October 15 – Today In Rock Music History

October 15, 2010

Happy Birthday Tito!

Musicians Born On October 15

1935 Barry McGuire (Eve of Destruction)
1938 Mary Johnson (I’ll Pick a Rose for My Rose)
1942 Don Stevenson (Moby Grape)
1946 Richard Carpenter (Carpenters)
1948 Chris de Burgh (Lady in Red)
1953 Tito Jackson (Jacksons)
1966 Douglas Vipond (Deacon Blue)

Number 1 In The Charts On October 15

1966 Four Tops: ‘Reach Out I’ll Be There’ US 45
1977 Debbie Boone: ‘You Light Up My Life’ US 45
1983 Genesis: ‘Genesis’ UK LP
1988 Whitney Houston: ‘One Moment in Time’ UK 45
1988 Chris de Burgh: ‘Flying Colours’ UK LP
1994 Take That : Sure : UK single
1994 REM : Monster : US LP

Various Music Events On October 15

1955 Sonny Boy Williamson debuts on US R&B chart with ‘Don’t Start Me Talkin”

1956 Tommy Steele makes his UK TV debut on ‘Off the Record’ on BBC

1964 Screaming Lord Sutch runs for parliament for the first time

1965 Country Joe and the Fish give out their first record, an EP called ‘Fire in the City/Superbird’, during a protest march to Oakland

1966 Pink Floyd appear with Soft Machine at launch party for underground newspaper ‘International Times’, playing their first major gig

1971 Rick Nelson booed off stage when performing new material at rock-and-roll revival show at Madison Square Garden. He writes ‘Garden Party’ as a result

1976 Ike and Tina Turner split up

1988 Def Leppard become first act in chart history to sell seven million copies of two consecutive LPs, with ‘Pyromania (1983)’ and ‘Hysteria’

1988 For the first time ever, reggae tops the American charts as UB40 hit No. 1 with ‘Red Red Wine’

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October 15 – Today in Beatles History

October 15, 2010

1963
Concert at the Floral, Southport.

57 Green Street, London. 4.30pm. Session with ‘The Beatles Book’ photographer Leslie Bryce. 2 shots, in the staircase.

1964
18.15, 20.30. Concerts at the Globe, Stockton.

1965
Visit at Neil and Mal’s flat (16 Montagu Mews West, Marylebone, London). Photographer Leslie Bryce takes pictures.

1966
Brian flies to the USA with Georgie Fame, to find a co-star for Fame’s Christmas show at London, promoted by Brian.

”Yesterday’… And Today’, 17th week in the Top 100 (Billboard).

Kevin McDonald, whose company Kevin McDonald Associates operates the club Sibylla’s, dies.

1968
Studio 2. 6.00-8.00pm. Stereo mixing: ‘Happiness Is A Warm Gun’ (remixes 1-4, from take 65); ‘I’m So Tired’ (remixes 1-5, from take 14); ‘Cry Baby Cry’ (remixes 1-3, from take 12). Mono mixing: ‘I’m So Tired’ (remixes 1-3, from take 14); ‘Cry Baby Cry’ (remix 1, from take 12). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.

1969
Ringo and Maureen travel to Los Angeles.

1980
First day of auction of old Abbey Road Studios recording stuff.

1984
LP release: ‘Valotte’, by Julian Lennon.

1988
3rd episode of a BBC series, essentially based on ‘The Beatles At The Beeb’ collection.

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October 15 – Retro History From The 50s to 80s

October 15, 2010

On October 15, 1959 “The Untouchables” premiered on TV.

