- Average US yearly income was $8,550
- Gas cost $.35.
- Average US house was $15,550.
- Average UK house was £4,640.
- First man walks on the moon.
- Golda Meir becomes Prime Minister of Israel.
- US institutes the draft lottery.
- Civil war starts in Biafra leaving 3 million starving.
- King Idris of Libya removed in a bloodless coup led by Qaddaffi.
- Charles de Gaulle resigns as French president.
- USAF closes its Blue Book project investigating UFOs.
- The first ATM is installed.
- The microprocessor is invented.
- Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid had us asking 'who are those guys?'.
- The Duke made eye patches hip in True Grit.
- Riding a motorcycle looked like the way to go in Easy Rider, except at the end, of course.