record marathon (3:02:53)
1970 KIIN (now KUN) TV channel 12 in Iowa City, IA (PBS) 1st broadcast
1970 WUTR TV channel 20 in Utica-Rome, New York (ABC) begins broadcasting

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 Ice Dance Championship at Colorado Springs won by Towler and Ford of GBR
1969 Ice Pairs Championship at Colorado Springs won by Rodnina and Ulanov of URS
1969 Ladies Figure Skating Champion in Colorado Springs won by Gabriele Seyfert GDR
1969 Men's Figure Skating Championship in Colorado Springs won by Tim Wood USA
1967 Wilt Chamberlain sinks NBA record 35th consecutive field goal
1966 Cavern Club (Beatles hangout) in Liverpool closes
1966 Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale begin a joint holdout against Dodgers
1962 WMGM-AM in New York City changes call letters to WHN
1961 John F. Kennedy names Henry Kissinger special advisor
1960 8th winter Olympic games close at Squaw Valley, California
1960 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
1960 U.S. wins Olympic hockey gold medal by defeating Czechoslovakia 9-4

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 "Goldilocks" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater New York City after 161 performances
1959 Ice Dance Championship at Colorado Springs USA won by Denny and Jones of GRB
1959 Ice Pairs Championship at Colorado Springs won by Wagner and Paul of CAN
1959 Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Colorado Springs won by Carol Heiss USA
1959 Launch of Discoverer 1 (WTR)-1st polar orbit
1959 Men's Figure Skating Championship in Colorado Springs won by David Jenkins USA
1959 NFL trade, Chicago Cards trade Ollie Matson to Los Angeles Rams for 9 players
1958 West Indies 1-504 in reply to Pakistan 328, day 3 of 3rd Test Cricket
1957 Jockey Johnny Longden's 5,000th career victory
1956 13 die in a train crash in Swampscott Massachusetts
1956 Forrester issued a patent for computer core memory
1954 Patty Berg/Pete Cooper wins LPGA Orlando Mixed Golf Tournament
1954 U.S. performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island
1953 Stalin meets with Beria, Bulganin, Khrushchev and Malenkov
1951 French government of Pleven dissolves
1951 Senate committee reports of at least 2 major U.S. crime syndicates
1950 "Alive and Kicking" closes at Winter Garden Theater New York City after 46 performances

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