Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Hulk Hogan beats Andre the Giant

Wrestlemania III 93,173 watch Hulk Hogan beat Andre the Giant

Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant, Wrestlemania III

Retro History for March 29 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 1st Soviet hockey players are permitted to play for the NHL
1989 1st U.S. private commercial rocket makes suborbital test flight (NM)
1989 61st Academy Awards - "Rainman," Dustin Hoffman and Jodie Foster win
1989 9th Golden Raspberry Awards: Cocktail wins
1989 I. M. Pei's pyramidal entrance to the Louvre opens in Paris
1989 Michael Milken, junk bond king, indicted in New York for racketeering
1988 "Oba Oba" opens at Ambassador Theater New York City for 46 performances
1988 U.S. Congress discontinues aid to Nicaraguan contras
1987 6th NCAA Women's Basketball Champion: Tennessee routs Louisiana 67-44
1987 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Standard Register Turquoise Golf Classic
1987 Wrestlemania III-93,173 watch Hulk Hogan beat Andre the Giant
1987 Yitzhak Shamir re-elected chairman of right wing Herut Party
1986 Beatle records officially go on sale in Russia
1985 Christos Sartzetakis elected president of Greece
1985 Wayne Gretzky breaks own NHL season record with 126th assist
1984 NFL Baltimore Colts move to Indianapolis
1984 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1982 2nd Golden Raspberry Awards: Mommie Dearest wins
1982 44th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: North Carolina beats Georgetown 63-62
1982 54th Academy Awards - "Chariots of Fire," Henry Fonda and K Hepburn win
1982 Delhi 707 beat Karnataka 705 on 1st innings to win Ranji Trophy
1981 "Woman of the Year" opens at Palace Theater New York City for 770 performances
1981 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
1981 Tiina Lehtola ski jumps female record 110m
1981 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 Andrew Hilditch given out handled the ball vs. Pakistan at WACA
1979 Caryl Churchill's "Cloud Nine," premieres in London
1979 Delhi beat Karnataka by 399 runs to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy
1979 Last day of Test cricket for Mushtaq Mohammad
1976 38th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Indiana beats Michigan 86-68
1976 8 Ohio National Guardsmen indicted for shooting 4 Kent State students
1975 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Karsten-Ping Golf Open
1975 Only 2nd time Islanders beat Rangers
1974 Mariner 10's, 1st fly-by of Mercury, returns photos
1973 Dave Cowens, wins NBA MVP
1973 U.S. troops leave Vietnam, 9 years after Tonkin Resolution
1971 1st Lt William L Calley, Jr. found guilty in My Lai (Vietnam) massacre
1971 Chile president Allende nationalizes banks/copper mines
1971 Conrad Van Emde Boas becomes West Europe's 1st sexology professor
1971 Development of a serum hepatitis vaccine for children announced
1971 Royal Albert Hall opens
1971 WSVN (now WSBN) TV channel 47 in Norton, Virginia (PBS) begins broadcasting
1970 "Look to the Lilies" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City for 25 performances
1970 Manchester City wins 10th Europe Cup II

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 Communist New People's Army found in Philippines
1968 Students seize building at Bowie State College
1967 WCMU TV channel 14 in Mount Pleasant, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting
1966 "It's a Bird... It's Superman" opens at Alvin New York City for 129 performances
1966 Muhammad Ali beats George Chuvalo in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1963 Final episode of soap opera "Young Doctor Malone"
1962 Argentine President Frondizi flees from the army
1962 Jack Paar's final appearance on the "Tonight Show"
1961 23rd Amendment ratified, allows Washington D.C. residents to vote for president
1961 After a 4 year trial Nelson Mandela is acquitted on treason charge
1961 KCPT TV channel 19 in Kansas City, Missouri (PBS) begins broadcasting
1960 Darius Milhaud's 9th Symphony, premieres

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 "Some Like it Hot" with Marilyn Monroe and Jack Lemmon premieres
1959 Wes Hall takes Pakistani cricket hat-trick at Lahore
1958 U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss
1958 U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins
1953 Patty Berg wins LPGA New Orleans Women's Golf Open
1951 "King and I" opens at St. James Theater New York City for 1246 performances
1951 23rd Academy Awards - "All About Eve," Judy Holliday and J Ferrer win
1951 Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are convicted of spying

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