Thursday, March 31, 2011

Doobie Brothers split up

The Doobie Brothers split up on March 31, 1982.


Doobie Brothers

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

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 Donald Trump purchases Eastern's Northeast Shuttle
1988 Last East Limburg coal mine closes in Gent Belgium
1988 New York Islanders celebrate Denis Potvin night
1988 Pulitzer prize awarded to Toni Morrison for "Beloved"
1987 49th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Indiana beats Syracuse 74-73
1986 167 die when Mexicana Airlines Boeing 727 crashes
1986 48th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Louisville beats Duke 72-69
1986 English Hampton Court palace destroyed by fire, 1 dead
1985 15th Easter Seal Telethon raises $27,400,000
1985 4th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Old Dominion beats Georgia 70-65
1985 El Salvador's President Duartes Christian-Democrats win election
1985 Wrestlemania I at MSG NY, Hogan and Mr. T beat Piper and Orndorf
1984 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1983 Earthquake in Colombia kills some 5,000 people
1983 Marsha Norman's "'night, Mother," premieres in New York City
1982 Arkas tanker at Montz La, spills 1.47 million gallons of oil
1982 Rock group Doobie Brothers split up
1981 1st Golden Raspberry Awards: Can't Stop the Music wins
1981 53rd Academy Awards - "Ordinary People," R De Niro and Sissy Spacek win
1980 Larry Holmes TKOs Leroy Jones in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
1980 Mike Weaver KOs John Tate in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1980 President Jimmy Carter deregulates banking industry

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1978 Red Rum wins 3rd consecutive Grand National and retires
1978 U.S.S.R. launches Kosmos 1000 navigational satellite
1978 Wings release "London Town" album
1977 Michael Cristofer's "Shadow Box," premieres in New York City
1976 Cleveland Cavaliers clinch their 1st ever NBA playoff bearth
1976 New Jersey Court rules Karen Anne Quinlan may be disconnected from respirator
1975 37th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Kentucky 92-55
1975 John Wooden's final game, UCLA, wins 10th NCAA championship in 12 yrs
1973 Flyers score 8 goals in 1 period vs. Islanders, on 60 shots
1973 Ken Norton defeats Muhammad Ali in a 12 round split decision
1972 Official Beatles Fan Club, closes down
1971 South Africa national debt hits 5.45 billion
1971 William Calley sentenced to life for Mi Lai Massacre
1970 Federal bankruptcy court allows Seattle Pilots to be sold to Milwaukee

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 George Harrison and Patti Boyd are fined 250 pounds each for illegal drugs
1968 Lyndon Baines Johnson announces he will not seek re-election
1968 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Palm Beach County Golf Open
1968 Seattle's AL club is named Pilots
1967 1st time Jimi Hendrix burns his guitar (London)
1966 25,000 anti war demonstrators march in New York City
1966 Labour Party wins British parliamentary election
1966 U.S.S.R. launches Luna 10, 1st lunar orbiter
1965 U.S. ordered the 1st combat troops to Vietnam
1964 President Jango Goulart of Brazil chased out of office by military
1963 Los Angeles ends streetcar service after 90 years
1961 Aklilou Habtewold becomes 1st premier of Ethiopia
1960 Gore Vidal's "Best Man," premieres in New York City

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 Dalai Lama fled China and was granted political asylum in India
1958 U.S. Navy forms atomic sub division
1958 U.S.S.R. suspends nuclear weapons tests, and urges U.S. and Britain to do same
1955 Collie Smith scores 104 on cricket debut WI vs. Australia, Kingston
1955 U.S. Assay Office in Seattle, Washington closes Chase National (3rd largest bank) and Bank of the Manhattan Company (15th largest bank) merge to form Chase Manhattan
1954 U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, established
1954 U.S.S.R. offers to join NATO
1953 Department of Health, Education and Welfare established
1953 U.N. Security Council nominates Dag Hammarskjold secretary-general
1951 U.S. tanks exceed 38 degrees of latitude in Korea

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Miles Davis Bitches Brew released

Miles Davis Bitches Brew released on March 30, 1970.


Miles Davis, Bitches Brew

Retro History for March 30 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1988 2nd Soul Train Music Awards
1988 Tamil Nadu beat Railways by inns and 144 to win Ranji Trophy
1987 59th Academy Awards - "Platoon," Paul Newman and Marlee Matlin win
1987 Vincent van Goghs "Sunflowers" sells for record 22.5M pounds ($39.7 million)
1986 "Tango Argentino" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City after 198 performances
1986 5th NCAA Women Basketball Championship: Texas beats Southern California 97-81
1984 U.S. ends participation in multinational Lebanon peace force
1983 Ray Cooney's "Run for your Wives," premieres in London
1983 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1982 3rd space shuttle mission-Columbia 3 lands at White Sands, NM
1982 John Pielmeier's "Agnes of God," premieres in New York City
1981 43rd NCAA Men's Basketball Champ: Indiana beats North Carolina 63-50
1981 President Reagan shot and wounded by John W Hinckley III
1980 Mark Medoff's "Children of a Lesser God," premieres in New York City
1980 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1978 "History of the American Film" opens at ANTA Theater New York City for 21 performances
1976 Israel kills 6 Palestinians protesting land confiscation
1975 Ron Lalonde scores the 1st hat trick by a Washington Capital
1973 Ellsworth Bunker resigns as U.S. ambassador to South Vietnam
1972 "Funny Thing Happened..." opens at Lunt-Fontanne New York City for 156 performances
1972 North Vietnamese troops enter South Vietnam
1972 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1970 "Applause" opens at Palace Theater New York City for 900 performances
1970 Miles Davis Bitches Brew released
1970 Soap opera "Somerset" premieres
1970 Strouse, Adams, Comden and Green's musical "Applause," premieres in New York City
1970 U.S.S.R. wins its 8th straight world hockey championship

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Port Malabar Golf Invitational
1968 General Ludvik Svoboda elected president of Czechoslovakia
1967 Cover picture of Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's" is photographed
1966 Barbra Streisand stars on "Color Me Barbra" special on CBS
1964 Astronaut John Glenn withdraws from Ohio senate race
1963 France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
1961 NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 169,600' (51,690 m)

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 WNED TV channel 17 in Buffalo, New York (PBS) begins broadcasting
1957 1st performance of Walter Piston's 4th Symphony
1956 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test
1955 27th Academy Awards - "On the Waterfront," Brando and Grace Kelly win
1954 Test Cricket debut of Garry Sobers vs. England at Kingston
1953 Einstein announces revised unified field theory
1952 6th Tony Awards: Fourposter and King and I win
1952 Patty Berg wins LPGA New Orleans Women's Golf Open
1950 Phototransistor invention announced, Murray Hill, New Jersey

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Hulk Hogan beats Andre the Giant

