Newsology

Like any period of time, life in the 1970s consisted of a series of moments, intersections, and confluence. Here we will unearth these ponderous relics through both the lens of re-imagining the past with alacrity, and revisiting in a manner more suited to American culture’s tendency toward cynicism.

The heading and their threads will be the year. Should the event or story carry over from one to the next, we will keep it in its year of origination thread.

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1970

Earth Day is established

April 22, worldwide

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1971

Tapestry’s Longevity

Released February 10th

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1972

Munich Olympic Games, September 5th

Black September Tragedy

 

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1973

Roe v Wade decision

January 22nd

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1974

President Nixon resigns

August 8th

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1975

Released November 19th

One Who Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest sweeps the major Academy Awards

March 29, 1976

 

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1976

Battle of the Sexes

September 20th

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1977

Roots Miniseries

Debuts January 23rd

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1978

Guyana, November 18th

Jonestown & the Peoples Temple

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1979

Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant Accident

March 28th

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