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Saturday, January 27, 2007

The Saturday Six

1. Take the quiz: (LINK FIXED!) What happened the year that you were born?

In 1971 (the year you were born)

Richard Nixon is president of the US

Charles Manson and 3 of his followers are convicted of multiple counts of first-degree murder

An earthquake in California's San Fernando Valley kills 64 people

New York Times begins publication of classified Pentagon papers on US involvement in Vietnam

The $70 million Kennedy Center opens in Washington, DC

A four day revolt at New York's Attica state prison ends after being stormed by 1000 state troopers

A new stock-market index called the Nasdaq debuts

Walt Disney World opens

Intel releases world's first microprocessor, the 4004

Ray Tomlinson sends the first e-mail

Libertarian party established in USA

Kid Rock, Denise Richards, Sean Astin, Winona Ryder, and Ricky Martin are born

Pittsburgh Pirates win the World Series

Baltimore Colts win Superbowl V

Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath is published

The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour premeires on television

"Bridge Over Troubled Water" by Simon & Garfunkel wins Grammy for song of the year

All in the Family premieres

2. Of the events mentioned, which would you most liked to have witnessed in person?

My Answer: Walt Disney World Opens

3. Of the people mentioned, who would you most like to meet in person?

My Answer: Nobody...well maybe Cher.

4. Of the people mentioned, who would you least like to meet in person?

My Answer: The Manson Family ::shivers::

5. Which of the events do you think had the most profound effect on history?

My Answer: It's a toss up between the first microprocessor and Richard Nixon.

6. Which of the events do you think contributed the most to our culture?

My Answer: The microprocessor without a doubt.


Clance' McClannahan said...

Your such a youngun' I was in 9th grade when you were born.

Julie said...

I definitely agree with you on the Manson Family. They're evil incarnate :0