Wrestlemania III 93,173 watch Hulk Hogan beat Andre the Giant


Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant, Wrestlemania III

Retro History for March 29 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 1st Soviet hockey players are permitted to play for the NHL
1989 1st U.S. private commercial rocket makes suborbital test flight (NM)
1989 61st Academy Awards - "Rainman," Dustin Hoffman and Jodie Foster win
1989 9th Golden Raspberry Awards: Cocktail wins
1989 I. M. Pei's pyramidal entrance to the Louvre opens in Paris
1989 Michael Milken, junk bond king, indicted in New York for racketeering
1988 "Oba Oba" opens at Ambassador Theater New York City for 46 performances
1988 U.S. Congress discontinues aid to Nicaraguan contras
1987 6th NCAA Women's Basketball Champion: Tennessee routs Louisiana 67-44
1987 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Standard Register Turquoise Golf Classic
1987 Wrestlemania III-93,173 watch Hulk Hogan beat Andre the Giant
1987 Yitzhak Shamir re-elected chairman of right wing Herut Party
1986 Beatle records officially go on sale in Russia
1985 Christos Sartzetakis elected president of Greece
1985 Wayne Gretzky breaks own NHL season record with 126th assist
1984 NFL Baltimore Colts move to Indianapolis
1984 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1982 2nd Golden Raspberry Awards: Mommie Dearest wins
1982 44th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: North Carolina beats Georgetown 63-62
1982 54th Academy Awards - "Chariots of Fire," Henry Fonda and K Hepburn win
1982 Delhi 707 beat Karnataka 705 on 1st innings to win Ranji Trophy
1981 "Woman of the Year" opens at Palace Theater New York City for 770 performances
1981 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
1981 Tiina Lehtola ski jumps female record 110m
1981 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 Andrew Hilditch given out handled the ball vs. Pakistan at WACA
1979 Caryl Churchill's "Cloud Nine," premieres in London
1979 Delhi beat Karnataka by 399 runs to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy
1979 Last day of Test cricket for Mushtaq Mohammad
1976 38th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Indiana beats Michigan 86-68
1976 8 Ohio National Guardsmen indicted for shooting 4 Kent State students
1975 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Karsten-Ping Golf Open
1975 Only 2nd time Islanders beat Rangers
1974 Mariner 10's, 1st fly-by of Mercury, returns photos
1973 Dave Cowens, wins NBA MVP
1973 U.S. troops leave Vietnam, 9 years after Tonkin Resolution
1971 1st Lt William L Calley, Jr. found guilty in My Lai (Vietnam) massacre
1971 Chile president Allende nationalizes banks/copper mines
1971 Conrad Van Emde Boas becomes West Europe's 1st sexology professor
1971 Development of a serum hepatitis vaccine for children announced
1971 Royal Albert Hall opens
1971 WSVN (now WSBN) TV channel 47 in Norton, Virginia (PBS) begins broadcasting
1970 "Look to the Lilies" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City for 25 performances
1970 Manchester City wins 10th Europe Cup II

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 Communist New People's Army found in Philippines
1968 Students seize building at Bowie State College
1967 WCMU TV channel 14 in Mount Pleasant, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting
1966 "It's a Bird... It's Superman" opens at Alvin New York City for 129 performances
1966 Muhammad Ali beats George Chuvalo in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1963 Final episode of soap opera "Young Doctor Malone"
1962 Argentine President Frondizi flees from the army
1962 Jack Paar's final appearance on the "Tonight Show"
1961 23rd Amendment ratified, allows Washington D.C. residents to vote for president
1961 After a 4 year trial Nelson Mandela is acquitted on treason charge
1961 KCPT TV channel 19 in Kansas City, Missouri (PBS) begins broadcasting
1960 Darius Milhaud's 9th Symphony, premieres

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 "Some Like it Hot" with Marilyn Monroe and Jack Lemmon premieres
1959 Wes Hall takes Pakistani cricket hat-trick at Lahore
1958 U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss
1958 U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins
1953 Patty Berg wins LPGA New Orleans Women's Golf Open
1951 "King and I" opens at St. James Theater New York City for 1246 performances
1951 23rd Academy Awards - "All About Eve," Judy Holliday and J Ferrer win
1951 Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are convicted of spying

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

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John Lennon and Yoko Ono Begin Their Bed-In

John Lennon and Yoko Ono begin their 'Bed-In' at Amsterdam Hilton on March 21, 1969.


John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Bed-In

Retro History for March 21 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 1st sea test of Trident 2 missile self-destructs, Cape Canaveral
1988 23rd Academy of Country Music Awards: Randy Travis and Hank Williams, Jr.
1986 199.22 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange
1986 Kania skates ladies world record 500 m (39.52 sec) and 3 km (4:18.02)
1986 Pittsburgh Associates buy Pittsburgh Pirates for $218 million
1985 Arthur Ashe is named to International Tennis Hall of Fame
1985 Bloodbath at Langa (Uitenhage) South Africa, 19 killed
1984 Border scores 100* vs. WI Trinidad after 98* in 1st cricket innings
1984 NFL owners passed the infamous anti-celebrating rule
1984 Part of Central Park is named Strawberry Fields honoring John Lennon
1984 Soviet sub crashes into USS aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk off Japan
1983 Only known typo on Time Magazine cover (control=contol), all recalled
1982 "Little Johnny Jones" opens and closes at Alvin Theater New York City
1982 Jerry Pate celebrates golf win by jumping into the water hazard
1982 Movie "Annie" premieres
1982 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA J&B Scotch Pro-Am Golf Tournament
1980 On TV show Dallas, J.R. is shot

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 Egyptian Parliament unanimously approve peace treaty with Israel
1978 Padres fire Al Dark (2nd manager ever fired during spring training)
1975 Ethiopia ends monarchy after 3000 years
1974 Attempt made to kidnap Princess Anne in London's Pall Mall
1973 Frank Mahovlich becomes 5th NHLer to score 500 goals
1972 U.S. Supreme Court rules states can't require 1-yr residency to vote
1971 Gavaskar scores 1st of his 34 Test Cricket tons, 116 at Georgetown
1971 Jan Ferraris wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic
1971 Vermont seasonal snowfall totals 132.2"
1971 WCPB TV channel 28 in Salisbury, MD (PBS) begins broadcasting
1970 32nd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Jacksonville 80-69

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 John and Yoko stage their 1st bed-in for peace (Amsterdam Hilton)
1969 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1968 "Royals" chosen as the name of new Kansas City AL franchise
1968 Hill, Hawkins and Coghill's musical premieres in London
1968 Israeli forces cross Jordan River to attack PLO bases
1968 Portuguese socialist Mario Soares banished to Sao Tome
1966 Supreme Court reverses Mass ruling that "Fanny Hill" is obscene
1965 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA St. Petersburg Golf Open
1965 Martin Luther King, Jr. begins march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama
1965 U.S. Ranger 9 launched; takes 5,814 pictures before lunar impact
1964 26th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Duke 98-83
1964 Beatles' "She Loves You," single goes #1 and stays #1 for 2 weeks
1964 UCLA completes undefeated NCAA basketball season (30-0)
1963 Alcatraz federal penitentiary in San Francisco Bay closed
1963 David Hendon and Douglas Cross' musical premieres in London
1962 A bear becomes the 1st creature to be ejected at supersonic speeds
1962 Bekkers of Bosch makes TV speech in Netherlands for birth control
1962 Dutch RC bishop Beckers declares himself in favor of birth control
1962 Philadelphia retires pitcher Robin Roberts' # 36
1961 Art Modell purchases Cleveland Browns for then record ($3,925,000)
1961 Beatles' 1st appearance at the Cavern Club
1960 Sharpeville Massacre: Police kill 72 in South Africa and outlaws ANC

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 "Juno" closes at Winter Garden Theater New York City after 16 performances
1959 21st NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: California beats West Virginia 71-70
1958 1st presentation of West Point's Sylvanus Thayer Award
1958 U.S.S.R. performs atmospheric nuclear test
1957 Tennessee Williams' "Orpheus Descending," premieres in New York City
1956 28th Academy Awards - "Marty," Anna Magnani and Ernest Borgnine win
1955 Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus desires Cyprus joining Greece
1955 Brooklyn Bulletin ask Dodger fans not to call their team "Bums"
1954 KFBB TV channel 5 in Great Falls, Montana (ABC/CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 NBA record 106 fouls and 12 players foul out (Boston-Syracuse)
1952 "3 Wishes for Jamie" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City for 94 performances
1952 Tornadoes in Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama and Kentucky cause 343 deaths
1952 31 storms crosses 6 states killing 340 in South-Central U.S.
1952 Alan Freed presents Moondog Coronation Ball at old Cleveland Arena, 25,000 attend 1st rock and roll concert ever
1951 2,900,000 U.S. soldiers in Korea
1951 Julius and Ethel Rosenberg convicted of espionage

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Sunday, March 20, 2011

#Zappa Freak Out

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Records on the floor in my studio

Rush

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Saturday, March 19, 2011

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Friday, March 18, 2011

The Clash Release White Riot

The Clash releases their 1st recording "White Riot" on March 18, 1977.