Retro Events For The Decade 1980

1989 Billy Graham is given 1,900th star on Hollywood Blvd
1989 South Africa President FW de Klerk frees Sisulu and 4 other political prisoners
1989 South african ANC-founder/leader Walter Sisulu freed
1989 Wayne Gretzky passes Gordie Howes as NHL’s all time top scorer
1988 Amnesty International’s Global Concert Tour ends in Buenos Aires
1988 NCAA record rushing yardage (768 yards-Oklahoma)
1988 With 2 outs in bottom of 9th, an injured Kirk Gibson hits dramatic 2 run home run to gives Dodgers a 5-4 win in 1st game of World Series
1987 “Late Nite Comic” opens at Ritz Theater New York City for 4 performances
1987 6th Belgium government of Martens falls
1987 Coup in Burkina Faso, president Sankara dies
1987 Lanford Wilson’s “Burn This,” premieres in New York City
1987 NFL Players Association orders an end to 24 day strike
1986 Longest post season game, Mets beat Astros 7-6 in 16 and win NL pennant
1985 Nobel prize for economics awarded to Franco Modigliani
1985 Shuttle Columbia carries Spacelab into orbit
1985 Shelley Taylor of Australia makes fastest swim ever around Manhattan Island, doing it in 6 hours 12 minutes 29 seconds
1984 Central Intelligence Agency’s Information Act passes
1984 Centrum party expels 2nd Member of parliament Janmaat due to fraud
1983 Black Hawks and Maple Leafs combine for fastest 5 goals (84 seconds)
1983 Columbia beats Yale 21-18 in football, will lose next 44 games
1983 U.S. Marine sharpshooters kill 5 snipers at Beirut International Airport
1981 New York Yankees capture 33rd AL pennant, sweeping 3 games from Oakland A’s
1980 Nobel prize for economy awarded to Lawrence R Klein

Retro Events For The Decade 1970

1979 1st Monday night game from New York City, Jets beat Vikings 14-7 (Shea Stad)
1979 Chinese premier Hwa Kwofeng visits Paris
1979 Military coup in El Salvador: president/general Carlos Romero flees
1979 New York Knicks retire 2nd number, # 10, Walt Frazier
1978 Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Civitan Golf Open
1978 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1977 Arkansas’ Steve Little kicks a record tying 67 yard field goal
1977 Debbie Boone’s “You Light Up My Life,” goes #1 and stays #1 for 10 weeks
1977 Don Ritchie runs world record 100 mile (11:30:51)
1976 1st debate of major-ticket Vice President nominees Mondale (D) vs Dole (R)
1976 Ringo releases “A Dose of Rock ‘n’ Roll”
1975 Iceland moves International boundary from 50 to 200 miles
1974 National Guard mobilizes to restore order in Boston school busing
1974 Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Paul J Flory (macro molecules)
1974 Washington Capitals 1st NHL tie, playing Los Angeles Kings to 1-1 tie
1973 7th Country Music Association Award: Roy Clark wins
1973 Tanks attack Thailand demonstrating students, 300 killed
1972 61st Davis Cup: USA beats Romania in Bucharest (3-2)
1972 Omni in Atlanta opens – Hawks beat New York Knicks 109-101
1970 Anwar Sadat elected president of Egypt
1970 Baltimore Orioles beat Cincinnati Reds, 4 games to 1 in 67th World Series
1970 Bridge over Yarra River in Melbourne crashes; killing 35
1970 Russian passenger flight hijacked to Turkey

Retro Events For The Decade 1960

1969 Bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated
1969 Madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs. North Stars)
1969 New York Met Ron Swoboda’s spectacular diving catch of sinking liner with runners at 1st and 3rd in 9th, Mets win in 10th in World Series game
1969 Oriole Earl Weaver becomes 1st manager ejected in a World Series
1969 Vietnam Moratorium Day; millions nationwide protest the war
1968 AL expansion draft, Kansas City pick Roger Nelson and Pilots pick Don Mincher 1st
1966 Australia bans Troggs’ “I Can’t Control Myself,” as “terribly obscene”
1966 Lyndon Baines Johnson signs a bill creating Department of Transportation (DOT)
1965 Dodgers and Sandy Koufax win 7th game of 62nd World Series vs Twins
1965 WEMT (now WVII) TV channel 7 in Bangor, ME (ABC) begins broadcasting
1964 Craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph
1964 Kosygin and Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev
1964 St. Louis Cardinals beat New York Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 61st World Series
1964 New York Yankees appears in 14 and win 9 of last 16 World Series
1963 Ludwig Erhard follows Conrad Adenauer as West German Chancellor
1962 Byron R White appointed to Supreme Court
1962 WLOX TV channel 13 in Biloxi-Gulfport, MS (ABC) begins broadcasting
1960 “Laughs and Other Events” closes at Barrymore Theater New York City after 8 performances

