Monday, January 31, 2011

January 31 - Today In Rock Music History

Happy Birthday Johnny!

John Lydon, Johnny Rotten, Sex Pistols

Musicians Born On January 31

1914 Cyril Stapleton (UK band leader)
1921 Mario Lanza (tenor)
1928 Chuck Willis (C.C. Rider)
1946 Terry Kath (Chicago)
1951 Harry Wayne Casey (KC and the Sunshine Band)
1951 Phil Manzannera (Roxy Music)
1956 John Lydon (Johnny Rotten - Sex Pistols)
1961 Lloyd Cole (Commotions)
1966 Alan Jaworski (Jesus Jones)
1967 Jason Cooper (The Cure)


Deaths On January 31

1970 Slim Harpo (US blues performer)

Number 1 In The Charts On January 31

1968 Love Affair: Everlasting Love UK 45
1970 Edison Lighthouse: Love Grows UK 45
1970 Jackson Five: I Want You Back US 45
1976 Abba: Mamma Mia UK 45
1976 Roy Orbison: The Very Best of Roy Orbison UK LP
1981 Blondie: The Tide Is High US 45
1998 Janet : Together Again : US single
1999 Armand Van Helden : You Don't Know Me : UK single

Various Music Events On January 31

1965 P.J. Proby's trousers split onstage at Ritz Cinema, Luton.

1970 The Band LP hits UK chart.

1970 Jackson Five debut on UK chart with I Want You Back.

1971 Aretha Franklin sings memorial song at the funeral of Mahalia Jackson.

1972 Joan Baez awarded gold record for three-year-old LP Any Day Now, an LP of Bob Dylan songs.

1976 10CC's How Dare You hits UK LP chart.

1979 Clash begin major American tour, with Bo Diddley supporting.

1981 Neil Diamond hits US Hot 100 at No. 32 with Hello Again (on way to No. 6)

1998 The "Come Together" benefit concert becomes an E Street Band reunion, with Max Weinberg, Danny Federici and Clarence Clemons joining in. The show, held at a small New Jersey theatre, was a benefit for the family of Sgt. Patrick King, a Long Branch, NJ, police officer killed in the line of duty. It turns into a 3 1/2 hour jam with Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Southside Johnny, Little Steven and other New Jersey musicians.


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Beatles History for January 31

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1963
Concert at the Majestic Ballroom, Birkenhead.

1964
Day booked for a 2nd session at EMI Pathe Marconi Studios, Paris, France; cancelled.

In England, 'She Loves You' has sold 1,3 million copies, and 'I Want To Hold Your Hand' over 1,5 million.

UK single releae: 'Sweet Georgia Brown'/'Nobody's Child'.

1966
Wyndham's Theatre, London. Premiere of the play 'How's The World Treating You?'. Paul, Jane, George and Pattie attend.

1967
Shooting for 'Strawberry Fields Forever' clip, in Sevenoaks, Kent. Here, in an antique shop, John buys a poster announcing a circus near Richdale, Lancashire, in February 1843.

1969
Billy Preston signs a contract with Apple.

Apple Studios. Time unknown. Recording: 'The Long And Winding Road'; 'Lady Madonna'; 'Let It Be'; 'On Our Way Home' (working title of 'Two Of Us'). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Glyn Johns; 2nd Engineer: Alan Parsons.
Final recording of numbers not apt for performance on the roof. Versions of 'The Long And Winding Road' and 'Let It Be' for 'Get Back' LP. Versions of 'The Long And Winding Road', 'Let It Be' and 'Two Of Us' for 'Let It Be' LP.

1970
'Live Peace In Toronto', 4th week in the ranking (Billboard).

1975
UK single release: '# 9 Dream'/'What You Got'.


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January 31 - Retro History From The 50s to 80s

On January 31, 1970 Grateful Dead members busted on LSD charges.

Grateful Dead, Grateful Dead LSD


Retro Events For The Decade 1980

1988 Barge sinks near Anacortes, WA, spills 70,000 gallons of oil
1988 Superbowl XXII: Washington Redskins beat Denver Broncos, 42-10 in San Diego Superbowl MVP: Doug Williams, Washington, quarterback
1987 44th Golden Globes: Platoon, Marlee Matlin win
1987 United Steel workers union ratified a concessionary with USX Corp
1986 Mary Lund of Minn, is 1st female recipient of an artificial heart
1985 "Harrigan 'n Hart" opens at Longacre Theater New York City for 5 performances
1985 South Africa President PW Botha offers to free Mandela if he denounces violence
1984 36th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 7-6 at New Jersey
1984 Edwin Newman retires from NBC News after 35 years with the network
1984 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1982 10 Arabian oryx, extinct except in zoos, released in Oman
1982 12th AFC-NFC pro bowl, AFC wins 16-13
1982 32nd NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 120-118 at New Jersey
1982 Gustafson skates world record 10 km (14:26.59)
1982 Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Whirlpool Golf Championship of Deer Creek
1982 NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 16-13
1982 U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton
1981 "The Tide Is High" by Blondie hits #1
1981 38th Golden Globes: Ordinary People, Coal Miner's Daughter
1981 Gaetan Boucher skates world record 1000m (1:13.39)
1980 Police storm occupied Spanish embassy in Guatemala City, killing 41

Retro Events For The Decade 1970

1978 "Elvis: The Legend Lives!" opens at Palace Theater New York City for 101 performances
1978 Israel turns 3 military outposts in West Bank into civilian settlements
1977 Frenchman Francois Claustre freed, after 33 months as hostage in Chad
1977 Joe Sewell, Amos Rusie, and Al Lopez elected to baseball Hall of Fame
1976 "Love Rollercoaster" by Ohio Players hits #1
1976 Lance Gibbs becomes highest Test wicket-taker at 308
1975 Barry Manilow's "Mandy" goes gold
1975 John Lennon releases "#9 Dream"
1975 UCLA wins NCAA basketball championship
1974 McDonald's founder Ray Kroc buys San Diego Padres
1972 Aretha Franklin sings at Mahalia Jackson's funeral
1972 Birenda, becomes leader of Nepal
1972 Military coup ousts civilian government of Ghana
1972 U.S. launches HEOS A-2 for interplanetary observations (396/244,998)
1971 "My Sweet Lord" by George Harrison hit #1 on United Kingdom pop chart
1971 Apollo 14 launched, 1st landing in lunar highlands
1971 Jake Beckley, Joe Kelley, Harry Hooper, Rube Marquard, Chick Hafey
1971 U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn
1971 U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by John Misha Petkevich
1971 & Dave Bancroft and George Weiss elected to baseball Hall of Fame
1970 Grateful Dead members busted on LSD charges

Retro Events For The Decade 1960

1969 Beatles perform last live gig (42-minute concert on roof of Apple HQs)
1969 Vice Admiral Rufus L Taylor, USN, ends term as deputy director of CIA
1968 Bobby Simpson takes 5-59 vs. India in his last Test for ten years
1968 Nauru (formerly Pleasant Island) declares independence from Australia
1968 Record high barometric pressure (1083.8 mb, 32"), at Agata, U.S.S.R.
1968 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1968 Viet Cong's Tet offensive begins
1966 Belgian state police kills 2 striking mine workers
1966 U.S.S.R. launches Luna 9 towards Moon
1965 Pud Galvin elected to baseball Hall of Fame
1964 U.S. report "Smoking and Health" connects smoking to lung cancer
1963 Tony Sheridan and Beat Brothers record "What'd I Say" and "Ruby Baby"
1962 General Charles P. Cabell, USAF, ends term as deputy director of CIA
1962 Samuel Gravely assumes command of destroyer escort "USS Falgout"
1961 David Ben-Gurion resigns as premier of Israel
1961 Ham is 1st primate in space (158 miles) aboard Mercury/Redstone 2
1961 Houston voters approve bond to finance luxury domed stadium
1961 Kanhai completes twin tons (117 and 115) vs. Australia at Adelaide
1961 NATO Secretary-General Paul-Henri Spaak says he'll resign
1961 USAF launches Samos spy satellite to replace U-2 flights
1960 Songwriter Adolph Green marries actress and singer Phyllis Newman in New York City

