Day 27: covering shows aired from 4.23.69 – 5.30.69 #dsxp #darkshadows

APRIL

23rd – ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Jim Chestney

23rd – LA Laker Jerry West scores 53 points

23rd – Over 1000 square miles flooded in Shantung Province China
23rd – Sirhan Sirhan sentenced to death for killing Bobby Kennedy
24th – Gen Lin Piao succeeds Mao, is seriously wounded
24th – Lebanese army in battle with Palestinians
24th – Paul McCartney says there is no truth to rumors he is dead
24th – US B-52’s drop 3,000 ton bombs at Cambodian boundary
25th – BBC Radio serial “Dales” 5,400th & last episode
25th – Last radio broadcast of “Mrs Dale’s Diary” on BBS
26th – “Celebration” closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 110 performances
26th – “George M!” closes at Palace Theater NYC after 435 performances
26th – Firestone World Bowling Tournament (Mercury Open) won by Jim Godman
27th – Carol Mann wins LPGA Raleigh Ladies Golf Invitational
28th – Charles de Gaulle resigns as president of France
28th – King Crismson with Greg Lake & Ian McDonald debuts
29th – “Trumpets of the Lord” opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 7 perfs
30th – Cin Red Jim Maloney 3rd no-hitter beats Houston Astros, 10-0

MAY

 1st – 43 Unification church couples wed in NYC
1st – Houston Don Wilson 2nd no-hitter beats Cin Reds, 4-0
1st – Leonard Tose buys NFL Philadelphia Eagles for $16,155,000
1st – Pirate Radio Station 259 (England/France) begins transmitting
2nd – British liner Queen Elizabeth II leaves on maiden voyage to NY
3rd – “Trumpets of the Lord” closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 7 perfs
3rd – 95th Kentucky Derby: Bill Hartack on Majestic Prince wins in 2:01.8
4th – Charles Gordone’s “No Place to be Somebody,” premieres in NYC
4th – Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational
4th – Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep St Louis Blues in 4 games
5th – 23rd NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3
5th – Pulitzer prize awarded to Norman Mailer (Armies of the Night)
7th – 2nd ABA championship: Oakland Oaks beat Indiana Pacers, 4 games to 1
7th – Lt General Robert E Cushman, Jr, USMC, becomes deputy director of CIA
8th – Cambodia recognizes German DR
8th – Pope Paul VI publishes constitution Sacra Ritum Congregation
9th – BPAA All-Star Bowling Tournament won by Billy Hardwick
10th – Apollo 10 transmit 1st color pictures of Earth from space
10th – Turtles play White House, Mark Volman falls off stage 5 times
10th – US troop begin attack on Hill 937/Hamburger Hill
11th – Carol Mann wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
11th – Monty Python comedy troupe forms
12th – Kenneth H Wallis achieved record speed for an autogiro-179 KPH
13th – Race riots, later known as the May 13 Incident, take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
14th – Abortion & contraception legalized in Canada
14th – Last Chevrolet Corsair built
15th – Associate Justice Abe Fortas resigns from Supreme Court
16th – Barbra Streisand appears at a Friars Club Tribute
16th – Students occupies Magden House Amsterdam
16th – US nuclear sub Guitarro sinks off SF
16th – USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
16th – Venera 5 lands on Venus, returns data on atmosphere
16th – Who’s Pete Townsend & Roger Daltrey charged with assault
17th – “My Wife, My Dog, My Cat,” by Maskman & The Agents hits #92
17th – 95th Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Majestic Prince wins in 1:55.6
17th – Balt, Cleve & Pitts agree to go from NFC to AFC in NFL
17th – Russian probe Venera 6 landed on Venus
18th – “Canterbury Tales” closes at Eugene O’Neill NYC after 122 perfs
18th – Apollo 10 (Stafford/Cernan/Young) launched toward lunar orbit
18th – Sandra Haynie wins LPGA St Louis Women’s Golf Invitational
20th – US troop capture Hill 937/Hamburger Hill Vietnam
21st – Robert Kennedy’s murderer Sirhan Sirhan sentenced to death
21st – Slovan Bratislava wins 9th Europe Cup II in Basel
21st – After 9,015 at bats Hank Aaron is lifted for a pinch hitter, Mike Lum, who doubled in a 15-3 victory over NY Mets
21st – Civil unrest in Rosario, Argentina, aka Rosariazo, following the death of a 15-year-old student.
22nd – Stafford & Cernan pilot Apollo 10 LEM 9.4 mi(15km) above lunar surface
23rd – BBC orders 13 episodes of Monty Python’s Flying Circus
23rd – Lauwerszee Dike in Holland closes
23rd – Who release rock opera “Tommy”
n24th – Beatles’ “Get Back,” single goes #1 & stays #1 for 5 weeks
25th – “Midnight Cowboy” released with an X rating
25th – Mickey Wright wins LPGA Bluegrass Golf Invitational
25th – Sudanese government is overthrown in a military coup
26th – Apollo 10 astronauts returned to Earth
26th – John & Yoko begin their 2nd bed-in (Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal)
27th – Jerry Lewis Show second run, last airs on NBC-TV
27th – Walt Disney World construction begins
28th – AC Milan wins 14th Europe Cup 1 in Madrid
29th – Britain’s Trans-Arctic expedition makes 1st crossing of Arctic Sea ice
29th – General strike in Cordoba, Argentina, leading to the Cordobazo civil unrest.
30th – Derek Clayton runs world record marathon (2:08:33.6) at Antwerp
30th – Gibraltar adopts constitution
30th – People revolt in Willemstad, Curacao
30th – Riots on the Caribbean island of Curaçao