Dave Thomas opens his first restaurant in a former steakhouse on a cold, snowy Saturday in downtown Columbus, Ohio. He names the chain Wendy's after his 8-year-old daughter Melinda Lou nicknamed Wendy by her siblings.
Dave Thomas opens his first restaurant in a former steakhouse on a cold, snowy Saturday in downtown Columbus, Ohio. November 17 — Cold War: November 20 — Vietnam War: Under the terms of the agreement, the U. November 24 — Apollo program: The Apollo 12 spacecraft splashes down safely in the Pacific Ocean, ending the second manned mission to the Moon.
December[ edit ] December 1 — Chicago: Magic Sam dies today at the age of 32 December 1 — Vietnam War: December 2 — The Boeing jumbo jet makes its debut. It carries people, most of them reporters and photographers, from Seattle to New York City. Hosted by the Rolling Stonesit is an attempt at a "Woodstock West" and is best known for the uproar of violence that occurred.
It is viewed by many as the "end of the sixties. Navy officer and C. December 20 — During an airing of Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer, NBC announces that The Banana Splits Adventure Hour which was preempted that week, whose final episode aired a week earlier on December 13 was not renewed for a third season, pulling 2 episodes in season 2 off at the last minute before airing.
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John Lennon and Yoko Ono meet with Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and Minister of Health John Munro to discuss drug abuse. , Little Jimmy Osmond was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Long Haired Lover. August 15, - Woodstock began in a field near Yasgur's Farm at Bethel, New York.
The three-day concert featured 24 rock bands and drew a crowd of more than , young people. The three-day concert featured 24 rock bands and drew a crowd of more than , young people.