1960-1980

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In History
  • Etch a Sketch introduced

    Etch a Sketch introduced
  • First TV Presidential Debate

  • The Flintstones Premieres

    The Flintstones Premieres
  • Aluminum can used for the first time

  • Psycho Film Premieres

    Psycho Film Premieres
  • Actor Antonio Banderas born

  • First New York Marathon is run in New York

  • Barbie Dolls and Hot Wheels Track and Cars Released

  • Floppy Disk Invented

  • Apollo 13 Mission Launched

  • First Earth Day celebrated

    First Earth Day celebrated
  • Nixon resigns due to Watergate scandal

    Nixon resigns due to Watergate scandal
  • Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs form Apple Computer

  • Rubiks' Cube Released

  • Cable News Network (CNN) launches

  • John Lennon shot and killed

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark Debuts

    Raiders of the Lost Ark Debuts
  • AIDS Virus Identified

  • The Color Purple Movie Premieres

    The Color Purple Movie Premieres
  • First Martin Luther King Day

  • Michael Jordan named Rookie of the Year

    Michael Jordan named Rookie of the Year
  • Nintendo Entertainment System released

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    Vietnam Protests

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    Watts Riots

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    Work begins on Trans Alaskan Oil Pipeline ( 800 miles )

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    Coca Cola Introduces New Coke reverts back to Original

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    Phantom of the Opera - longest-running musical on Broadway