Thursday, June 2, 2011

Allen Ginsberg writes his poem Lysergic Acid

Allen Ginsberg writes his poem "Lysergic Acid," in San Francisco on June 2, 1959

Allen Ginsberg, Ginsberg Lysergic Acid

Retro History for June 2 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 "Dead Poets Society" starring Robin Williams, premieres
1989 14 year old Scott Isaacs spells spoliator to win 1989 Spelling Bee
1989 Cincinnati Red Eric Davis hits for cycle
1989 Rolling Stones Bill Wyman marries Mandy Smith
1989 10,000 Chinese soldiers are blocked by 100,000 citizens protecting students demonstrating for democracy in Tiananmen Square, Beijing
1988 61st National Spell Bee: Rageshree Ramachandran wins spelling elegiacal
1988 Consumer Reports calls for a ban on the Suzuki Samurai automobile
1987 Mariners draft Ken Griffey, Jr. #1
1986 New York City transit system issues a new brass with steel bullseye token
1986 Regular TV coverage of U.S. Senate sessions begins
1985 31st LPGA Championship won by Nancy Lopez
1985 39th Tony Awards: Biloxi Blues and Big River win
1985 Andreas Papandreous PASOK-party wins election in Greece
1985 RJ Reynolds Company proposed a merger with Nabisco
1984 "Welcome To Fun Zone" hosted by Dr. Demento airs on NBC-TV
1984 Actress Jill Ireland has a radical mastectomy
1984 Flight readiness firing of Discovery's main engines
1983 1980 movie "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes," released in Germany
1983 Toilet catches fire on Air Canada's DC-9, 23 die at Cincinnati
1982 "Blues in the Night" opens at Rialto Theater New York City for 53 performances
1981 Barbara Walters asks Katharine Hepburn what kind of tree she would be
1980 "Your Arm's Too Short to Box..." opens at Ambassador New York City for 149 performances

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 John Paul II becomes 1st pope to visit a communist country (Poland)
1979 NASA launches space vehicle S-198
1979 Pope John Paul II visits Poland
1977 New Jersey allows casino gambling in Atlantic City
1976 East-Timor People's Assembly accepts annexation through Indonesia
1975 James A. Healy, 1st black Roman Catholic bishop, consecrated (Maine)
1975 Vice President Rockefeller finds no pattern of illegal activities at CIA
1974 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Baltimore Golf Classic
1974 Malta's constitution goes into effect
1973 "Nash at Nine" closes at Helen Hayes Theater New York City after 21 performances
1971 Ajax wins 16th Europe Cup 1

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 Murle Lindstrom wins LPGA O'Sullivan Ladies Golf Open
1968 Canadians must get government permission to export silver
1968 WBLG (now WTVQ) TV channel 62 in Lexington, Kentucky (ABC) 1st broadcast
1967 Race riots in Roxbury section of Boston
1966 U.S. Surveyor 1 lands in Oceanus Procellarum; 1st lunar soft-landing
1965 2nd of 2 cyclones in less than a month kills 35,000, Ganges R India
1964 "Follies Bergere" opens at Broadway Theater New York City for 191 performances
1964 Lal Bahadur Sjastri elected premier of India
1964 Rolling Stones 1st U.S. concert tour debuts in Lynn, Massachusetts
1963 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Babe Didrikson Zaharias Golf Open
1962 32nd French Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats Roy Emerson (36 26 63 97 62)
1960 Broadway theaters close, labor dispute between owners and Actors Equity

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 Allen Ginsberg writes his poem "Lysergic Acid," San Francisco
1958 Alan Freed joins WABC (New York City) radio
1958 Brooks Robinson, hits into 1st of record 4 triple plays
1958 Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford fans 6 in a row to tie an AL record
1957 Fay Crocker wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament
1957 U.S. TV interviews Khrushchev
1956 Yugoslav president Tito visits Moscow
1954 John Costello becomes premier of Ireland
1953 Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey
1952 650,000 metal workers go on strike in U.S.
1952 Maurice Olley of General Motors begins designing the Corvette
1951 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Evangelii praecones
1950 St. Louis Browns pitcher Harry Dorish swipes home vs Washington Senators

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