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" La mejor década los 70 "

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    how the wonderful 70s were born

    " The '70s may have been a lot of things, but boring they certainly weren't."
  • Donna Summer, Village People and ‘disco’ music

    Donna Summer, Village People and ‘disco’ music
    Disco music, a genre derived from rhythm & blues that mixed elements of previous genres, such as soul and funk, with Latin touches in many cases, became popular in dance halls in the late 70s. Before, towards the middle Of the decade, the most characteristic interpreters of this music such as Donna Summer, The Jackson 5, Chic, Gloria Gaynor, Barry White, The Bee Gees, KC and The Sunshine Band, Boney M., or Village People obtained their main successes.
  • Watergate scandal

    Watergate scandal
    The Watergate scandal was a major political scandal that took place in the United States in the early 1970s following a theft of documents from the Watergate office complex in Washington D. C
  • Apollo 13 returns to Earth with crew members safe

    Apollo 13 returns to Earth with crew members safe
    the planet waiting for what was happening, at Apollo 13, a NASA lunar spacecraft that suffered a serious breakdown on its journey to the Moon, finally returned to Earth with all its crew members safe and sound. The mission commander was James A. Lovell Jr., whose spacesuit helmet is housed in the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois.
  • how the wonderful 70s were born

    how the wonderful 70s were born
    Jimi Hendrix, was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter. Despite the fact that his professional career only lasted four years, he is considered one of the most influential guitarists in rock history. Elvis Presley was one of the most popular American singers and cultural icons of the 20th century, widely known by his first name, Elvis better known as "The King of Rock and Roll."
  • Floppy Disks, Calculators, Betamax and VHS

    Floppy Disks, Calculators, Betamax and VHS
    It was already selling floppy disks and in 1972 it received the patent for the data storage disk, which initially had little capacity. Also in the early 1970s the first
    pocket calculators
    , which were made using only a few low-power, battery-powered chips. And we can't forget the emergence of "magic" video players: Sony's Betamax made its new appearance in 1975 and, a year later, JVC's VHS emerged.
  • The legend of the perfect 10 from Mark Spitz and Nadia Comaneci

    The legend of the perfect 10 from Mark Spitz and Nadia Comaneci
    Won seven gold medals at the 1972 Olympics in Munich, an achievement second only to Michael Phelps, who won eight gold medals at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Spitz set world records in all seven events in which he competed. Four years later, at Montreal 76, the world surrendered at the feet of the Romanian
    Nadia Comaneci, who at 14 became the first woman to get a perfect 10 in an Olympics.
  • Terrorist attacks at the Munich Olympics

    Terrorist attacks at the Munich Olympics
    It was a terrorist attack that occurred during the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Bavaria, in southern West Germany, when eleven members of the Israeli Olympic team were taken hostage and killed by a commando from the Black September terrorist group.
  • Roe v. Wade and the legalization of abortion in the United States

    Roe v. Wade and the legalization of abortion in the United States
    Roe v. Wade is the name of the court case by which the right to induced abortion was recognized in 1973 in the United States. It was on January 22 of that year, when the Supreme Court announced its decision, invalidating a Texas law that criminalized abortion unless a woman's life was at stake. The case began in 1970, when Jane Roe, a fictitious name to protect the identity of Norma McCorvey, filed a federal action against Henry Wade, the Dallas County attorney where she lived.
  • Arthur Ashe marked a milestone at Wimbledon

    Arthur Ashe marked a milestone at Wimbledon
    American tennis player Arthur Ashe became the first black player to win the Wimbledon Tournament, winning three Grand Slam. In addition to being a pioneer, he was an activist in various causes such as the fight against apartheid in South Africa. Ashe was born on July 10, 1943 and died on February 6, 1993, a victim of AIDS, which she contracted in a blood transfusion during a heart operation.
  • Two giants are born: Apple and Microsoft

    Two giants are born: Apple and Microsoft
    Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniac began in 1976 to develop in a garage what years later would become one of the most important computer companies of the 20th century. Apple, founded on April 1, 1976, continues to revolutionize the world of technology with its popular Macs, iPods, iPhones, and iPads. A year earlier, in 1975, Bill Gates and Paul Allen had founded Microsoft, another technology giant, essentially dedicated to the software and hardware sector.
  • Goodbye to Big Three: Hendrix, Elvis and Chaplin

    Goodbye to Big Three: Hendrix, Elvis and Chaplin
    Elvis Presley, King of Rock'n'Roll, was found dead on August 16, 1977. He was 42 years old. His death was from heart failure, related to his drug addiction. Also in 1977, the great Charles “Charlie” Chaplin died at the age of 88, leaving a legacy of humor and acting.
  • Movie classics

    Movie classics
    The 70s left us with great movie classics: the wonderful Star Wars that would lead to two formidable sequels; a Francis Ford Coppola in his prime, leaving two capital installments of The Godfather saga; Films like Woody Allen's Annie Hall and Manhattan, Scorsese's Taxi Driver, or Steven Spielberg's Jaws also stood out. In addition, the horror genre left us great classics like The Exorcist. Among the actors were Liza Minnelli, Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford,
  • The day New York City went dark

    The day New York City went dark
    New York suffered a 25-hour blackout after lightning struck power lines. The blackout was for many a metaphor for the gloom the city was experiencing: an economic decline, rising crime rates and panic over a wave of crimes committed by David Berkowitz, known as "The Son of Sam." When power was restored, vandals had caused more than 1,000 fires and looters had robbed 1,600 stores, according to The New York Times.
  • Sony introduces the iconic Walkman

    Sony introduces the iconic Walkman
    The sound barrier was broken once again in the 1970s, but this time, literally, in the wake of man. Sony introduced the Walkman in July 1979, the first portable stereo sound player that, along with lightweight headphones, gave listeners the freedom to listen to music in private, even in public. The product was an instant hit. The Walkman became a hot brand among consumers, setting a standard for future generations of personal devices like Apple's iPod.
  • Mother Teresa of Calcutta wins the Nobel Peace Prize

    Mother Teresa of Calcutta wins the Nobel Peace Prize
    That day Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, better known as the
    Mother Teresa of Calcutta
    , won the Nobel Peace Prize for “work undertaken in the fight to overcome poverty and anguish, which also constitute a threat to peace”. "I am not worthy," she said upon hearing that she had been selected by the Committee. "Personally I do not deserve it, I accept it on behalf of the poor." The prize money ($ 190,000) was used to build homes for the indigent and especially lepers.
  • Bosé, Sandro and Celia: the new icons of pop, ballads and salsa

    Bosé, Sandro and Celia: the new icons of pop, ballads and salsa
    The 70s had a development of various musical genres, which were faithfully represented by great artists from Spain, Chile, Mexico, Peru and Argentina, among others. Miguel Bosé and Nino Bravo feature in pop, as well as Roberto Carlos and Camilo Sesto in ballads, but Raphael, Sandro, José Luis Perales, Aldo and Los Pasteles Verdes, and Carlos Santana also stand out. Salsa was another quintessential Latin genre, where Celia Cruz, Johnny Pacheco, Héctor Lavoe, Willie Colón.
  • ending the 70s

    ending the 70s