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50 YEARS AGO TODAY

 

November 14, 1970

Plane crash kills all of Marshall's football team and coaches. Full article here. And here.

Considered the worst accident in sports history.


October 15, 1970

HOMECOMING GAME

Flyerette Judy Lorette congratulates Queen Diana Gartin and her escort Doug Schivley. 


October 5, 1970

Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970)


September 18, 1970

Jimi Hendrix dies.

Full article here.


August 25, 1970

Elton John performed his first U.S. concert in Los Angeles. 


On August 8, 1970, THE Fairborn High School Marching Band & Flyerettes and Chaminade Band opened up the NEW Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati for the Bengals, on National television!!!!