Wednesday, August 31, 2011

The Rolling Stones filed a high court writ against ex managers Oldham and Easton

The Rolling Stones plus the father of Brian Jones, filed a high court writ against ex managers Oldham and Easton. Claiming they made a secret deal with Decca Records in 1963 to deprive the group of royalties on August 31, 1971.

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Retro History for August 31 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1988 5-day power blackout of downtown Seattle begins
1988 Arbitrator George Nicolau rules owners conspired against free agents
1988 Bomb attack on office of South Africa Council of Churches
1987 Curtis Strange sets golf's earning for year record ($697,385)
1987 Michael Jacskon's "Bad" video premieres on CBS TV
1987 South Africa longest mine strike in history ends
1986 Russian cargo ship crashes into cruise ship Admiral Nakhimov; 398 die
1985 "Prakas" sets trotting mile record of 1:53.4 at Du Quoin, Ill
1985 Angel Cordero becomes 3rd jockey to ride horses earning over $100 M
1984 Pinklon Thomas beats Tim Witherspoon in 12 for heavywgt boxing title
1983 Edwin Moses of USA sets 400m hurdle record (47.02) in Koblenz
1982 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
1981 Dirk Wellham scores 103 on Test Cricket debut, vs. England at Lord's
1981 Royals manager Jim Frey is fired and replaced by Dick Howser
1980 "Oklahoma!" closes at Palace Theater New York City after 301 performances
1980 80th U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Hal Sutton
1980 Poland's Solidarity labor union forms

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 16 yr old Tracy Austin defeats 14 yr old Andrea Jaeger at U.S. Open
1979 Comet Howard-Koomur-Michels collides with Sun
1979 Donald McHenry named to succeed Andrew Young as United Nations ambassador
1979 Phillies replaces manager Danny Ozark with Dallas Green
1978 Constitution adopted by Sri Lanka
1978 Emily and William Harris plead guilty to 1974 kidnapping of Patty Hearst
1978 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1977 Aleksandr Fedotov sets aircraft altitude record of 38.26 km (125,524')
1977 Spyros Kyprianou appointed president of Cyprus
1977 Ian Smith, espousing racial segregation, wins Rhodesian general election with 80% of overwhelmingly white electorate's vote
1976 George Harrison found guilty of plagurizing "My Sweet Lord"
1976 Mexican peso devalued
1976 Trinidad and Tobago adopts constitution
1976 Waldemar Cierpinski wins 18th Olympics Marathon (2:09:55.0)
1975 Former Teamsters' president James Hoffa reported missing
1973 1st heavyweight championship fight in Japan (Foreman beats Roman)
1973 PBA National Championship Won by Earl Anthony
1972 Lasse Viren runs Olympic/world record 10,000m (27:38.4)
1972 Olga Korbut, U.S.S.R., wins olympic gold medal in gymnastics
1971 The Rolling Stones plus the father of Brian Jones, filed a high court writ against ex managers Oldham and Easton. Claiming they made a secret deal with Decca Records in 1963 to deprive the group of royalties.
1971 Adrienne Beames runs female world record marathon (2:46:30)
1971 Dave Scott becomes 1st person to drive a car on Moon
1970 59th Davis Cup: USA beats Germany in Cleveland (5-0)
1970 Lonnie McLucas, a Black Panther activist, convicted
1970 Molukkers occupy Indonesian ambassador's home in Wassenaar
1970 Peter Yarrow arrested for taking "immoral liberties" with girl, 14
1970 WKMJ TV channel 68 in Louisville, Kentucky (PBS) begins broadcasting

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 25,000 attend New Orleans Pop Festival
1968 12,000 die in 7.8 quake destroys 60,000 buildings in NE Iran
1968 68th U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Bruce Fleisher
1968 Private Eye magazine reports a John Lennon and Yoko Ono album will have a picture of them nude on cover
1968 Roy Face ties W Johnson's record of 802 pitching appearances with club
1968 Verne Gagne beats Dick Beyers (Dr. X) in Minn, to become NWA champ
1966 Referee Leo Horn whistles his last soccer match (Ajax-Bulgaria)
1965 House of Representatives joins Senate establish Department of Housing and Urban Develop
1964 Ground is broken for Anaheim Stadium, future home of Angels
1962 Trinidad and Tobago gain independence from Britain (National Day)
1961 Amsterdam National Ballet forms
1960 Agricultural Hall of Fame forms

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 48th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (3-2)
1959 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Waterloo Golf Open
1959 Sandy Koufax breaks Dizzy Dean's NL mark of 18 strikeouts in a game
1957 Malayasia (formerly Malaya) gains independence from Britain
1955 1st microwave TV station operated (Lufkin, Texas)
1955 1st solar automobile demonstrated, Chicago, Illinois
1955 KTRE TV channel 9 in Lufkin, Texas (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
1954 Hurricane Carol (1st major named storm) hits New England, 70 die
1954 Indians beat Yankees 6-1 for record tying 26 wins in August (1931 A's)
1954 WMTW TV channel 8 in Portland-Poland Spring, ME (ABC) begins
1953 KRBC TV channel 9 in Abilene, Texas (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 WKBG (now WLVI) TV channel 56 in Cambridge-Boston, MA (IND) begins
1951 1st 33 1/3 album introduced in Dusseldorf
1950 Dodger Gil Hodges hits 4 home runs and a single in a game vs Braves

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