Retro Events For The Decade 1950

1959 Joe Cronin signs 7 year pact to become head of AL
1958 "Jackpot Bowling" premieres on NBC with Leo Durocher as host
1958 James van Allen discovers radiation belt
1958 U.S. launches their 1st artificial satellite, Explorer 1
1957 Liz Taylor's 2nd divorce (Michael Wilding)
1957 Trans-Iranian oil pipe line finished
1956 French government of Mollet forms
1956 Juscelino Kubitschek becomes president of Brazil
1955 RCA demonstrates 1st music synthesizer
1953 "Princess Victoria" capsized off Stanraer Scotland; 133 die
1953 Hurricane-like winds flood Netherlands drowning 1,835
1953 New York, Cleveland, and Boston retaliate at Bill Veeck, forcing the Browns to play afternoon games to avoid sharing TV revenues
1952 Dutch Lutheran Church reunites after 1 centuries
1952 Harry Heilmann and Paul Waner elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1950 President Truman approves building of hydrogen bomb

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January 30 - Today In Rock Music History

Happy Birthday Phil Collins!

Phil Collins, Phil Collins Drummer, Genesis

Musicians Born On January 30

1928 Ruth Brown
1941 Joe Terranova (Danny and the Juniors)
1942 Marty Balin (Jefferson Starship)
1947 Steve Marriott (Small Faces)
1951 Phil Collins (Genesis)
1961 Jody Watley (Shalamar)

Deaths On January 30

1980 Professor Longhair (blues musician)
1982 Sam 'Lightnin' Hopkins (blues musician)

Number 1 In The Charts On January 30

1961 Shirelles: Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow US 45
1964 The Searchers: Needles and Pins UK 45
1971 George Harrison: My Sweet Lord UK 45
1982 Barbra Streisand: Love Songs UK LP
1982 Hall and Oates: I Can't Go For That US 45
1988 Tiffany: I Think We're Alone Now UK 45
1988 INXS; Need You Tonight US 45
1999 Britney Spears : ..Baby One More Time : US single

Various Music Events On January 30

1954 Big Joe Turner hits US R&B chart with TV Mama.

1956 Elvis Presley records Blue Suede Shoes at RCA Studios in New York

1956 Jerry Lee Lewis backs country and western/rockabilly singer Billy Lee Riley at Sun session for Red Hot, his biggest hit.

1969 Beatles film and record Get Back on the roof of the Apple Building in Baker Street, London

1973 Kiss make their live stage debut at Coventry Club, Queens, New York.

1974 Greg Lake arrested for swimming nude in a Salt Lake City hotel pool, clearly visible from the street!

1988 Moving to No. 18, Everywhere gives Fleetwood Mac their fourth Top 10 single from Tango in the Night LP in US.

1990 Bob Dylan is honoured in France and becomes a commander in the Order of Arts and Letters.


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Beatles History for January 30

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1963
'Please Please Me' number 17, 1st week in the ranking (UK New Musical Express chart).

1964
US single release: 'Please Please Me'/'Ask Me Why'.

Start of Cilla Black British tour.

1965
'Beatles For Sale' number 1, 7th and last week (UK Record Retailer chart).

1967
John, Paul and Brian attend a concert by the Who and Jimy Hendrix.

Studio 3 (control room only). 7.00-8.30pm. Mono mixing: 'A Day In The Life' (remix 1, from take 6). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush. Remix of 'A Day In The Life' only for demostration.

Night shootings for 'Strawberry Fields Forever' clip, in Sevenoaks, Kent.

With Brian's permission, the Jimi Hendrix Experience return to the Saville Theatre to shoot a promotional film for their new single.

Production commences on 'Work Is A Four-Letter Word', Cilla Black's 1st non-singing film role.

1968
Abbey Road. George finishes the LP 'Wonderwall'.

1969
Apple Studios (Roof). Time unknown. Recording: 'Get Back' (2 versions); 'Don't Let Me Down'; 'I've Got A Feeling'; 'The One After 909'; 'Dig A Pony'; 'God Save The Queen'; 'I've Got A Feeling'; 'Don't Let Me Down'; 'Get Back'. Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Glyn Johns; 2nd Engineer: Alan Parsons.
'I've Got A Feeling', 'The One After 909', 'Dig A Pony', John's and Paul's comments at the end of 3rd version of 'Get Back': versions for 'Let It Be' LP. Version of 'The One After 909' for 'Get Back' LP.


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January 30 - Retro History From The 50s to 80s

On January 30, 1973 KISS plays their 1st show (Coventry Club in Queens New York)

Kiss, Kiss Live 1973, Kiss Coventry Club


Retro Events For The Decade 1980

1989 16th American Music Award: Randy Travis and George Michael wins
1989 5 pharoah sculptures from 1470 BC found at temple of Luxor
1989 Joel Steinberg found guilty of 1st degree manslaughter of daughter
1989 Last day of 1st class cricket for Dav Whatmore
1988 Hansie Cronje gets a pair in 2nd 1st-class game (OFS vs. N Tvl)
1983 Hilbert van Thumb becomes European skating champ
1983 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Mazda of Deer Creek Golf Classic
1983 Superbowl XVII: Washington Red Skins beat Miami Dolphins, 27-17 in Pasadena Superbowl MVP: John Riggins, Washington, RB
1982 U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners
1981 8th American Music Award: Kenny Rogers wins
1980 Edward Albee's "Lady from Dubuque," premieres in New York City

Retro Events For The Decade 1970

1979 Rhodesia agrees to new constitution
1978 Addie Joss and Larry MacPhail elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1978 Mutual Broadcasting Network begins airing Larry King Show on radio
1977 8th (final) part of "Roots" is most-watched entertainment show ever
1977 Allan Border scores 36 in his 1st-class innings (NSW vs. Qld)
1977 Edward W Stack replaces Paul Kerr president of Hall of Fame
1976 1st-class debut of Dav Whatmore, in Johannesburg
1976 George Bush becomes 11th director of CIA (until 1977)
1976 William E. Colby, ends term as 10th director of CIA
1974 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1973 1st Kiss concert (Queens New York)
1973 26th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 5-4 at New York Rangers
1973 Jury finds Watergate defendants Liddy and McCord guilty on all counts
1973 KISS plays their 1st show (Coventry Club in Queens New York)
1972 Bloody Sunday: British soldiers shoot on catholics in Londonderry, 13 die
1972 Pakistan withdraws from the British Commonwealth
1971 "Ari" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City after 19 performances
1971 Dennis Lillee takes 5-84 in his 1st Test bowl, vs. England
1971 UCLA starts 88 basketball game win streak