Retro Events For The Decade 1950

1959 “Untouchables” premieres
1959 KNDO TV channel 23 in Yakima, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting
1958 Tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Egypt
1958 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.
1957 Giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for San Francisco Seals-franchises only, not the players
1956 Pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8)
1956 William J Brennan, Jr. appointed to Supreme Court
1956 Yankees Enos Slaughter scores from 1st on a single in World Series
1954 Hurricane Hazel strikes U.S. and Canada, 348 die
1954 KLTV TV channel 7 in Tyler-Longview, Texas (ABC) begins broadcasting
1953 John Patrick’s “Teahouse of the Red Moon,” premieres in New York City
1953 KOIN TV channel 6 in Portland, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953 WJNL (now WFAT) TV channel 19 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (IND) begins
1952 Arthur Laurent’s “Time of the Cuckoo,” premieres in New York City
1951 “I Love Lucy” debuts on CBS TV
1951 Egyptian parliament accept denounces Suez Canal Treaty

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October 14 – Today In Rock Music History

October 14, 2010

Happy Birthday Justin Hayward!

Musicians Born On October 14
1926 Bill Justis (Raunchy)
1930 Robert Parker (Barefootin’)
1940 Cliff Richard (Move It)
1945 Colin Hodgkinson (Whitesnake)
1946 Justin Hayward (Moody Blues)
1957 Mick Brown (DJ)
1958 Thomas Dolby (She Blinded Me With Science)
1965 Karyn White (Superwoman)
1970 Ginuwine
1978 Usher

Happy Birthday Thomas Dolby!

Deaths On October 14

1977 Bing Crosby (White Christmas)

Number 1 In The Charts On October 14

1957 Everly Brothers: ‘Wake Up Little Suzie’ US 45
1972 Lieutenant Pigeon: ‘Mouldy Ole Doe’ UK 45
1972 Michael Jackson: ‘Ben’ US 45
1989 Tracy Chapman: ‘Crossroads’ UK LP
1995 Oasis : (What’s The Story) Morning Glory? : UK LP

Various Music Events On October 14

1956 Nineteen-year-old Buddy Holly opens a concert in Lubbock, Texas. Nashville talent agent Eddie Crandall is in audience and subsequently arranges Holly’s first demos for US Decca

1966 Grace Slick makes her first appearance with Jefferson Airplane at the Fillmore West, San Francisco

1972 Joe Cocker busted for drug possession after a concert in Adelaide

1972 Harold Melvin and Blue Notes enter R&B chart with ‘If You Don’t Know Me by Now’

1972 Temptations hit US chart with ‘Papa Was a Rolling Stone’, their third No. 1 single

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October 14 – Today in Beatles History

October 14, 2010

1963
Photographs of the London Palladium performance are published on the front pages of every London newspaper.

1964
18.30 and 20.45. Performances at the Apollo, Manchester. Filmed by ABC-TV.

Brian sends a cable to Harold Wilson on the eve of the General Election: ‘Hope your group is as much a success.’

1966
It is stated that Northern Songs Limited made a profit of 614,000 pounds in 1965.

1968
Morning: Ringo and his family fly to Sardinia, taking 2-week vacations.

Studio 2. 7.00pm-7.30am. Stereo mixing: ‘I Will’ (remix 1, from take 68); ‘Birthday’ (remix 1, from take 22). Recording: ‘Savoy Truffle’ (overdub onto take 1). Mono mixing: ‘Savoy Truffle’ (remixes 1-6, from take 1); ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’ (remixes 10, 11, from take 25); ‘Long Long Long’ (remixes 2, 3, from take 67). Stereo mixing: ‘Savoy Truffle’ (remixes 1, 2, from take 1); ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’ (remixes 10-12, from take 25); ‘Yer Blues’ (remixes 1-5, from takes 16, 17 and edit piece take 1); ‘Sexy Sadie’ (remixes 1-3, from take 117); ‘What’s The New Mary Jane’ (remixes 1, 2, from take 4). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith.
End of recordings for ‘The Beatles’.

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October 14 – Retro History From The 50s to 80s

October 14, 2010

On October 14, 1980 Bob Marley played his last concert at the Stanley Theater in Pittsburgh.

