Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on June 12th, 2011 in Movies,Music by Terry Hamburg



2004: Former President George H. W. Bush celebrates his 80th birthday by skydiving.

1997: First inter-league baseball game.

1997: At the Music Video Awards, Areosmith wins Best Rock Video for Falling in Love. Best New Artist is Fiona Apple.


1996: A federal court overturns current U.S. law defining indecency on the Internet.

1994: Angels in America wins the Tony Award for Best Stage Drama.


1981: 750,000 anti-nuclear demonstrators rally in New York’s Central Park.

1981: Raiders of the Lost Ark with Harrison Ford premieres.

1982: The third baseball strike in history begins, and will last 50 days.

1978: David Berkowitz, the Son of Sam serial killer, is sentenced to life in prison.

1978: The House of Representatives permits live radio coverage.

1971: Tricia Nixon, daughter of the President, marries Edward Cox.


1967: South Carolina rescinds law against interracial marriage.

1965: Epic losses. The movie Cleopatra debuts.


Some previous movie incarnations


1954: Bill Haley’s Rock Around the Clock is released.

Watch the early video→ROCK


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