Tom Snyder interviews Charles Manson on "Tomorrow" on June 13, 1981
Retro History for June 13 The 50s 60s 70s 80s
Retro History For The Decade 1980
1989 43rd NBA Championship: Detroit Pistons sweeps Los Angeles Lakers in 4 games
1989 Houston's Terry Puhl plays in his 1,403rd game, most by a Canadian
1989 Jerry Lee Lewis gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
1988 45th time opposing pitchers hit home runs, Mark Davis (Padres)/Mike Krukow
1988 Boston Red Sox are 10 games back in AL, and go on to win AL East
1988 George Harrison releases "This is Love"
1988 U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear Yonkers argument they aren't racist
1987 Daniel Buettner, Bret Anderson, Martin Engel and Anne Knabe complete cycling journey of 15,266 mi from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska to Argentina
1986 President Reagan criticizes South African state of emergency
1986 Steve Garvey 1st ejection from a game, after Atlanta's triple-play
1983 Pioneer 10 is 1st man-made object to leave Solar System
1982 28th LPGA Championship won by Jan Stephenson
1982 Fahd becomes king of Saudi Arabia when King Khalid dies at 69
1981 39 Unification church couples wed in Germany
1981 Teenager fires 6 blanks at Queen Elizabeth II
1981 Tom Snyder interviews Charles Manson on "Tomorrow"
1980 Billy Joel's "Glass Houses" hits #1
1980 Deborah Harry/Meat Loaf film, "Roadie," premieres
1980 Paul McCartney releases "Waterfall"
1980 Rep John Jenrette, Jr. (D-SC) indicted in "Abscam" investigation
1980 U.N. Security Council calls for South Africa to free Nelson Mandela
Retro History For The Decade 1970
1979 "Madwoman of Central Park West" opens at 22 Steps New York City for 86 performances
1979 Sioux nation receives $100 million in compensation for Black Hills, South Dakota
1977 Convicted Martin Luther King assassin James Earl Ray recaptured
1976 4th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Donna Caponi
1976 Bob Marley performs in Amsterdam
1976 Inge Helten runs female European record 100m (11.04)
1974 Henry Aaron addresses House of Representatives
1973 Garvey, Lopes, Cey and Russell play together for 1st time, set record of staying together as an infield for 8 years (Los Angeles Dodgers)
1971 17th LPGA Championship won by Kathy Whitworth
1971 New York Times began publishing "Pentagon Papers"
1970 "In The Summertime" by Mungo Jerry hit #1 in UK
1970 Beatles' "Let It Be," album goes #1 and stays #1 for 4 weeks
1970 Beatles' "Long and Winding Road," single goes #1 and stays #1 for 2 weeks
Retro History For The Decade 1960
1969 Mick Taylor leaves John Mayall Band and joins Rolling Stones
1967 "You Only Live Twice" premieres in U.S.
1967 Thurgood Marshall nominated as 1st black Supreme Court justice
1966 Supreme Court's Miranda decision; suspect must be informed of rights
1965 19th Tony Awards: Subject Was Roses and Fiddler on the Roof win
1965 Susie Maxwell wins LPGA Western Golf Open
1964 Basil Heatley runs world record marathon (2:13:55)
1963 Vostok 6 launched, pilot is 1st woman cosmonaut
1962 "Bob Newhart Show," last airs on NBC-TV
1961 "Billy Barnes People" opens at Royale Theater New York City for 8 performances
1960 "Alley-Oop" by Dyna-Sores peaks at #59
1960 Prince Norodom Sihanoek becomes head of Cambodia
Retro History For The Decade 1950
1959 "Sammy Kaye Show," last airs on ABC-TV
1959 59th U.S. Golf Open: Billy Casper shoots a 282 at Winged Foot Golf Club New York
1959 91st Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Sword Dancer wins in 2:28.6
1958 Frank Zappa graduates from Antelope Valley High School in Lancaster, California
1957 Ted Williams becomes 1st ALer to have 2, 3-home run games in a season
1956 "Shangri-La" opens at Winter Garden Theater New York City for 21 performances
1956 After 72 years, Britain gives up Suez Canal to Egyptian control
1956 Parliamentary election: Dutch Democrates 50/KVP 49
1956 Real Madrid wins 1st Europe Cup
1955 Mercedes racing car kills 77 at Le Mans, France
1954 Cornerstone of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, laid in Bronx
1953 53rd U.S. Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 283 at Oakmont CC in Oakmont PA
1953 85th Belmont: Eric Guerin aboard Native Dancer wins in 2:28.6
1953 Alec Bedser takes 14-99 (7-55 and 7-44) vs. Australia
1953 Jim Peters runs world record marathon (2:18:40.2)
1953 KOAA TV channel 5 in Pueblo-Colorado Spgs, CO (NBC) 1st broadcast
1952 Soviet fighters shoot Swedish Dakota down over East Sea, kills 8
1951 U.N. arm forces reach Pyongyang Korea
1950 South African parliament accept "Groups Area Act"
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