Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Led Zeppelin Begin 1973 Tour

Led Zeppelin begin tour billed as 'the most profitable rock and roll tour in history of the USA' on May 4, 1973

Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin 1973 tour

Retro History for May 4 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 Junior Felix of Toronto becomes 53rd to hit home run on 1st at bat
1989 U.S. launches Magellan to Venus
1989 U.S. space shuttle STS-30 launched
1988 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1986 President Babrak Karmal resigns as party leader of Afghanistan
1985 111th Kentucky Derby: Angel Cordero, Jr. on Spend A Buck wins 2:00.2
1984 Dave Kingman's fly ball never comes down (stuck in Metrodome ceiling)
1983 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1982 British torpedo boat Sheffield off Falkland hit by Exocet rocket
1982 Nordiques 2-Isles 4-Semifinals-Isles win series 4-0
1982 Twins rookie outfielder Jim Eisenreich, who suffers from Tourette's Syndrome, removes himself, due to taunts from Red Sox bleacher fans
1981 Rockline premieres on KLOS FM in Los Angeles
1981 Silvana Cruciata runs 15k female world record (49:44.0)
1981 Yankee Ron Davis strikes out 8 consecutive Angels, ran record of 13 strikeouts of last 14 faced, also saved Gene Nelsons 1st win, 4-2
1980 Dodgers bat out of order against Phillies in 1st inning
1980 Hollis Stacy wins LPGA CPC Women's Internationalional Golf Tournament
1980 White Sox 1st baseman Mike Squires catches final inning of 11-1 loss to Brewers, becoming 1st lefty to catch since Dale Long in 1958

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 Jackie Mercer wins her 4th golf title 31 years after her 1st
1979 NASA launches Fltsatcom-2
1978 Russian president Brezhnev visits West-Germany
1976 "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue" opens at Mark Hellinger New York City for 7 performances
1976 Kiss performs their 1st concert
1975 Ed Bullins' "Taking of Miss Jane," premieres in New York City
1975 Flyers 1-Isles 0-Semis-Flyers hold 3-0 lead-Isles held to 14 shots
1975 Houston's Bob Watson scores baseball's one-millionth run of all time
1975 Maria Astrologes wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic
1974 100th Kentucky Derby: Angel Cordero Jr. aboard Cannonade wins in 2:04
1973 Led Zeppelin begin tour billed as 'the most profitable rock and roll tour in history of the USA'
1973 1st TV network female nudity-Steambath (PBS)-Valerie Perrine
1973 BPAA U.S. Women's Bowling Open won by Millie Martorella
1973 Longest game in Veterans' Stadium, Phillies beat Braves 5-4 in 20
1973 Patriarch Shenuda II of Kopitisch church visits the pope
1973 Phillies beat Braves 5-4 in 20 innings
1973 Wings release "Red Rose Speedway" in UK
1972 Vietcong forms revolutionary government in Quang Tri South Vietnam
1970 National Guard kills 4 at Kent State in Ohio
1970 Premier Kosygin affirms existence Russian military advisors in Egypt
1970 Pulitzer prize awarded to Erik H Erikson (Gandhi's Truth)

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 Charles Gordone's "No Place to be Somebody," premieres in New York City
1969 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational
1969 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep St. Louis Blues in 4 games
1968 1st ABA championship: Pitts Pipers beat NO Buccaneers, 4 games to 3
1968 94th Kentucky Derby: Ismael Valenzuela aboard Forward Pass wins
1968 Dancer Image DQ due to drugs after winning 94th Kent Derby in 2:02
1967 Lunar Orbiter 4 launched by U.S.; begins orbiting Moon May 7
1966 Soviet government signs accord about building Fiat factory in U.S.S.R.
1965 Willie Mays 512th home run breaks Mel Ott's 511th NL record
1964 "Another World" and "As the World Turns" premieres on TV
1964 70 GATT-countries confer in Geneva
1964 KIII TV channel 3 in Corpus Christi, Texas (ABC) begins broadcasting
1964 Pulitzer prize awarded to Richard Hofstadter (Anti-intellectualism)
1963 89th Kentucky Derby: Braulio Baeza aboard Chateaugay wins in 2:01.8
1963 Pitcher Bob Shaw sets record of 5 balks in a game
1962 U.S. performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
1961 13 Freedom riders began bus trip through South
1961 1st on-the-road Spacemobile lecture given.
1961 CORE begins freedom rides from Washington, D.C.
1961 Malcolm Ross and Victor Prather reach 34,668 m (record) in balloon
1961 South Africa ANC-leader John Nkadimeng arrested
1960 1st great Delta dam closes, North-South Beveland

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 1st Grammy Awards: Perry Como and Ella Fitzgerald win
1959 Pulitzer prize awarded to Archibald Macleish
1958 Alberto Lleras Camargo chosen president of Colombia
1957 83rd Kentucky Derby: Bill Hartack aboard Iron Liege wins in 2:02.2
1957 Alan Freed hosts "Rock n' Roll Show" 1st prime-time network rock show
1957 Anne Frank Foundation forms in Amsterdam
1956 Queen Juliana unveils National Monument to Dams in Amsterdam
1956 U.S. performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak
1954 U.S. performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island
1953 Pulitzer prize awarded to E Hemingway (Old Man and The Sea)
1952 Babe Didrikson Zaharias wins LPGA Fresno Golf Open

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