Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Jim Morrison arrested for exposing himself

Jim Morrison arrested for exposing himself at Dinner Key Auditorium On March 1, 1969.

Jim Morrison

Retro History for March 1 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 Ben Johnson's coach testifies Johnson began using steroids in 1981
1989 Comet du Toit at perihelion
1989 Julianne Philips and Bruce Springsteen divorce
1988 Courtney Gibbs Eplin, 21, (Texas), crowned 37th Miss USA
1988 Iraq says it launched 16 missiles into Tehran
1988 Pontiac announces the end of the Fiero automobile
1988 Wayne Gretzky passes Gordie Howe with his record 1,050th NHL assist
1987 Jane Geddes wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
1985 Liza Minnelli enters Betty Ford Drug Center
1985 Milwaukee businessman Herb Kohl purchases the Milwaukee Bucks
1985 Pentagon accepts theory that atomic war would cause a nuclear winter
1984 Landsat 5 and ham satellite Oscar 11 launched into polar orbit
1984 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R. #3931 Batten, #4529 Webern, #4530 Smoluchowski, #4818 Elgar, #5502 Brashear and #5943 Lovi
1983 Tamara McKinney becomes 1st U.S. woman skier to win the World Cup
1983 Tornado tears through LA, injuring 33 people
1982 5 dies as ski lift malfunctions a Luz-Ardiden in Pyrenees
1982 5th Emmy Sports Award presentation
1982 New York Times raises it's price from 25 cents to 30 cents
1982 Russian spacecraft Venera 14 lands on Venus, sends back data
1981 "Sophisticated Ladies" opens at Lunt-Fontanne New York City for 767 performances
1981 Bobby Sands, IRA member, begins 65-day hunger strike in Maze Prison
1981 Sally Little wins LPGA Olympia Gold Golf Classic
1980 CTUC, Commonwealth Trade Union Council, established
1980 Hilbert van der Duim becomes world champion all-round skater
1980 Patti Smith and MC5 guitarist Fred Sonic Smith wed in Detroit
1980 Snow falls in Florida

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 "Sweeney Todd" opens at Uris Theater New York City for 557 performances
1978 "Timbuktu!" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City for 243 performances
1978 Charlie Chaplin's coffin was stolen from a Swiss cemetery
1977 Bank of America adopts the name VISA for their credit cards
1977 U.S. extends territorial waters to 200 miles
1975 17th Grammy Awards: I Honestly Love You, Marvin Hamlisch win
1975 Eagles' "Best of My Love" reaches #1
1974 George Harrison announces his concert tour of U.S. in November
1974 Ian and Greg Chappell make 264 partnership vs. New Zealand cricket at Wellington
1974 Watergate grand jury indicts 7 presidential aides
1973 Robert Joffrey Dance Company opens
1973 Robyn Smith becomes 1st female jockey to win a major race
1972 Club of Rome publishes report "Boundaries on the Growth"
1972 David Rabe's "Sticks and Bones," premieres in New York City
1972 KHMA TV channel 11 in Houma, LA (IND) begins broadcasting
1972 Wilt Chamberlain is 1st NBA player to score 30,000 points
1971 Bomb attack on the Capitol in Washington D.C.
1971 Clandestine Radio Deutsche Reich (Germany) begins transmitting on FM
1970 Atje Keulen-Deelstra becomes world champion all-round ladies skater
1970 Charles Manson's album "Lie" is released
1970 Kreisky's soc-democrats win Austrian parliamentary election
1970 White government of Rhodesia declares independence from Britain

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 "Red, White, and Maddox" closes at Cort Theater New York City after 41 performances
1969 After 88 weeks Sgt Pepper drops off the charts
1969 Jim Morrison arrested for exposing himself at Dinner Key Auditorium
1969 New York Yankees' Mickey Mantle retires
1968 NBC's unprecedented on-air announcement, Star Trek will return
1968 Political Party Radikalen (PPR) established in Netherlands
1968 Singers Johnny Cash (36) and June Carter (38) wed
1968 Vatican City's Apostolic Constitution of 1967 goes into effect
1967 Dominica and St. Lucia gain independence from Britain
1967 House of Representatives expels Rep. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. (307 to 116)
1967 Queen Elizabeth Hall (South Bank Center) opens in London
1967 WMET (now WHSW) TV channel 24 in Baltimore, MD (IND) 1st broadcast
1966 Ba'ath-party takes power in Syria
1966 Venera 3 becomes 1st man-made object to impact on a planet (Venus)
1965 Australia suspends champ swimmer Dawn Fraser for 10-yrs for misconduct
1965 Gas explosion kills 28 in apartment complex (La Salle, Quebec)
1965 WPSX TV channel 3 in Clearfield, Pennsylvania (PBS) begins broadcasting
1963 200,000 French mine workers strike
1962 American Airlines 707 plunges nose 1st into Jamaica Bay New York killing 95
1962 K-Mart opens
1962 U.S. / British nuclear test experiment in Nevada
1962 Uganda became a self-governing country
1961 Cellist Jacqueline du President debut in Wigmore Hall
1961 President Kennedy establishes the Peace Corp

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 Archbishop Makarios returns to Cyprus after 3 years
1959 Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Golden Triangle Festival Golf Tournament
1958 Gary Sobers 365* vs. Pak, 614 min, 38 fours, best Cricket before Lara
1958 Sobers completes 446 stand for 2nd wicket with Conrad Hunte, 260
1958 West Indies cricket declare at stumps score of 3-790 decl vs. Pakistan
1957 "Ziegfeld Follies of 1957" opens at Winter Garden New York City for 123 performances
1957 KTWO TV channel 2 in Casper, WY (NBC/ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting
1957 Kokomo the Chimp becomes Today Show animal editor
1955 Israeli assault on Gaza, kills 48
1955 KFAR (now KATN) TV channel 2 in Fairbanks, AK (ABC/NBC) 1st broadcast
1955 Pakistan vs. India 5 Test Cricket series ends in a 0-0 draw
1954 4 Puerto Ricans open fire in U.S. House of Representatives injuring 5 representatives
1954 Rebellion during visit of President Naguib in Khartoum Sudan, 30 die
1954 U.S. explodes 15 megaton hydrogen bomb at Bikini Atoll
1954 Ted Williams fractures collarbone in 1st game of spring training after flying 39 combat missions without injury in Korean War
1953 Babe Didrikson Zaharias wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open
1953 KAUZ TV channel 6 in Wichita Falls, Texas (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953 KTNT (now KSTW) TV channel 11 in Tacoma-Seattle, WA (IND) begins
1953 WJZ-AM in New York City becomes WABC; WJZ-TV in Baltimore final transmission
1953 WTAJ TV channel 10 in Altoona, Pennsylvania (CBS) begins broadcasting
1952 Egyptian government-Ali Maher Pasja resigns
1952 Helgoland, in North Sea, returned to West Germany by Britain
1950 Chiang Kai-shek resumed the presidency of National China on Formosa
1950 Klaus Fuchs sentenced to 14 years for atomic espionage (London)
1950 U.S.S.R. issues golden rubles

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