Sunday, February 13, 2011

Retro History for February 12 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

On February 12, 1967 Keith Richards' home, 'Redlands', in West Wittering raided for drugs.

Keith Richards, Redlands

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 39th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 143-134 at Houston
1989 5 Pakistani Moslem rioters killed protesting "Satanic Verses" novel
1989 50th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Larry Mowry
1989 Barbara Harris becomes 1st female bishop of a U.S. Episcopal church
1989 Gretzky sets 2 records, his 45th hat trick and 10th 40+ goal season
1989 Thursday's Child sets sailing record, New York-Cape Horn-SF, 80 d 20 h
1989 U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Christopher Bowman
1986 1st-class cricket debut of Curtly Ambrose, Leeward Is vs. Guyana
1985 37th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 6-4 at Calgary
1985 West Indies beat Australia 2-1 to win cricket World Series Cup
1984 Alice Miller wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Classic
1984 Cale Yarborough, becomes 1st Daytona 500 qualifier, above 200 MPH
1984 Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean skate "Bolero" at Olympics
1984 West Indies beat Australia 2-0-1 to win cricket World Series Cup receiving all perfect scores for quality and gold medal
1982 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1982 Wayne Gretzky scores 153rd point of season, tieing NHL record
1981 Admiral Bobby R. Inman, USN, becomes deputy director of CIA
1981 Arbitrator Goetz declares Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk a free agent
1981 Cape Verde amends its constitution
1981 Pete Squires sets record for 1575 steps of Empire State Building, 10m
1980 "Canterbury Tales" opens at Rialto Theater New York City for 16 performances
1980 New York Islanders 2nd scoreless tie, vs. Winnipeg Jets
1980 Richard Hadlee becomes New Zealand's top wicket-taker with 117

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 Kosmos 1076, 1st Soviet oceanographic satellite, launched
1978 "Jesus Christ Superstar" closes at Longacre Theater New York City after 96 performances
1978 Debbie Austin wins LPGA American Cancer Society Golf Classic
1978 U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne
1978 U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Charles Tickner
1977 Toronto Maple Leafs shutout Washington Capitals 10-0
1976 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1973 1st U.S. POWs in North Vietnam released; 116 of 456 flown to Philippine
1971 Only Test Cricket for Ken Eastwood, who scored 5 and 0 Australia vs. England
1970 Anthony Shaffers "Sleuth," premieres in New York City

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1967 Kees Verkerk becomes world champ all round skater
1967 Keith Richards' home, 'Redlands', in West Wittering raided for drugs
1965 KHFI (now KBVO) TV channel 42 in Austin, Texas (NBC) begins broadcasting
1965 Nuclear test at Pacific Ocean
1964 Beatles 1st New York City concert at Carnegie Hall
1964 End of Richie Benaud's 63-Test Cricket career
1964 U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming
1964 U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Allen
1963 Argentina asks extraditon of ex-president Peron
1962 Bus boycott starts in Macon, Georgia
1961 Celtic Bill Russell grabs 40 rebounds to beat Warriors 136-125
1961 Mickey Wright wins LPGA St. Petersburg Golf Open
1961 Mushtaq Mohammad scores 1st Test Cricket century at 17 years 82 days
1961 U.S.S.R. launches Venera 1 toward Venus
1960 Chinese army kills 12 Indian soldiers

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1958 Celtic Bill Russell grabs 41 rebounds to beat Syracuse 119-101
1958 General Miguel Ydegoras Fuentes elected president of Guatemala
1957 Researchers announce Borazan (harder than diamonds) been developed
1956 Fay Crocker wins LPGA Miami Beach Golf Open
1955 McGuire Sisters' "Sincerely" single goes to #1 and stays #1 for 10 weeks
1955 President Eisenhower sends 1st U.S. advisors to South Vietnam
1955 Soviets decides space center built in Baikonur, Kazachstan
1955 WTVY TV channel 4 in Dothan, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953 U.S.S.R. breaks relations with Israel
1950 Albert Einstein warns against hydrogen bomb
1950 Senator Joe McCarthy claims to have list of 205 communist government employees

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