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    Oh hell...I don't care. Let 'er rip! I had night terrors and went into panic attacks at least the first 25 times I had to admit to this age but after that (and a handful of Tums each time) I got over it

    In 1956 (the year you were born) Dwight Eisenhower is president of the US

    101 Southern Congressmen call for massive resistance to the Supreme Court desegregation rulings

    Italian liner Andrea Doria collides with Swedish liner Stockholm and sinks of Nantucket Island

    An anti-Communist revolt in Hungary is crushed by Soviet troops and tanks

    Suez crisis occurs in the Middle East

    Elvis Presley enters the music charts for the first time, with "Heartbreak Hotel".

    Mel Gibson, Bill Maher, Joe Montana, Tom Hanks, and Larry Bird born

    New York Yankees win the World Series

    New York Giants win the NFL championship

    Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup

    Howl and Other Poems by Allen Ginsberg is published

    Elvis Presley appears on The Ed Sullivan Show

    The Price is Right game show premieres

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    I don't care either - and I think some of you were born the same year .. you know who you are ....
    Richard Nixon is president of the US

    Supreme Court rules in Roe vs. Wade that states may not prevent a woman from having an abortion during the first trimester

    US announces the end of the military draft

    Spiro T. Agnew resigns after pleading no contest to charges of tax evasion while governor of Maryland

    Gerald R. Ford becomes the first appointed vice president under the 25th Amendment

    A total ban on oil exports to the US for six months is imposed by Arab nations after the outbreak of an Arab-Israeli war

    President Richard Nixon announces that a peace accord has been reached in Vietnam

    Drea de Matteo, Tori Spelling, Carson Daly, Monica Lewinsky, and Kate Beckinsale are born

    Oakland Athletics win the World Series

    Miami Dolphins win Superbowl VII

    Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup

    The Exorcist and American Graffiti are top grossing films

    Elvis Presley's Aloha From Hawaii television special is seen around the world by more than 1 billion viewers

    KISS performs their first concert, at the Coventary Club in Queens

    "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" by Roberta Flack wins a Grammy for song of the year

    Schoolhouse Rock premieres
    Kill him.
    Kill her.
    Kill It.
    Kill everything... that IS the solution!
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    ^^I love Schoolhouse rocks!!!
    FUCK YOU AND GIVE ME MY GODDAMN VENTI TWO PUMP LIGHT WHIP MOCHA YOU COCKSUCKING WHORE BEFORE I PUNCH YOU IN THE MOUTH. I just get unpleasant in my car. - Deej

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    lol greys i was going to say the same thing!!!
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    In 1987 (the year you were born) Ronald Reagan is president of the US

    Wall Street crashes sending the Dow Jones Industrial average down 22.6%

    President Reagan and Soviet Leader Gorbachev sign an unprecedented missile reduction agreement

    Televangelist Jim Bakker resigns amid accusations of sexual infidelity and financial impropriety

    Wall Street financier Ivan Boesky is sentenced to three years in prison in an insider trading scandal

    Gary Hart withdraws from the 1988 presidential campaign under accusations of infidelity

    The Food and Drug Administration approves anti-AIDS drug AZT

    Prozac makes its debut in the US

    Bow Wow, Joss Stone, and Hilary Duff are born

    Minnesota Twins win the World Series

    New York Giants win Superbowl XXI

    Edmonton Oilers win the Stanley Cup

    Three Men and a Baby is the top grossing film

    "Walk Like An Egyptian" by The Bangles spends the most time at the top of the US charts

    Full House, Married with Children, and Star Trek: The Next Generation premiere

    Seriously, could i be born in a more boring year?

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    Well I could post the events of my birth year without posting the actual date, but everyone could guess it instantly because some pretty famous shit happened the year I stormed the joint.
    FUCK YOU AND GIVE ME MY GODDAMN VENTI TWO PUMP LIGHT WHIP MOCHA YOU COCKSUCKING WHORE BEFORE I PUNCH YOU IN THE MOUTH. I just get unpleasant in my car. - Deej

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mel1973 View Post
    I don't care either - and I think some of you were born the same year .. you know who you are ....
    Richard Nixon is president of the US

    Supreme Court rules in Roe vs. Wade that states may not prevent a woman from having an abortion during the first trimester

    US announces the end of the military draft

    Spiro T. Agnew resigns after pleading no contest to charges of tax evasion while governor of Maryland

    Gerald R. Ford becomes the first appointed vice president under the 25th Amendment

    A total ban on oil exports to the US for six months is imposed by Arab nations after the outbreak of an Arab-Israeli war

    President Richard Nixon announces that a peace accord has been reached in Vietnam

    Drea de Matteo, Tori Spelling, Carson Daly, Monica Lewinsky, and Kate Beckinsale are born

    Oakland Athletics win the World Series

    Miami Dolphins win Superbowl VII

    Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup

    The Exorcist and American Graffiti are top grossing films

    Elvis Presley's Aloha From Hawaii television special is seen around the world by more than 1 billion viewers

    KISS performs their first concert, at the Coventary Club in Queens

    "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" by Roberta Flack wins a Grammy for song of the year

    Schoolhouse Rock premieres
    just remember I'll always be younger and prettier
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    Silver024 shares 1983 with me.

