Friday, May 6, 2011

Mick Jagger and Keith Richards create the Satisfaction opening riff

Mick Jagger and Keith Richards work out opening riff of the song Satisfaction, following Richard's purchase of a Gibson fuzz-box that day in their Clearwater, Florida hotel room on May 6, 1965

Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Rolling Stones Satisfaction

Retro History for May 6 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 115th Kentucky Derby: Pat Valenzuela on Sunday Silence wins in 2:05
1988 Graeme Hick scores 405 for Worcs vs. Somerset 35 fours 11 sixes
1988 Doughnutgate incident: New Jersey Devils' coach Jim Schoenfeld tells referee Don Koharski to 'eat another doughnut you fat pig!,' he is suspended
1987 Gary Hart denies affair with model Donna Rice
1987 Mario Andretti sets one-lap speed record at Indy at 218.204 MPH
1987 Niroslav Milhailovic begins 54 hours of telling jokes
1987 PTL's Jim Bakker and Rich Dortch dismissed from Assemblies of God
1987 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1986 Berlin: Real Madrid wins 15th UEFA Cup
1986 Donald E. Pelotte becomes 1st native American bishop
1986 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1985 17th Space Shuttle Mission (51-B)-Challenger 7 lands at Edwards AFB
1984 Baltimore Oriole Cal Ripken, Jr. hits for cycle
1984 Jose Napoleon Duarte wins El Salvador presidential election
1982 Seattle Mariner Gaylord Perry becomes 15th pitcher to win 300 games
1981 "Inacent Black" opens at Biltmore Theater New York City for 14 performances
1981 Mariners manager Maury Wills is fired and replaced by Rene Lachemann
1981 U.S. expels Libyan diplomats

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 Fred Markham set a bicycle speed record of 818 kph over 200 m
1979 Louis LaRusso II's "Knockout," premieres in New York City
1979 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Women's International Golf Tournament
1979 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1978 104th Kentucky Derby: Steve Cauthen aboard Affirmed wins in 2:01.2
1978 South Africa military goes into Angola
1977 "Beatles at Hollywood Bowl," released in U.K.
1975 3 people die in tornado that strikes Omaha, Nebraska
1974 A's pitcher Paul Lindblad makes an errant throw in 1st inning of 6-3 loss to Baltimore ends his record streak of 385 consecutive errorless games
1974 Smallest attendance at Philadelphia's Veterans Stadium (4,149)
1974 Stolen "Guitar Player" painting by Jan Vermeer found in London
1974 West German chancellor W. Brandt resigns
1973 1st WHA championship, New England Whalers beat Win Jets, 4 games to 1
1973 Judy Rankin wins LPGA American Defender-Raleigh Golf Classic
1972 98th Kentucky Derby: Ron Turcotte aboard Riva Ridge wins in 2:01.8
1970 Yuchiro Miura of Japan skies down Mount Everest

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1968 Battle between students and troops in Paris, 1000 injured
1968 Giants reliever Lindy McDaniel sets NL record of 225th consecutive errorless game (108 chances consecutively since June 16, 1964)
1968 Spain closes border to Gibraltar except to Spaniards
1967 400 students seize administration building at Cheyney State College
1967 93rd Kentucky Derby: Bobby Ussery on Proud Clarion wins in 2:00.6
1967 Maureen Wilton runs female world record marathon (3:15:22)
1967 Zakir Hussain elected 1st Moslem president of India
1966 Canadian Minister of Finance announces a $20 Centennial gold coin
1966 Most runs scored in 11th inning (9) Phils score 5 to beat Pirates 8-7
1965 In their Clearwater, Florida hotel room, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards work out opening riff of the song Satisfaction, following Richard's purchase of a Gibson fuzz-box that day
1965 Lawry and Simpson complete opening stand of 382 against W Indies
1964 Joe Orton's "Entertaining Mr. Sloan," premieres in London
1963 Pulitzer prize awarded to Barbara Tuchman (Guns of August)
1962 1st nuclear warhead fired from Polaris submarine
1962 Antonio Segni elected president of Italy
1962 Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Tournament
1962 Pathet Lao breaks cease fire/conquerors Nam Tha Laos
1962 U.S. performs nuclear test at Pacific Ocean
1961 87th Kentucky Derby: John Sellers aboard Carry Back wins in 2:04
1961 Omer Vanaudenhove chosen chairman of Belgium Liberal Party
1960 English prince Margaret marries Antony Armstrong-Jones (Lord Snowdon)
1960 President Eisenhower signs Civil Rights Act of 1960
1960 Students attack Dutch embassy in Djakarta
1960 Trotsky's murderer Jacques Mornard (Ramon Mercader), freed in Mexico

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1957 Italian government of Segni resigns
1957 Last broadcast of "I Love Lucy" on CBS-TV
1957 Pulitzer prize awarded to John F Kennedy (Profiles in Courage)
1956 Gus Bell (Reds) homers off Bob Miller in both ends of a double header
1956 WRCB TV channel 3 in Chattanooga, Tennessee (NBC) begins broadcasting
1955 West Germany joins NATO
1954 Roger Bannister of Britain breaks 4 minute mile (3:59:4)
1953 Brown's Bobo Holloman 1st major league start, no-hits Philadelphia A's, 6-0
1951 Pittsburgh Pirate Cliff Chambers no-hits Boston Brave, 3-0
1950 "Great to Be Alive" closes at Winter Garden Theater New York City after 52 performances
1950 76th Kentucky Derby: William Boland on Middleground wins in 2:01.6
1950 Liz Taylor's 1st marriage to Conrad Hilton, Jr.

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