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March 22nd Major News Events

  1. 1963 Beatles' first album, "Please Please Me,"
  2. 1933 3.2% Beer And Wine Sales Made Legal
  3. 1963 England Profumo Affair
  4. 2008 Europe Moscow opposes Kosovan independence
  5. 2010 US House passes the healthcare reform bill

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1963 Beatles' first album, "Please Please Me,"

1963 : The Beatles' first album, "Please Please Me," is released following the success of the singles "Please Please Me" and "Love Me Do" earlier in Great Britain.

The Songs included on the original album included:

Please Please Me

Do You Want to Know a Secret

I Saw Her Standing There

Twist and Shout

Love Me Do


Ask Me Why

A Taste of Honey

Baby It's You




P.S. I Love You

There's a Place

Most of the songs from the "Please Please Me" album were released in the US in 1964 on Vee-Jay Records label "Introducing The Beatles".

1978 U.S.A. Flying Wallendas

1978 : Karl Wallenda, founder of the Flying Wallendas, died after falling 10 stories off a tight-rope during a promotional appearance for the Pan American Circus while crossing between the two towers of the ten-story Condado Plaza Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

1920 U.S.A. Treaty of Versailles

1920 : An announcement was made regarding Germany’s campaign for the revision of the terms of the Treaty of Versailles. This document was intended to officially end the First World War. Germany was unsatisfied with many of the clauses written which involved agreements between it (Germany) and the countries in opposition to German forces during WWI.

1933 German Ambassador to the United States

1933 : Hanz Luther became the new German Ambassador to the United States. He replaced Friedrich Wilheim von Pritwitz and Gaffron, two men who experienced differences with Hitler and his movement.

1933 3.2% Beer And Wine Sales Made Legal

1933 : President Roosevelt signed the bill which legalized the sale of 3.2 percent beer and wine.

1940 Italy Sister Elena Aiello

1940 : The bleeding that came out of the forehead of a Nun stunned both physicians and priests. Sister Elena Aiello experienced this phenomenon for the 16th consecutive Good Friday in a row. It was like a spiritual occurrence that happened on the very day of the remembrance of Jesus’ crucifixion.

Born This Day In History March 22st

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Andrew Lloyd Webber

Born: 22nd March 1948, Kensington, London, England

Known For : Born in London, the son of Jean Hermione a violinist and pianist, and William Lloyd Webber a composer. Andrew Lloyd Webber was encouraged by parents and other family members from an early age in his musical aspirations and studied at Royal College of Music prior to pursuing his interest in musical theatre. Primarily a composer who is also known for his joint work with lyricist Tim Rice. His Music includes: (second name or names are the lyricists associated with the work)

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Webber / Rice

Jesus Christ Superstar Webber / Rice

The Likes of Us Webber / Rice

Cats Webber / T. S. Eliot and Trevor Nunn

Evita Webber / Rice

Aspects of Love Webber / Don Black and Charles Hart

Cats Webber / Don Black

Starlight Express Webber / Richard Stilgoe

The Phantom of the Opera Webber / Charles Hart and Richard Stilgoe

As you can see from the list above his works have included some of the most financially and successful musicals of the modern era which have won him Academy Award, Golden Globe, Grammy Awards, Tony Awards many shared with the lyricists who worked on the project with him. Many of the singles from the musicals have gone on to become top ten sellers around the world including Any Dream Will Do, I Don't Know How to Love Him, Don't Cry for Me Argentina, "The Phantom of the Opera" recorded by various artists.

1947 U.S.A. Loyalty Investigation

1947 : President Harry S. Truman issues an executive decree establishing a sweeping loyalty investigation of federal employees who needed to demonstrate complete and unswerving loyalty to the United States.

1955 England Yalta Conference

1955 : A statue of Franklin D. Roosevelt standing in Grosvenor Square in London, England was vandalized. “Traitor of Yalta” was written on red paint, in retaliation of Roosevelt’s suggestion that Hong Kong be handed over to China. This proposal was made during the Yalta Conference.

1956 U.S.A. Martin Luther King Jr

1956 : Martin Luther King Jr. was convicted for violating Alabama's anti-boycott law when he organized a boycott of all city buses in Montgomery.

1960 Soviet Union Distrust Of US

1960 : Mistrust against Americans was evident in Moscow. Veteran arms control negotiator Viktor Karpov was one such person who had been skeptical of the sincerity of the United States. He was quoted as saying that the United States did not really want to uphold the agreement to remove medium-range missiles from Europe, as planned.

1963 England Profumo Affair

1963 : The British Secretary of State for War, John Profumo, has denied any impropriety with the model, Christine Keeler. Later in June John Profumo did admit to having an affair with Christine Keeler and resigned from his post as British Secretary of State for War. The Profumo affair as it was known in Britain was a major news story because Christine Keeler was linked to Soviet Intelligence due to her affair with Captain Eugene Ivanov, a naval attaché at the Russian Embassy.

1970 U.S.A. Discrimination

1970 : In the South Carolina House of Representatives, A motion was made to fight against discrimination. This effort was made to help provide fairness to the Jews and other religious minorities.

