Brainstorming for "In Their Lifetimes"

In addition to the information your parents provided, you may look at the following:
http://www.history.com/wt.do?year=1970
  • Soviet Union Invasion of Afghanistan
  • Berlin Wall Comes Down
  • Cold War Ends
  • Apollo Missions
  • Richard Nixon
    • Watergate
    • Resignation
  • Gerald Ford
  • Jimmy Carter
  • Ronald Reagan
  • George H.W. Bush
  • Bill Clinton
  • John Lennon Assassinated
  • Michael Jackson
  • Sesame Street
  • 1973: East and West Germany
  • Bobby Fischer Defeats Spassky
  • Tito Dies
  • Apollo 18 / Russian Soyuz 19
  • 1982 Brewers make it to the World Series
  • OPEC Embargo
  • 1994: Marriage Stats
  • 26th Amendment
  • 1977: Lung Cancer
  • 1976: Apple Founded
  • 1979: Sony Walkman
  • 1979-1981: Iranian Hostage Crisis
  • 1975: Microsoft founded
  • 1983: First cell phones
  • 1978: Beetle production ends
  • 1986: Space Shuttle Challenger crashes
  • 1986: Electronic games from Nintendo debut.
  • 1981: AIDS virus becomes an epidemic
  • 1975: Last troops come home from Vietnam
  • 1991: World Wide Web debuts
  • Fear of Nuclear Holocaust
  • 1995: Atlanta Braves win Series
  • 1972 Munich Olympics
  • 1977: Elvis dies
  • 1971: The 26th amendment lowers voting age from 21 to 18
  • 1995: OK City Bombing
  • 1974: India detonates nuclear bomb
  • 1992: First McDonald's in Beijng China
  • 1993: Queen Elizabeth Opens Palace to Tourist
  • 1990: Hubble Telescope launches
  • 1976: Death Penalty
  • 1980-1988: Iran / Iraq War Begins
  • 1971: Soft Contact lenses recieve FDA approval
  • 1995: US Gov't shuts down
  • 1972: Dow Jones over 1,000
  • Pablo Picaso dies in 1973
  • 1973: Foreman knocks out Joe Frazier
  • 1980: Voyager 1 explores Saturn
  • 1985: Achille Lora hijacked
  • 1979: Three Mile Island
  • Super bowl 4 (1970)
  • 1989: U.S. invades Panama