Retro Events For The Decade 1980

1989 Dave Stewart is 1st since 1976 to start consec World Series openers
1989 Texas A&I, Johnny Bailey sets NCAA season rush record at 6,085 yards
1988 Mike Tyson countersues Robin Givens for divorce and annulment
1988 New Jersey Devils raise their 1st pennant (Patrick Div Playoff Champs)
1988 Naguib Mahfouz is 1st Arabic writer to win Nobel literature prize
1987 In Midland, Texas 1 -year-old Jessica McClure falls 22′ (7m) down a well
1987 St. Louis Cardinals beat San Francisco Giants, 4 games to 3 in NLCS
1986 Concentration camp survivor Elie Wiesel wins Nobel Peace Prize
1986 IOC decides to stagger Winter and Summer Olympic schedule
1986 Tim Kides of West New York, New Jersey performs 25,000 leg raises in 11:57:15
1985 19th Country Music Association Award: Ricky Skaggs wins
1985 On Mon Night football, Jets retire Joe Namath’s #12, beat Miami 23-7
1984 “Quilters” closes at Jack Lawrence Theater New York City after 24 performances
1984 Browns’ Ozzie Newsome sets club records with 14 receptions for 191 yards
1984 Detroit Tigers beat San Diego Padres, 4 games to 1 in 81st World Series
1984 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Smirnoff Ladies Irish Golf Open
1983 Grenada leftist coup under vice-premier Coard
1983 U.S. Marine peacekeeper Sergeant Allen Soifert killed by sniper in Beirut
1982 6,000 Unification church couples wed in Korea
1982 Islanders assessed 108 penality minutes Penguins 125 (233 total)
1982 New York Islanders greatest shutout margin (9-0) vs Pittsburgh Penguins
1982 President Reagan proclaims war against drugs
1981 Yank Graig Nettles is 1st to get 2 hits in same inning of an ALSC game
1980 Bob Marley’s last concert
1980 Phils rally from 4-0 deficit to beat the Royals, 7-6 to take WS opener
1980 President nominee Ronald Reagan promises to name a woman to Supreme Court

Retro Events For The Decade 1970

1979 100,000 demonstrate in Bonn against nuclear energy
1979 Amy Alcott wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
1979 Flyers start 35 game unbeaten streak beating Toronto 4-3
1979 NHL’s greatest scorer Wayne Gretzky scores his 1st NHL goal
1978 1st TV movie from a TV series – “Rescue from Gilligan’s Island”
1978 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1978 New York Yankee Reggie Jackson causes World Series controversy by getting in the way of a throw to 1st and deflects the ball away
1978 Despite Denis Potvin hat trick in 3:21 Islanders lose 7-10 making Islander record when scoring a hat trick-22-2-1
1977 Linda Ronstadt sings national anthem at World Series
1977 Princess Beatrice opens Amsterdam metro
1976 Chris Chambliss’ 9th inning lead off homer gives New York Yankees pennant #30
1976 Nobel prize for economy awarded to Milton Friedman
1976 Soyuz 23 carries 2 to Salyut 6, but returns without docking
1975 President Ford escapes injury when his limousine is struck broadside
1974 8th Country Music Association Award: Charlie Rich
1973 Egyptian tanks move further into Israel
1973 Judy Rankin wins LPGA GNA Golf Classic
1973 Willie Mays last hit, as Mets beat A’s in World Series game 2 A’s Mike Andrews makes 2 errors, prompting owner Finley to remove him
1972 Oakland A Gene Tenace is 1st to homer in 1st 2 World Series at bats
1971 2 killed in Memphis racial disturbances
1971 John and Yoko appear on “Dick Cavett Show”
1970 4th Country Music Association Award: Merle Haggard wins
1970 Cleveland Cavaliers lose to Buffalo Braves in their 1st game 107-92
1970 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1970 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.

