The 1970's

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  • First Earth Day

    First Earth Day
    First Earth Day celebratuion
  • Kent State Shooting

    Kent State Shooting
    National Guardsmen open fire on students at Kent State Universtiy, 4 dead.
  • March 1st Bombing

    March 1st Bombing
    Bomb attack on the US Captiol in Washington DC
  • Mount Etna Eruption

    Mount Etna Eruption
    Mount Etna erupts in Sicily
  • Pres. Nixon Re-Election

    Pres. Nixon Re-Election
    President Nixon re-elected
  • Bloody Sunday

    Bloody Sunday
    British soldiers fire upon Catholics in Londonderry, 13 die
  • Haiphong Bombing

    US bombs Haiphong, North Vietnam. Thousands are killed
  • Vietnam Action Ends

    Pres. Nixon suspends all US action in North Vietnam
  • Sears Tower Built

    Sears Tower Built
    The Sears Tower in Chicago is built, it is the world's tallest building at the time.
  • Dark Side of the Moon

    Dark Side of the Moon
    Pink Floyd releases The Dark Side of the Moon
  • First Cell Phone Call

    First Cell Phone Call
    The first portable cell phone call is made from New York City.
  • Nixon's Resignation

    Nixon's Resignation
    President Nixon is forced to resign because of Watergate scandal
  • Vietnam War ends

    Vietnam War ends
    Communist forces take Saigon and South Vietnam surrenders.
  • Bicentennial

    USA celebrates 200 years of independence
  • Jimmy Carter Election

    Jimmy Carter Election
    Jimmy Carter elected President
  • Rocky Released

    Rocky Released
    The film Rocky was released November 21, 1976
  • Birth of Punk Rock

    Birth of Punk Rock
    Punk Rock is born when bands such as The Clash, The Ramones, and The Sex Pistols become popular. Punk revolutionizes the genre.
  • Star Wars

    Star Wars
    Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope is released. It becomes immensely popular
  • Apple II Computers

    Apple II Computers
    The Apple II Computer went on sale on June 25, 1077
  • Elvis Died

    Elvis Presley is found dead in is home
  • Space Invaders

    Space Invaders
    The video game Space Invaders was released, causing a craze for video games
  • Quadrophenia

    The Who releases Quadrophenia
  • The Wall

    The Wall
    Pink Floyd releases the prestigious double album The Wall