Monday, March 7, 2011

Bruce Springsteen signs with CBS

CBS records hold a showcase concert at Max's Kansas City in new York to mark the signing of Bruce Springsteen on March 7, 1973.

Bruce Springsteen, Bruce Springsteen 1973

Retro History for March 7 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 Iran drops diplomatic relations with Britain over Rushdie's book
1989 Partial eclipse of the Sun in Hawaii, North West North America, Greenland
1988 Howard Stern's 1st pay-per-view "Underpants and Negligee Party"
1988 Jim Abbott, 1-handed pitcher, wins 58th James E. Sullivan Award
1987 Gavaskar becomes 1st cricket batsman to score 10,000 Test runs
1987 Mike Tyson beats Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
1986 South Africa emergency crisis in Brabant and Limburg ends
1986 Wayne Gretzky breaks own NHL season record with 136th assist
1985 IBM-PC DOS Version 3.1 update released
1983 TNN, The Nashville Network, begins on Cable TV
1982 Beth Daniel wins LPGA American Express Sun City Golf Classic
1982 Jarmilla Kratochvilova run world record 400 m indoor (49.59 sec)
1982 NCAA Tournament Selection televised live for 1st time
1981 "Bring Back Birdie" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City after 4 performances
1981 1st homicide at Disneyland, 18 year old is stabbed to death

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 Baseball exhibition season opens with semipro and amateur umpires
1979 Warren Giles and Hack Wilson selected to baseball Hall of Fame
1978 Belgian baron Charles Bracht kidnapped
1978 Canuck's Ron Sedlbauer fails on 5th penalty shot against Islanders
1978 Dutch 2nd Chamber votes against neutron bomb
1977 Ali Bhutto's Pakistan People's Party wins elections
1977 Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin meets President Carter
1976 Morocco and Mauretania break diplomatic relations with Algeria
1975 Senate revises filibuster rule, allows 60 senators to limit debate
1975 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1974 "Monitor" (U.S. Civil War Ship) restored at Cape Hatteras North Carolina
1974 1st general striking in Ethiopia
1973 CBS records hold a showcase concert at Max's Kansas City in new York to mark the signing of Bruce Springsteen.
1973 Comet (Lubos) Kohoutek discovered at Hamburg Observatory
1973 Sheik Mujib ur-Rahman's Awami League wins election in Bangladesh
1971 Egypt refuses to renew the Suez cease fire
1970 Ice Dance Championship at Ljubljana won by Pakhomova and Gorshkov (URS)
1970 Ice Pairs Championship at Ljubljana won by Rodnina and Ulanov (URS)
1970 Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Ljubljana won by Gabriele Seyfert (GDR)
1970 Men's Figure Skating Championship in Ljubljana won by Tim Wood (USA)
1970 WXOW TV channel 19 in La Crosse, Wisconsin (ABC) begins broadcasting

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1967 Clark Gesner's musical "You're a Good Man, premieres in New York City
1967 Teamster President Jimmy Hoffa begins 8-year jail sentence for defrauding the union and jury tampering (commuted Dec 23, 1971)
1966 "Wait A Minim!" opens at John Golden Theater New York City for 457 performances
1966 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1965 Alabama state troopers and 600 black protestors clash in Selma
1965 Bruce Taylor takes 5-86 in debut innings for New Zealand after ton
1965 Christian-democrats win parliament in Chile
1962 Beatles made their broadcasting debut on BBC radio
1962 Launch of OSO 1, 1st astronomy satellite (solar flare data)
1960 Dutch Builders strike for CLA

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 "Bells Are Ringing" closes at Shubert Theater New York City after 925 performances
1959 1st aviator to fly a million miles (1.61 M km) in a jet (MC Garlow)
1959 West Indies all out 76 vs. Pakistan at Dacca, Fazal Mahmood 6-34
1958 Chicago Cardinals announce they will play their 1958 opener in Buffalo
1955 7th Emmy Awards: Make Room for Daddy, Danny Thomas and Loretta Young
1955 Baseball Commish Ford Frick says he favors legalization of spitter
1955 Mary Martin as "Peter Pan" televised
1954 Babe Didrikson Zaharias wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open
1954 Russia wins title in their 1st international ice hockey competition
1953 Jackie McGlew scores 255* vs. New Zealand at Wellington
1951 Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for hw boxing title
1951 Lillian Hellman's "Autumn Garden," premieres in New York City
1950 Ice Pairs Championship at London won by K Kennedy and P Kennedy (USA)
1950 Ladies Figure Skating Championship in London won by Alena Vrzanova CZE
1950 Men Figure Skating Championship in London won by Richard Button (USA)

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