1972 UK Northern Ireland

1972 : The Irish and British leaders had met in hopes that British secret political proposals would be made known (to Irish, to public). The purpose of this meeting was to stop the fighting within the province of Northern Ireland.

1972 The Equal Rights Amendment

1972 : The Equal Rights Amendment which provided for the legal equality of the sexes and prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex was passed by the U.S. Senate and sent to the states for ratification. Additionally, a petition was also made requesting Nixon to ask the Soviet Union to also not discriminate against Jews. The most common form of being treated unfairly was when minorities such as Jews would attempt to participate in cultural and educational activities (particular those of higher education).

1981 Colombia U.S. Yacht Coral Sea

1981 : The U.S. Yacht Coral Sea along with its 12-person crew was detained in Colombia for ten days. On March 12, The Coral Sea was on its way to Cayman Island for a treasure-hunt expedition when it was captured by a Colombian patrol boat. Finally, on today in 1981 it was released.

1991 Iraq Food Shipment Ban Lifted

1991 : UN diplomats advocated a lift on the ban of food shipments to the Iraq. A debate was taking place regarding whether or not to also allow fuel and other useful goods into the country as well. This particular decision was being discussed shortly after two Iraqi planes were shot down by Americans after a temporary cease-fire was made. (Americans had made no official agreement to completely stop attacking fixed Iraqi wing aircraft at this time.)

From 1960s Childrens Clothes Page

Sixties Kids Clothing

  • 1966 Boys Clothes 1966 Boys Clothes
    Price: $1.99 - $12.99
    Description Natural toned denim along with athletic letter jackets, mock turtle neck zip-ups, blazers and laced pullovers were all popular for the boys of 1965. Red and lighter natural tones proved popular as well.

  • 1966 Girls Clothes 1966 Girls Clothes
    Price: $2.39 - $22.50
    Description Sailor dresses remain popular in 1966, along with jumpers and bold plaids with bow accents. Drop-waist dresses proved popular for juniors and teens as well as houndstooth and tapered pants with patterns. Knee-high socks and stirrup pants were popular with younger girls.

1991 U.S.A. Pamela Smart Convicted

1991 : Pamela Smart is convicted for conspiring with her 16-year-old student lover, William Flynn, and three friends to kill her husband, Gregory Smart, in Derry, New Hampshire.

1995 U.S.A. Colin Ferguson Sentenced

1995 : Colin Ferguson who had murdered six people and injured nineteen others on when he pulled out a gun and fired on other passengers on the Long Island Rail Road in Garden City, New York on December 7th, 1993. is sentenced to life in prison.

2002 Belgium NATO

2002 : NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) officials are working towards greater cooperation with the former Soviet Union. This action was made top priority, as U.S. officials were planning to arrive in Tbilisi, Georgia (city in country South of Russia) this same week.

2002 England "Miss B" Granted Right To Die

2002 : A landmark case in British Law comes to it's final conclusion when Dame Elizabeth gave Miss B the legal right to die by having her treatment withdrawn and be transferred to another hospital which would treat her according to her wishes "and permit her life to end peacefully and with dignity". Just over one month later Miss B died peacefully in her sleep after exercising her right to have all artificial ventilation withdrawn.

2006 Spain Basque Separatist Group ETA

2006 : The Basque separatist group ETA which had been using kidnappings, assassinations, violence and murder to achieve it's goal of sovereignty and self-determination for the Basque Region of Spain announced a permanent cease-fire with Spain.

2008 Europe Moscow opposes Kosovan independence

2008 : Serb officials have welcomed the support of Russia in opposition to Kosovo's independence. The Belgrade-based daily Press has said that Russia supported Serbia's desire to retrieve Kosovo, but Serbia is now under pressure from Washington and Brussels to stop the violence that started on March 17th. An aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin has described the Western recognition of Kosovo as 'a cocked gun ready for firing.'

2010 US House passes the healthcare reform bill

2010 : The House of Representatives has voted to pass the landmark healthcare reform bill. The bill was passed by 219 votes to 212, with no Republican backing. It will extend healthcare coverage to 32 million uninsured Americans, and marks the biggest change to the U.S. system in decades. Nancy Pelosi has compared it to the establishment of Medicare and Social Security.

2012 Public Sector Workers Begin Strike in Portugal

2012 : Public sector workers in Portugal have begun a strike against governmental austerity measures that would cut jobs and raise taxes. Teachers, transportation workers, and hospital staff all participated in the strikes putting strain on commuters and healthcare services, as well as closing schools. The strike was the second in a period of four months.

2013 Air Traffic Control Towers Closed

2013 : The US's FAA announced plans to close 149 air traffic control towers after budget cuts that took place during the month placed strain on the department's budget.

2014 Venezuela Two Die in Protests

2014 : Two people were killed after being shot at protests in Venezuela. These occurred during protests against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, high inflation, and goods shortages. These two deaths brought the total toll up to around 33 people killed over several weeks of protests.

From 1980s Homes Prices Page

  • 1984 Chicago Illinois
    1 bed condo Lake views
  • 1985 Elyria Ohio
    10 acres plus 3 bed home Fully modernised all appliances large kitchen
  • 1988 Syracuse New York
    Split Level 3 bedroom 2 car garage 1 1/2 baths
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