Retro Events For The Decade 1960

1969 Beatles perform their last gig together, a free concert
1969 U.S. / Canada ISIS 1 launched to study ionosphere
1968 Bobby Goldsboro records his biggest hit, "Honey"
1968 Vietcong launch Tet-offensive on U.S. embassy in Saigon
1966 -19 degrees F (-28 degrees C), Corinth, Mississippi (state record)
1966 -27 degrees F (-33 degrees C), New Market, Alabama (state record)
1966 Ard Schenk skates world record 1500m (2:05.2)
1966 Dmitri Sjostakovitsj completes his 11th string quartet
1965 "The Name Game" by Shirley Ellis hits #3
1965 State funeral of Winston Churchill
1964 Military coup of General Nguyen Khanh in South Vietnam
1964 Ranger 6 launched; makes perfect flight to Moon, but cameras fail
1962 U.N. General Assembly censures Portugal (because of Angola)
1962 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1962 2 members of Flying Wallendas' high-wire act killed when their 7-person pyramid collapsed during a performance in Detroit
1961 Bobby Darin is youngest performer to headline a TV special on NBC
1961 John F. Kennedy asks for an Alliance for Progress and Peace Corp
1961 KAET TV channel 8 in Phoenix, Arizona (PBS) begins broadcasting
1961 Lance Gibbs takes hat-trick (Mackay, Grout, Misson) at Adelaide
1960 CIA OKs Lockheed to produce a new U-2 aircraft
1960 Dutch communist trade union EVC'58 disbands
1960 Riot curtails third days play at Port-Of-Spain WI vs. England
1960 U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss
1960 U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins

Retro Events For The Decade 1950

1959 Australia 1-200 1st day 4th Test vs. England, Adelaide Oval
1959 Paul Hindemith's symphony "Pittsburgh," premieres
1958 1st 2-way moving sidewalk in service, Dallas Tx
1958 Baseball announces players and coaches rather than fans pick all stars
1958 Dore Schary's "Sunrise at Campobello," premieres in New York City
1958 House of Lords passes bill allowing women in
1957 U.S. Congress accepts the Eisenhower-doctrine
1956 Elvis Presley records his version of "Blue Suede Shoes"
1956 KRMA TV channel 6 in Denver, CO (PBS) begins broadcasting
1956 KTXS TV channel 12 in Sweetwater-Abilene, Texas (ABC) begins broadcasting
1956 Martin Luther King, Jr's home bombed
1954 Belgium ends trade agreement with U.S.S.R.
1954 Italy's Fanfani government resigns
1952 Paul Creston's 4th Symphony, premieres
1951 Belgium refuses to allow communists to make speeches on radio
1950 "Robert Montgomery Presents" dramatic anthology premieres on NBC TV

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Saturday, January 29, 2011

Rock Music History For January 29

Happy Birthday Tommy Ramone!

Tommy Ramone, The Ramones

Musicians Born On January 29

1943 Tony Blackburn (DJ)
1947 David Byron (Uriah Heap)
1949 Tommy Ramone (Ramones)
1962 Marcus Verne (Living in a Box)
1961 Eddie Jackson (Queensryche)
1964 Roddy Frame (Aztec Camera)

Deaths On January 29

1992 Willie Dixon

Number 1 In The Charts On January 29

1960 Michael Holliday Starry Eyed UK 45
1969 Fleetwood Mac: Albatross UK 45
1972 Various: Concert for Bangladesh UK LP
1977 Rose Royce: Car Wash US 45
1983 Men at Work: Down Under UK 45
1983 Men at Work: Business as Usual UK LP
1994 Chaka Demus and Pliers : Tease Me : UK LP

Various Music Events On January 29

1942 First Desert Island Discs programme broadcast.

1958 Champs release Tequila in US; it reaches No. 1

1960 Bobby Darin's Beyond The Sea hits UK chart.

1962 Peter, Paul and Mary sign with Warner Brothers

1966 Bobby Fuller hits US chart with I Fought the Law, their only top 10 hit.

1967 Who and Jimi Hendrix play tribute concert to Brian Epstein at Marquee Club.

1972 Henry McCulloch joins Wings.

1978 Whitesnake formed by David Coverdale.

1979 Emerson, Lake and Palmer disband following financially disastrous tour of America.

1979 San Diego schoolgirl Brenda Spencer shoots and kills several of her school mates. Asked why, she says I Don't Like Mondays

1982 Gary Numan crashlands his Cessna light aircraft but escapes unhurt.

1983 Prince hits UK chart with Little Red Corvette.

1983 Stevie Nicks marries Kim Anderson.

1992 The14-year old son of Supremes singer Mary Wilson is killed when her jeep flipped over while driving outside of Los Angeles.

1996 Garth Brooks said that Hootie and the Blowfish had done more for music that year than he did, so he refused to accept his American Music Award for Favorite Overall Artist.


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Beatles History - January 29

Ringo Starr, Ringo Starr Help, Beatles


1963
BBC's 'The Talent Spot' broadcast (recorded 22 January 1963).

1964
EMI Pathe Marconi Studios, Paris, France. Late morning/afternoon. Recording: 'Komm, Gib Mir Deine Hand' (takes 1-11); 'Sie Liebt Dich' (takes 1-14); 'Can't Buy Me Love' (takes 1-4). Editing: 'Komm, Gib Mir Deine Hand' (of takes 5, 7). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Jacques Esmenjaud.
1st session outside Abbey Road.

'She Loves You', 22nd week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'Please Please Me' LP, 45th week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'With The Beatles' number 1, 10th week (UK New Musical Express chart).

1966
'We Can Work It Out' number 1, 3rd week, recovering this position for one week only (Billboard).

The Vic Lewis Organization and NEMS Enterprises announce their merger.

1967
On a Sunday 'Soundarama' presentation at the Saville Theatre, Brian presents, in two houses, the Who, the Jimi Hendrix Experience (on their theatre debut), the Koobas, and the Thoughts.
Epstein and the Beatles attend.

1969
'Yellow Submarine' LP, 2nd week in the ranking (UK New Musical Express chart).

Apple Studios. Time unknown. Recording: 'I Want You' (later known as 'I Want You (She's So Heavy)'); 'The One After 909'; 'Not Fade Away'; 'Mailman Bring Me No More Blues'; 'Teddy Boy'; 'Besame Mucho'. Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Glyn Johns; 2nd Engineer: Alan Parsons.



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January 29 - Retro Events From The 50s 60s 70s 80s

On January 29, 1984 Actress Lynda Carter (Wonder Woman) marries Robert Altman

Lynda Carter, Robert Altman

Retro Events For The Decade 1980

1989 77th Australian Men Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats Miloslav Mecir (62 62 62)
1989 Cleveland's Chris Dudley misses 5 free throws during 1 foul attempt
1989 Dottie Mochrie wins Oldsmobile LPGA Golf Classic
1989 Dow jumps 38.06 recoups 508-pt loss since Oct 1987; index at 2,256.43
1989 Episcopal church appoints 1st female bishop
1989 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 34-3
1989 Orlando Arena opens
1989 U.S.S.R.'s Phobos II enters Martian orbit
1989 Game-winning RBI, official statistic dropped after 9 years of use New York Mets Keith Hernandez is the all-time leader with 129
1988 Canadian Ben Johnson breaks own 50-yard dash world record at 5.15
1988 Detroit's Kirk Gibson signs a 3-year contract with Dodgers
1988 Largest NBA crowd-Boston Celtics at Detroit (61,938)
1988 United Airlines Boeing 747SP, circles world in 36h54m15s
1987 Lisa files for separation from husband New York Met Darryl Strawberry
1987 William J Casey, ends term as 13th director of CIA
1986 193.8 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange
1986 Yoweri Museveni sworn in as president of Uganda
1985 Jari Kurri of Edmonton Oilers scores 100th pt of season in game 39
1984 34th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 154-145 (OT) at Denver
1984 Actress Lynda Carter (Wonder Woman) marries Robert Altman
1984 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 45-3
1984 President Reagan formally announces he will seek a 2nd term
1984 Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Mazda Golf Classic of Deer Creek
1984 Space Shuttle 41-B (STS-11) Challenger launched
1983 "Down Under" by Men At Work hit #1 on U.K. pop chart
1983 40th Golden Globes: Gandhi, ET and Tootsie win
1982 Old Dominion ends La Tech's women's basketball rec 54-game win streak
1982 Wayne Garland, baseball 1st millionaire free agent, waived by Indians
1981 AL approves sale of White Sox to Jerry Reinsdorf and Eddie Einhorn for $20 million, and 80% of Mariners to George Argyros for $104 million
1980 6 Iranian held U.S. hostages escape with help of Canadians
1980 Cleveland Cavaliers beat Los Angeles Lakers 154-153 in quadruple OT

