Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Bad Company play their first concert

Bad Company play their first concert, in Newcastle, UK on March 9, 1974

Bad Company, Paul Rodgers, Bad Company 1974

Retro History for March 9 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 Eastern Airlines files for bankruptcy
1989 Roger Kingdom runs world record 60m hurdles indoor (7.36 sec)
1989 Senate rejects George H. W. Bush's nomination of John Tower as Defense Secretary
1989 Soviet Union officially submits to jurisdiction of the World Court
1989 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1988 President Reagan presides at unveiling of Knute Rockne stamp
1987 Chrysler Corp offered to buy American Motors Corp for $1 billion
1986 16th Easter Seal Telethon raises $30,100,000
1986 Juli Inkster wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
1986 NASA announces searchers found remains of Challenger astronauts
1986 Soviet probe Vega 2 flies by Halley's Comet at 8,030 km
1985 Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Tokyo won by Katarina Witt (GDR)
1985 Laura Johnson (Falcon Crest) and Harry Hamlin (LA Law) wed
1984 Emile Gumbs' Anguilla National Alliance wins elections
1984 John Lennon releases "Borrowed Time"
1984 Philadelphia 76'ers block 20 Seattle shots tying NBA regulation game record
1984 Tim Witherspoon beats Greg Page in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
1983 Caryl Churchill's "Fen," premieres in London
1983 Zimbabwe opposition leader Joshua Nkomo flees to Botswana
1981 Dan Rather becomes primary anchorman of CBS-TV News
1980 Flemish/Walloon battles in Belgium, 40 injured
1980 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Sunstar '80 Golf Tournament

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 Bowie Kuhn orders baseball to give equal access to female reporters
1979 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1978 Ice Dance Championship at Ottawa Canada won by Linichuk and Karponosov
1978 Ice Pairs Championship at Ottawa won by Rodnina and Zaitsev (URS)
1978 Ladies Figure Skating Champions in Ottawa won by Anett Potzsch (GDR)
1978 Men's Figure Skating Champions in Ottawa won by Charles Tickner (USA)
1977 Hanafi Moslems invade 3 buildings in Washington D.C., siege ended Mar 11th
1977 Adm Stansfield Turner, USN (Ret), becomes 12th director of CIA replacing acting director Knoche
1976 1st female cadets accepted to West Point Military Academy
1976 Islander Glenn Resch's 10th shut-out opponent-Blues 4-0
1975 "Lieutenant" opens at Lyceum Theater New York City for 9 performances
1974 Bad Company play their first concert, in Newcastle, UK.
1974 Last Japanese soldier, a guerrilla operating in Philippines, surrenders, 29 years after World War II ended
1972 Players on White Sox vote 31-0 in favor of a strike, if necessary
1971 J M Noreiga takes 9-95 WI vs. India at Port-of-Spain

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1968 10th Grammy Awards: Up Up and Away, Sgt. Pepper's wins 4
1967 Svetlana Allilueva, Stalin's daughter, defected to the West
1966 Andrew Brimmer becomes 1st black governor of Federal Reserve Board
1964 1st Ford Mustang produced
1964 Creighton's Paul Silas grabs Midwest record 27 rebounds against Okla
1964 Supreme Court issues New York Times vs. Sullivan decision, public officials must prove malice to claim libel and recover damages
1963 Beatles began 1st British tour, supporting Tommy Roe and Chris Montez
1962 Egyptian President Nasser declares Gaza belongs to Palestinians
1962 U.S. advisors in South-Vietnam join the fight
1961 1st animal returned from space, dog named Blackie aboard Sputnik 9
1961 Mine cave-in in Japan, kills 72
1961 Sputnik 9 carries Chernushka, a dog, into orbit
1961 Supremes release "I Want A Guy" and "Never Again"

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 "Juno" opens at Winter Garden Theater New York City for 16 performances
1959 1st known radar contact is made with Venus
1959 Barbie, the popular girls' doll, debuted, over 800 million sold
1958 George Yardley (Pistons) is 1st NBAer to score 2,000 points in season
1957 8.1 earthquake shakes Andreanof Islands, Alaska
1956 Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus arrested and exiled to Seychelles
1956 Weather forecasting phone line set up in London England
1954 1st local color TV coml WNBT-TV (WNBC-TV) New York City (Castro Decorators)
1954 Edward R. Murrow criticizes Senator Joseph McCarthy on 'See it Now'
1954 WMUR TV channel 9 in Manchester, New Hampshire (ABC) begins broadcasting
1953 Josef Stalin buried in Moscow
1952 Heinz Neuhaus wins Europe Heavyweight Boxing title
1950 Willie Sutton robs Manufacturers Bank of $64,000 in New York City

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