Retro Events For The Decade 1960

1969 Palme government forms in Sweden
1969 T Agee and Ed Kranepool home run, Agee makes 2 great catches, Mets win 5-0
1969 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.
1968 1st live telecast from a manned U.S. spacecraft (Apollo 7)
1968 Beatles “White Album” completed
1968 Gruener and Watson (U.S.) set scuba depth record (133 m) in Bahamas
1968 In NL expansion draft, Expos and Padres choose 30 players each
1968 J R Hines of U.S. runs 100m in world record 9.95 sec
1966 175 U.S. airplanes bomb North Vietnam
1966 Dutch government of Cals falls by motion of Schmelzer
1965 Joe Engle in X-15 reaches 80 km
1965 Sandy Koufax hurls his 2nd shutout of World Series beating Twins 2-0
1964 Martin Luther King, Jr. wins Nobel Peace Prize
1964 Martin Walser’s “Der Schwarze Schwan,” premieres in Stuttgart
1964 Philips begins experimenting with color TV
1964 Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle hit home runs runs on back-to-back pitches
1964 Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts weds Shirley Shepherd
1963 Algeria and Morocco border conflict
1963 WGHP TV channel 8 in Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina (ABC) begins
1962 Houston Oiler George Blanda throws for 6 TD passes vs New York Titans 56-17
1962 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Thunderbird Tourney Golf Tournament
1962 U.S. U-2 planes locate missile launchers in Cuba
1962 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1961 “How to Succeed in Business” opens at 46th St. New York City for 1415 performances
1961 14th Ryder Cup: U.S., 14 -9 at Royal Lytham and St. Annes, England
1960 Belgian sen Victor Leemans reveals huge gas field in Groningen
1960 Peace Corps 1st suggested by John F. Kennedy

Retro Events For The Decade 1950

1959 WMUB (now WPTO) TV channel 14 in Oxford, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting
1958 Brendan Behan’s “Hostage,” premieres in London
1958 Malagasy Republic becomes autonomous republic in French Community
1958 Paul Osborn’s “World of Suzie Wong,” premieres in New York City
1958 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1957 Everly Brothers’ “Wake Up Little Susie” reaches #1
1956 Charles Ives’ overture “Robert Browning,” premieres in New York City
1956 Patty Berg wins LPGA Arkansas Golf Open
1954 Israeli act of revenge in Qibiya Jordan, kills 53
1953 1st 3 Dutch female police officers go into service
1953 Belgian Convair crashes at Frankfurt, 44 die
1953 Charley Dressen resigns rather than take 1 year contract as Dodger mgr
1953 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Emu Field Australia
1953 Ike promises to fire as Red any federal worker taking 5th amendment
1953 WTEN TV channel 10 in Albany, New York (ABC) begins broadcasting
1952 “Buttrio Square” opens at New Century Theater New York City for 7 performances
1951 Det Lion Jack Christiansen returns 2 punts for touchdowns vs Los Angeles Rams
1951 Organization of Central American States forms
1950 Reverend Sun Young Moon liberated from Hung Nam prison

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October 13 – Today In Rock Music History

October 13, 2010

Happy Birthday Paul Simon!

Musicians Born On October 13

1940 Chris Farlow (Out of Time)
1941 Paul Simon (Simon and Garfunkel)
1944 Robert Lamm (Chicago)
1947 Sammy Hagar (Your Love is Driving Me Crazy)
1950 Simon Nicol (Fairport Convention)
1959 Marie Osmond (Osmonds)

Number 1 In The Charts On October 13

1973 Rolling Stones: ‘Goat’s Head Soup’ US LP
1979 Blondie: ‘Eat to the Beat’ UK LP
1979 Police: ‘Regatta De Blanc’ UK LP
1979 Michael Jackson: ‘Don’t Stop til You Get Enough’ US 45
1984 U2: ‘The Unforgettable Fire’ UK LP
1984 Stevie Wonder: ‘I Just Called to Say I Love You’ US 45
1991 George Michael : Praying For Time : US single
1996 Boyzone: Words : UK single

Various Music Events On October 13

1963 Beatles appear on UK TV show ‘Sunday Night at the London Palladium’. All the streets around the theatre are closed

1967 The Who release ‘I Can See For Miles’ in UK

1970 Janis Joplin’s ashes are scattered at sea off the California coast

1971 David Essex chosen to play Christ in the forthcoming production of ‘Godspell’

1990 No Sweat debut on UK chart with ‘Heart and Soul’

1998 The Crossroads Center in Antigua, a $6.5 million addiction recovery center funded by Eric Clapton, opens.

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October 13 – Today in Beatles History

October 13, 2010

1962
Cavern evening session: Zenith Six, the Beatles, Group One.

1963
Evening: Performance on BBC-TV’s ‘Sunday Night at the London Palladium’.

[Some day between 7-13 October.] Strand Theatre, London. The Beatles see the play ‘A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum’.

