Thursday, April 28, 2011

King Crismson Makes Their Debut

King Crismson with Greg Lake and Ian McDonald debuts on April 28, 1969

King Crimson, King Crimson 1969

Retro History for April 28 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 Argentina, hit by rocketing inflation, runs out of money
1989 Iran protests sale of "Satanic Verses" by Salman Rushdie
1988 "Chess" opens at Imperial Theater New York City for 68 performances
1988 Aloha Airlines Boeing 737 roof tears off in flight; kills stewardess
1988 Baltimore Orioles lose AL record 21 games in a row
1988 New Jersey Devils set all time playoff mark for penalty minutes
1987 NBA announces expansion to Charlotte North Carolina and Miami Florida in 1988 and Minneapolis Minnesota and Orlando Florida in 1989
1986 Chernobyl, U.S.S.R. site of world's worst nuclear power plant disaster
1985 Alice Miller wins LPGA S&H Golf Classic
1985 Billy Martin named New York Yankee manager for 4th time
1985 Fernando Valenzuela sets record of 41 scoreless inn to start season
1984 "La Tragedie de Carmen" closes at Beaumont Theater New York City after 187 performances
1983 Argentine government declares all 15-30,000 missing persons dead
1983 Bruins 4-Isles 1-Wales Conference Championship-Series tied 1-1
1983 NASA launches Geos-F
1980 Cyrus Vance, Carter's Secretary of State, resigns
1980 Reunion Arena in Dallas opens

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1977 Christopher Boyce convicted for selling secrets
1977 Andreas Baader and members of Baader-Meinhoff jailed for life after a trial lasting nearly 2 years in Stuttgart, Germany
1975 John Lennon appears on "Tonight" and Ringo on "Smother Brothers"
1975 South-Vietnam General Duong Van Minh sworn in as president till April 30
1974 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic
1972 Courts awarded Kentucky Derby prize money to 2nd place winner because winner was given drugs before race
1971 Dutch social democratic party/D'66/DS'70 win parliamentary election
1971 Samuel Lee Gravely, Jr. becomes 1st black Admiral in U.S. Navy

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 Charles de Gaulle resigns as president of France
1969 King Crismson with Greg Lake and Ian McDonald debuts
1968 11 year-old Mary Bell strangles 4 year-old
1968 Carol Mann wins LPGA Raleigh Ladies' Golf Invitational
1967 Expo 67 opens in Montreal
1967 Muhammad Ali refuses induction into army and stripped of boxing title
1966 20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Los Angeles Lakers, 4 games to 3
1966 38th Academy Awards - "Sound of Music," Julie Christie and L Marvin win
1966 Cleveland ties record with 10th straight win since Opening Day
1966 OCAM, Common Afro-Mauritian Organization forms
1965 Barbra Streisand stars on "My Name is Barbra" special on CBS
1965 Lindsey Nelson broadcasts game at Astrodome from a hanging gondola
1965 Richard Helms replaces Marshall S. Carter as deputy director of CIA
1965 U.S. Marines invade Dominican Republic, stay until October 1966
1965 William F. Raborn, Jr. replaces John A. McCone as 7th head of CIA
1964 Japan joins OECO
1963 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1963 17th Tony Awards: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum win
1961 Lieutenant Colonel Gueorgui Mossolov takes E-66A to 34,714 m altitude
1961 Warren Spahn pitches 2nd no hitter at 41 beats San Francisco Giants, 1-0
1960 "Christine" opens at 46th St. Theater New York City for 12 performances
1960 WIPM TV channel 3 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico (PBS) begins broadcasting

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 KLOE TV channel 10 in Goodland, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting
1959 KPLR TV channel 11 in Saint Louis, MO (IND) begins broadcasting
1958 Great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
1958 Vanguard TV-5 launched for Earth orbit (failed)
1958 Vice President Richard Nixon begins goodwill tour of Latin America
1957 Patty Berg wins LPGA Western Golf Open
1957 WSOC TV channel 9 in Charlotte, North Carolina (ABC) begins broadcasting
1956 Last French troop leave Vietnam
1956 Reds Frank Robinson hits his 1st of 586 home runs
1955 WBIQ TV channel 10 in Birmingham, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
1952 Patty Berg wins LPGA Richmond Golf Open
1952 St. Louis Browns lend 2 black minor leaguers to Hankyu Braves of Japan
1952 WW II Pacific peace treaty takes effect

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