Retro Events For The Decade 1970

1979 9th AFC-NFC pro bowl, NFC wins 13-7
1979 Brenda Spencer kills 2, inspires Boomtown Rats "I Don't Like Mondays"
1979 Chinese vice-premier Deng Xiaoping visits Washington, D.C.
1979 Emerson, Lake and Palmer disband after 10 years together
1979 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 13-7
1979 President Carter commuted Patricia Hearst's 7 year sentence to 2 years
1978 Joanne Carner wins Colgate Triple Crown Match-Play Golf Championship
1976 Zeiss planetarium in Hague destroyed by fire
1975 "Men on the Moon" opens at Little Theater New York City for 5 performances
1975 1st Annual Comedy Awards of the Year hosted by Alan King
1975 W I win Fifth Test against India to take exciting series 3-2
1974 27th NHL All-Star Game: West beat East 6-4 at Chicago
1972 5th ABA All-Star Game: East 142 beats West 115 at Louisville
1971 Test debut of Dennis Keith Lillee, vs. England at Adelaide
1970 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.

Retro Events For The Decade 1960

1969 Jimi Hendrix and Peter Townshend wage a battle of guitars
1969 Sheahan and Connolly hang on for exciting draw Australia vs. W Indies
1968 Nauru adopts constitution
1967 "Let's Sing Yiddish" closes at Brooks Atkinson New York City after 107 performances
1967 Branch Rickey and Lloyd Waner elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1967 Kees Verkerk becomes European skating champ
1967 WDAZ TV channel 8 in Devils Lake, ND (ABC) begins broadcasting
1966 "Sweet Charity" opens at Palace Theater New York City for 608 performances
1966 Lawry and Simpson complete 244 opening stand vs. England, Adelaide
1966 Snow storm in north east U.S. kills 165
1966 U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming
1966 U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Allen
1964 9th Winter Olympic games open in Innsbruck, Austria
1964 Beatles record in German "Komm, Gib Mir Diene Hand" and "Sie Leibt Dich"
1964 Most lopsided high-school basketball score 211-29 (Louisiana)
1964 NBC purchases AFL 5 year (1965-69) TV rights for $36 million
1964 Stanley Kubrick's "Dr. Strangelove," premieres
1964 Unmanned Apollo 1 Saturn launcher test attains Earth orbit
1963 Jim Thorpe, Red Grange and George Halas elected to football hall of fame
1961 U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Laurence Owen
1961 U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Bradley Lord

Retro Events For The Decade 1950

1959 Walt Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" released
1958 Murderer, Charles Starkweather, captured by police in Wyoming
1958 Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward wed
1957 Graham Greene's "Potting Shed," premieres in New York City
1956 Friedrich Durrenmatt's "Der Besuch der Alten Dame," premieres in Zurich
1955 John Williams Cox buys Yankee Stadium, sells grounds to Knights of Columbus, later leaves structure to Rice University (1962)
1954 Arnold Schoenberg's "De Profundis," premieres in Cologne
1953 1st movie in Cinemascope (The Robe) premieres
1951 "Where's Charley?" opens at Broadway Theater New York City for 56 performances
1951 Baseball signs 6 year All-Star pact for TV-radio rights for $6 million
1951 Liz Taylor's 1st divorce, Conrad Hilton, Jr.


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Friday, January 28, 2011

January 28 - Today In Rock Music History

Happy Birthday Sarah McLachlan!



Musicians Born On January 28

1929 Acker (Bernard) Bilk (Stranger on the Shore)
1933 Sacha Distel (The Good Life)
1944 Brian Keenhan (Chambers Brothers)
1946 Rick Allen (Box Tops)
1959 Dave Sharp (Alarm)
1968 Sarah McLachlan
1977 Joseph Fatone ('N Sync)
1980 Nick Carter (Backstreet Boys)

Deaths On January 28

1983 Billy Fury

Number 1 In The Charts On January 28

1965 Moody Blues: Go Now UK 45
1978 Fleetwood Mac: Rumours UK LP
1984 Frankie Goes to Hollywood: Relax UK 45
1989 Marc Almond and Gene Pitney: Something's Gotten Hold of my Heart UK 45
1995 Celine Dion : The Colour of my Love : UK LP
1995 TLC : Creep: US single

Various Music Events On January 28

1954 The film The Glenn Miller Story, starring James Stewart, opens in London.

1955 The Top 10 R&B show package begins 42-date tour in New York, featuring Joe Turner, Moonglows, Faye Adams, Clovers, Amos Milburn and Fats Domino.

1956 Elvis Presley makes his US national TV debut on The Dorsey Brothers Stage show.

1965 The Who make their first UK TV appearance on Ready Steady, Go.

1967 Between The Buttons by Rolling Stones hits UK LP chart.

1967 Brian Poole leaves the Tremeloes.

1968 The Who are escorted from a plane for misbehaving and 'making the hostesses cry' on tour in Australia.

1976 Gary Glitter announces his retirement , age 31.

1984 Van Halen's album 1984 (including the hit Jump) hits US LP chart.

1985 Top US stars (and Bob Geldof) record charity single, We are the World.

1989 Bangles release Eternal Flame in US.

1989 Travelling Wilburys LP hits US Top 3.

1996 Chris Isaak makes a guest appearance on "Friends."


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Beatles History For January 28

Beatles, Beatles Autograph


1967
It is reported that the Who will star in a 30-minute pilot television project produced by Epstein Subafilms for NEMS Enterprises, 1st of a possible series of shows for worldwide television.

1969
Apple Studios. Time unknown. Recording: 'Dig A Pony'; 'Get Back'; 'Love Me Do'; 'Get Back'; 'Don't Let Me Down'; 'I've Got A Feeling'; 'Don't Let Me Down'; 'The One After 909'; 'I've Got A Feeling'; 'The One After 909'; 'Billy's Song (1)'; 'Billy's Song (2)'; 'Teddy Boy'. Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Glyn Johns; 2nd Engineer: Alan Parsons. Versions of 'Get Back' and 'Don't Let Me Down' for the single. End of 'Get Back' not included on the single, but on the 'Get Back' LP and film end titles.

Evening: John and Yoko meet Allen Klein for the first time, at the Dorchester Hotel, London.