The Clash, The Clash White Riot

Retro History for March 18 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 27th space shuttle mission, STS-29 (Discovery 8), returns to Earth
1989 California Quake amusement ride opens at Universal Studios
1989 Dino Ciccarelli sets Washington Capitals record of 7 pts in a game
1989 Largest Art robbery in the history (Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston), where 12 paintings valued at $100 million are stolen
1987 Gerber survey find most popular names for newborns (Jessica and Matthew)
1987 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1986 Exciting draw in final gives NSW the Sheffield Shield over Qld
1986 Treasury Department announces plans to alter paper money
1985 Capital Cities Communications Inc. acquires ABC
1985 Commissioner Peter Ueberroth reinstates Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle
1984 Chris Johnson wins LPGA Tucson Conquistadores Golf Open
1982 Singer Teddy Pendergrass' spinal cord severed in a car accident
1981 Buffalo Sabres sets NHL record of 9 goals in 1 period (vs Toronto)
1980 Vostok rocket exploded on launch pad while being refueled, killing 50

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 "On the 20th Century" closes at St. James Theater New York City after 460 performances
1979 Battles between Kurds and Iranians break in Sananday Iran
1979 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Honda Civic Golf Classic
1978 250,000 attend rock concert California Jam II in Ontario California
1978 Pakistani former premier Ali Bhutto sentenced to death
1977 Clash releases their 1st recording "White Riot"
1977 U.S. restricts citizens from visiting Cuba, Vietnam, North Korea and Cambodia
1977 Vietnam hands over MIA to U.S.
1975 Kurds end fight against Iraqi army
1974 Most Arab oil producing nations end embargo against US
1973 "Seesaw" opens at Uris Theater New York City for 296 performances
1973 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic
1972 AIAW 1st basketball champs, Immaculata beats West Chester State 52-48
1972 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1972 Cornell NCAA hockey team shut out for 1st time in 225 games (Boston U)
1972 Memphis' Larry Miller sets ABA record of 67 pts in a game
1971 200 die in landslide into Lake Yanahuani, Chungar Peru
1970 Cambodia military coup under General Lon Nol, prince Sihanuk flees
1970 KAEC TV channel 19 in Lufkin, Texas (ABC) suspends broadcasting
1970 Mail service paralyzed by 1st major postal strike
1970 NFL selects Wilson as official football and scoreboard as official time

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 "Come Summer" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater New York City for 7 performances
1968 Congress repeals requirement for a gold reserve
1968 WVER TV channel 28 in Rutland, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 WVTA TV channel 41 in Windsor, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting
1967 Beatles' "Penny Lane," single goes #1
1967 Oil tanker Torrey Canyon hits a rock and spills oil
1966 "Pousse Cafe" opens at 46th St. Theater New York City for 3 performances
1966 General Suharto forms government in Indonesia
1966 Scott Paper begins selling paper dresses for $1
1965 "Do I Hear a Waltz?" opens at 46th St. Theater New York City for 220 performances
1965 Rolling Stones fined 5 pounds each for public urination
1965 U.S.S.R. launches Voshkod 2; Alexei Leonov makes 1st spacewalk (20 minutes)
1963 "Tovarich" opens at Broadway Theater New York City for 264 performances
1963 France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
1963 Supreme Court's Miranda Decision; defendants must have lawyers
1963 WGSF TV channel 28 in Newark, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting
1962 Algerian War ends after 7 years (250,000 die), Ben Bella flees
1962 Dmitri Shostakovich becomes member of Supreme Soviet of U.S.S.R.
1961 Poppin' Fresh Pillsbury Dough Boy introduced

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 Boston Celtic's Bill Sharman begins record of 56 straight free-throws
1959 President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs Hawaii statehood bill
1958 Dodgers announces mascot/clown Emmett Kelly will not perform in 1958
1957 WTWV (now WTVA) TV channel 9 in Tupelo-Columbus, MS (NBC) begins
1955 I Hatojama recognized as premier of Japan
1953 15th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Indiana beats Kansas 69-68
1953 Boston Braves move to Milwaukee
1953 Earthquake strikes West Turkey, 250 die
1953 KGNC (now KAMR) TV channel 4 in Amarillo, Texas (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 NL approves Boston Braves move to Milwaukee (1st shift since 1903)
1952 1st plastic lens for cataract patients fitted (Philadelphia)
1952 Communist offensive in Korea
1951 Pat O'Sullivan wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1950 "Touch and Go" closes at Broadhurst Theater New York City after 176 performances
1950 CCNY beats Bradley 69-61 for the NIT championship

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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Blues Project Reunite

Blues Project, with Al Kooper, Steve Katz and Roy Blumenfeld, reunite for one-off concert at Bonds in New York on March 17, 1981.


the blues project

Retro History for March 17 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 "Chu Chem" opens at Ritz Theater New York City for 44 performances
1989 Dorothy Cudahy is 1st female grand marshal of St. Patrick Day Parade
1988 "Les Miserables," opens at Det Norske Teatret, Oslo
1988 Highest scoring NCAA basketball game; Loyola-Marymont 119, Wyoming 115
1988 Iran says Iraq uses poison gas in the war
1987 IBM releases PC-DOS version 3.3
1987 Sunil Gavaskar ends his Test career with an innings of 96 vs. Pak
1986 Haemers gang robs gold transport in Belgium of 35 million BF
1985 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
1985 Matti Nykanen of Finland set a world ski jump record of 623'
1983 70th hat trick in Islander history-Mike Bossy
1983 9th People's Choice Awards
1982 4 Dutch TV crew members shot dead in El Salvador
1981 FC Lisse, Dutch soccer team forms
1981 Blues Project, with Al Kooper, Steve Katz and Roy Blumenfeld, reunite for one-off concert at Bonds in New York.

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 Ice Dance Championship at Vienna won by N Linichuk and G Karponosov U.S.S.R.
1979 Ice Pairs Championship at Vienna won by Tai Babilonia and R Gardner USA
1979 Men's Figure Skating Champ in Vienna won by Vladimir Kovalev (U.S.S.R.)
1979 Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Vienna won by Linda Fratianne
1978 Amoco Cadiz tanker spills 1.6 mil gallons of oil off French coast
1978 Ligeti's opera "Le Grand Macabre," premieres in Stockholm
1978 Reds don green uniforms for St. Patricks Day
1977 Australia wins cricket Centenary Test by 45 runs, same result as 1877
1976 Malikov skates world record 1000m (1:15.76)
1976 Rubin "Hurricane" Carter is retried
1976 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1975 Valeri Muratov skates world record 1000m (1:16.92)
1974 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Bing Crosby Golf Classic International
1973 Queen Elizabeth II opens new London Bridge
1973 St. Patrick Day marchers carry 14 coffins commemorating Bloody Sunday
1972 Ringo releases "Back off Bugaloo" in UK
1970 Peter O'Malley becomes CEO of Los Angeles Dodgers
1970 U.S. casts their 1st United Nations Security Council veto (Support England)

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 Golda Meir becomes Israel's 4th PM
1969 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Open
1968 2-tiered gold price negotiated in Washington D.C. by U.S. and 6 European nations
1968 Kathie Whitworth wins LPGA St. Petersburg Orange Blossom Golf Open
1966 South Africa government bans Defense and Aid Fund
1966 U.S. submarine locates missing H-bomb in Mediterranean
1965 Beatles announce their film is named "8 Arms to Hold on to You" (Help)
1963 Bob Cousy plays his last NBA game
1963 Elizabeth Ann Seton of New York beatified (canonized in 1975)
1963 Eruptions of Mount Agung Bali, kills 1,900 Balinese
1961 New York DA arrests professional gamblers who implicate Seton Hall players
1961 South Africa leaves British Commonwealth
1960 Eisenhower forms anti-Castro-exile army under the CIA
1960 WSLA (now WAKA) TV channel 8 in Selma, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 Australia and U.S.S.R. restore diplomatic relations
1959 Dalai Lama flees Tibet for India
1958 Navy launches Vanguard 1 into orbit (2nd U.S.), measures Earth shape
1957 Dutch ban on Sunday driving lifted
1957 Ramon Magsaysay, president of Philipines dies in a plane crash
1956 8th Emmy Awards: Ed Sullivan Show, Phil Silvers Show and Lucy Ball
1955 Maurice "Rocket" Richard suspended, sparks 7 hour riot in Montreal
1953 Bill Veeck says he will sell his 80% of St. Louis Browns for $2,475M
1953 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1953 WBAY TV channel 2 in Green Bay, Wisconsin (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953 WWLP TV channel 22 in Springfield, MA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1951 Government of Drees takes power
1951 Test Cricket debut of Brian Statham, England vs. New Zealand Christchurch
1950 Belgian government of Eyskens resigns
1950 Element 98 (Californium) announced

