70's

  • Kansas City Chiefs

    Kansas City Chiefs
    At Tulane Stadium in New Orleans, Louisiana, on January 11 1970 the American Football League (AFL) champions Kansas City Chiefs had beat the National Football League (NFL) champion Minnesota Vikings (23-7).
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Bowl_IV
  • First earth day

    First earth day
    First earth day was on April 22, 1970. Every year when that day came it was considered as the birth of the modern environmental movement. Earth day is a day that everyone, such as schools, jobs people work at, and others try to increase the awareness and appreciation of what the Earth had done for us.
    http://www.earthday.org/earth-day-history-movement
  • Beatles

    Beatles
    The Beatles formed and started in 1960 in Liverpool, England they was instantly BEATLEMANIA, people loved the Beatles and absolutely loved there music. But in December 1970 the Beatles called a quits, leaving there fans devastated. There last concert was August 27, 1967
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beatles'_break-up
  • World Trade Center made

    World Trade Center made
    The world trade center was made December 13, 1970. It was a made up of seven buildings on 16-acres, it was constructed by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Tower one and tower two, each being more than 100 feet higher than the Empire State Building.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Trade_Center
  • Baltimore Colts

    Baltimore Colts
    On January 17th 1971 the Baltimore Colts won the Super Bowl against the Dallas Cowboys. They defeated the Cowboys by 16- 13 at the Orange bowl in Miami, Florida.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Bowl_V
  • Disney Word

    Disney Word
    Before all of the planning of building Disney world they finally opened it on October 1st 1971 in Orlando, Florida, on the grand opening of Disney world they had over 10,000 visitors. The rides and attractions they had were Magic Kingdom, encompassing approximately 107 acres, featured Adventureland, Fantasyland, Frontierland, Liberty Square, Tomorrowland, a Main Street USA, and they had about 5,500 Cast Members.
    http://www.thisdayindisneyhistory.com/DisneyWorldGrandOpening.html
  • London Bridgein US

    London Bridgein US
    On October 10th 1971 the London Bridge was brought to the United States because when in was in London in 1962, the bridge could not handle the weight and pressure of the traffic on the bridge and it collapsed.
    http://www.roadtripamerica.com/places/havasu.htm
  • VCR’s made

    VCR’s made
    On October 19th, The Sony VO- 1600 was made, it was the first VCR cassette recorder that was ever made in the world. “The Umatic system used the 3/4 inch tape UMATIC video system”.
    http://www.rewindmuseum.com/umatic.htm
  • Miami Dolphins

    Miami Dolphins
    On January 16 1972 the Dolphins were the only NFL team to win the Super Bowl with a perfect season. Coach Don Shula led the dolphins to the super bowl, and notable players Bob Griese, Earl Morrall, and Larry Csonka (among many others). In 1972 the Dolphins had gone 14–0 in the regular season and won all three post-season games, including Super Bowl VII beating the Washington Redskins, to finish 17–0.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1972_Miami_Dolphins_season
  • Pocket Calculators

    Pocket Calculators
    In 1972, the first battery-operated hand-held calculators were sold. They were the smallest calculators ever made, before that they had to use large ones that certainly wouldn’t fit in anyone’s pockets.
    http://www.vintagecalculators.com/html/history_of_electronic_calculat.html
  • Pong launched

     Pong launched
    November 23 1972, pong was one of the earliest video games made; it was sort of like tennis having to defeat the other opponent by not trying to let the ball get out of the screen. The game was originally made by Atari Incorporated (Atari), who released it in 1972. “Allan Alcorn created Pong as a training exercise assigned to him”
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pong
  • HBO launched

    HBO launched
    November 28 1972 was the day HBO (Home Box Office) was created. HBO is the American premium cable television network, owned by Time Warner. HBO has reached about 29 million subscribers in the United States, being the second largest network in the US.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HBO
  • Abortion Legalized

    Abortion Legalized
    In 1973, 744,600 abortion, American women have the legal right to get an abortion in all 50 states, through all nine months of pregnancy. The law was legalized on January 9th 1973
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abortion_in_the_United_States
  • Miami Dolphins

