Friday, April 29, 2011

Fourteen-hour Technicolour Dream event held in London

Fourteen-hour Technicolour Dream event held in London at Alexandra Palace (with Pink Floyd, Soft Machine, Pretty Things and Arthur Brown) on April 29, 1967

Fourteen-hour Technicolour Dream, 14 Technicolour Dream 1967, Pink Floyd 1967

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

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 2nd government of Lubbers falls
1988 "60 Minutes" newscaster Diane Sawyer weds Mike Nichols
1988 Burt Reynolds and Loni Anderson marry
1988 Orioles beat White Sox 9-0 for 1st 1988 win after 21 loses
1987 Chicago Cub Andre Dawson hits for cycle
1987 Japan's premier Nakasone visits the U.S.
1986 800,000 books destroyed by fire in Los Angeles Central Library
1986 Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens strikes out 20 Seattle Mariners
1985 17th space shuttle mission (51-B)-Challenger 7 launched
1985 Ranger Larry Parrish is 5th to hit 3 home runs in a game in both leagues
1985 Tony Tubbs TKOs Greg Page in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1984 "Oliver!" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City for 17 performances
1984 Betsy King wins LPGA Freedom/Orlando Golf Classic
1983 Harold Washington sworn in as Chicago's 1st black mayor
1982 17th Academy of Country Music Awards: Alabama, Barbara Mandrell
1982 Alfredo Magana elected President of El Salvador
1982 Nordiques 2-Isles 5-Semifinals-Isles hold 2-0 lead
1981 Peter Sutcliffe admits he is the Yorkshire Ripper (murdered 13 women)
1981 Phillie Steve Carlton is 1st lefty to strike out 3,000 batters

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Otey Crisman Golf Classic
1977 British Aerospace forms
1976 Minister Irene Vorrink begins fluoridating Dutch drinking water
1975 Ethiopia nationalizes all ground/earth
1975 Flyers 4-Isles 0-Semifinals-Flyers hold 1-0 lead
1974 President Nixon said he will release edited tapes made in White House
1973 Gloria Ehret wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic
1971 Bill Graham closes down Fillmore and Fillmore East
1971 Boeing receives contract for Mariner 10, Mercury exploration
1971 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1970 50,000 U.S. and South Vietnamese troops invade Cambodia

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 "Trumpets of the Lord" opens at Brooks Atkinson New York City for 7 performances
1968 "Hair" opens at Biltmore Theater New York City for 1750 performances
1967 Fourteen-hour Technicolour Dream event held in London at Alexandra Palace (with Pink Floyd, Soft Machine, Pretty Things and Arthur Brown).
1967 Aretha Franklin releases "Respect"
1965 Australian government announces it would send troops to Vietnam
1965 Earthquake hits Seattle; 5 die
1965 Malta is 18th member of Council of Europe
1964 Princess Irene marries Spanish prince Carel Hugo de Bourbon Parma
1964 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1963 KRE-AM in Berkeley, California changes call letters to KPAT
1962 16th Tony Awards: Man For All Seasons and How to Succeed win
1962 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1961 ABC's "Wide World of Sports, debuts

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1957 1st military nuclear power plant dedicated, Fort Belvoir Va
1956 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Open
1956 WLUC TV channel 6 in Marquette, MI (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1956 WSPA TV channel 7 in G'ville-Spartanburg, South Carolina (CBS) begins broadcasting
1956 WWBT TV channel 12 in Richmond, Virginia (NBC) begins broadcasting
1955 G. Gronchi elected president of Italy
1953 Joe Adcock is 1st to homer into Polo Grounds' center field bleachers

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