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Happy Birthday Nancy Wilson from Heart

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Paul McCartney's Wings Over the World Premieres

Paul McCartney's "Wings Over the World" airs on CBS-TV on March 16, 1979


Paul McCartney, Wings Over the World

Retro History for March 16 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1988 Federal grand jury indicts North and Poindexter in Iran-Contra affair
1988 North-Ireland Protestant fires on Catholic funeral, 3 killed
1988 U.S. sends 3000 soldiers to Nicaragua's neighbor Honduras
1986 Chris Johnson wins LPGA GNA/Glendale Federal Golf Classic
1985 Associated Press correspondent Terry Anderson taken hostage in Beirut
1985 Denny McLain, pitcher; convicted of racketeering, sentenced to 25 yrs
1984 Gunmen kidnap William Buckley, CIA station chief in Beirut
1984 South Africa and Mozambique sign non attack treaty
1983 Smallest crowd at Cleveland Coliseum (Cavs vs Nets-1,814)
1980 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Honda Civic Golf Classic

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 CBS-TV airs "Wings Over the World" with Paul McCartney
1978 Amoco Cadiz spills 223,000 tons of crude oil off French coast
1978 Red Brigade kidnaps former premier Aldo Moro in Italy, 5 killed
1978 Soyuz 26 returns to Earth
1978 U.S. Senate accepts Panama Canal treaty
1978 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1977 U.S. president Carter pleads for Palestinian homeland
1976 British premier Harold Wilson resigns
1975 "Lieutenant" closes at Lyceum Theater New York City after 9 performances
1975 U.S. Mariner 10 makes 3rd and final fly-by of Mercury
1974 1st performance at new Grand Ole Opry House at Opryland in Nashville
1972 John and Yoko are served with deportation papers
1971 13th Grammy Awards: Bridge over Troubled Water, Carpenters win
1971 KDCD TV channel 18 in Midland, Texas (IND) suspends broadcasting
1970 New English Bible published
1970 WNIN TV channel 9 in Evansville, IN (PBS) begins broadcasting

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 "1776" opens at 46th St. Theater New York City for 1217 performances
1969 Boston Bruins scores a NHL record 8 goals in 1 period
1969 Peter Stone and Sherman Edward's "1776," premieres in New York City
1969 Viasa DC-9 crashes at Maracaibo's Grano de Oro airport, killing 155
1968 My Lai massacre occurs (Vietnam War); 450 die
1968 Robert F. Kennedy announces presidential campaign
1966 Gemini 8 launched with Armstrong and Scott, aborted after 6.5 orbits
1966 Man From Uncle star David McCallum receives huge welcome in London
1964 KCOY TV channel 12 in Santa Maria, California (CBS) begins broadcasting
1964 Paul Hornung and Alex Karras reinstated in NFL after 1 year suspension
1962 1st launching of Titan 2-rocket
1962 U.S. Super-Constellation disappears above Pacific Ocean, kills 167

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 Iraq and U.S.S.R. sign economic/technical treaty
1958 Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1957 9th Emmy Awards: Phil Silvers Show, Robert Young and Loretta Young
1957 Patty Berg wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1957 Toronto Maple Leafs tie NHL record 37 points beating New York Rangers 14-1
1956 U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright
1956 U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Hayes A Jenkins
1955 Josephine Kroesen appointed as 1st Dutch female judge
1955 President Eisenhower upheld the use of atomic weapons in case of war
1953 AL rejects Bill Veeck's request to move St. Louis Browns to Baltimore
1952 1870 mm rain in Cilaos, Reunion (world record)
1952 Babe Didrikson Zaharias wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1950 1st annual National Book Awards

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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

RIP Owsley Stanley

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Happy Birthday Phil Lesh

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The Clash Rude Boy Film Premieres

The Clash star in the film Rude Boy, premieres in London on March 15, 1980

The Clash, The Clash Rude Boy

Retro History for March 15 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 "Les Miserables," opens at Royal Alexandra Theatre Toronto
1989 Department of Veterans Affairs officially established as a Cabinet position
1989 New York Rangers retire goalie Eddie Giacomin's #1 uniform
1988 Eugene Marino of Atlanta, appointed 1st African American archbishop
1988 NASA reports accelerated breakdown of ozone layer by CFK
1988 NFL's St. Louis Cardinals officially move to Phoenix
1987 "Starlight Express" opens at Gershwin Theater New York City for 761 performances
1987 "Sweet Charity" closes at Minskoff Theater New York City after 368 performances
1987 13th People's Choice Awards: Bill Cosby
1987 Last day in Test cricket for Larry Gomes and Joel Garner
1987 New Zealand beat WI by 5 wickets in Jeremy Coney's last Test Cricket
1987 U.S. Davis Cup team loses to Paraguay
1986 Funeral services held for Swedish Prime Minister Olaf Palme
1985 Larry Holmes TKOs David Bey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title
1985 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1984 10th People's Choice Awards: Brooke Shields
1984 Tanzania adopts constitution
1983 Karnataka beat Bombay on 1st innings to win cricket Ranji Trophy
1982 Actress Theresa Saladana, stabbed repeatedly by obsessed fan
1982 KGB-AM in San Diego, California changes call letters to KCNN (now KPOP)
1982 Nicaragua suspends their citizens rights for 30 days
1981 "Broadway Follies" opens/closes at Nederlander Theater New York City
1981 Suriname failed coup under Sergeant-Major Wilfred Hawker
1980 Rude Boy film, starring the Clash, premieres in London.

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 Apparat releases Newdos + 2.1 for Radio Shack's TRS-80
1979 Isle's Bryan Trottier's 5th career hat trick
1979 Sarfraz takes 9-86 at MCG as Australia lose 7-5 to lose the Test
1978 Operation Litani: Israeli offensive in South Lebanon
1978 A's trade Vida Blue to Giants for 7 players and $390,000
1978 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1977 "Eight is Enough" premiers on ABC-TV
1977 U.S. House of Representatives begin 90 day test of televising its sessions
1976 Failed coup in Niger
1975 Jevgeni Kulikov skates world record 500m (37.99 sec)
1974 Brazilian president Garastazu Medici resigns
1972 Danish airliner hit mountain in Sheikdom of Oman killing 112
1972 NASA selects 3 part configuration for Space Shuttle
1971 CBS TV announces it is dropping "Ed Sullivan Show"
1971 Chatrooms make their debut on the Internet
1970 "Purlie" opens at Broadway Theater New York City for 689 performances
1970 Expo '70 opens in Osaka, Japan
1970 Gary Geld and Peter Udell's "Purlie," premieres in New York City

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 U.S. Supreme Court Justice Abe Fortas resigns
1969 Violent Chinese-Russian border dispute
1968 Bob Beamon sets indoor long jump record (27' 2.75")
1968 British minister of Foreign affairs George Brown resigns
1968 LIFE mag calls Jimi Hendrix "most spectacular guitarist in the world"
1968 U.S. Mint stops buying and selling gold
1968 Uprising in South Yemen
1968 Diocese of Rome announces that it "deplored the concept," but wouldn't prohibit rock and roll masses at Church of San Lessio Falconieri
1967 AFCENT-headquarter moves to Brunssum
1967 Marshal Arturo da Costa e Silva sworn in as President of Brazil
1967 WSJK TV channel 2 in Sneedville/Knoxville, Tennessee (PBS) 1st broadcast
1966 8th Grammy Awards: Taste of Honey, Tom Jones, Sintra and Striesand
1966 Racial riots erupt in the Watts section of Los Angeles
1965 Lyndon Baines Johnson asks congress to ensure everybody's right to vote
1965 T.G.I. Friday's 1st restaurant opens in New York City
1965 WMFE TV channel 24 in Orlando, Florida (PBS) begins broadcasting
1964 Lyndon Baines Johnson asks for a War on Poverty
1964 Liz Taylor's 5th marriage (Richard Burton)
1964 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1963 WFAN TV channel 14 in Washington, D.C. (IND) begins broadcasting
1962 "No Strings" opens at 84th St. Theater New York City for 580 performances
1962 5 research groups announce simultaneously discovery of anti-matter
1962 Donald Jackson of Canada, is 1st to land a triple lutz ice skate jump
1962 KATU TV channel 2 in Portland, OR (ABC) begins broadcasting
1962 Richard Rodger's musical "No Strings," premieres in New York City
1962 Wilt Chamberlain is 1st to score 4,000 pts in an NBA season
1961 South Africa withdraws from British Commonwealth
1960 Key Largo Coral Reef Preserve established, 1st underwater park
1960 National Observatory at Kitt Peak, Arizona dedicated

