A Stitch In Time

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31 years ago today

Posted by sallenlouise on April 12, 2007

I was born. WOW, where has the time gone? Here’s what else happened the year I was born.


In 1976 (the year you were born)


Gerald Ford is president of the US

The US celebrates its bicentennial, marking the 200th anniversary of its independence

The Viking II sets down on Mars’ Utopia Plains

Promising, “I will never lie to you,” Jimmy Carter is elected president of the United States

Israeli commandos rescue hostages from Entebbe, Uganda

The Concorde begins flights from New York to Europe

George W. Bush is arrested and fined for driving under the influence of alcohol

Cray-1, the first commercially developed supercomputer, is invented by Seymour Cray

Freddie Prinze Jr., Reese Witherspoon, Colin Farrell, 50 Cent, Fred Savage, and Shannon Elizabeth are born

Cincinnati Reds win the World Series

Pittsburgh Steelers win Superbowl X

Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup

Rocky is the top grossing film

Filming begins on George Lucas’ Star Wars

The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins is published

The Eagles Their Greatest Hits compilation becomes the first album in history to be certified platinum

“Tonight’s The Night” by Rod Stewart spends the most time at the top of the US chart

Charlie’s Angels and The Muppet Show premiere

What Happened the Year You Were Born?
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3 Responses to “31 years ago today”

  1. Barb said

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! Have a great day 🙂 🙂

  2. Jodi said

    Happy Birthday, You young woman You!

    I won’t tell you what 1976 was like for me. I was in high school and let’s just leave it at that, ok?

    I hope you had a wonderful day!

  3. Sallenlouise said

    Thanx Guys!

    Jodi……….I’m very intrigued!!!

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