Monday, March 14, 2011

The Rolling Stones leave England

The Rolling Stones leave England for France to escape taxes

Rolling Stones, The Rolling Stones leave England

Retro History for March 14 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1987 Providence, with Billy Donovan's 25 points, beats Austin Peay 90-87
1987 Skier Piotr Fijas jumps record 194m
1987 Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Cincinnati won by Katarina Witt
1987 New York Met Darryl Strawberry charges Red Sox pitcher Al Nipper during spring training exhibition game, causes bench clearing brawl
1986 European Space Agency's Giotto flies by Halley's Comet (605 km)
1985 11th People's Choice Awards: Bill Cosby wins 4 awards
1985 Michael Secrest (U.S.) completes 24-hour ride of 516 miles, 427 yards
1984 Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS-41-C mission
1983 OPEC cut oil prices for 1st time in 23 years
1982 Sally Little wins LPGA Olympia Gold Golf Classic
1982 Sidath Wettimuny scores Sri Lanka's 1st Test Cricket century
1980 3rd Emmy Sports Award presentation
1980 Ice Dance Championship at Dortmund W Germany won by Regoczy and Sallay
1980 Ice Pairs Championship at Dortmund won by Cherkasova and Shakhrai (U.S.S.R.)
1980 Polish airliner crash kills all 87 aboard (22 are U.S. amateur boxers)
1980 Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Dortmund won by Anett Potzsch

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1978 Marines terminate Molukse action in Province house (1 dead)
1978 NFL permanently adds 7th official (side judge)
1976 Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 7,000th race
1976 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1973 Liam Cosgrave appointed president of Ireland
1972 NBA's Cincinnati Royals announce they are moving to KC
1971 Barbra Streisand appears on "The Burt Bacharach Special" on CBS TV
1971 South Vietnamese troops flee Laos
1971 The Rolling Stones leave England for France to escape taxes

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 Barbara Jo Rubin becomes 1st woman jockey to win at Aqueduct
1969 Seymour Nurse scores 258 in his last Test Cricket innings, WI vs. New Zealand
1968 POM performs atmospheric nuclear test at Maralinga Australia
1968 CBS TV suspends Radio Free Europe free advertising because RFE doesn't make it clear it is sponsored by the CIA
1967 1st NFL-AFL common draft, Baltimore Colts pick Bubba Smith
1967 John F. Kennedy's body moved from temporary grave to a permanent memorial
1967 New York Yankee Mickey Mantle hits career home run #500 off Stu Miller
1965 Israeli cabinet approves diplomatic relations with West Germany
1964 "Girl Who Came to Supper" closes at Broadway New York City after 112 performances
1964 Dallas jury sentences Jack Ruby to death in Lee Harvey Oswald murder
1963 SF Guy Rogers ties NBA record with 28 assists
1962 Disarmament conference opens in Geneva without France
1962 Gordie Howe (Detroit Red Wings) is 2nd NHLer to score 500 goals
1961 George Weiss becomes President of New York Mets
1960 14 die in a train crash in Bakersfield California
1960 Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia) sets NBA playoff record of 53 points

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1958 RIAA certifies 1st gold record (Perry Como's Catch A Falling Star)
1958 Recording Industry Association of American created
1958 South Africa government disallows ANC
1958 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1958 U.S.S.R. performs atmospheric nuclear test
1957 Indonesian government of Sastroamidjojo resigns
1955 Prince Mahemdra becomes king of Nepal
1954 Braves Henry Aaron homers in his 1st exhibition game
1954 KDAL (now KDLH) TV channel 3 in Duluth-Superior, MN (CBS) begins
1954 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1954 NBA Baltimore Bullets end a 32 game road losing streak
1953 KOLR TV channel 10 in Springfield, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953 Nikita Khrushchev succeeds Malenkov as secretary Communist Party
1951 During Korean War, U.S. / U.N. forces recapture Seoul
1951 Earthquake at Euskirchen, Germany
1950 FBI's "10 Most Wanted Fugitives" program begins

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