Monday, April 11, 2011

Bob Dylan's 1st concert appearance

Bob Dylan's 1st concert appearance at Gerdes Folk City, Greenwich Village on April 11, 1961

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Retro History for April 11 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 1st playoff goal scored by a goalie, Ron Hextall of Philadelphia
1989 Flyers, scores short-handed into an empty net beating Caps 8-5
1988 Royal Concert building in Amsterdam reopens
1987 Yankees score 12 runs in 7th inning vs Kansas City Royals
1987 Zoja Ivanova wins 2nd female World Cup marathon (2:30:39)
1986 A Canadain 1921 50 cent piece auctioned in New York City for $22,000
1986 Dodge Morgan sailed solo nonstop around world in 150 days
1986 Halley's Comet makes closest approach to Earth this trip, 63 M km
1986 KXA-AM in Seattle, Washington changes call letters to KRPM
1985 Caps 2-Isles 1 (OT)-Patrick Div Semifinals- Caps hold 2-0 lead
1984 Challenger astronauts complete 1st in space satellite repair
1984 Chinese troops invade Vietnam
1984 General Sec Konstantin U Chernenko named President of Soviet Union
1984 Soyuz T-11 returns to Earth
1984 U.S.S.R. party leader Chernenko elected president
1983 3rd Golden Raspberry Awards: Inchon! wins
1983 47th Golf Masters Championship: Seve Ballesteros wins, shooting a 280
1983 55th Academy Awards - "Gandhi," Ben Kingsley and Meryl Streep win
1983 NASA launches RCA-F
1982 46th Golf Masters Championship: Craig Stadler wins, shooting a 284
1982 Penguins 5-Isles 2-Preliminary-Series tied at 2-2
1981 Larry Holmes beats Trevor Holmes in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1981 Race riot in London area of Brixton
1981 Ronald Reagan arrives home from hospital after Hinkley shot him
1981 Valerie Bertinelli marries Eddie Van Halen
1980 Equal Employment Opportunity Commission regulates sexual harassment
1980 Paul McCartney releases "Coming Up"

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 Ugandan dictator Idi Amin overthrown; Tanzania takes Kampala
1977 Ireland sets fishing zone at 50 mile
1976 40th Golf Masters Championship: Ray Floyd wins, shooting a 271
1975 Hank Aaron returns as a Milwaukee Brewer player
1975 JP Parise 11 sec OT goal-Isles 1st playoff advance eliminates Rangers
1974 WW II war criminal JP Philippa arrested
1972 Benjamin L Hooks, named to FCC
1972 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
1971 "Johnny Johnson" opens/closes at Edison Theater New York City for 1 performance
1971 35th Golf Masters Championship: Charles Coody wins, shooting a 279
1971 WBFF TV channel 45 in Baltimore, MD (IND) begins broadcasting
1970 Apollo 13 launched to Moon; unable to land, returns in 6 days
1970 Beatles' "Let It Be," single goes #1 and stays #1 for 2 weeks
1970 San Francisco beats Cincinnati 2-1, only day Reds aren't in 1st place in 1970

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 South African president Frederik de Klerk marries Marike Willemse
1968 Polish Marshal Spychalski succeeds Ochab as president
1968 President Johnson signs 1968 Civil Rights Act
1968 West Berlin student Rudi Dutschke seriously wounded at demonstration
1968 WHED TV channel 15 in Hanover, New Hampshire (PBS) begins broadcasting
1967 "Illya Darling" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City for 320 performances
1967 Harlem (New York City) voters defy Congress and reelect Adam Clayton Powell Jr
1967 Tom Stoppard's "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead," premieres
1966 30th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 288
1966 Emmett Ashford becomes 1st black major league umpire
1965 29th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 271
1965 40 tornadoes strike U.S. midwest killing 272 and injuring 5,000
1964 "Anyone Can Whistle" closes at Majestic Theater New York City after 9 performances
1963 John XXIII encyclical On peace in truth, justice, charity and liberty
1963 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1963 Warren Spahn beats Mets 6-1 for his 328th win (most by a lefty)
1962 New York Mets make a losing debut
1961 Bob Dylan's 1st appearance at Folk City, Greenwich Village
1961 15th NBA Championship: Bos Celtics beat St. Louis Hawks, 4 games to 1
1961 Austrian 4th and last government of Raab resigns
1961 Israel begins Adolf Eichmann WW II war crimes trial
1960 1st weather satellite launched (Tiros 1)

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 "Jamaica" closes at Imperial Theater New York City after 558 performances
1959 Dodger pitcher Don Drysdale hits his 2nd Opening Day home run
1959 Dutch prince Bernhard visits Lockheed factory
1958 Brooks Hall in Civic Center dedicated in San Francisco
1957 Pablo Neruda arrested in Buenos Aires
1957 Ryan X-13 Vertijet becomes 1st jet to take-off and land vertically
1956 French government decides to sends 200,000 reservists to Algeria
1956 Singer Nat Cole attacked on stage of Birmingham theater by whites
1955 Sobers starts run of 85 Test Cricket appearances for WI uninterrupted
1954 Marlene Bauer wins LPGA New Orleans Golf Open
1953 Oveta Culp Hobby becomes 1st at Health, Education, and Welfare
1951 President Truman fires General Douglas McArthur
1950 Prince Rainier III becomes ruler of Monaco
1950 U.S. B-29 bomber shot down above Latvia

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