1969 The Year in Review

July 20th 1969 will be a date we all remember! Its the date that an American took the first step on the surface of the moon. It was a very exciting time in American history.

Just a few of the headlines which caught national attention in 1969

  • The Vietnam War Continues
  • Vietnam War is Unpopular with the Public
  • Oil is discovered in Alaska
  • Civil Unrest Rages in Northern Ireland

The year you were born was magical! Discover the events that shaped the world the year you were born.

For example if you were Josh Holloway (Georgia-raised model turned actor who played the role of sarcastic James “Sawyer” Ford on the hit TV show, Lost. In 2013, he landed the lead role in the CBS drama, Intelligence.)

He may remember that national headlines read “Mankind Makes its Greatest Leap – To The Moon”

He may remember that the President of The United States was Richard Nixon

joshhollowayBut does he remember:

  • Who won the World Series
  • What celebrities share your date of birth
  • What was the average price of a new home
  • What was the average annual wage
  • What was the price of a loaf of bread or 10 lbs of potatoes
  • Who were the big winners at the Academy Awards
  • What were the most popular songs

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