Sunday, January 21, 2007

What Happened The Year You Were Born?

In 1977 (the year you were born)
Jimmy Carter becomes president of the US
Most of the 10,000 Vietnam War draft evaders are pardoned by President Carter
Singer Anita Bryant starts her "Save Our Children" crusade against gay rights
Elvis Presley dies in his Graceland bathroom
Congress creates a Department of Energy
Anwar Sadat flies to Jerusalem in a dramatic gesture of willingness to discuss peace
Orlando Bloom, Shakira, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Liv Tyler, and Ludacris are born
New York Yankees win the World Series
Oakland Raiders win Superbowl XI
Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup Swedish music group ABBA passes The Beatles as having most records sold
Star Wars is the top grossing film
The Shining by Stephen King is published
"You Light Up My Life" by Debby Boone spends the most time at the top of the US charts
Three's Company premieres

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