    Miami Dolphins
    On January 14th 1973 when the Miami Dolphins beat the Washington, Redskins in Super Bowl VII at in Los Angeles, California, they felt victorious because it was there second year in a row winning.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1972_Miami_Dolphins_season
  • Sears Tower made

    Sears Tower made
    Sears Tower, aka the Willis Tower, office building in Chicago, Illinois, one of the world’s tallest buildings. The Sears Tower opened in 1973, built for Sears, Roebuck and Company; it reaches 110 floors and a height of 1,450 feet (442 meters), not including broadcast antennas and their supports.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sears_Tower
  • National speed limit 55

    National speed limit 55
    On January 2nd 1974 the National Maximum Speed Law (NMSL) in the United States was a provision of the 1974 Emergency Highway Energy Conservation Act that prohibited speed limits higher than 55 miles per hour (89 km/h). It was drafted in response to oil price spikes and supply disruptions during the 1973 oil crisis.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Maximum_Speed_Law
  • Miami Dolphins win the superbowl

    Miami Dolphins win the superbowl
    On January 13th 1974, the Miami Dolphins won the super bowl against the Minnesota, Vikings (24-7) at Rice Stadium in Houston, Texas. Having that as their 3rd Victory in a row, (that’s impressive).
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1972_Miami_Dolphins_season
  • Patty Hearst Kidnapped

    Patty Hearst Kidnapped
    On February 4th 1974, a 19 year old girl named Patty Hearst was kidnapped in Berkeley, California. She was taken by two black men and a white woman, and all three of them were armed. Her fiancé was tied up and beaten, also with a neighbor who was trying to help the situation. Witnesses reported seeing Patty being carried blindfolded and taken away into the kidnapper’s trunk of a car.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patty_hearst
  • Girls allowed to play

    Girls allowed to play
    On November 4th 1974 girls were formally permitted to play in the little league baseball and softball program. It was a non-profit organization in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
    http://www.momsteam.com/sports/baseball/general/landmark-decision-allowed-girls-to-play-little-league
  • Pittsburg Steelers

    Pittsburg Steelers
    On January 12, 1975 the Pittsburg, Steelers won the super bowl against the Vikings at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans, Louisiana the last pro game at that venue (the game was originally planned to be held at the Louisiana Superdome, but that stadium was not completed yet).
    http://www.steelers.com/history/superbowl.html
  • Microsoft

    Microsoft
    On April 4th 1975, “Microsoft is an American corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington, United States that develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of products and services predominantly related to computing through its various product divisions.”
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft
  • Legionnaire’s disease

    Legionnaire’s disease
    “Legionnaire disease, form of pneumonia caused by the bacillus Legionella pneumophila”. At a Philadelphia hotel 182 Legionnaires contracted the disease, 29 of them passed. The first symptoms of Legionnaire disease are malaise and headache, then high fever, but also include chills, coughing, shortness of breath, pleurisy-like pain, and abdominal distress are common, and also sometimes some mental confusion.
    http://www.q-net.net.au/~legion/Legionnaire%60s_Disease_Outbreaks_1997.htm
  • Catalytic convertors introduced on cars

    Catalytic convertors introduced on cars
    On catalytic converter (colloquially, "cat" or "catcon") is a exhaust emission control device which converts toxic chemicals in the exhaust of an internal combustion engine into less noxious substances. Inside a catalytic converter, a catalyst stimulates a chemical reaction in which noxious byproducts of combustion are converted to less toxic substances by way of catalyzed chemical reactions.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catalytic_converter
  • First Black Man to Win Wimbledon

    First Black Man to Win Wimbledon
    On July 5th 1975 Arthur Ashe was the first black man to win a Wimbledon, defeating Jimmy Connors. In 1975, the 31-year-old entered Wimbledon as the 6th seed.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashe,_Arthur_Robert
  • Pittsburg Steelers

    Pittsburg Steelers
    On January 18, 1976 the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Dallas Cowboys (21-17). They played at the Orange Bowl, in Miami Florida. At the time, the two most popular teams in the NFL met in Super Bowl X, and the contrast between their styles was as great as the hue of their jerseys.
    http://www.steelers.com/history/superbowl.html
  • Red Dye #2 banned

