Hans Remembers- Wednesday March 11, 1970- 50 Years Ago.
- American lawyer and author Erle Stanley Gardner who created the Perry Mason mystery series of stories and novels starting in 1933- died at 80 in Temecula, California.
- Deju Vu by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young- was released on this day. The album which was the first with Neil Young on board- had three Top 40 singles- “Woodstock”, “Teach Your Children” and “Our House”- the album went to #1 on the album chart and sold 8 million copies. Rolling Stone magazine ranked it at #148 in their 500 Greatest Albums Ever list.
- The government of Iraq and the leader of the Kurdish people signed a 15 point autonomy to end the First Iraqi-Kurdish War after eight and a half years of fighting. The negotiations between future Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and Kurdish leader Mustafa Barzani concluded in Lebanon. Fighting would resume in 1974.