Most Important Event Year you were Born

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Post by Jim » Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:37 pm

1958: US Launches First Satellite

Most Important Event the Year You Were Born

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Post by tek » Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:38 pm

HEY! That's MY year!

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"The genius of the Constitution rests not in any static meaning it might have had in a world dead and gone, but in the adaptability of its great principles to cope with current problems and current needs." - Justice William J. Brennan, Jr.

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Post by Dan1100 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:45 pm

Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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Post by Tiredretiredlawyer » Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:12 pm

1952- The first hydrogen bomb test.
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Post by MN-Skeptic » Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:53 pm

Tiredretiredlawyer wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:12 pm
1952- The first hydrogen bomb test.
'52 was the year I was born too.
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Post by Chilidog » Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:20 pm

Michael J wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:44 pm
1961: Berlin Wall Built

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/mo ... z#image=46

Barack Obama born in 1961

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Post by Grumpy Old Guy » Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:27 pm

End of WW II.

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Post by Northland10 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:27 pm

Tet, MLK killed, Robert Kennedy killed, DNC Chicago riots, Nixon elected, and more. Busy and rough year.
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Post by Addie » Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:38 pm

1947-Cold War begins

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Post by Sterngard Friegen » Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:18 pm

The most important event that occurred in the year I was born -- from my perspective -- was my birth.

YMMV.

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1976 - The United States celebrates it Bicentennial.
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Post by Tiredretiredlawyer » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:23 pm

MN-Skeptic wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:53 pm
Tiredretiredlawyer wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:12 pm
1952- The first hydrogen bomb test.
'52 was the year I was born too.
That makes us B52s!
A 19th Amendment Centennial Moment: African-American Naomi Anderson was a leader in the suffrage movement in the west, a published poet, barber, community activist, and teacher.

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Post by Sluffy1 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:33 pm

1948
Dewey defeated President Truman for the US Presidential election :oopsy:
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Before the NBA had any black players, the Harlem Globetrotters beat the NBA Champion Minneapolis Lakers in a straight up game.

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Post by much ado » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:48 pm

1949

The Communist People's Republic of China is proclaimed under Mao Tse Tung

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Post by RoadScholar » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:25 pm

1955? Hard to choose just one:

The first McDonalds.
The USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear-powered submarine.
Jonas Salk's polio vaccine declared safe and effective.
James Dean killed in car wreck.
Rosa Parks is arrested.
"The Mickey Mouse Club" debuts.
First Guinness Book of World Records Published.
Disneyland opens.
Emmett Till is murdered.
Both Bill Gates and Steve Jobs are born.
Lego and Velcro invented.
Marian Anderson performs at the Met.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. leads the bus boycott in Montgomery.
The Colt Python debuts.
English-language debut of Waiting for Godot.
The ACLU defends Ginsburg’s Howl.
Volkswagen of America founded.
Inherit the Wind premiers.
David Ben-Gurion forms Israeli government.
Williams wins Pulitzer for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
US Supreme Court orders school integration.
“Johnny Carson Show” premiers.
The Russell-Einstein Manifesto is released.
Congress authorizes all US currency to say "In God We Trust.”
1st solar-powered automobile demonstrated.
Baltimore bans segregation in public recreational areas.
"Honeymooners" premieres.
First edition of "the Village Voice" published.
"Alfred Hitchcock Presents" premieres.
Tappan sells 1st microwave oven.
"Captain Kangaroo" premieres.
UN disapproves of South Africa's apartheid politics.
“National Review” publishes its first issue.
Author Aldous Huxley takes LSD for the first time.

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Post by Michael J » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:46 pm

:like:
Chilidog wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:20 pm
Michael J wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:44 pm
1961: Berlin Wall Built

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/mo ... z#image=46

Barack Obama born in 1961
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Post by Dr. Caligari » Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:13 pm

1954: Brown v. Board of Education
J.D., Miskatonic University School of Law

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Post by SLQ » Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:26 am

1963: Sadly, the assassination of JFK. He was killed when I was six months old.
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Post by scirreeve » Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:33 am

I messed this up. From the week I was born. I'm sure more stuff happened that year but I don't remember.
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Post by MsDaisy » Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:45 am

1957 Sputnick.

All of my first cousins on both sides were old enough to have given birth to me when I was born, so I was the runt. Apparently though I could make tracks fairly well when I took off crawling so they all called me Sput. My cousin Linda started that, may she RIP... She passed this past spring.

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Post by Maybenaut » Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:46 am

Sterngard Friegen wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:18 pm
The most important event that occurred in the year I was born -- from my perspective -- was my birth.

YMMV.
MM does not V. It was 60 years ago. Today.
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Post by Foggy » Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:06 am

I was born several weeks after Eisenhower was elected in 1952. I didn't vote and accept no responsibility. :nope:
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Post by Chilidog » Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:31 am

scirreeve wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:33 am
I messed this up. From the week I was born. I'm sure more stuff happened that year but I don't remember.
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Post by RTH10260 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:02 am

Must be a commie:

1949: joined the world of Mao and his party after a long march of nine months, though mum did all the walking...

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