1964
18.20 and 20.30. Performances at the ABC Theatre, Wigan,

EMI Studios. Brian records a record with readings from ‘A Cellarful Of Noise’. Producer: George Martin.

1965
Studio 2. 7.00pm-12.15am. Recording: ‘Drive My Car’ (takes 1-4). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott.
First proper session extended past midnight.

Brian flies to the USA to see the edited film of the Shea Stadium concert.

1967
The song for the film ‘How I Won The War’ is released, with Musketeer Gripweed and the Third Troop.

1968
Studio 2. 7.00pm-6.00am. Recording: ‘Julia’ (takes 1-3). Stereo mixing: ‘Julia’ (remix 1, from take 3); ‘Dear Prudence’ (remix 1, from take 1); ‘Wild Honey Pie’ (remixes 1, 2, from take 1); ‘Back In The USSR’ (remix 1, from take 6); ‘Blackbird’ (remix 1, from take 32). Mono mixing: ‘Julia’ (remix 1, from take 3); ‘Dear Prudence’ (remixes 1-5, from take 1); ‘Blackbird’ (remix 10, from take 32). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: John Smith. Recording of the last song for ‘The Beatles': ‘Julia’. The only John solo recording for the group.

1969
The press reports that Yoko has had a miscarriage.

Savoy Thatre, London. London debut concert of Mary Hopkin. Paul, Linda, Ringo and Maureen attend.

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October 13 – Retro History From The 50s to 80s

October 13, 2010

On October 13, 1970 Angela Davis was arrested in New York City.

Retro Events For The Decade 1980

1989 Bob Quinn resigns as New York Yankee Vice President/General Manager and replaced by Harding Peterson
1989 Dow Jones down 190.58 points
1988 Concert at Masada ends Israel’s 40th-anniversary fest
1988 Nobel prize for literature awarded to Naguib Mahfouz
1988 Shroud of Turin, revered by many Christians as Christ’s burial cloth, is shown by carbon-dating tests to be a fake from the Middle Ages
1988 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1987 1st military use of trained dolphins by the U.S. Navy
1987 Costa Rican President Oscar Arias wins Nobel Peace Prize
1987 West Indies score 4-360 in 50 overs in Cricket World Cup vs. Sri Lanka
1986 20th Country Music Association Award:
1986 25th NY, NL appearance in World Series (Mets vs A’s)
1986 IOC announces baseball will become a medal sport in 1992
1985 “Sunday in the Park with George” closes at Booth New York City after 604 performances
1985 Belgium premier Martens CVP wins parliamentary election
1985 During NLCS, Cards rookie Vince Coleman is injured stretching before game as his left leg is caught in Busch Stadium’s automated tarpaulin
1984 Blackhawk Bill Gardner scores on 10th penalty shot against Islanders
1984 John Henry becomes 1st thoroughbred to win $6 million
1984 STS-41-G mission; lands at Kennedy Space Center
1982 IOC restores 2 gold medals from 1912 Olympics to Jim Thorpe
1982 New Jersey Devils 1st short handed goal-Don Lever
1981 Vice President Hosni Mubarak elected president of Egypt
1980 14th Country Music Association Award
1980 Unprovoked slayings of 6 blacks in Buffalo, New York

Retro Events For The Decade 1970

1978 James Earl Ray, assassin of Martin Luther King weds Anna Sandhu
1978 President Carter answers caller questions on National Public Radio
1978 Swaziland’s new constitution promulgated bans political parties
1978 Tiros N, U.S.’s 1st 3rd generation weather satellite, is launched
1978 Graig Nettles at 3rd makes many spectactular plays in WS game 3 as Guidry beats Dodgers, after trailing 2 games to 0 Yankees win next 4
1975 9th Country Music Association Award: John Denver wins
1975 Rock vocal Neil Young undergoes throat surgery
1973 Jordan enters Yom Kippur war
1973 Teri Garr appears on Bob Newhart Show in “Emily in for Carol”
1972 “Hurry, Harry” closes at Ritz Theater New York City after 2 performances
1972 Aeroflot Il-62 crashes in large pond outside Moscow, 176 die
1972 Commish Bowie Kuhn allows Bert Campaneris to play in World Series
1972 Uruguay to Chile plane crashes in Andes Mountain, (12 of 23 rescue)
1971 1st World Series night game (Pittsburgh 4-Baltimore 3)
1971 WTZH TV channel 24 in Meridian, MS (CBS) suspends broadcasting
1970 Angela Davis arrested in New York City
1970 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan U.S.S.R.

