- Average US yearly income was $9,400
- Gas cost $.36.
- Average US house was $23,450.
- Average UK house was £4,975.
- Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty goes into effect, ratified by 43 nations.
- President Nasser of Egypt dies.
- US invades Cambodia.
- Chicago Seven found guilty of intent to incite a riot. Case is later overturned.
- US and UK both drop voting age from 21 to 18.
- Northern Ireland sees firebrand Protestant Reverend Ian Paisley winning a seat in Parliament.
- The Beatles disband.
- First Earth Day.
- Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin both die of drug overdoses.
- The first New York marathon is run.
- Patton showed us war is hell and glorious (to some).
- Two other views of war come from M*A*S*H and Catch-22.
- We saw flying become not so fun in Airport.