1970
End of John's lithographies exhibition at the London Arts Gallery.


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January 28 - Retro History From The 50s to 80s

On January 28, 1973 "Barnaby Jones" premieres on CBS TV



Retro Events For The Decade 1980

1989 46th Golden Globes: Rainman, Working Girl
1989 63rd Australian Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Helena Sukova (64 64)
1989 Boon completes 7th Test century, 149 vs. WI at SCG
1988 "Saratina!" opens at Cort Theater New York City for 597 performances
1988 Canada's Supreme court declares anti-abortion law unconstitutional
1987 U.S. Foreign minister George Shultz meets ANC-leader Oliver Tambo
1987 Wrestler Jim Neidhart indicted for assaulting a flight attendant
1986 "Uptown... It's Hot!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City for 24 performances
1986 Space Shuttle Challenger 10 explodes 73 sec after liftoff
1986 Angolan Unity Leader Jonas Savimbi visits Washington, D.C.
1985 12th American Music Award
1984 41th Golden Globes: Thornbirds wins
1984 Los Angeles Kings stop Wayne Gretzky 51 game scoring streak
1984 Mr Glynn Wolfe marries for non-bigamous record 26th time, Las Vegas
1984 Record 295,000 dominoes toppled, Fuerth, West Germany
1982 U.S. General Dozier freed from Red Brigade of Padua Italy
1982 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1981 "5 O'Clock Girl" opens at Helen Hayes Theater New York City for 12 performances
1981 William J Casey becomes 13th director of CIA (until 1987)
1981 Olympic Glory tanker at Galveston Bay, Texas, spills 1 million gallons of oil in a ship collision
1980 37th Golden Globes: Dustin Hoffman and Sally Field wins

Retro Events For The Decade 1970

1979 "Wiz" closes at Majestic Theater New York City after 1672 performances
1979 Arthur Kopit's "Wings," premieres in New York City
1978 "Fantasy Island" starring Ricardo Montalban premieres on ABC TV
1978 Ranger's Don Murdoch failed on 4th penalty shot against Islanders
1978 Ted Nugent autographs a fan's arm with his knife
1976 Erapalli Prasanna takes 8-76 to rip through New Zealand at Eden Park
1976 NBA Atlanta Hawks begin a 28 game road losing streak
1975 8th ABA All-Star Game: East 151 beats West 124 at San Antonio
1974 Sam Thompson, Jim Bottomley, and Jocko Conlan elected to Hall of Fame
1973 "Barnaby Jones" premieres on CBS TV
1973 Henry Boucha, Detroit Red Wings, scores 6 sec into a game vs Mont
1973 Mickey Welch, George Kelly and Billy Evans elected to Hall of Fame
1973 Ron Howard appears on M*A*S*H in "Sometimes You Hear the Bullet"
1972 Oral Roberts' Eddie Woods grabs 30 rebounds for 2nd consecutive game
1970 Lubomir Strougal succeeds Cernik as premier of Czechoslovakia

Retro Events For The Decade 1960

1969 2nd ABA All-Star Game: West 133 beats East 127 at Louisville
1969 Barbara Jo Rubin becomes 1st woman jockey to win in North America
1968 29th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Chandler Harper
1968 Goose Goslin and Kiki Cuyler elected to baseball Hall of Fame
1967 Rolling Stones release "Let's Spend the Night Together"
1965 The Who make their 1st appearance on British TV
1963 -34 degrees F (-37 degrees C), Cynthiana, Kentucky (state record)
1962 Johanne Relleke gets stung by bees 2,443 times in Rhodesia and survives
1961 Republic of Rwanda proclaimed
1960 Goon Show's final episode on BBC
1960 NFL announces Dallas Cowboys (1960) and Minnesota Vikings (1961) franchises

Retro Events For The Decade 1950

1959 Soviet Union wins 62-37 for 1st international basketball loss by US
1958 Construction began on 1st private thorium-uranium nuclear reactor
1958 Dodger catcher Roy Campanella is paralyzed in an automobile wreck
1957 "Tonight! America After Dark" premieres, with Jack Lescoulie and Al (Jazzbo) Collins on NBC (between Steve Allen and Jack Paar)
1956 Elvis Presley's 1st TV appearance (Dorsey Bros Stage Show)
1953 J. Fred Muggs (the chimp) joins NBC's "Today Show"
1953 WJTV TV channel 12 in Jackson, MS (CBS) begins broadcasting
1951 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1951 "La Vie Commence Demain," which depicted artificial insemination and is the 1st X-rated movie, opened in London
1950 Preston Tucker, auto maker, found not guilty of mail fraud


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Thursday, January 27, 2011

January 27 - Today In Rock Music History

Happy Birthday Nick Mason!

Nick Mason, Pink Floyd

Musicians Born On January 27

1914 Elmore James (blues guitarist)
1919 David Seville (Chipmunks)
1930 Bobby 'Blue' Bland (blues performer)
1931 Rudi Mauger (Crew Cuts)
1944 Kevin Coyne (Marlene)
1945 Nick Mason (Pink Floyd)
1947 Nedra Talley (Ronettes)
1951 Brian Downey (Thin Lizzy)
1951 Seth Justman (J Geils Band)
1961 Gillian Gilbert (New Order)
1961 Martin Deguille (Sigue Sigue Sputnik)
1961 Margo Timmins (Cowboy Junkies)
1964 Migi (Curiosity Killed the Cat)
1968 Mike Patton (Faith No More)

Deaths On January 27

1972 Mahalia Jackson (gospel singer)

Number 1 In The Charts On January 27

1962 Joey Dee: Peppermint Twist US 45
1966 Overlanders: Michelle UK 45
1973 Sweet: Blockbuster UK 45
1973 Stevie Wonder: Superstition US 45
1979 Ian Dury and the Blockheads: Hit Me with Your Rhythm Stick UK 45
1990 Kylie Minogue: Tears on My Pillow : UK 45
1990 Christians : Colour : UK LP
1997 Blur : Beetlebum : UK single

Various Music Events On January 27

1956 Heartbreak Hotel by Elvis Presley released in US.

1956 Bill Haley, Platters, Lavern Baker, Shirley and Lee, Drifters, Joe Turner, Bo Diddley, Roy Hamilton and others begin the biggest US package tour to date, promoted by Irvin Field.

1960 Gary Glitter (as Paul Raven) releases his first single, Alone in the Night/Too Proud.

1968 Dock of the Bay by Otis Redding hits US chart. It is his only Top 10 single in the States and goes on to reach No. 1.

1968 Bee Gees make their US stage debut, earning $50,000 for their appearance at Anaheim Convention Centre, California.

1969 Ivy's, subsequently known as Badfinger, release Maybe Tomorrow in the UK

1971 David Bowie arrives in US for his first visit. He does not play live but garners much publicity by wearing a dress in Texas.

1984 Michael Jackson injured while filming for Pepsi advert.

1990 The town of Gainsville, Florida declares today will become "Tom Petty Day"

1993 "After controversy over Ice-T's song, "Cop Killer.", Warner Brothers Records announces that it is releasing him from his contract due to "creative differences".


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Beatles History For January 27

John Lennon, Yoko Ono


1964
US LP re-release: 'Introducing The Beatles'.
US single release: 'My Bonnie'.

1965

'I Feel Fine', 9th week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart).

John flies to the Alpes to practice ski for 10 days. He goes with Cynthia, George Martin and Judy Martin.

1967
Signing of 9-year contract with EMI.

Start of UK Four Tops tour, at the Gaumont Cinema, Southampton.

1969

Apple Studios. Time unknown. Recording: 'Untitled Jamming'; 'Get Back'; 'Oh! Darling'; 'Get Back'; 'I've Got A Feeling'; 'The Walk'; 'I've Got A Feeling'. Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Glyn Johns; 2nd Engineer: Alan Parsons.
Recording of LP 'Get Back' version.

