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What exactly DID happen 41 years ago?

by on July 28, 2010

As promised, here’s a list of what happened in 1969!

□ Superbowl III: New York Jets beat Baltimore Colts, 16-7 in Miami Superbowl MVP: Joe Namath, New York Jets, quarterback

□ Beatles release "Yellow Submarine" album

□ Debut album of Led Zeppelin released in US

□ Jimi Hendrix and Peter Townshend wage a battle of guitars

□ Beatles perform last live gig (42-minute concert on roof of Apple HQs)

□ John Madden is named head coach of NFL’s Oakland Raiders

□ 1st Test flight of Boeing 747 jumbo jet

□ New York Yankees’ Mickey Mantle retires

□ U.S. president Nixon proclaims he will end Vietnam war in 1970

□ 1st human eye transplant performed

□ Last episode of Star Trek airs on NBC (Turnabout Intruder)

□ "Hee Haw" with Roy Clark and Buck Owens premieres on CBS TV

□ David Bowie releases ‘Space Oddity’

□ 1st men on Moon, Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin, Apollo 11

□ Neil Armstrong steps on Moon at 2:56:15 AM, GMT

□ Boston Celtics sold for an NBA record $6 million

□ Chicago Cub Ken Holtzman no-hits Atlanta Braves, 3-0

□ "Clues Hint at Beatle’s Death," reported in IllinoisUniversity newspaper, sparking widespread rumours of Paul McCartney’s death

□ Monty Python’s Flying Circus begins airing on BBC

□ "Sesame Street" premieres on PBS TV

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  1. stacalm permalink

    You forgot “Stacalm logs into WoW”!

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