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1959 Richard Rogers' "No Strings" opens on Broadway
1959 Robert Foster sets record by staying underwater 13 m 42.5 s
1959 WILX TV channel 10 in Lansing, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting
1958 "Body Beautiful" closes at Broadway Theater New York City after 60 performances
1958 KULR TV channel 8 in Billings, Montana (NBC/ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting
1958 Oscar Robertson of Cincinnati scores a NCAA midwest region-record 56 pts
1958 Royals basketball star Maurice Stokes collapsed during a playoff game with encephalitis; He goes into a coma and is permanently disabled
1958 U.S.S.R. performs atmospheric nuclear test
1957 Britain becomes the 3rd nation to explode a nuclear bomb
1956 "My Fair Lady" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City for 2,715 performances
1956 Whipper Billy Watson beats Lou Thesz in Toronto, to become NWA champ
1955 Dutch 2nd Chamber requires TV licenses
1955 U.S. Air Force unveils self-guided missile
1955 WLEX TV channel 18 in Lexington, Kentucky (NBC) begins broadcasting
1954 "CBS Morning Show" premieres with Walter Cronkite and Jack Paar
1954 WSJV TV channel 28 in Elkhart-South Bend, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting
1953 Patty Berg wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1953 West Germany loses in soccer to Netherlands, 2-1
1952 "2 in the Aisle" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City after 276 performances
1952 Greatest 24-hour rainfall begins: 187 cm at La Reunion, Indian Ocean
1951 Persia nationalizes Anglo-Iranian Oil Company
1950 "Consul" opens at Barrymore Theater New York City for 269 performances
1950 Gian Carlo Menotti's opera "Consul," premieres in New York City
1950 New York City hires Dr. Wallace E Howell as its official "rainmaker"

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Monday, March 14, 2011

The Rolling Stones leave England

The Rolling Stones leave England for France to escape taxes


Rolling Stones, The Rolling Stones leave England

Retro History for March 14 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1987 Providence, with Billy Donovan's 25 points, beats Austin Peay 90-87
1987 Skier Piotr Fijas jumps record 194m
1987 Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Cincinnati won by Katarina Witt
1987 New York Met Darryl Strawberry charges Red Sox pitcher Al Nipper during spring training exhibition game, causes bench clearing brawl
1986 European Space Agency's Giotto flies by Halley's Comet (605 km)
1985 11th People's Choice Awards: Bill Cosby wins 4 awards
1985 Michael Secrest (U.S.) completes 24-hour ride of 516 miles, 427 yards
1984 Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS-41-C mission
1983 OPEC cut oil prices for 1st time in 23 years
1982 Sally Little wins LPGA Olympia Gold Golf Classic
1982 Sidath Wettimuny scores Sri Lanka's 1st Test Cricket century
1980 3rd Emmy Sports Award presentation
1980 Ice Dance Championship at Dortmund W Germany won by Regoczy and Sallay
1980 Ice Pairs Championship at Dortmund won by Cherkasova and Shakhrai (U.S.S.R.)
1980 Polish airliner crash kills all 87 aboard (22 are U.S. amateur boxers)
1980 Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Dortmund won by Anett Potzsch

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1978 Marines terminate Molukse action in Province house (1 dead)
1978 NFL permanently adds 7th official (side judge)
1976 Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 7,000th race
1976 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1973 Liam Cosgrave appointed president of Ireland
1972 NBA's Cincinnati Royals announce they are moving to KC
1971 Barbra Streisand appears on "The Burt Bacharach Special" on CBS TV
1971 South Vietnamese troops flee Laos
1971 The Rolling Stones leave England for France to escape taxes

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 Barbara Jo Rubin becomes 1st woman jockey to win at Aqueduct
1969 Seymour Nurse scores 258 in his last Test Cricket innings, WI vs. New Zealand
1968 POM performs atmospheric nuclear test at Maralinga Australia
1968 CBS TV suspends Radio Free Europe free advertising because RFE doesn't make it clear it is sponsored by the CIA
1967 1st NFL-AFL common draft, Baltimore Colts pick Bubba Smith
1967 John F. Kennedy's body moved from temporary grave to a permanent memorial
1967 New York Yankee Mickey Mantle hits career home run #500 off Stu Miller
1965 Israeli cabinet approves diplomatic relations with West Germany
1964 "Girl Who Came to Supper" closes at Broadway New York City after 112 performances
1964 Dallas jury sentences Jack Ruby to death in Lee Harvey Oswald murder
1963 SF Guy Rogers ties NBA record with 28 assists
1962 Disarmament conference opens in Geneva without France
1962 Gordie Howe (Detroit Red Wings) is 2nd NHLer to score 500 goals
1961 George Weiss becomes President of New York Mets
1960 14 die in a train crash in Bakersfield California
1960 Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia) sets NBA playoff record of 53 points

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1958 RIAA certifies 1st gold record (Perry Como's Catch A Falling Star)
1958 Recording Industry Association of American created
1958 South Africa government disallows ANC
1958 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1958 U.S.S.R. performs atmospheric nuclear test
1957 Indonesian government of Sastroamidjojo resigns
1955 Prince Mahemdra becomes king of Nepal
1954 Braves Henry Aaron homers in his 1st exhibition game
1954 KDAL (now KDLH) TV channel 3 in Duluth-Superior, MN (CBS) begins
1954 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1954 NBA Baltimore Bullets end a 32 game road losing streak
1953 KOLR TV channel 10 in Springfield, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953 Nikita Khrushchev succeeds Malenkov as secretary Communist Party
1951 During Korean War, U.S. / U.N. forces recapture Seoul
1951 Earthquake at Euskirchen, Germany
1950 FBI's "10 Most Wanted Fugitives" program begins

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Sunday, March 13, 2011

Allman Brothers Record Live At Fillmore East

Allman Brothers record one of the great live albums, at Fillmore East on March 13, 1971


Allman Brothers, Allman Brothers Live At Fillmore East

Retro History for March 5 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 27th shuttle, Discovery 8, launched, 1st woman to do the countdown
1989 FDA orders recall of all Chilean fruit in U.S.
1989 U.S. space shuttle STS-29 launched
1988 14th People's Choice Awards: Fatal Attraction, Bill Cosby. win
1987 Ice Dance Championship at Cincinnati won by Bestemianova and Bukin (URS)
1987 John Gotti is acquitted of racketeering
1987 Washington Caps score 5 goals against Toronto in 3 minutes and 3 seconds
1986 Soyuz T-15 carries 2 cosmonauts to Soviet space station Mir
1985 Funeral services held for Konstantin Chernenko (Moscow)
1985 Michael Secrest (U.S.) begins 24-hour ride of 516 miles, 427 yards
1984 Last day of 1st-class cricket for G Chappell, R Marsh, B Laird
1984 WA beat Queensland by four wickets to win the Sheffield Shield
1983 "Woman of the Year" closes at Palace Theater New York City after 770 performances
1983 1st USFL overtime game-Birmingham Stallions beat Oakld Invaders 20-14
1982 Ice Dance Championship at Copenhagen won by Torvill and Dean (GRB)
1982 Ice Pairs Championship at Copenhagen won by Baess and Thierbach (GDR)
1982 Men's Figure Skating Champions in Copenhagen won by Scott Hamilton (USA)
1982 Worlds Ladies Fig Skate Champs in Copenhagen won by Elaine Zayak (USA)
1982 Elaine Zayak, lands 6 triple jumps to win world skating championship
1981 NCAA St. Joseph's upsets top seed DePaul
1980 Eric Heiden skates world record 1000m (1:13.60)
1980 Ford Motor Company found innocent in death of 3 women in a fiery Pinto
1980 Men's Figure Skating Championship in Dortmund won by Jan Hoffmann GDR

