Monday, March 21, 2011

John Lennon and Yoko Ono Begin Their Bed-In

John Lennon and Yoko Ono begin their 'Bed-In' at Amsterdam Hilton on March 21, 1969.

John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Bed-In

Retro History for March 21 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 1st sea test of Trident 2 missile self-destructs, Cape Canaveral
1988 23rd Academy of Country Music Awards: Randy Travis and Hank Williams, Jr.
1986 199.22 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange
1986 Kania skates ladies world record 500 m (39.52 sec) and 3 km (4:18.02)
1986 Pittsburgh Associates buy Pittsburgh Pirates for $218 million
1985 Arthur Ashe is named to International Tennis Hall of Fame
1985 Bloodbath at Langa (Uitenhage) South Africa, 19 killed
1984 Border scores 100* vs. WI Trinidad after 98* in 1st cricket innings
1984 NFL owners passed the infamous anti-celebrating rule
1984 Part of Central Park is named Strawberry Fields honoring John Lennon
1984 Soviet sub crashes into USS aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk off Japan
1983 Only known typo on Time Magazine cover (control=contol), all recalled
1982 "Little Johnny Jones" opens and closes at Alvin Theater New York City
1982 Jerry Pate celebrates golf win by jumping into the water hazard
1982 Movie "Annie" premieres
1982 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA J&B Scotch Pro-Am Golf Tournament
1980 On TV show Dallas, J.R. is shot

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 Egyptian Parliament unanimously approve peace treaty with Israel
1978 Padres fire Al Dark (2nd manager ever fired during spring training)
1975 Ethiopia ends monarchy after 3000 years
1974 Attempt made to kidnap Princess Anne in London's Pall Mall
1973 Frank Mahovlich becomes 5th NHLer to score 500 goals
1972 U.S. Supreme Court rules states can't require 1-yr residency to vote
1971 Gavaskar scores 1st of his 34 Test Cricket tons, 116 at Georgetown
1971 Jan Ferraris wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic
1971 Vermont seasonal snowfall totals 132.2"
1971 WCPB TV channel 28 in Salisbury, MD (PBS) begins broadcasting
1970 32nd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Jacksonville 80-69

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 John and Yoko stage their 1st bed-in for peace (Amsterdam Hilton)
1969 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1968 "Royals" chosen as the name of new Kansas City AL franchise
1968 Hill, Hawkins and Coghill's musical premieres in London
1968 Israeli forces cross Jordan River to attack PLO bases
1968 Portuguese socialist Mario Soares banished to Sao Tome
1966 Supreme Court reverses Mass ruling that "Fanny Hill" is obscene
1965 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA St. Petersburg Golf Open
1965 Martin Luther King, Jr. begins march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama
1965 U.S. Ranger 9 launched; takes 5,814 pictures before lunar impact
1964 26th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Duke 98-83
1964 Beatles' "She Loves You," single goes #1 and stays #1 for 2 weeks
1964 UCLA completes undefeated NCAA basketball season (30-0)
1963 Alcatraz federal penitentiary in San Francisco Bay closed
1963 David Hendon and Douglas Cross' musical premieres in London
1962 A bear becomes the 1st creature to be ejected at supersonic speeds
1962 Bekkers of Bosch makes TV speech in Netherlands for birth control
1962 Dutch RC bishop Beckers declares himself in favor of birth control
1962 Philadelphia retires pitcher Robin Roberts' # 36
1961 Art Modell purchases Cleveland Browns for then record ($3,925,000)
1961 Beatles' 1st appearance at the Cavern Club
1960 Sharpeville Massacre: Police kill 72 in South Africa and outlaws ANC

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 "Juno" closes at Winter Garden Theater New York City after 16 performances
1959 21st NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: California beats West Virginia 71-70
1958 1st presentation of West Point's Sylvanus Thayer Award
1958 U.S.S.R. performs atmospheric nuclear test
1957 Tennessee Williams' "Orpheus Descending," premieres in New York City
1956 28th Academy Awards - "Marty," Anna Magnani and Ernest Borgnine win
1955 Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus desires Cyprus joining Greece
1955 Brooklyn Bulletin ask Dodger fans not to call their team "Bums"
1954 KFBB TV channel 5 in Great Falls, Montana (ABC/CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 NBA record 106 fouls and 12 players foul out (Boston-Syracuse)
1952 "3 Wishes for Jamie" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City for 94 performances
1952 Tornadoes in Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama and Kentucky cause 343 deaths
1952 31 storms crosses 6 states killing 340 in South-Central U.S.
1952 Alan Freed presents Moondog Coronation Ball at old Cleveland Arena, 25,000 attend 1st rock and roll concert ever
1951 2,900,000 U.S. soldiers in Korea
1951 Julius and Ethel Rosenberg convicted of espionage

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