Untitled Document1990Regional elections held, in what was East Germany
1988Pillsbury stock soars $18.37 to $57.37 on takeover bid
1985Shite Muslims claim to have killed hostage William Buckley
1985Henry G Perry completes 157 day, 14,021 mile bicycle tour of Australia
1984US govt closes down due to budget problems
1984There it goes! It could be, it might be, it s..." A sad day for long-suffering Chicago Cubs fans. Chicago lost to the Padres 7-1 in the National League Championship Series. 1986 Oct 04, Dan Rather, of The CBS Evening News, was mugged by two men in New York City.
1983Richard Noble reaches record 1019 kph in jet-powered car
1981Olympic star Bruce Jenner added the title of actor to his resume. He joined singer Harry Belafonte in their first dramatic roles on NBC-TV s Grambling s White Tiger
1978Funeral services held for Pope John Paul I
1977Pier 39 opens in SF
Moon Landing - On July 20th 1969, 4 days after take off Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin touch down on the Moon. Michael Colllins the 3rd member of the crew remained in the capsule whilst Armstrong and Aldrin performed their historic walk on the moon with the now legendary quote 'it's one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind. Further missions were made to the moon and Alan Sheperd famously played a few golf shots with a Wilson 6-Iron golf club.