- Average US yearly income was $16,000
- Gas cost $.59.
- Average US house was $43,400.
- Average UK house was £12,704.
- 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.
- The $2 bill is introduced.
- The first space shuttle, the Enterprise is unveiled.
- Apple Computers is formed by Jobs and Wozniak.
- The Omen chilled everyone.
- We ran up stairs with Rocky.
- Hoffman and Redford went up against All The President's Men.