60th Anniversary: This Week In History

February 8:

 

1963 – The Kennedy administration prohibited travel to Cuba and made financial and commercial transactions with Cuba illegal for U.S. citizens.

1973 – U.S. Senate leaders named seven members of a select committee to investigate the Watergate scandal.

 

Music:

1965 – The Supremes’ “Stop in the Name Of Love” was released.

 

Sports:

1963 – Lamar Hunt, owner of the American Football League franchise in Dallas, TX, moved the operation to Kansas City. The new team was named the Chiefs.

1984 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar broke Wilt Chamberlains record of 12,681 goals. He scored 15,836 goals before retiring in 1989.

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