1970s-Fifth Hour

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  • Nixon inaguration

    Nixon inaguration
    Nixon was the 37th president of the United States being a Republican. Although president Nixon was elected for a second term from then he went down hill, and he was the first president meaning to be impeached.
  • Disco

    The Disco era was to be "created" on Valentines day, 1970 at "The Left" in New York City. Disco was very popular and consisted songs like "YMCA" and "Staying Alive".
  • America

    America was a light folk band in America and was created by Dewey Burnell, Dan Peek, and Gerry Beckle. America created some of the most famous music ever like "Horse with no Name" and "Sister Golden Hair".
  • US troops invade Combodia

    US troops invade Combodia
    US invades Combodia, and when they were there US was bombing them. While this happened lots of protest broke out one of them being the Kent State. Appromixantly 1.7 million died in this genocide.
  • 1970 oliver 1755

    1970 oliver 1755
    In the fall of 1970, the Oliver 1755, 2-WD, Diesel Burner, Under-Over Direct Shift Tractor was released. It had over pto output of over 87 horsepower. At the time of it's release it cost around $16,000.
  • Black Sabbath

    Black Sabbath
    Black Sabbath was a great band consisting Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, and Bill Ward. The band was very successful and had 35 albums and switched positions in the band between 30 people, but they broke up multiple times.
  • Women's rights movement

    Women's rights movement
    Women were being treated Unfairly. During this the equal rights movemnet was made up which meant it was illegul to discrimante against women.
  • IInk Jet Printer

    IInk Jet Printer
    type of computer printer that creates a digital image by propelling droplets of ink onto paper. Inkjet printers are the most commonly used type of printer[1] and range from small inexpensive consumer models to very large professional machines that can cost tens of thousands of dollars.[2] Starting in the late 1970s inkjet printers that could reproduce digital images generated by
  • Computer Floppy Disks Introduced

    	Computer Floppy Disks Introduced
    IBM engineers had invented the 8-inch floppy disk in 1971, and over the next two years gradually increased its capacity from 80K to nearly 240K. Alan Shugart, an IBM manager, left that company and formed his own in 1973.
  • E-Mail

    Computer engineer, Ray Tomlinson invented internet based email in late 1971. Under ARPAnet several major innovations occurred: email (or electronic mail), the ability to send simple messages to another person across the network (1971). Ray Tomlinson worked as a computer engineer for Bolt Beranek and Newman (BBN), the company hired by the United States Defense Department to build the first Internet in 1968.
  • Londen Bridge

    Londen Bridge
    This bridge was bulit in Lake Havasu city Arizona. This was new remodel, and the old one was falling down and old. The new one was bought for 2,460,000.
  • ABBA's Popularity

    ABBA's Popularity
    ABBA was a small band formed in Stockholm, Sweden by Benny Anderson, Agnetha Faltskog, Anni-Frid "Frida" Lyngstad, and Bjorn Vlvaeus. The band became very famous in Sweden so they decided to go to the USA. The group did amazingly well and sold 300 million records and was the best Scandinavian band in America. They were active for 10 years (1972-1982).
  • Watergate Scandal

    Watergate Scandal
    President Nxon and 5 other men were caught at the Watergate hotel, phonetapping and doing political burglary. Nixon basically cheated his way through the election. Doing this it cost Nixon his presidency.
  • Pong

    While other arcade video games such as Computer Space came before it, Pong was one of the first video games to reach mainstream popularity. The aim is to defeat the opponent in a simulated table tennis game by earning a higher score. The game was originally manufactured by Atari Incorporated (Atari), who released it in 1972
  • Nixon orders the "Christmas Bombing" in Cambodia.

    Nixon orders the "Christmas Bombing" in Cambodia.
    President Nixon orders US to go and bomb Northern Vietnam, Cambodia. Them doing this killed over 1,600 civilans. The US ended up cutting funds off, and giving Cambodia victory.
  • Vietnam Ending

    Vietnam Ending
    We wrote an agreement saying to back down from that the Vietnamese resulted in a victory. Over 50,000 US soliders were killed. From this war the US enacted the War Power Act.
  • David Bowie, A Rock Legend

    David Bowie, A Rock Legend
    David Bowie was an amazing rock singer in england and america. David Bowie was known for his crazy costumes and amazing make up. David was known for the songs "Changes" and Lets Dance".
  • Sears Tower built

    Sears Tower built
    This tower was built in Waker Drive in Chicago Illinios. The tower stood at 1,454 feet tall being 110 stories. It costed about 150 million dollars.
  • Barcode

    Grocery Products Identification Code or Barcode wa created for use in grocery stores in 1973.
  • The Amazing Pittsburgh Steelers

    The Amazing Pittsburgh Steelers
    Before the 1970's, the Steelers was an underdog in the NFL, but the 70's changed the Steelers reputation forever. In the 70's, the Steelers won 4 Super Bowls (1974, 1975, 1978, and 1979). The Steelers also made the playoffs every year starting 1972. The coach of the team was Chuck Noll.
  • The kiddnapping of Patty Hearst

    The kiddnapping of Patty Hearst
    Patty Hearst was kiddnapped to get the countries attention, and sure it was. She had a very wealthy; powerful family. The reward of her being safly returneded was for 50,000.
  • The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones
    The Rolling Stones swept away the 70's. They were very popular with the songs "Brown Sugar", "Angie", and "Miss you". The Band consists Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Brian Jones, Bill Wyman, and Charlie Watts. They were very popular in England and America.
  • The Montreal Canadiens

    The Montreal Canadiens
    The Montreal Canadiens were the best hocky team in America. In the 70's, the Canadiens won six Stanley Cups and never had a losing season. They were very good and talented with their star player, Guy Lafleur.
  • • First Apple computer released to the public

    •	First Apple computer released to the public
    In July of 1976 the Apple-1 was released and sold for $666.66. Two hundred Apple-1 computers were manufactured, and all except twenty-five of them sold over a period of ten months. Master minds Steve Wozniak, and Steve Jobs, who recently passed away.
  • Jimmy Carter elected US president

    Jimmy Carter elected US president
    Jimmy Carter was our 39th presdient. He was very into the enviroment, and while being president he expanded the national park by 103 million acers.
  • The Pretenders

    The Pretenders
    The Pretenders are an R&B band from the UK. The band consists of 4 members, James Honeyman-Scott, Chrissie Hynde, Pete Farndon, and Martin Chambers. the band was very successful and created the songs "Brass in Pocket" and "Kid".
  • MRI Scanner

    MRI Scanner
    Raymond Vahan Damadian (born March 16, 1936, NY USA) is an Armenian-American medical practitioner and inventor of the first MR (Magnetic Resonance) Scanning Machine.Damadian was the first to perform a full body scan of a human being in 1977
  • First VHS VCR

    First VHS VCR
    The first VHS VCR was the JVC's HR-3300, released in the fall of 1977. The first VHS VCR tapes featured a 2 hour recording time. The first three American flicks released on VHS wereThe Sound of Music, Patton, and M*A*S*H all cost an average $50-$70.
  • Queen

    Queen was a rock band created in the UK and has four members, Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon. They created great songs like "Bohemian Rhapsody" and "Killer Queen".
  • Nuclear Accident at Three Mile Island

    Nuclear Accident at Three Mile Island
    The accident began about 4:00 a.m. on March 28, 1979, when the plant experienced a failure in the secondary, non nuclear section of the plant.
    The accident caught federal and state authorities off-guard. They were concerned about the small releases of radioactive gases that were measured off-site by the late morning of March 28 and even more concerned about the potential threat that the reactor posed to the surrounding population.
    The accident was caused by a combination of personnel error,