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    whens your birthday pandora? mines coming up..may 4th
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    1978:

    Jimmy Carter is president of the US

    US Senate votes to turn over the Panama Canal to Panama on December 31, 1999

    Israel and Egypt reach a peace settlement at the Camp David Accords

    The US and mainland China announce that they will restore full diplomatic relations

    Members of Jim Jones' People's Temple commit mass suicide in Guyana

    Pope John Paul II becomes the first non-Italian pope in centuries

    Ted Bundy is captured in Florida

    The first computer bulletin board system is created

    Garfield debuts in newspapers

    Ashton Kutcher, Kobe Bryant, Usher, Clay Aiken, and Nelly Furtado are born

    New York Yankees win the World Series

    Dallas Cowboys win Superbowl XII

    Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup

    Saturday Night Fever and Grease are the top grossing films

    "Night Fever" by the Bee Gees spends the most time at the top of the US charts

    Diff'rent Strokes and Mork & Mindy premiere
    a lot of these are very US-centric. i really couldn't give a crap about the dallas cowboys and the yankees...


    1978 was one of the best years in recent history for wine.

    polanski skipped bail and fled to france

    Electrical workers in Mexico City find the remains of the Great Pyramid of Tenochtitlan in the middle of the city

    the first unabomber attack took place

    argentina wins the world cup

    tito is named president for life in yugoslavia

    ethiopian offensive begins in eritrea

    the first test-tube baby is born

    camp david accords signed between egypt and israel

    anwar sadat and menachem begin win the nobel peace prize
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    In 1970 (the year you were born) Richard Nixon is president of the US

    A federal jury finds the "Chicago 7" innocent of conspiring to incite riots during the 1968 Democratic National Convention

    The lunar spacecraft Apollo 13 splashes down in the Pacific after near catastrophe

    The first Earth Day is marked by millions of Americans participating in anti-pollution demonstrations

    At Kent State University, National Guardsmen fire into a crowd killing four student antiwar demonstrators

    A powerful earthquake claims 50,000 lives in Peru

    18 year olds are given the right to vote in federal elections

    Tidal wave driven by cyclone from Bay of Bengal hits East Pakistan, killing hundreds of thousands

    An anti-war rally is held at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, attended by John Kerry, Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland

    Queen Latifah, Mariah Carey, Andre Agassi, Uma Thurman, Jennifer Lopez, and Matt Damon are born

    Baltimore Orioles win the World Series

    Kansas City Chiefs win Superbowl IV

    Boston Bruins win the Stanley Cup

    Tearjerker Love Story is the top grossing film

    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou is published

    "The Long and Winding Road" becomes the Beatles' last Number 1 song
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    In 1968 (the year you were born)
    Lyndon B. Johnson is president of the US

    North Koreans seize USS Pueblo and 83 man crew in the Sea of Japan

    Communist troops attack Saigon and 30 province capitals in the "Tet Offensive"

    Martin Luther King is assassinated in Memphis, TN

    Senator Robert F. Kennedy is shot in California after celebrating presidential primary victories

    American troops destroy a town in South Vietnam in the "My Lai Massacre"

    Peggy Fleming wins Olympics figure skating gold medal

    The United States Congress repeals the requirement for a gold reserve to back US currency

    Student protesters at Columbia University in New York City take over administration buildings and shut down the university

    LL Cool J, Lisa Marie Presley, Jeri Ryan, Lucy Lawless, Celine Dion, Traci Lords, Tony Hawk, Kylie Minogue, and Sammy Sosa are born

    Detroit Tigers win the World Series

    Green Bay Packers win Superbowl II

    Montreal Canadians win the Stanley Cup

    2001: A Space Odyssey and Planet of the Apes are the top grossing movies

    The rock musical Hair opens on Broadway

    The Beatles' White Album and Simon and Garfunkel's Bookends are released

    Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, debuts on NBC

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    In 1985 (the year you were born) Ronald Reagan is president of the US

    Live Aid, a 17 hour rock concert broadcasts worldwide from London and Philadelphia, raising $70 million for starving Africans

    An 8.1 magnitude earthquake hits Mexico City and results in about 25,000 deaths

    Vocano "Nevada del Ruiz" erupts near Bogota, Columbia causing mud slides that bury two towns

    American Jew Jonathan Pollard is arrested for giving military secrets to Israel

    Mikhail Gorbachev becomes Soviet leader

    New Coke is released on the 99th anniversary of Coca-Cola

    The GNU Manifesto first written by Richard Stallman

    Kansas City Royals win the World series

    San Francisco 49ers win Superbowl XIX

    Edmonton Oilers win the Stanley Cup

    Back to the Future is the top grossing film

    Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis is published

    David Lee Roth leaves Van Halen to begin a solo career

    "Careless Whisper" by Wham! spends the most time at the top of the US charts

    Elmo is introduced on Sesame Street

    The Golden Girls and Growing Pains premiere



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    Quote Originally Posted by shedevilang View Post
    just remember I'll always be younger and prettier
    only in your own fucked up little mind....
    Kill him.
    Kill her.
    Kill It.
    Kill everything... that IS the solution!
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    which is all that matters
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