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In 19?? (the year you were born)


Richard Nixon is president of the US


A federal jury finds the "Chicago 7" innocent of conspiring to incite riots during the 1968 Democratic National Convention

The lunar spacecraft Apollo 13 splashes down in the Pacific after near catastrophe

The first Earth Day is marked by millions of Americans participating in anti-pollution demonstrations

At Kent State University, National Guardsmen fire into a crowd killing four student antiwar demonstrators

A powerful earthquake claims 50,000 lives in Peru

18 year olds are given the right to vote in federal elections

Tidal wave driven by cyclone from Bay of Bengal hits East Pakistan, killing hundreds of thousands

An anti-war rally is held at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, attended by John Kerry, Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland

Queen Latifah, Mariah Carey, Andre Agassi, Uma Thurman, Jennifer Lopez, and Matt Damon are born

Baltimore Orioles win the World Series

Kansas City Chiefs win Superbowl IV

Boston Bruins win the Stanley Cup

Tearjerker Love Story is the top grossing film

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou is published

"The Long and Winding Road" becomes the Beatles' last Number 1 song



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    In 1974 (the year you were born)


    Gerald Ford becomes president of the US


    Hank Aaron hits his 715th home run to beat Babe Ruth's record


    Impeachment hearings are opened against President Nixon by the House Judiciary Committee


    President Nixon resigns


    President Gerald Ford issues an unconditional pardon to ex-President Nixon for all federal crimes


    Muhammad Ali knocks out George Foreman in the eighth round to regain the heavyweight crown in Zaire


    Heiress Patty Hearst is kidnapped by and eventually joins the Symbionese Liberation Army


    Dungeons & Dragons officially released


    People magazine is published for the first time


    Kate Moss, Alyson Hannigan, Penelope Cruz, Alanis Morissette, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Ryan Seacrest are born


    Oakland Athletics win the World Series


    Miami Dolphins win Superbowl VIII


    Philadelphia Flyers win the Stanley Cup


    Blazing Saddles is the top grossing film


    All the President's Men by Bernstein and Woodward is published


    "Killing Me Softly With His Song" wins Grammy for song of the year



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  • Re: many good things :)

    The amusing part is that I remember some of these things.

    And i was uhm-young.
  • Re: many good things :)

    It looks like you are 1 year older than I.



    In 1971 (the year you were born)


    Richard Nixon is president of the US


    Charles Manson and 3 of his followers are convicted of multiple counts of first-degree murder


    An earthquake in California's San Fernando Valley kills 64 people


    New York Times begins publication of classified Pentagon papers on US involvement in Vietnam


    The $70 million Kennedy Center opens in Washington, DC


    A four day revolt at New York's Attica state prison ends after being stormed by 1000 state troopers


    A new stock-market index called the Nasdaq debuts


    Walt Disney World opens


    Intel releases world's first microprocessor, the 4004


    Ray Tomlinson sends the first e-mail


    Libertarian party established in USA


    Kid Rock, Denise Richards, Sean Astin, Winona Ryder, and Ricky Martin are born


    Pittsburgh Pirates win the World Series


    Baltimore Colts win Superbowl V


    Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup


    The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath is published


    The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour premieres on television


    "Bridge Over Troubled Water" by Simon & Garfunkel wins Grammy for song of the year


    All in the Family premieres



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      In 1969 (the year you were born)


      Richard Nixon becomes president of the US


      Senator Edward Kennedy escapes injury when the car he is driving veers off a narrow bridge on Chappaquiddick Island


      US astronaut Neil Armstrong becomes the first person to set foot on the moon while commanding the Apollo 11 mission


      Breathtaking pictures of Mars are transmitted to earth from NASA's Mariner 7 as it passes within 2,200 miles of the Red Planet


      Woodstock music festival begins in upstate NY, featuring performances by Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane, and many more artists


      250,000 Vietnam War protestors gather in Washington for the largest anti-war rally in US history


      The first draft lottery since WWII is held in New York City


      The Beatles' performance in public for the last time, on the roof of Apple Records


      The Stonewall riots mark the start of the modern gay rights movement in the US


      Marilyn Manson, Jennifer Aniston, Renée Zellweger, Edward Norton, Christian Slater, and Linus Torvalds are born


      New York Mets win the World Series


      New York Jets win Superbowl III


      Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup


      Sesame Street premieres


      Midnight Cowboy wins the Oscar for best picture


      David Bowie's debut single, "Space Oddity", becomes a huge hit - in part to the US landing on the moon


      Sharon Tate & the LaBiancas are found murdered by Charles Manson & "family"



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      I suppose that Marilyn Manson picked his name since the Manson murders occured the year he was born.

      I still shudder that I'm the same age as him.
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