Tuesday, January 06, 2009

What happened the year I was born!! 38 years ago today!! January 6th!!

I thought this was cute! I found it on Mari's blog.

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


Mari said...

This is perfect for you today on your birthday! Some great things happened that year - including you!

Lisa said...

happy birthday

Chad and Tammy said...

That's really cool. I'm going to have to try it!

Hope you had a great birthday!

DawnS said...

Happy Happy Birthday (yesterday)!!! Gosh it seems like everyone is younger than me these days... ;)

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Cherdecor said...

Oh, I missed your birthday! I hope you had a wonderful day.

Kate said...

I am so behind on reading my favorite blogs so I am catching up today... Happy belated birthday! I hope you had a wonderful day. I hope you are still celebrating!