Day 25: covering shows aired from 2.4.69 – 3.13.69 #dsxp #darkshadows

Feb 4th – Beatles appoint Eastman & Eastman, as general cousel to Apple
Feb 4th – John Madden is named head coach of NFL’s Oakland Raiders
Feb 4th – Lonnie Elder’s “Ceremonies in Dark Old Men,” premieres in NYC
Feb 4th – Yassar Arafats takes over as chairman of PLO
Feb 5th – “Turn-On,” debuts & cancelled by ABC after flopping so badly
Feb 5th – US population reaches 200 million
Feb 5th – Vince Lombardi, becomes part owner, vp, gm & head coach of Redskins
Feb 6th – “Dear World” opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 132 performances
Feb 6th – Jerry Herman’s “Dear World,” premieres in NYC
Feb 7th – “This Is Tom Jones,” debuts on ABC TV
Feb 7th – Al-Fatah-leader Yasser Arafat becomes president of PLO
Feb 7th – Diane Crump becomes 1st woman jockey at a major US racetrack (Hialeah)
Feb 7th – The original Hetch Hetchy Moccasin Powerhouse is removed from service.
Feb 8th – Last edition of Saturday Evening Post
Feb 8th – Meteorite weighing over 1 ton falls in Chihuahua, Mexico
Feb 9th – Boeing 747 made its 1st commercial flight
Feb 9th – World’s largest airplane, Boeing 747, makes 1st commercial flight
Feb 10th – LSU Pete Maravich scores 66, despite losing to Tulane 101-94
Feb 11th – Diana Crump becomes 1st US woman jockey to ride against men, Hialelah
Feb 11th – Dorey Funk Jr beats Gene Kiniski in Tampa, to become NWA champ
Feb 13th – Mary Hopkin’s Postcard album on Apple is released
Feb 13th – Suriname government of Pengel resigns
Feb 17th – Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash record an album (never released)
Feb 17th – Golda Meir sworn in as Israel’s 1st female prime minister
Feb 18th – Doug Walters scores 2nd innings century after 242 in 1st
Feb 18th – PLO-attack El-Al plane in Zurich Switzerland

Feb 19th – 1st Test flight of Boeing 747 jumbo jet
Feb 21st – 1st launching of heavy N-1 rocket at Baikonur Kazachstan (explodes)
Feb 21st – Ted Williams signs 5-year contract to manage Wash Senators
Feb 22nd – Barbara Jo Rubin becomes 1st female jockey to win at a major US track
Feb 23rd – Nayif Hawatimah forms Dem People’s Front for Liberation of Palestine
Feb 24th – Mariner 6 launched for Mars flyby
Feb 25th – Beatles begin recording Abbey Road album
Feb 25th – Mariner 6 launched for fly-by of Mars
Feb 25th – Pension plan for baseball is agreed to
Feb 25th – Germany gives $5 million to an Arab terrorist as ransom for the passengers and crew of a hijacked jumbo jet.
Feb 27th – Gen Hafez al-Assad becomes head of Syria via milt coup
Feb 27th – President Nixon visits West-Berlin
Feb 28th – Ice Dance Championship at Colorado Spr won by Towler & Ford of GBR
Feb 28th – Ice Pairs Championship at Colorado Spr won by Rodnina & Ulanov of URS
Feb 28th – Ladies Figure Skating Champion in Colo Spr won by Gabriele Seyfert GDR
Feb 28th – Men’s Figure Skating Championship in Colo Springs won by Tim Wood USA
Mar 1st – “Red, White, & Maddox” closes at Cort Theater NYC after 41 perfs
Mar 1st – After 88 weeks Sgt Pepper drops off the charts
Mar 1st – Jim Morrison arrested for exposing himself at Dinner Key Auditorium
Mar 1st – NY Yankees‘ Mickey Mantle retires
Mar 1st – Pirate Radio 259 begins operation off the French coast
Mar 2nd – 1st test flight of the supersonic Concorde
Mar 2nd – Chinese-Russian borders fight (approx 70 die)
Mar 2nd – Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 14th Symphony
Mar 2nd – Phil Esposito becomes 1st NHL Player to score 100 points in a season
Mar 3rd – Apollo 9 launched for 151 Earth orbits (10 days)
Mar 5th – Gold reaches then record high ($47 per ounce) in Paris
Mar 5th – Gustav Heinemann elected president of West-Germany
Mar 5th – Joe Orton’s “What the Butler Saw,” premieres in London
Mar 7th – USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
Mar 8th – Marriage of 12 year old Marcella Rosciglione in Palermo
Mar 10th – James Earl Ray pleads guilty in murder of Martin Luther King Jr
Mar 12th – 11th Grammy Awards: Mrs Robinson, By the Time I Get to Phoenix wins
Mar 12th – 120 joints found at George & Patti Harrison’s home
yMar 12th – Paul McCartney marries Linda Louise Eastman in London
Mar 13th – Apollo 9 returns to Earth