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 European Monetary System is established, ECU created
1979 Gairy dictatorship in Grenada overthrown by New Jewel Movement
1979 Isle's Mike Bossy's 5th career hat trick
1978 Moluccans "suicide commandos" occupies Province house
1977 Dennis Lillee takes 6-26, England all out 95 in Centenary Test
1975 Bernard Slade's "Same Time, Next Year," premieres in New York City
1974 Charles de Gaulle Airport opens near Paris
1974 Glenn Turner scores twin tons for New Zealand's 1st win against Australia
1973 Syria adopts constitution
1973 "Irene" opens at Minskoff Theater New York City for 605 performances
1973 Minskoff Theater opens at 200 W 45th St. New York City
1971 Allman Brothers record one of the great live albums, at Fillmore East
1970 100 year Beehive anniversary ends in brawl in Amsterdam
1970 Digital Equipment Corp introduces PDP-11 minicomputer
1970 SF city employees begin 4-day strike

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 Apollo 9 returns to Earth
1968 Beatles release "Lady Madonna" in the UK
1967 Congo sentences ex-premier Moise Tsjombe to death
1967 Robert Anderson's "You Know I Can't Hear You ...," premieres in New York City
1966 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lagunita Golf Invitational
1965 Beatles' "Eight Days a Week," single goes #1 and stays #1 for 2 weeks
1965 Jeff Beck replaces Eric Clapton of the Yardbirds
1964 Turkey threatens Cyprus with armed attack
1963 2 Russian reconnaissance flights over Alaska
1963 Hindemith and Wilder's opera "Long Christmas Dinner," premieres in New York City
1963 Indonesia and Netherlands recover diplomatic relations
1962 Yugoslavia grants 1,000 prisoners amnesty
1961 Elizabeth Gurley Finn (70) becomes President of U.S. Communist Party
1961 Floyd Patterson KOs Ingemar Johansson in 6 for heavywgt boxing title
1961 John F. Kennedy sets up the Alliance for Progress
1961 Landslide in U.S.S.R., kills 145
1961 Old type, black and white notes cease to be legal tender
1961 Pablo Picasso (79) marries his model Jacqueline Rocque (37)
1960 Fay Crocker wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1960 NFL's Chicago Cardinals moves to St. Louis
1960 White Sox unveil new road uniforms with players' names above number

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1958 Government troops land in Sumatra Indonesia
1957 Bloody battles after anti-Batista demonstration in Havana Cuba
1956 New Zealand bowl out WI for 77 at Eden Park to score their 1st Test Cricket win
1955 Bir BSD Mahendra succeeds Tribhubana as king of Nepal
1955 Patty Berg wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1954 Braves' Bobby Thomson breaks his ankle, he is replaced by Hank Aaron
1954 Viet Minh General Giap opens assault on That Bien Phu
1951 2nd Dutch government of Drees forms
1951 Israel demands DM 6.2 billion compensation from Germany
1950 General Motors reports net earnings of $656,434,232 (record)

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Saturday, March 12, 2011

Mick Jagger marries Bianca Perez Morena de Macias

Mick Jagger marries Bianca Perez Morena de Macias on March 12, 1971.


Mick Jagger marries Bianca Perez Morena de Macias

Retro History for March 12 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 15th People's Choice Awards
1989 2 cyanide-contaminated Chilean grapes found in Philadelphia
1989 Madagascar AREMA party wins parliamentary election
1987 "Les Miserables" opens at Broadway/Imperial New York City for 4000+ performances
1987 David Robinson scores 50 points in a NCAA basketball game
1987 Federal judge dismisses lawsuits sought by Oliver North
1987 Ice Pairs Championship at Cincinnati won by E Gordeeva and Grinkov (URS)
1987 Men's Figure Skating Championship in Cincinnati won by Brian Orser (CAN)
1987 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1986 210.25 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange
1986 Susan Butcher wins 1,158 mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race
1985 Larry Bird scores Boston Celtic record 60 points
1984 National Union of Mine Workers in England begin a 51 week strike
1984 British ice dancing team, Torvill and Dean, become 1st skaters to receive 9 perfect 6.0s in world championships
1983 Don Ritchie runs world record 50 mile (4:51:49)
1982 1st-class debut of Courtney Walsh, Jamaica vs. Leeward Islands
1982 PLO chief Yassar Arafat appears on "Nightline"
1981 Soyuz T-4 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
1981 Stephen Sondheim's musical "Marry Me a Little," premieres in New York City
1981 Walter R T Witschey installs world's largest sundial, Richmond, Virginia
1980 Jury finds John Wayne Gacy guilty of murdering 33 in Chicago
1980 New York Islanders 3rd scoreless tie, vs Pittsburgh Penguin

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1978 Eric Heiden skates world record 1000m (1:14.99)
1978 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sunstar Golf Classic
1977 Chile president Pinochet bans Christian-Democratic Party
1977 Egypt's Anwar Sadat pledges to regain Arab territory from Israel
1976 South African troops leave Angola
1975 Vietcong conquer Ban me Thuot South Vietnam
1972 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Lady Eve Golf Open
1972 NHL great Gordie Howe retires after 26 seasons
1971 Rolling Stone Mick Jagger marries Bianca Perez Morena de Macias
1971 Syrian premier Hafez Assad elected president
1971 Turkish Government of Demirel forced to resign by Army
1970 U.S. lowers voting age from 21 to 18

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 11th Grammy Awards: Mrs. Robinson, By the Time I Get to Phoenix wins
1969 Paul McCartney marries Linda Louise Eastman in London
1968 Mauritius gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1968 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1967 Austria's Reinhold Bachler ski jumps 505 feet
1967 Indonesian congress deprives president Sukarno of authority
1966 Bobby Hull's 51st goal of season, sets record
1966 Jockey Johnny Longden retires after 40 years (6,032 wins)
1966 Love's 1st album released "Love"
1966 Pioneer Plaza dedicated
1966 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1964 6th Grammy Awards: Days of Wine and Roses, Striesand wins 2
1964 Jimmy Hoffa sentenced to 8 years
1964 Malcolm X resigns from Nation of Islam
1964 SN Behrmann's "But for Whom Charlie," premieres in New York City
1964 WKAB TV channel 32 in Montgomery, AL (ABC) begins broadcasting
1963 Beatles perform as a trio, John Lennon is ill with a cold
1963 Bob Dylan cancels "Ed Sullivan Show" television appearance
1962 Dutch Premier De Quay announces secret talks with Indonesia
1961 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Miami Golf Open

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 Dutch Liberal Party wins 2nd parliamentary elections
1959 U.S. House joins Senate approving Hawaii statehood
1958 British Empire Day is renamed "Commonwealth Day"
1957 East Germany accepts 22 Russian divisions
1956 Dow Jones closes above 500 for 1st time (500.24)
1954 1st performance of Arnold Schonberg's "Moses und Aaron"
1951 Baseball Commish Happy Chandler loses fight (9-7) to stay in office
1951 Communist troops driven out of Seoul
1950 Belgium votes (58%) for return of King Leopold III
1950 Pope Pius XII encyclical "On combating atheistic propaganda"


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Friday, March 11, 2011

Otis Redding posthumously receives gold record

Otis Redding posthumously receives gold record for 'Dock of the Bay' on March 11, 1968.