1970
Studio 2 (control room only). 10.00-11.30am. Stereo mixing: 'The Inner Light' (remix 1, from take 6). Producer: Geoff Emerick; Engineer: Peter Bown/Jeff Jarratt; 2nd Engineer: John Barrett.
Remix of 'The Inner Light' for eventual future use. Last session of Emerick.

Studio 3. 7.00pm. John starts recording of 'Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)'.
Upon George's suggestion, Phil Spector produces the session.


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January 27 - Retro History From The 50s to 80s

On January 27, 1976 The "Laverne and Shirley" spinoff from "Happy Days" premieres on ABC TV

Laverne and Shirley


Retro Events For The Decade 1980

1989 German war criminals Fischer and Aus der Funten freed
1989 Kevin Johnson (Phoenix) begins NBA free throw streak of 57 games
1989 Okla's linebacker, Mark VanKeirsblilck assaults an Ok grad student
1988 Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approves nomination of Judge Anthony M Kennedy to U.S. Supreme Court
1987 Midnight Rockers beat Buddy Rose and Doug Somers for AWA World Tag Team
1986 13th American Music Award: Whitney Houston, Huey Lewis and C Gayle
1985 "Doug Henning and His World..." closes at Lunt-Fontanne New York after 60 performances
1985 15th Space Shuttle (51-C) Mission-Discovery 3 returns to Earth
1985 Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Mazda Golf Classic
1985 Mark Mckoy cycles world record 50m hurdles indoor (5.25)
1985 NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 22-14
1984 John and Yoko release "Milk and Honey" album
1984 Los Angeles Kings end Wayne Gretzky's NHL-record 51-game scoring streak
1984 Michael Jackson is burned during filming for Pepsi commercial
1983 World's longest subaqueous tunnel (53.90 km) opens, Honshu-Hokkaid
1982 "Joseph and the Amazing Dreamcoat" opens at Royale New York City for 747 performances
1982 Mauno Koivisto installed as president of Finland
1982 Philadelphia trades Larry Bowa and Ryne Sandberg to Cubs for Ivan DeJesus
1982 Roberto S. Cordova installed as president of Honduras
1982 West Indies beat Australia 3-1 to win World Series Cup
1980 "Comin' Uptown" closes at Winter Garden Theater New York City after 45 performances
1980 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 37-27

Retro Events For The Decade 1970

1979 36th Golden Globes: Midnight Express, Jon Voight and Jane Fonda
1979 Islanders ends 23 undefeated games at home streak (15-0-8)
1977 1st broadcast of "Roots" mini-series on ABC TV
1977 President Carter pardons most Vietnam War draft evaders (10,000)
1976 "Laverne and Shirley" spinoff from "Happy Days" premieres on ABC TV
1976 9th ABA All-Star Game: Denver 144 beats ABA 138 at Denver
1976 Morocco-Algeria battles in Westerly Sahara
1976 Viv Richards scores his 1st Test century against Australia
1974 "Lorelei" opens at Palace Theater New York City for 320 performances
1973 UCLA's basketball team wins 61st consecutive game (NCAA record)
1973 U.S. and Vietnam sign cease-fire, ending longest U.S. war and military draft
1973 U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn
1973 U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Gordon McKellen Jr
1973 William Rogers and Nguyen Duy Trinh sign U.S. - North Vietnam treaty
1971 Montgomery St. Station, last link in BART, 'holed thru'
1970 Movie rating system modifies "M" rating to "PG"

Retro Events For The Decade 1960

1969 14 spies hung in Baghdad
1969 9 Jews publically executed in Damascus Syria
1969 Actress Thelma Ritter suffers a heart attack and she dies Feb 5th
1969 Noordiers vicar Ian Paisley sentenced to 3 years
1968 "Darling of the Day" opens at George Abbott Theater New York City for 31 performances
1967 Apollo 1 fire kills astronauts Grissom, White and Chaffee
1967 Beatles sign a 9 year worldwide contract with EMI records
1967 New Orleans Saints sign their 1st player (Paige Cothren-kicker)
1967 Treaty banning military use of nuclear weapons in space, signed
1966 Wisc State Circuit Court Judge Elmer W. Roller rules either the Braves stay in Milwaukee or NL must promise Wisconsin an expansion team for 1966
1965 1st ground station-to-aircraft radio communication via satellite
1965 Ground breaking for "Dragon Gateway" at Grant Avenue
1964 "Introducing the Beatles" album released in US
1964 Barlow and Graeme Pollock complete 341 stand at Adelaide Oval
1964 Margaret Chase Smith, Senator-R-Maine, tries for Republican President bid
1963 Jevgeni Grishin skates world record 500m in 39.6 sec
1963 Sam Rice, Eppa Rixey, Elmer Flick, and John Clarkson elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1962 "Family Affair" opens at Billy Rose Theater New York City for 65 performances
1961 "Sing Along with Mitch" [Miller] premieres on NBC TV

Retro Events For The Decade 1950

1958 Ferenc Munnich follows Kadar as premier of Hungary
1957 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Lake Worth Golf Open
1956 NFL's New York Giants switches games from Polo Grounds to Yankee Stadium
1955 "Plain and Fancy" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City for 476 performances
1953 Netherlands end Marshall aid
1951 "Peter Pan" closes at Imperial Theater New York City after 320 performances
1951 U.S. begins 126 nuclear tests at Nevada Test Site
1950 2nd Emmy Awards: Ed Wynn Show and Texaco Star Theater win


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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

January 26 - Today In Rock Music History

Happy Birthday Eddie Van Halen!

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Musicians Born On January 26

1934 Huey 'Piano' Smith (Don't You Just Know It)
1948 Corky Laing (Mountain)
1951 Andy Hummell (Big Star)
1951 David Briggs (Little River Band)
1957 Edward Van Halen (Van Halen)
1958 Norman Hassan (UB40)
1963 Andrew Ridgeley (Wham)
1963 Jazzie B. (Soul II Soul)
1966 Pim Jones (Hipsway)
1972 Ya Kid K (Technotronic)

Number 1 In The Charts On January 26

1961 Elvis Presley: Are You Lonesome Tonight UK 45
1963 Rooftop Singers: Walk Right In US 45
1974 Mud: Tiger Feet UK 45
1974 Ringo Starr: You're Sixteen US45
1974 Perry Como: And I Love You So UK LP
1985 Foreigner: Agent Provocateur UK LP
1991 Enigma : MCMCXC AD : UK LP
1991 Surface: The First Time US 45
1998 Usher : You Make Me Wanna : UK single

Various Music Events On January 26

1955 Bill Haley hits USA R&B chart with Dim Dim the Lights.

1956 Buddy Holly makes his first recordings for the American Decca Label in Nashville.

1957 Buddy Holly and the Crickets appear on The Ed Sullivan Show.

1961 Buddy Holly enters UK chart with What to Do.

1964 Four Seasons hit US chart with Walk Like a Man, their third No. 1

1966 Eric Burdon stands in for ailing Paul Jones at a Manfred Mann gig at Marquee.

1967 Otis Redding hits UK chart with Try a Little Tenderness

1970 John Lennon records Instant Karma with Producer Phil Spector.

1975 BBC TV Omnibus shows Cracked Actor documentary on David Bowie.

1979 Bob Dylan forms his own record label, Accomplice.

1981 Blondie go platinum with Auto America LP.


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Beatles History - January 26

beatles, fab four, john lennon, paul mccartney, george harrison, ringo starr


1963

10.00-12.00am. BBC's 'Saturday Club' broadcast (recorded 22 January 1963).

1966

'We Can Work It Out', 8th and last week in the Top 10 (UK New Musical Express chart).
'Rubber Soul' number 1, 8th week (UK New Musical Express chart).

