Friday, June 08, 2007

DOUBLE BIRTHDAY!!!!

TODAY IS MY FATHERS BIRTHDAY AND MINE
THIS IS MINE , i'M 37 AND MY DAD IS 60!!!!!!
In 1970 (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

What Happened the Year You Were Born
THIS IS MY DAD'S
In 1947 (the year you were born)
Harry Truman is president of the US
Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier in baseball by joining the Brooklyn Dodgers
Britain grants independence to India and Pakistan
The Truman Doctrine is formulated to aid Greece and Turkey against Communist rebels and Soviet expansionism
The House UnAmerican Activities Committee begins hearings into alleged communist influence in Hollywood
The CIA is established
David Bowie, Dr. Laura Schlessinger, Elton John, David Letterman, and Stephen King
New York Yankees win the World Series
Chicago Cardinals win the NFL championship
Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup
The Diary of Anne Frank is published
Jack Kerouac makes the journey which he will later chronicle in his book On the Road
There are 14,000 television sets in use in the United States
What Happened the Year You Were Born?

1 comment:

Team Gherkin said...

Happy happy birthday!
And many many more!
Happy 21st! heh heh
Cyalayta
Mal :)