The Seventies-Sarah Salas

  • Apollo 13 Space Mission

    Apollo 13 Space Mission
    The Apollo 13 Space Mission was launched from Cape Kennedy and the Russian unmanned spacecrafts, luna 16 and luna 17 land on the moon.
  • First Earth Day

    First Earth Day
    The First Earth Day was celebrated, reinvigorating the enviroment movement world wide.
  • Cigarette Advertisments Banned!

    Cigarette Advertisments Banned!
    Cigarette advertisments are banned from U.S television.
  • U.S Plane Bomb

    U.S Plane Bomb
    U.S. Plane bomb Vietcong supply routes in Cambodia, spreading the war beyond Vietnam.
  • President Nixon visits China

    President Nixon visits China and re-elected in near landslide, but democrats win majority in bith houses of congress.
  • Capitol Punishment Banned!

    U.S supreme court effectively bans capitol punishment as cruel and unusual.
  • Vic president resigns

    Vice President Agnew resigns after income tax scandal.
  • Transcripts

    White House releases transcripts of tape recordings.
  • Presidents Men

    John lee carre publishes tinker. tailor, solider, spy and woodward and bernstein to all the presidents men.
  • President Resigns

    Presidnet nIxon resigns as articles of impeachment filed as he granted a pardon by presidnet Gerald Ford.
  • Fighting

    Fighting breaks out between Christians and Moslems in Beirut, Lebanon.
  • U.S. Apollo and Soviet Soyuz 19 spacecrafts

    U.S. Apollo and Soviet Soyuz 19 spacecrafts link up in first international manned space flight
  • earth's ozone

    First report that spray cans damage the earth's ozone layer released by National Academy of Science.
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest

    One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest wins top five Academy Awards - first time for a single movie since 1934
  • Blackout!

    New York City blackout leaves 9 million in the dark.
  • Roots

    Roots appears on American television and becomes the most watched show in history
  • agreement between Israel and Egypt.

    Camp David peace talks bring an agreement between Israel and Egypt.
  • first successful ascent

    Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler make first successful ascent of Mt. Everest without using oxygen.
  • Buckingham Palace

    Sir Anthony Blunt, art historian to Buckingham Palace, exposed as fourth man in Britain's worst spy scandal and stripped of his knighthood.
  • fundamentalists take control

    Shah of Iran forced into exile as fundamentalists take control and hold U.S. embassy staff hostage