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What happened the year you were born?


In 1970, A House Cost $26600


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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  1. November 18, 2010 at 2:13 am

    Kriminy, I remember the Kent State thing being on TV. And Earth Day. Now, if I could remember where my teeth went…

    • November 18, 2010 at 3:18 am

      LMAO Temy! I can’t help ya there! 😀

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