1970-1989 Timeline

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Kent State Shooting

May 4, 1970 - May 5, 1970

Between rally students and Ohio National Guard. Four dead and nine wounded.

Roe vs. Wade Legalizes Abortion in US

December 13, 1971 - January 22, 1973

US Pulls Out of Vietnam

1973 - 1975

Mount St. Helens Erupts

May 18, 1980 - May 19, 1980

Vietnam War Memorial Opened in Washington DC

November 13, 1982 - November 14, 1982

Sally Ride Becomes First Woman in Space

June 18, 1983 - June 24, 1983

PG-13 Movie Rating Created

July 1, 1984 - July 2, 1984

Space Shuttle "Challenger" Explodes

January 28, 1986 - January 29, 1986

With teacher on board

US Bombs Libya

April 15, 1986 - April 16, 1986

US President Bush Announces He Doesn't Like Broccoli

1989

Culture Events

TV Show "M*A*S*H" Premiers

September 17, 1972 - September 18,1972

"Star Wars" Movie Released

May 25, 1977 - May 26, 1977

Sony Introduces The Walkman

1979

PAC-MAN Video Game Released

1980

Michael Jackson Releases "Thriller"

December 2, 1983 - December 3, 1983

World Events

UK Changes Currency

February 15, 1971 - February 16, 1971

From pounds, shillings and pences to decimal system

North and South VIetnam Join To Form the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

July 2, 1976 - July 3, 1976

First Test-tube Baby is Born

July 25, 1978 - July 26, 1978

At 1147 pm a girl named Louise Joy Brown

John Paul II Becomes Pope

October 16, 1978 - October 17, 1978

New Plague Identified as AIDS

1981

Indira Gandhi Killed By Two Bodyguards

October 31, 1984 - November 1, 1984

Hole In Ozone Layer Is Discovered

1985

USSR Launches "Mir Space Station"

February 20, 1986 - February 21,1986

Exxon Valdez Spills Millions of Gallons of Oil On Coastline

March 24, 1989 - March 25, 1989

Berlin Wall Falls

November 9, 1989 - November 10, 1989