Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Music for the Deep Concert 1977

Music for the Deep! 115 American musicians and environmentalists take part in four concerts in Tokyo as Japan Celebrates the Whale and Dolphin. There are appearances by Jackson Browne, John Sebastian, J.D.Souther and Richie Havens on April 5, 1977

Music For The Deep, Richie Havens

Retro History for April 5 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 David Letterman becomes 1st network TV series to use dolby stereo
1989 Orel Hershiser ends his 59 consecutive scoreless pitched inning streak
1989 Solidarity grants legal status in Poland
1988 Democratic convention picks Michael Dukakis as their President candidate
1987 16th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Betsy King
1987 Fox TV network premieres showing Married With Children
1987 Wayne Gretzky wins 7th straight NHL scoring title
1986 Record for a throw-and-return boomerang toss is set (121m)
1986 U.S. soldier and Turkish woman killed in West Berlin disco bombing
1984 "Human Comedy" opens at Royale Theater New York City for 13 performances
1984 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar breaks Wilt Chamberlain's all-time career scoring record of 31,419 points (31,421)
1983 France throws out 47 Soviet diplomats
1983 New York Met Tom Seaver's sets record 14th NL Opening Day assignment
1982 British fleet sails to Falkland Islands
1982 Cards' Jim Kaat, pitches in record 24th consecutive season
1982 Lord Carrington, British foreign sect resigns due to Falkland Is war
1981 10th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Nancy Lopez
1981 Philadelphia Flyers amass a record 2,621 penalty minutes

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 Baltimore manager Earl Weaver wins his 1,000th game as a skipper
1979 Ex-premier Pol Jar flees out of Cambodia
1977 Music for the Deep! 115 American musicians and environmentalists take part in four concerts in Tokyo as Japan Celebrates the Whale and Dolphin. There are appearances by Jackson Browne, John Sebastian, J.D.Souther and Richie Havens
1977 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1976 Harold Wilson resigns as James Callaghan becomes Prime Minister of England
1976 Tom Stoppard's "Dirty Linen," premieres in London
1975 "Letter for Queen Victoria" closes at ANTA Theater New York City after 18 performances
1975 Soyuz 18A launch aborted short of orbit; cosmonauts return safely
1974 Last day of Test cricket for Garry Sobers and Rohan Kanhai
1974 Then tallest building, World Trade Center opens in New York City (110 stories)
1973 NFL adopts jersey numbering system (ie quarterbacks, 1-19)
1973 Pioneer 11 launched to Jupiter
1972 Baseball season is delayed due to a strike
1972 Mets trade Ken Singleton to Expos for Rusty Staub
1971 Fran Phipps is 1st woman to reach North Pole
1971 Mount Etna erupts in Sicily Italy
1971 U.S. Lt Wiliam Calley (My Lai Massacre) sentenced to life
1971 WNJT TV channel 52 in Trenton, New Jersey (PBS) begins broadcasting
1970 WSNS TV channel 44 in Chicago, Illinois (IND) begins broadcasting

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1968 Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego opens
1968 U.S. marine base Khe San Vietnam, appalled
1967 76er Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA record of 41 rebounds
1967 ATS II launched but fails to reach orbit
1966 WTVX TV channel 34 in Ft. Pierce-Vero Beach, Florida (IND) 1st broadcast
1965 37th Academy Awards - "My Fair Lady," Rex Harrison and J Andrews win
1965 Lava Lamp Day celebrated
1965 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1964 1st driverless trains run on London Underground
1964 Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA St. Petersburg Women's Golf Open
1963 Beatles receive their 1st silver disc (Please Please Me)
1963 Susuga Malietoa Tanumafili II becomes chief of Western Samoa
1962 Herb Gardner's "Thousand Clowns," premieres in New York City
1962 NASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 54,600 m
1962 St. Bernard Tunnel finished, Swiss and Italian workers shake hands
1961 Barbra Streisand appears on "Jack Paar Show"
1961 Dutch governor Platteel installs New Guinea Council

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 23rd Golf Masters Championship: Art Wall, Jr. wins, shooting a 284
1955 Winston Churchill resigns as British Prime Minister, Anthony Eden succeeds him
1954 Elvis Presley records his debut single, "That's All Right"
1953 Babe Didrikson Zaharias wins LPGA Babe Didrikson Zaharias Golf Open
1953 WEYI TV channel 25 in Saginaw, MI (CBS) begins broadcasting
1952 Henry Wittenberg wins his 8th AAU wrestling title
1951 Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, atomic spies, sentenced to death
1950 Prague espionage trial against bishops and priests begins

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