    Red Dye #2 banned
    On February 2nd 1976 Azo dye used to be used as a food dye and to color cosmetics, but in 1976 it was banned in the United States by the FDA because it was a suspected carcinogen. It has the color of a reddish-brown, dark red to purple water-soluble powder.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amaranth_(dye)
  • Apple computer launched

    Apple computer launched
    On April 1, 1976 the Apple computers were created in Cupertino, California, and the company was named Apple Computer, Inc.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_inc
  • Oakland Raiders

    Oakland Raiders
    On January 9, 1977 the Oakland Raiders won the super bowl against the Vikings. The Raiders defeated the Vikings by the score of 32–14 to win their first Super Bowl.
    http://www.raiders.com/history/super-bowl-xi.html
  • New York blackout

    New York blackout
    On July 13, 1977 to July 14 1977 in New York City there was an electricity blackout that affected most of the city. The only places that were not affected were the neighborhoods of southern Queens, and the neighborhoods of Rockaways, which were apart of different lighting company’s.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_York_City_blackout_of_1977
  • 1st black Miss Universe

    1st black Miss Universe
    On July 16, 1977, 24 year old, Janelle Commissiong earned Trinidad and Tobago its first miss universe crown, but also the title of first black miss universe. It was held at the National Theater, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miss_Universe
  • Elvis Dead

    Elvis Dead
    On August 16, 1977, Elvis Aaron Presley was pronounced dead in the bathroom in his home, Graceland. After being found on the bathroom floor, Elvis was rushed to the hospital where he was officially pronounced dead. The cause of his death was cardiac arrhythmia.
    http://www.elvispresleynews.com/ElvisDeath.html
  • Pittsburg Steelers

    Pittsburg Steelers
    On January 21, 1978 the Pittsburg, Steelers won the super bowl against the Dallas Cowboys (35-31). The game was played at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida, it was the first time anyone has played at the Orange Bowl and it was the last time also.
    http://www.steelers.com/history/superbowl.html
  • First Test-Tube Baby Born

    First Test-Tube Baby Born
    On July 25, 1978, Louise Joy Brown, the first successful test-tube baby was born in Great Britain.
    http://history1900s.about.com/od/medicaladvancesissues/a/testtubebaby.htm
  • Jonestown Massacre

    Jonestown Massacre
    On November 18, 1978 The Jonestown Massacre, which had a death toll of 918 people, was the most deadly single non-natural disaster in U.S. history until September 11, 2001.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonestown
  • Pittsburg Steelers

    Pittsburg Steelers
    1979 the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Cowboys by the score of 35–31. The game was played at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida, the fifth and last time that the Super Bowl was played in that building.
    http://www.steelers.com/history/superbowl.html
  • Sony makes the Walkman

    Sony makes the Walkman
    On February 21st, 1979, Sony introduces the Walkman, leading in a new generation of listening to the music portably. The Sony Walkman, a personal stereo cassette player, but it also had lightweight headphones.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walkman
  • Nuclear Accident at Three Mile Island

    Nuclear Accident at Three Mile Island
    On March 28, 1979, “The Three Mile Island accident was a partial nuclear meltdown which occurred at the Three Mile Island power plant in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States on March 28, 1979. It was the worst accident in U.S. commercial nuclear power plant history,[1] and resulted in the release of small amounts of radioactive gases and radioactive iodine into the environment”.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Mile_Island_accident
  • The Greensboro Massacre

    The Greensboro Massacre
    On November 3, 1979 in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States there was the Greensboro Massacre. “Five protest marchers were shot and killed by members of the Ku Klux Klan and the American Nazi Party. The protest was the culmination of attempts by the Communist Workers Party to organize mostly black industrial workers in the area.”
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greensboro_massacre
  • Endangered Species Act

    Endangered Species Act
    The endangered species act was legalized on December 28 1973 “it authorizes the determination and listing of species as endangered and threatened; prohibits unauthorized taking, possession, sale, and transport of endangered species; provides authority to acquire land for the conservation of listed species, using land and water conservation funds; authorizes establishment of cooperative agreements and grants-in-aid to States that establish and maintain active and adequate programs for endangered.