Retro Events For The Decade 1960

1969 1st time 7 people in space
1969 Billy Martin (97-65) is fired as manager of AL West-winning Twins
1969 Soyuz 8 is launched
1968 Tinker Creek Gorge of Cleveland Metroparks is dedicated
1967 CBS radio cancels “House Party”
1966 173 U.S. airplanes bomb North-Vietnam
1966 Vice Admiral Rufus L Taylor, USN, becomes deputy director of CIA
1964 At Plesman airport, Curaeao, 125.5 mm rainfalls (record)
1964 Voskhod 1 crew returns
1963 “Beatlemania” is coined after Beatles appear at Palladium
1963 15th Ryder Cup: U.S. beats 23-9 at East Lake CC Ga
1963 9th LPGA Championship won by Mickey Wright
1962 “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” opens on Broadway, with Uta Hagen
1960 3rd presidential debate with Nixon in Hollywood and Kennedy in NY
1960 Opponents of Fidel Castro executed in Cuba
1960 Pirate’s Mazeroski’s bottom of 9th lead off home run beats New York Yankees 10-9 in game 7 of 57th World Series

Retro Events For The Decade 1950

1957 German Dem Rep recalls East Mark and issues new currency
1956 WAGM TV channel 8 in Presque Isle, ME (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins
1955 1st edition of L’express publishes in Paris
1954 RP Smith/M Shulman’s “Tender Trap,” premieres in New York City
1953 Burglar alarm-ultrasonic or radio waves-patented-Samuel Bagno

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October 12 – Today In Rock Music History

October 12, 2010

Happy Birthday Bob Mould!

Musicians Born On October 12

1935 Luciano Pavarotti
1935 Sam Moore (Sam and Dave)
1942 Melvin Franklin (Temptations)
1948 Rick Parfitt (Status Quo)
1955 Pat DiNizio (The Smithereens)
1960 Bob Mould

Deaths On October 12

1971 Gene Vincent (Be Bop a Lula)
1997 John Denver

Number 1 In The Charts On October 12

1961 Highwaymen: ‘Michael (Row the Boat Ashore)’ UK 45
1963 Jimmy Gilmer: ‘Sugar Shack’ US 45
1968 Hollies: ‘Greatest Hits’ UK LP
1968 Big Brother and the Holding Company: ‘Cheap Thrills’ US LP
1974 John Denver: ‘Annie’s Song’ UK 45
1974 Bay City Rollers: ‘Rollin” UK LP
1974 Olivia Newton-John: ‘If You Love Me’ US LP
1985 Jennifer Rush: ‘The Power of Love’ UK 45
1985 Ready for the World: ‘Oh Sheila’ Us 45
1991 Mariah Carey: ‘Emotions’ US 45
1991 Simply Red : Stars : UK LP
1996 Peter Andre : Natural : UK LP

Various Music Events On October 12

1956 Johnny Ray enters UK chart with ‘Just Walking in the Rain’

1962 Little Richard headlines a concert at New Brighton Tower, Liverpool, with Beatles supporting. They meet and Richard teaches Paul the famous ”hoop’

1974 Phil Spector launches ‘Warner-Spector’ label in UK

1975 Rod Stewart and Faces play their last show together at Long Island’s Nassau Colisseum

1978 Sid Vicious arrested and charged with murder of girlfriend Nancy Spungen

1980 Seven fans stabbed at Blood, Sweat and Tears concert in Los Angeles

1982 Clash opens for the Who at Shea Stadium New York on farewell Who tour

1985 Robert Cray’s ‘False Accusations’ and Talking Heads’ ‘Road to Nowhere’ hit UK chart

1985 Sade enters UK chart with ‘The Sweetest Taboo’

1996 After 28 years the film documentary “The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus” is finallyreleased.

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