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What Was Happening

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  • Average US yearly income was $16,000
  • Gas cost $.59.
  • Average US house was $43,400.
  • Average UK house was £12,704.
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  • Isabel Peron was deposed by a military coup in Argentina.
  • South Africa experiences Soweto riots.
  • In Cambodia, Prince Sihanouk steps down and Pol Pot becomes Prime Minister and soon dictator.
  • Israeli commandos fly to Entebbe, Uganda to free an Air France plane.
  • Mao Tse Tung dies in China.
  • Civil War in Lebanon ends after 19 months.
  • Independence: Seychelles from UK.
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  • The $2 bill is introduced.
  • The first space shuttle, the Enterprise is unveiled.
  • Apple Computers is formed by Jobs and Wozniak.
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  • The Omen chilled everyone.
  • We ran up stairs with Rocky.
  • Hoffman and Redford went up against All The President's Men.
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