1970’s

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1970

1971

  • London Bridge Brought to the U.S.
  • United Kingdom Changes to Decimal System for Currency
  • VCRs Introduced
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Massimo Vignelli, NYC Subway map, 1972

1972

1973

1974

  • Halie Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, Deposed
  • Mikhail Baryshnikov Defects
  • Patty Hearst Kidnapped
  • Serial Killer Ted Bundy Begins His Killing Spree
  • Terracotta Army Discovered in China
  • U.S. President Nixon Resigns

1975

1976

1977

  • Elvis Found Dead
  • Miniseries Roots Airs
  • South African Anti-Apartheid Leader Steve Biko Tortured to Death
  • Star Wars Movie Released
  • Trans-Alaska Pipeline System Finished

1978

1979