Otis Redding, Dock Of The Bay

Retro History for March 11 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1988 Utrecht conservatory destroyed by fire
1987 Wayne Gretzky scores 1,500th NHL point
1986 1 million days since traditional foundation of Rome, 4/21/753 BC
1986 12th People's Choice Awards
1986 187.27 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange
1986 Islander Mike Bossy, 1st NHLer to score 50 goals in 9 straight seasons
1986 Japanese probe Sakigake flies by Halley's Comet at 6.8 million km
1986 NFL adopts instant replay rule
1985 Mikhail Gorbachev replaces Konstantin Chernenko as Soviet leader
1984 Chris Johnson wins LPGA Samaritan Turquoise Golf Classic
1983 Ice Dance Championship at Helsinki Finland won by Torvill and Dean (GRB)
1983 Ice Pairs Championship at Helsinki won by Valova and Vasiliev (URS)
1983 Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Helsinki won by Rosalynn Sumners (USA)
1983 Men's Figure Skating Championship in Helsinki won by Scott Hamilton (USA)
1982 Failed military coup under Rambocus/Hawker in Suriname
1981 Chile constitution takes effect, Augusto Pinochet 2nd term begins
1981 Johnny Mize and Rube Foster elected to baseball Hall of Fame
1980 Rod Marsh bowls 10 overs for 51 runs in dull Australia vs. Pak cricket draw

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sunstar Golf Classic
1979 Randy Hold receives 67 minutes in penalties in a 60 minutes NHL hockey game
1978 Terrorists attack mail truck at Tel Aviv, 45 killed
1978 USF-led Bill Cartwright scores 23 points as the Dons oust NC
1977 Moslems hold 130 hostages in Washington D.C.
1975 Portugal military coup under general Spinola fails
1975 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1974 Mount Etna in Sicily erupted
1974 Rhino Store gives people 5 cents to take home Danny Bonaduce's Album
1973 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA S&H Green Stamp Golf Classic
1972 "Inner City" closes at Barrymore Theater New York City after 97 performances
1970 12th Grammy Awards: Aquarius, Crosby Stills and Nash, Peggy Lee win
1970 Iraq Ba'th Party recognizes Kurd nation

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1968 Anti-Zionist Clandestine Radio Voice of El Assifa starts transmitting
1968 Dmitri Shostakovich completes his 12nd string quartet
1968 Otis Redding posthumously receives gold record for 'Dock of the Bay'
1967 Pink Floyd releases their 1st song, 'Arnold Layne'
1966 Military coup led by Indonesian General Suharto breaks out
1965 Indonesia President Sukarno accepts qualifications of Suharto
1963 Somalia drops diplomatic relations with Great Britain
1961 Then NHL record 40 penalties, Black Hawks and Maple Leafs (20 each)
1960 Pioneer 5 launched into solar orbit between Earth and Venus

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 "Raisin in the Sun," 1st Broadway play by a black woman, opens
1959 Teddy Scholten wins Eurovision Song festival with "A Little Bit"
1958 Charles Van Doren finally loses on TV game show "21"
1958 Starting this season, AL batters are required to wear batting helmets
1956 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1954 U.S. Army charges Senator Joseph McCarthy used undue pressure tactics
1953 1st woman army doctor commissioned (FM Adams)
1953 American B-47 accidentally drops a nuclear bomb on South Carolina, the bomb doesn't go off due to 6 safety catches

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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Happy Birthday Tom Schulz (Boston)

Rocky Horror Show opens at Belasco Theater

Rocky Horror Show opens at Belasco Theater New York City for 45 performances on March 10, 1975


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Retro History for March 10 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1988 Avalanche at Klosters, a Swiss Ski resort, nearly kills Prince Charles
1988 New York Islanders celebrate Mike Bossy night
1987 Vatican formal opposition to test-tube fertilization and embryo transfer
1986 Ernie Lombardi, NL MVP in 1938, and Bobby Doerr, elected to Hall of Fame
1985 Bonnie Lauer wins Uniden LPGA Golf Invitational
1985 Dallas Maverick coach Dick Motta is 4th NBA coach to win 700 games
1985 French socialists lose election (National Front 9%)
1985 Ice Pairs Championship at Tokyo won by Elena Valova and O Vasiliev (URS)
1985 India beat Pakistan to win "World Championship of Cricket"
1985 Mens Figure Skating Championship in Tokyo won by Alexandr Fadeev (URS)
1984 Heavyweight Tim Witherspoon KOs Greg Page
1983 Walter Alston, Dodgers manager, elected to Hall of Fame
1982 President Reagan proclaims economic sanctions against Libya
1982 Salim Malik scores 100 in 2nd inning of Test Cricket debut (v SL)
1982 Sygyzy: all 9 planets aligned on same side of Sun
1982 Travis Jackson and Happy Chandler elected to Hall of Fame
1980 Willard Scott becomes the weather forcaster on the Today Show

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1978 Soyuz 28 returns to Earth
1977 Rings of Uranus discovered during occulation of SAO
1975 "Rocky Horror Show" opens at Belasco Theater New York City for 45 performances
1975 Dog spectacles patented in England
1974 "Sextet" closes at Bijou Theater New York City after 9 performances
1974 Carol Mann wins LPGA S&H Green Stamp Golf Classic
1974 Christian Democrats win Belgium parliamentary election
1974 Lawrence Rowe completes 302 vs. England Bridgetown, 36 fours 1 six
1973 BPAA U.S. Open by Mike McGrath
1973 Morocco adopts constitution
1972 1st black U.S. political convention opens in Gary, Indiana
1972 General Lon Nol becomes President and prince Sirik Matak premier of Cambodia
1972 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1971 Senate approves amendment lowering voting age to 18
1970 Barbra Streisand records "The Singer" and "I Can Do It"
1970 South Africa complete 4-0 series drubbing of Australia

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 James Earl Ray pleads guilty in murder of Martin Luther King, Jr.
1966 5 time Horse of the Year, Kelso, retires
1966 Dutch crown princess Beatrix marries Claus von Amsberg
1966 North Vietnamese capture U.S. Green Beret Camp at Ashau Valley
1965 Dutch Princess Margriet and Pieter van Vollenhoven, get engaged
1964 U.S. reconnaissance plane shot down over East Germany
1963 Pete Rose debuts with hits in his 2 1st at bats in spring training
1963 Wilt Chamberlain of NBA San Francisco Warriors scores 70 points vs. Syracuse
1962 Due to it's no black policy, Phillies leave Jack Tar Harrison Hotel and move to Rocky Point Motel, 20 miles outside Clearwater, Florida
1960 U.S.S.R. agrees to stop nuclear testing

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 Tennessee Williams' "Sweet Bird of Youth," premieres in New York City
1959 Uprising against Chinese occupation force in Lhasa Tibet
1957 Thousands of soccer fans riot in Italy
1956 General strike in Cyprus protesting exile of archbishop Makarios
1956 Peter Twiss sets new world air record 1,132 mph (1,823 kph)
1952 Military coup by general Fulgencio Batista in Cuba
1951 "Where's Charley?" closes at Broadway Theater New York City after 56 performances
1951 FBI director J. Edgar Hoover declines post of baseball commissioner

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Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Happy Birthday Robin Trower

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Bad Company play their first concert

Bad Company play their first concert, in Newcastle, UK on March 9, 1974


Bad Company, Paul Rodgers, Bad Company 1974

Retro History for March 9 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 Eastern Airlines files for bankruptcy
1989 Roger Kingdom runs world record 60m hurdles indoor (7.36 sec)
1989 Senate rejects George H. W. Bush's nomination of John Tower as Defense Secretary
1989 Soviet Union officially submits to jurisdiction of the World Court
1989 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1988 President Reagan presides at unveiling of Knute Rockne stamp
1987 Chrysler Corp offered to buy American Motors Corp for $1 billion
1986 16th Easter Seal Telethon raises $30,100,000
1986 Juli Inkster wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
1986 NASA announces searchers found remains of Challenger astronauts
1986 Soviet probe Vega 2 flies by Halley's Comet at 8,030 km
1985 Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Tokyo won by Katarina Witt (GDR)
1985 Laura Johnson (Falcon Crest) and Harry Hamlin (LA Law) wed
1984 Emile Gumbs' Anguilla National Alliance wins elections
1984 John Lennon releases "Borrowed Time"
1984 Philadelphia 76'ers block 20 Seattle shots tying NBA regulation game record
1984 Tim Witherspoon beats Greg Page in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
1983 Caryl Churchill's "Fen," premieres in London
1983 Zimbabwe opposition leader Joshua Nkomo flees to Botswana
1981 Dan Rather becomes primary anchorman of CBS-TV News
1980 Flemish/Walloon battles in Belgium, 40 injured
1980 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Sunstar '80 Golf Tournament

