Thursday, March 17, 2011

Blues Project Reunite

Blues Project, with Al Kooper, Steve Katz and Roy Blumenfeld, reunite for one-off concert at Bonds in New York on March 17, 1981.

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Retro History for March 17 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 "Chu Chem" opens at Ritz Theater New York City for 44 performances
1989 Dorothy Cudahy is 1st female grand marshal of St. Patrick Day Parade
1988 "Les Miserables," opens at Det Norske Teatret, Oslo
1988 Highest scoring NCAA basketball game; Loyola-Marymont 119, Wyoming 115
1988 Iran says Iraq uses poison gas in the war
1987 IBM releases PC-DOS version 3.3
1987 Sunil Gavaskar ends his Test career with an innings of 96 vs. Pak
1986 Haemers gang robs gold transport in Belgium of 35 million BF
1985 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
1985 Matti Nykanen of Finland set a world ski jump record of 623'
1983 70th hat trick in Islander history-Mike Bossy
1983 9th People's Choice Awards
1982 4 Dutch TV crew members shot dead in El Salvador
1981 FC Lisse, Dutch soccer team forms
1981 Blues Project, with Al Kooper, Steve Katz and Roy Blumenfeld, reunite for one-off concert at Bonds in New York.

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 Ice Dance Championship at Vienna won by N Linichuk and G Karponosov U.S.S.R.
1979 Ice Pairs Championship at Vienna won by Tai Babilonia and R Gardner USA
1979 Men's Figure Skating Champ in Vienna won by Vladimir Kovalev (U.S.S.R.)
1979 Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Vienna won by Linda Fratianne
1978 Amoco Cadiz tanker spills 1.6 mil gallons of oil off French coast
1978 Ligeti's opera "Le Grand Macabre," premieres in Stockholm
1978 Reds don green uniforms for St. Patricks Day
1977 Australia wins cricket Centenary Test by 45 runs, same result as 1877
1976 Malikov skates world record 1000m (1:15.76)
1976 Rubin "Hurricane" Carter is retried
1976 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1975 Valeri Muratov skates world record 1000m (1:16.92)
1974 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Bing Crosby Golf Classic International
1973 Queen Elizabeth II opens new London Bridge
1973 St. Patrick Day marchers carry 14 coffins commemorating Bloody Sunday
1972 Ringo releases "Back off Bugaloo" in UK
1970 Peter O'Malley becomes CEO of Los Angeles Dodgers
1970 U.S. casts their 1st United Nations Security Council veto (Support England)

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 Golda Meir becomes Israel's 4th PM
1969 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Open
1968 2-tiered gold price negotiated in Washington D.C. by U.S. and 6 European nations
1968 Kathie Whitworth wins LPGA St. Petersburg Orange Blossom Golf Open
1966 South Africa government bans Defense and Aid Fund
1966 U.S. submarine locates missing H-bomb in Mediterranean
1965 Beatles announce their film is named "8 Arms to Hold on to You" (Help)
1963 Bob Cousy plays his last NBA game
1963 Elizabeth Ann Seton of New York beatified (canonized in 1975)
1963 Eruptions of Mount Agung Bali, kills 1,900 Balinese
1961 New York DA arrests professional gamblers who implicate Seton Hall players
1961 South Africa leaves British Commonwealth
1960 Eisenhower forms anti-Castro-exile army under the CIA
1960 WSLA (now WAKA) TV channel 8 in Selma, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 Australia and U.S.S.R. restore diplomatic relations
1959 Dalai Lama flees Tibet for India
1958 Navy launches Vanguard 1 into orbit (2nd U.S.), measures Earth shape
1957 Dutch ban on Sunday driving lifted
1957 Ramon Magsaysay, president of Philipines dies in a plane crash
1956 8th Emmy Awards: Ed Sullivan Show, Phil Silvers Show and Lucy Ball
1955 Maurice "Rocket" Richard suspended, sparks 7 hour riot in Montreal
1953 Bill Veeck says he will sell his 80% of St. Louis Browns for $2,475M
1953 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1953 WBAY TV channel 2 in Green Bay, Wisconsin (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953 WWLP TV channel 22 in Springfield, MA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1951 Government of Drees takes power
1951 Test Cricket debut of Brian Statham, England vs. New Zealand Christchurch
1950 Belgian government of Eyskens resigns
1950 Element 98 (Californium) announced

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