1969
Apple Studios. Time unknown. Recording: 'Dig It' (version 2); 'Shake Rattle And Roll'; 'Kansas City'; 'Miss Ann'; 'Lawdy Miss Clawdy'; 'Blue Suede Shoes'; 'You Really Got A Hold On Me'; 'Tracks Of My Tears'; 'Let It Be'; 'George's Demo' (working title of 'Isn't It A Pity'); 'Let It Be'; 'The Long And Winding Road'. Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Glyn Johns; 2nd Engineer: Neil Richmond.
Visit at the studio: Heather Eastman.

The idea of the performance on the Apple roof is conceived. This day's 'Let It Be' sequence shows that Ringo composed 'Octopus's Garden' during this period.

1970
Morning: John composes 'Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)'.

Ringo and Maureen fly from London to the US to attend the 'The Magic Christian' premiere.

UK single release: 'My Sweet Lord'.



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January 26 - Retro History From The 50s to 80s

On January 26, 1979 "Dukes of Hazzard" premieres on CBS.

Dukes Of Hazzard, 1979 cast


Retro Events For The Decade 1980

1989 "Black and Blue" opens at Minskoff Theater New York City for 829 performances
1989 AT&T reports 1st loss in 103 years; $1.67 B in 1988
1989 Allan Border takes 7-46 against the West Indies at the SCG
1989 Madison Square Garden announces 2-year $100 M renovation plan
1989 Test debut of Mark Taylor, Australia vs. West Indies, Sydney
1989 U.S. computer security expert warns of catastrophic virus
1988 "Phantom of the Opera" opens at Majestic Theater New York City for 4,000+ performances
1988 Australia's 200th anniversary-parade of tall ships in Sydney Harbor
1987 14th American Music Award: Whitney Houston, Lionel Richie and Alabama
1987 Hart Foundation beat British Bulldogs for WWF tag team title
1986 Hein Vergeer becomes European skating champ
1986 Val Skinner wins LPGA Mazda Golf Classic
1986 Yoweri Museveni's rebel army conquerors Kampala Uganda
1986 Superbowl XX: Chicago Bears beat New England Patriots, 46-10 in New Orleans Superbowl MVP: Richard Dent, Chicago, DE
1985 42th Golden Globes: Amadeus wins
1985 Edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky scores 50th goal in 49th game of season
1984 Nordiques' Michel Goulet scored on 9th penalty shot against Islanders
1984 U.S. Navy exhibits Piasecki helistat-4 helicopters and a blimp able to lift 26 tons-Lakehurst, New Jersey
1983 Dutch/British infrared satellite IRAS launched from California
1982 Islanders score 4 goals within 1:38, 5 within 2:37 vs Penguins
1982 Mauno Koivisto elected president of Finland
1981 Sandeep Patil scores memorable 174 vs. Australia at Adelaide Oval
1980 175,000 pay to hear Frank Sinatra sing in Rio de Janeiro
1980 Islanders and Whalers play a NHL penalty-free game
1980 Israel and Egypt establish diplomatic relations

Retro Events For The Decade 1970

1979 "Dukes of Hazzard" premieres on CBS
1979 Music Center Vredenburg opens in Utrecht, Netherlands
1978 Frank Herbert completes his novel "Destination: Void"
1978 International Ultraviolet Explorer placed in Earth orbit
1978 Mario Soares forms Portuguese government
1978 Strikers riot in Tunisia, killing about 40
1977 Soviet figure skaters Sergei Shakrai and Marine Tcherkasova are 1st to perform a quadruple twist lift, Helsinki
1976 6th AFC-NFC pro bowl, NFC wins 23-20
1976 Belgium catholic elite start amnesty campaign for war criminals
1976 David Mamet's "American Buffalo," premieres in New York City
1976 Israel opens "Good Fence" to Lebanon
1976 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 23-20
1975 Edward Albee's "Seascape," premieres in New York City
1973 Belgium government of Leburton forms
1972 Stewardess Vesna Vulovic survives 10,160m fall without parachute
1971 Charles Manson convicted of murder
1971 Dutch 2nd Chamber accept law against limitation of war crimes
1970 Pendleton, Ford and Cryer's "Last Sweet Days of Isaac," premieres in New York City

Retro Events For The Decade 1960

1969 "Red, White, and Maddox" opens at Cort Theater New York City for 41 performances
1968 Israeli submarine Dakar crashes in Mediterranean Sea, 69 die
1967 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan U.S.S.R.
1966 Ard Schenk skates world record 1500m (2:06.2)
1965 South Vietnam military coup under general Nguyen Khanh
1963 "Milk and Honey" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City after 543 performances
1963 Major League Rules Committee votes to expand strike zone
1962 Bishop Burke of Buffalo Catholic dioceses declares Chubby Checker's
1962 Canadian Marine Service renamed Coast Guard
1962 David Diamond's 7th Symphony, premieres in Philadelphia
1962 U.S. launches Ranger 3, misses Moon by 22,000-mi (37,000-km)
1962 "Twist" is impure and bans it from all Catholic schools
1961 "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" by Elvis Presley peaks to #1
1961 1st woman "personal physician to president"-JG Travell
1960 Danny Heater scores 135 pts in basketball game (Boys' HS)
1960 High-school basketball sensation Danny Heater scores 135 points
1960 Oakland enters AFL
1960 Pete Rozelle elected NFL commissioner on 23rd ballot

Retro Events For The Decade 1950

1959 Italy government of Fanfani resigns
1959 KOKH TV channel 25 in Oklahoma City, OK (IND/PBS) begins broadcasting
1958 H Laskow replaces Moshe Dayan on as Israeli minister of Defense
1958 Jack Smith takes over for Art Baker as TV host of "You Asked for It"
1958 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Lake Worth Open Golf Invitational
1957 Bernanos and Poulenc's opera "Dialogue des Carmelites," premieres
1957 Dutch PSP, Pacifist Socialistic Party, forms
1957 India annexes Kashmir
1957 Joseph F Cairnes succeeds Lou Perini as President of Milwaukee Braves
1956 7th Winter Olympic games open in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
1956 Buddy Holly's 1st formal recording session
1956 Hank Greenberg and Joe Cronin are elected to Hall of Fame
1956 Porkkala military base returned to Finland by U.S.S.R.
1954 Ground breaking begins on Disneyland
1951 Mel Ott and Jimmie Foxx elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1950 India becomes a republic ceaseing to be a British dominion


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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Rock Music History For January 25

Happy Birthday Andy Cox!

Andy Cox, The Beat

Musicians Born On January 25

1938 Etta James
1954 Richard Finch (KC and the Sunshine Band)
1958 Gary Tibbs (Roxy Music, Adam and the Ants)
1960 Andy Cox (Beat, Fine Young Cannibals)
1962 Peter Coyle (Lotus Eaters)
1963 Carl Fysh (Brother Beyond)

Number 1 In The Charts On January 25


1957 Frankie Vaughan Garden of Eden UK 45
1969 Seekers: Best of the Seekers UK LP
1975 Tymes: Ms Grace UK 45
1975 Carpenters: Please Mr. Postman US 45
1986 A-Ha: The Sun Always Shines on TV UK 45
1986 Barbra Streisand: The Broadway Album US LP
1992 Color Me Bad: All 4 Love : US single
1992 Wet Wet Wet: Goodnight Girl : UK single

Various Music Events On January 25

1969 Creedence Clearwater Revival hit US chart for third time with Proud Mary.

1970 John Lennon and Yoko Ono completely shave their heads and declare 1970 as 'Year One'. Their hair is then donated to 'Black House', an interracial community centre in North London, and is auctioned.

