The Year I Was Born

Yes, I'm old.





In 1966 (the year you were born)


Lyndon B. Johnson is president of the US


As part of nationwide protest against the Vietnam War, demonstrations are staged all over the US


In Miranda vs. Arizona, the Supreme Court rules that criminal suspects must be apprised of their rights before interrogation


US planes begin bombing of the Hanoi area of North Vietnam


Controversial American comedian Lenny Bruce is found dead of a drug overdose in his home


John Lennon says, "We are more popular than Jesus" sparking controversy in the US


The first black Senator is elected to the United States Senate


Cindy Crawford, Janet Jackson, Mike Tyson, Halle Berry, Adam Sandler, and Kiefer Sutherland are born


Baltimore Orioles win the World Series


Green Bay Packers win the NFL championship


Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup


The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is the top grossing film


Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann is published


Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys and Sounds of Silence by Simon and Garfunkel are released


Star Trek and The Newlywed Game premiere



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8 comments:

Joanna K. Moore said...

You are NOT old. When I was a baby, my mom took me to see Dwight D. Eisenhauer and he waved at me. I was a year old. Eisenhauer was president.

THAT is old. LOL

Hugs,
JoAnn

MaryF said...

Okay, YOU'RE old (JUST kidding!) I love you, JoAnn.

Olga said...

I agree: you're not old, Mary! Also, you know the saying: you are as old as you feel. What sometimes makes me like 60 (more than double). I liked the idea about the yeat, btw, got to check it out!

Gina Black said...

I graduated 6th grade that year.

MaryF said...

No way you're older than me. I've seen your picture.

And I named the lawyer in Hot Shot Gina Black. Just came to me for some reason ;)

Peggy said...

If you're old, than so am I. 1966 is my birth year too!

MaryF said...

I'm April, Peggy, when are you?

Peggy said...

November---oh, geez, I guess that makes you older than me (just teasing ya)! :-)

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