Welcome to The Time Tunnel, a time when life was full of ups and downs, and crazy turnarounds. No matter who you are, or where you were raised everyone has their story… good, fair, or not so good but my mission is to brighten your days with music and historical events that you may have forgotten.
On this day January 16
1959 Sade, singer, songwriter, and actress, was born in Ibadan, Nigeria.
1980 Paul McCartney jailed in Tokyo for 10 days on marijuana possession.
1984 Paul & Linda McCartney arrested in Barbados-possession of cannabis.
1962 12th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 150-130 at St. Louis. Wilt Chamberlain scores 42 points, the most ever in an All-Star Game; also grabs 24 rebounds.
1966 Chicago is granted an NBA franchise to be called the Bulls; become the 3rd NBA franchise in the city, after the Chicago Stags (1946–50) and Chicago Packers/Zephyrs (now Washington Wizards).
1970 Curt Flood files a civil lawsuit challenging baseball’s reserve clause.
1988 NFL St Louis Cardinals announce move to Phoenix.