1973 David Bowie leaves for a world cruise on the QE2.

1980 Specials play their first American gig at the Hurrah Club in New York.

1986 James Brown's Living in America hits UK chart, peaking at No. 5: his only UK top 10 hit.

1986 Bruce Springsteen's My Hometown climbs from No. 11 to No. 6, giving him his seventh top 10 single released from LP. Born in the USA, equalling the record set by Michael Jackson with Thriller.

1986 Style Council, Billy Bragg and Junior Giscombe begin Red Wedge political tour in Manchester. Bands play in support of the Labour Party.

1994 A woman in Portland, Oregon, sues Markey Mark, claiming that she was trampled during one of his shows after he stripped down to his underwear and invited the crowd to rush the stage.



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Beatles History - January 25

Beatles, Beatles Cartoon


1963

Vee Jay gets US contract to release Beatles records.

5.00-5.29pm. BBC's 'Here We Go' broadcast (all 16 January 1963 session but 'Three Cool Cats').

1964
'With The Beatles' number 1, 8th week (UK Record Retailer chart).
'I Want To Hold Your Hand' number 3, 2nd week in the Top 100 (Billboard).
'She Loves You', 1st week in the Top 100 (Billboard).

Brian writes in the 'Fabulous' magazine, proud of the achievements of Liverpool pop groups.

Performance at the Hambleton Hall, Liverpool, with Derry and the Seniors, and Faron and The Tempest Tornadoes.

1967

Studio 1 (control room only). 6.30-8.30pm. Mono mixing: 'Penny Lane' (remixes 12-14, from take 9). Studio 1 (control room only). 9.00-10.00pm. Tape copying: 'Penny Lane' (of remix mono 14). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Phil McDonald.
Remix, omitting some bits of piccolo trumpet at the end of 'Penny Lane'.

1969
'Yellow Submarine' LP, 2nd week in the Top 30 (Billboard).

Apple Studios. Time unknown. Recording: 'Untitled Jamming'; 'On Our Way Home' (working title of 'Two Of Us'); 'Bye Bye Love'; 'George's Blues (Because You're Sweet And Lovely' (working title of 'For You Blue'); 'Let It Be'. Producer: George Martin?; Engineer: Glyn Johns; 2nd Engineer: Alan Parsons.

1980
Paul flies from Tokyo to Amsterdam.

1991
Paul's performance for MTV. Recording: 'Unplugged'.


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January 25 - Retro Events From The 50s 60s 70s 80s

On January 25, 1985 "We are the World" is recorded by Pop stars in Los Angeles



Retro Events For The Decade 1980

1989 Augusto Alcalde, 1st South American Zen teacher, receives Dharma Transmission
1989 Michael Jordan scores his 10,000th NBA point in his 5th season
1989 New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner meets with Pope John Paul II
1988 15th American Music Award: Anita Baker, Paul Simon and Whitney Houston
1988 George Harrison releases "When We Was Fab"
1988 Longest winless streak in Toronto Maple Leaf history (15 games)
1988 Ramsewak Shankar sworn in as President of Suriname
1988 Vice President Bush and Dan Rather clash on "CBS Evening News" as Rather attempts to question Bush about his role in Iran-Contra affair
1987 75th Australian Mens Tennis: S Edberg beats Pat Cash (63 64 36 57 63)
1987 Superbowl XXI: New York Giants beat Denver Broncos, 39-20 in Pasadena Superbowl MVP: Phil Simms, New York Giants, quarterback
1986 General Tito Okello's government flees Kampala Uganda
1985 "Black and Blue," premieres in Paris
1985 "We are the World" is recorded by Pop stars in Los Angeles
1985 Test debut of Wasim Akram, vs. New Zealand at Auckland (2-105)
1983 China's supreme court commutes Chiang Ch'ing's death sentence to life
1983 Infrared telescope satellite launched into polar orbit
1983 Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie arrested in Bolivia
1982 9th American Music Award: Kenny Rogers win
1981 52 Americans held hostage by Iran for 444 days arrived back in US
1981 Mao's widow Jiang Qing sentenced to death
1981 Superbowl XV: Oakland Raiders beat Philadelphia Eagles, 27-10 in New Orleans Superbowl MVP: Jim Plunkett, Oakland, quarterback
1980 Bani Sadr elected president of Iran
1980 Dutch Government demands boycott of Olympics
1980 Highest speed attained by a warship, 167 kph, USN hovercraft
1980 Paul McCartney is released from Tokyo jail and deported

Retro Events For The Decade 1970

1979 22.2-km Oshimizu railroad tunnel holed through, central Honshu, Japan
1979 Pope John Paul II's 1st overseas trip as supreme pontiff
1978 Muriel Humphrey (D-Mn) appointed to fill late husband's Senate seat
1978 Padres trade pitcher Dave Tomlin and $125,000 to Rangers for Gaylord Perry (He wins 1978 Cy Young Award)
1976 Surinder Amarnath scores 124 on Test debut Ind vs. New Zealand Auckland
1975 10th hat trick in Islander history-Denis Potvin's 1st
1975 Parliament disposes of premier sheik Mujib ur-Rahman
1974 Bulent Ecevit forms government in Turkey
1974 Christian Barnard transplants 1st human heart without removal of old
1974 Ray Kroc, CEO of McDonald's, buys San Diego Padres for $12 million
1972 25th NHL All-Star Game: East beats West 3-2 at Minnesota
1972 7' Ohio State center Luke Witte is stomped in face during a brawl in a game with Minnesota
1971 Charles Manson and 3 women followers convicted of Tate-LaBianca murders
1971 Himachal Pradesh becomes 18th Indian state
1971 Military coup in Uganda under General Idi Amin Dada
1971 Philadelphia mint's 1st trial strike of Eisenhower dollar
1971 WHMB TV channel 40 in Indianapolis, IN (IND) begins broadcasting
1970 Robert Altman's "M*A*S*H," premieres

Retro Events For The Decade 1960

1969 US-North Vietnamese peace talks begin in Paris
1968 Risse St. in Bronx named
1968 Robert Anderson's "I Never Sang for My Father," premieres in New York City
1966 WCMC (now WMGM) TV channel 40 in Wildwood, New Jersey (NBC) 1st broadcast
1964 Beatles 1st U.S. #1, "I Want to Hold your Hand" (Cashbox)
1964 Echo 2, U.S. communications satellite launched
1961 1st live, nationally televised presidential news conference (John F. Kennedy)
1961 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Naples Pro-Am Golf Tournament
1961 Military coup in El Salvador
1961 Walt Disney's "101 Dalmations" released

Retro Events For The Decade 1950

1959 1st transcontinental coml jet flight (American) (LA to New York for $301)
1959 Pope John XXIII proclaims 2nd Vatican council
1957 FBI arrests Jack and Myra Sobel, charged with spying for U.S.S.R.
1956 96.5 cm (38.0") of rainfall, Kilauea Plantation, HI (state record)
1955 Jill Kinmont hits a tree and breaks her back in Snow Cup Ski Race
1955 Russia ends state of war with Germany
1955 United States and Panama sign canal treaty
1955 Columbia U scientists develope an atomic clock accurate to within one second in 300 years
1953 WABI TV channel 5 in Bangor, ME (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953 Yuri Sergejev skates world record 500m in 40.9 sec
1952 Test debut of Richie Benaud, vs. West Indies at the SCG
1951 U.N. begins counter offensive in Korea
1950 73 degrees F (23 degrees C) highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in January

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