Saturday, May 14, 2011

Beatles shock Britain

Beatles shock Britain as they refuse invitation to play for the Queen at London Palladium on May 13, 1968.

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Retro History for May 13 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 Approx 2,000 students begin hunger strike in Tiananmen Square, China
1989 Minnesota Twin Kirby Puckett becomes 35th to hit 4 doubles in a game
1989 Trinidad and Tobago ties U.S. 1-1, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
1987 Ajax wins 27th Europe Cup II
1985 Carlton Fisk becomes 5th catcher to steal 100 bases
1985 Laura Elena Martinez-Herring, 21, (Texas), crowned 34th Miss USA
1985 Philadelphia Police bomb a house held by group "Move," kills 11
1984 "Oliver!" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City after 17 performances
1984 Amy Alcott wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
1984 Johan Cruyffs last competitive match
1983 Reggie Jackson is 1st major leaguer to strike out 2,000 times
1982 Braniff Airlines files for bankruptcy
1982 Canucks 0-Isles 3-Stanley Cup-Isles hold 3-0 lead
1982 Chicago Cubs win their 8,000th (beat Astros)
1982 Soyuz T-5 is launched-Berezovoi and Lebedev for 211 days in space
1982 Terri Lea Utley, 20, (Arkansas), crowned 31st Miss USA
1981 Attempt on Pope John Paul II by Mehemet Ali Agca
1981 Dinamo Tbilisi wins 21st Europe Cup II
1981 Pope John Paul II shot, wounded by assailant in St. Peter's Square
1980 Cincinnati Red Ray Knight hits 2 home runs in 5th inning vs New York Mets

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 "Utter Glory... Morrissey Hall" opens and closes at Mark Hellinger New York City
1979 Sandra Post wins LPGA Lady Michelob Golf Tournament
1979 Shah and family sentenced to death in Teheran
1978 "Angel" closes at Minskoff Theater New York City after 5 performances
1978 "Runaways" opens at Plymouth Theater New York City for 199 performances
1978 Henry Rono of Kenya sets record for 3,000 m steeplechase (8:05.4)
1978 Joie Chitwood drives a Chevette 5.6 miles on just 2 wheels
1978 Musical "Runaways" with Elizabeth Swados premieres in New York City
1977 Howard Stern begins broadcasting at WRNW, Briarcliff Manor, New York
1976 9th and final ABA championship: New York Nets beat Denv Nuggets, 4 games to 2
1975 "Rodgers and Hart" opens at Helen Hayes Theater New York City for 108 performances
1975 Flyers 4-Isles 1-Semifinals-Flyers win semifinals 4-3
1975 Hail stones as large as tennis balls hit Wernerville, Tennessee
1973 "Cyrano" opens at Palace Theater New York City for 49 performances
1973 Bobby Riggs beat Margaret Smith Court in Mother's Day match in California
1973 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
1972 115 die in nightclub atop 7-story Sennichi department store (Osaka Japan)
1972 Milwaukee Brewers beat Minnesota Twins, 4-3, in 22 innings (started 5/12)
1971 Grace Slick of Jefferson Airplane seriously injured in a car accident
1970 Beatles movie "Let it Be" premieres

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1968 Beatles shock Britain as they refuse invitation to play for the Queen at London Palladium
1968 1,000,000 French demonstrate against De Gaulle and Pompidou
1967 Octagonal boxing ring is tested to avoid corner injuries
1966 Rolling Stones release "Paint it Black"
1966 Federal education funding is denied to 12 school districts in the South because of violations of the 1964 Civil Rights Act
1965 Rolling Stones record "Satisfaction"
1965 Several Arab nations break ties with West Germany after it established diplomatic relations with Israel
1962 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Western Golf Open
1960 1st launch of Delta satellite launching vehicle; it failed
1960 Phillies lose 3rd consecutive 1-0 game
1960 WOLE TV channel 12 in Aguadillo, PR

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 Kraft Music Hall with Milton Berle, last airs on NBC-TV
1958 New York Giants Willie Mays and Darryl Spencer each hit 2 home runs and a triple
1958 French settlers riot against French army in Algeria
1958 Jordan and Iraq form Arab Federation
1958 Pierre Pflimlin forms French government
1958 Rioters attack U.S. Vice President Nixon in Venezuela
1958 Stan Musial, is 8th to get 3,000 hits
1956 Pachyderm Building at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo opens
1955 Mickey Mantle hits 3 consecutive home runs of at least 463'
1954 "Pajama Game" opens at St. James Theater New York City for 1063 performances
1954 Labour Party wins British municipal elections
1954 Robin Roberts gives up a home run then retires next 27 men in a row
1954 U.S. performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak
1952 Minor-league Bristol pitcher Ron Necciai strikes out 27 in 9-innings
1952 Pandit Nehru becomes premier of India
1950 Diner's Club issues its 1st credit cards

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