San Antonians are looking forward to the tomorrow’s football clash between the University of Texas and Oklahoma A&M to be played at League Park.
Restoration on La Villita begun with O’Neil Ford as architect.
Country-western group Alabama makes their first appearance in San Antonio at the Majestic Theater. San Antonians evidently had not heard much about them because the crowd was estimated at between 100 and 200 people.
According to the records in the office of the city engineer, there are 71 automobiles in San Antonio, representing a value of about $37,200.
Military police have been ordered to keep soldiers out of close to a score of eating and drinking places in the carnival district of W. Houston because their women employees lack certificates attesting to their moral character.
San Antonio Dodgers pitcher Fernando Valenzuela fans 15 batters in a 3-0 win over Amarillo. The 19-year-old lefty allowed just two hits in the second half of the season and struck out 162 batters in 174 innings.
The name of Waco Street is changed to West Ashby Place.
The Kelly Drive-In Theater is opened.
David Letterman’s morning talk-variety show debuts on KMOL Channel 4 at 10 a.m. The show is a critical success, even winning two Emmy awards, but is cancelled after four months.
Preparations are under way to ship what’s left of the Army dirigible C-43 back to Scott Field, Ill. It was wrecked at Brooks Field yesterday while being towed out of the big hangar. This is the second dirigible to face destruction at the field.
Tonight is the grand opening of the Roaring 20’s Teen Club (formerly Shadowlands), three miles north of Loop 410 on Blanco Road. Along with Gene Thomas, headliners will be The Missiles band and vocal group along with San Antonio’s own Denny Ezba. This will mark the first time that a Teen Nite Spot has been put into operation and we’re betting everybody will dig the idea.
Hipp’s Bubble Room (right) at 1411 McCullough closes.
Lt. George E. Kelly (right) is killed in air crash at Camp Travis (flying Army Aeroplane #2 – a Curtiss Model D Type IV). Kelly Field and later Kelly Air Force Base would be named for him.
Parliament/Funkadelic, with George Clinton, plays Convention Center Arena.
City officials took a sledgehammer and bashed in one of the walls of the Guadalupe Theater today to symbolize the beginning of the renovation as part of the Plaza Guadalupe project. Renewal of the theater is expected to cost from $650,000 to $1 million and is to be completed by December.
A new summer open air theater is to be built at Avenue E and Houston, diagonally across from the post office.
The Budweiser Clydesdales come to San Antonio and will appear daily through April 15 at the Farmers Market in Market Square, except for April 12 when they will be in the Poteet Strawberry Parade.
San Antonians are shocked to learn of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee.
The new bridge crossing Salado Creek on Martin Luther King Drive is dedicated to the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. on the anniversary of his death. Mayor Pro Tem Helen Dutmer, Joe Webb, Earl Campbell (superintendent of the San Antonio School District’s Area II) and the Rev. R. A. Callies participate in the ceremony.
“Et tu, Brute?” Julius Caesar is murdered in Rome by Marcus Brutus in a hall next to Pompey’s Theater. San Antonio will not exist for another 1,762 years.
The Black Crowes make their first San Antonio appearance along with Junkyard at Sneakers.
Municipal Auditorium hosts “The Biggest Show of Stars for ’60,”featuring: Frankie Avalon, Clyde McPhatter, Bobby Rydell, Johnny & the Hurricanes, The Crests, Freddy Cannon, Sammy Turner, The Isley Brothers, Linda Laurie, The Clovers, Cliff Richard, Paul Williams and his Orchestra.
George Thorogood and the Destroyers play the Junction club on Blanco Road.
Rivercenter Mall opens for business but the grand opening festivities will have to wait five more days.