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 Bowie Kuhn orders baseball to give equal access to female reporters
1979 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1978 Ice Dance Championship at Ottawa Canada won by Linichuk and Karponosov
1978 Ice Pairs Championship at Ottawa won by Rodnina and Zaitsev (URS)
1978 Ladies Figure Skating Champions in Ottawa won by Anett Potzsch (GDR)
1978 Men's Figure Skating Champions in Ottawa won by Charles Tickner (USA)
1977 Hanafi Moslems invade 3 buildings in Washington D.C., siege ended Mar 11th
1977 Adm Stansfield Turner, USN (Ret), becomes 12th director of CIA replacing acting director Knoche
1976 1st female cadets accepted to West Point Military Academy
1976 Islander Glenn Resch's 10th shut-out opponent-Blues 4-0
1975 "Lieutenant" opens at Lyceum Theater New York City for 9 performances
1974 Bad Company play their first concert, in Newcastle, UK.
1974 Last Japanese soldier, a guerrilla operating in Philippines, surrenders, 29 years after World War II ended
1972 Players on White Sox vote 31-0 in favor of a strike, if necessary
1971 J M Noreiga takes 9-95 WI vs. India at Port-of-Spain

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1968 10th Grammy Awards: Up Up and Away, Sgt. Pepper's wins 4
1967 Svetlana Allilueva, Stalin's daughter, defected to the West
1966 Andrew Brimmer becomes 1st black governor of Federal Reserve Board
1964 1st Ford Mustang produced
1964 Creighton's Paul Silas grabs Midwest record 27 rebounds against Okla
1964 Supreme Court issues New York Times vs. Sullivan decision, public officials must prove malice to claim libel and recover damages
1963 Beatles began 1st British tour, supporting Tommy Roe and Chris Montez
1962 Egyptian President Nasser declares Gaza belongs to Palestinians
1962 U.S. advisors in South-Vietnam join the fight
1961 1st animal returned from space, dog named Blackie aboard Sputnik 9
1961 Mine cave-in in Japan, kills 72
1961 Sputnik 9 carries Chernushka, a dog, into orbit
1961 Supremes release "I Want A Guy" and "Never Again"

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 "Juno" opens at Winter Garden Theater New York City for 16 performances
1959 1st known radar contact is made with Venus
1959 Barbie, the popular girls' doll, debuted, over 800 million sold
1958 George Yardley (Pistons) is 1st NBAer to score 2,000 points in season
1957 8.1 earthquake shakes Andreanof Islands, Alaska
1956 Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus arrested and exiled to Seychelles
1956 Weather forecasting phone line set up in London England
1954 1st local color TV coml WNBT-TV (WNBC-TV) New York City (Castro Decorators)
1954 Edward R. Murrow criticizes Senator Joseph McCarthy on 'See it Now'
1954 WMUR TV channel 9 in Manchester, New Hampshire (ABC) begins broadcasting
1953 Josef Stalin buried in Moscow
1952 Heinz Neuhaus wins Europe Heavyweight Boxing title
1950 Willie Sutton robs Manufacturers Bank of $64,000 in New York City

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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

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PC DOS version 2.0 released

IBM releases PC DOS version 2.0 on March 8, 1983.


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Retro History for March 8 The 50s 60s 70s 80s

Retro History For The Decade 1980

1989 "Heidi Chronicles" opens at Plymouth Theater New York City for 621 performances
1989 Roger Kingdom runs indoor world record 60m hurdles (7.37 seconds)
1987 17th Easter Seal Telethon raises $35,184,425
1987 David Hookes (306*) Wayne Phillips make 462 stand for South Australia
1987 FBI apprehends most wanted Claude L Dallas, Jr. in California
1987 Jane Geddes wins LPGA GNA/Glendale Federal Golf Classic
1987 Nelli Cooman becomes world champion 60m indoor
1986 4 French TV crew members are abducted in Beirut Lebanon
1986 Japanese probe Suisei passes Halley's Comet at 109,800 km
1986 Martina Navratilova is 1st tennis player to earn $10 million
1985 Ice Dance Championship at Tokyo won by Bestemianova and Bukin (URS)
1983 House Foreign Affairs Committee endorses nuclear weapons freeze with U.S.S.R.
1983 IBM releases PC DOS version 2.0
1983 President Reagan calls the U.S.S.R. an "Evil Empire"
1981 "Shakespeare's Cabaret" closes at Bijou Theater New York City after 54 performances
1981 Dennis Lillee ct by Qld 12th man Dennis Lillie in Shield game
1981 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Arizona Copper Golf Classic
1980 Greg Chappell 235 and Yallop 172, for 217 stand at Faisalabad
1980 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Retro History For The Decade 1970

1979 1st extraterrestrial volcano discovered on Io, a satellite of Jupiter
1979 5th People's Choice Awards
1979 China withdraws invasion troops from Vietnam
1979 Shuttle Columbia (OV-102) transported 38 miles overland from Palmdale
1977 Henry L. Marsh III elected mayor of Richmond
1977 Princess Anne announces she's expecting her 1st child (Peter)
1976 1,774 kg (largest observed) stony meteorite falls in Jilin, China
1975 Royal Canadian Mint announces branch opening in Winnipeg Manitoba
1974 Charles de Gaulle Airport opens in Paris
1973 Eisenhower Tunnel, world's highest/U.S. longest, opens
1973 Paul and Linda McCartney are fined 100 pounds for growing cannabis
1973 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1972 1st airship flown over Britain in 20 years (Europa)
1972 1st flight of the Goodyear blimp
1971 Joe Frazier beats Muhammad Ali in 15, retains heavyweight boxing title
1971 Milwaukee Bucks win their 20th straight NBA game (team record)
1971 Radio Hanoi broadcasts Jimi Hendrix's "Star Spangled Banner"
1970 WTCI TV channel 45 in Chattanooga, Tennessee (PBS) begins broadcasting

Retro History For The Decade 1960

1969 Marriage of 12 year old Marcella Rosciglione in Palermo
1968 6 year old Tommy Moore scores hole-in-one in golf (Hagerstown, Maryland)
1968 Fillmore East opens
1968 Students demonstrate in Warsaw
1967 New Orleans Saints begin selling season tickets (20,000 sold 1st day)
1966 "Golden Boy" closes at Majestic Theater New York City after 569 performances
1966 An IRA bomb destroyed Nelson's Column in Dublin
1966 Casey Stengel elected to Hall of Fame
1965 1st U.S. combat forces arrive in Vietnam (3,500 Marines)
1964 Malcolm X leaves Black Muslim Movement
1963 Syrian Arab Rep Revolution Day - Military coup in Syria
1962 Beatles, with Pete Best, TV debut (perform "Dream Baby" on BBC)
1962 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1961 Jean Kerr's "Mary, Mary," premieres in New York City
1961 U.S. nuclear submarine Patrick Henry arrives at Scottish naval base of Holy Loch from South Carolina in a record underseas journey of 66 days 22 hours
1960 "Greenwillow" opens at Alvin Theater New York City for 95 performances

Retro History For The Decade 1950

1959 Groucho, Chico and Harpo's final TV appearance together
1959 KUAT TV channel 6 in Tucson, Arizona (PBS) begins broadcasting
1959 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open
1959 Pro-Egyptian coup fails in Mosul Iraq
1958 Silky Sullivan comes from 40 lengths back to win by 3 at Santa Anita
1958 William Faulkner says U.S. school degenerated to become babysitters
1957 1st performance of David Diamond's 6th Symphony in Boston
1957 Israeli troops leave Egypt; Suez Canal re-opened for minor ships
1957 U.S.S.R. performs atmospheric nuclear test
1953 "Two's Company" closes at Alvin Theater New York City after 90 performances
1953 Census indicates 239,000 farmers gave up farming in last 2 years
1953 KSWO TV channel 7 in Lawton, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting
1953 Patty Berg wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open
1953 WFMJ TV channel 21 in Youngstown, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting
1952 Antoine Pinay forms French government
1952 Ronald Reagan marries Nancy Davis
1951 International Table Tennis Federation bans Egypt (for refusing to play Israel)
1950 1st woman medical officer assigned to naval vessel (BR Walters)
1950 Marshall Voroshilov of U.S.S.R. announces they developed atomic bomb

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