Hans Remember News Headlines for Saturday August 30th and Sunday August 31st, 1969-
Saturday August 31st, 1969-
- Singer Ozzy Osbourne of the Birmingham, England rock band Earth announces on stage to the crowd during a concert that the group had changed its name to Black Sabbath.
- Coming a couple weeks after Woodstock in the United States- the two day Isle of Wight Festival begins in England headlined by Bob Dylan- who didn’t play at Woodstock- also The Moody Blues, Free, The Band and The Who. Beatles George, John and Ringo were in attendance on the 30th when Bob Dylan played. The festival was well organized and trouble free.
Sunday August 31st 1969
- Morganna The Kissing Bandit who would go on to even bigger fame in the 70’s- a well-endowed fan dressed in a mini skirt ran out onto the field at Atlanta- Fulton County Stadium and kisses the batter Clete Boyer on the cheek. Boyer who had been in a 1-17 slump then goes on an 8-15 tear.
- The first Interface Message Processor – a set of electronic switches designed to communicate from one computer to another on a network was delivered to UCLA from Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc. as the first part of the ARPANET computer network- a predecessor to the Internet. In three months the IMP’s would also be installed at Stanford, University of California Santa Barbara and the University of Utah .