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  2. 2. Thank you <ul><li>To all of our sponsors listed in tonight’s program </li></ul>
  3. 11. <ul><li>Love Story </li></ul>
  4. 13. Lion’s Beach
  5. 15. <ul><li>Close to you by the Carpenters </li></ul>
  6. 18. An oxygen tank in the spacecraft explodes, forcing the crew to abort the mission and return in 4 days.
  7. 19. <ul><li>I think I love you by the Partridge Family </li></ul>
  8. 22. <ul><li>M*A*S*H* </li></ul>
  9. 28. <ul><li>A jury finds the Chicago Seven defendants not guilty of conspiring to incite a riot, in charges stemming from the violence at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. Five of the defendants are found guilty on the lesser charge of crossing state lines to incite a riot (later overturned by a court of appeal) </li></ul>
  10. 30. <ul><li>Bridge over troubled water by Simon and Garfunkel </li></ul>
  11. 31. <ul><li>My Lai massacre: The United States Army charges 14 officers with suppressing information related to the incident </li></ul>
  12. 33. <ul><li>President Richard Nixon signs the Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act into law, banning cigarette television advertisements in the United States, starting on January 1, 1971. </li></ul>
  13. 34. <ul><li>Queen Latifah </li></ul><ul><li>Mariah Carey </li></ul><ul><li>Andre Agassi </li></ul><ul><li>Naomi Campbell </li></ul><ul><li>Claudia Schiffer </li></ul><ul><li>Malcolm-Jamal Warner </li></ul><ul><li>Sean Hill </li></ul><ul><li>Tina Fey </li></ul>
  14. 36. <ul><li>War by Edwin Starr </li></ul>
  15. 37. The Oasis
  16. 39. <ul><li>Unionized construction workers attack about 1,000 students and others protesting the Kent State shootings near the intersection of Wall Street and Broad Street and at New York City Hall. </li></ul>
  17. 42. <ul><li>Woodstock </li></ul>
  18. 44. <ul><li>1970 marked the 50 th anniversary of the women’s right to vote in the United States </li></ul>
  19. 48. <ul><li>Charles Manson, the leader of a bizzare cult, and 4 of his followers were convicted of the murders of several people including actress Sharon Tate and her unborn baby </li></ul>
  20. 49. <ul><li>The United States gets its first female generals: Anna Mae Hays and Elizabeth P. Hoisington </li></ul>
  21. 54. <ul><li>Boeing 747 makes its first commercial passenger trip to London </li></ul>
  22. 56. <ul><li>The Isle of Wight Festival 1970 takes place on East Afton Farm off the coast of England. Some 600,000 people attend the largest rock festival of all time. Artists include Jimi Hendrix, The Who, The Doors, Chicago, Richie Havens, John Sebastian, Joan Baez, Ten Years After, Emerson, Lake & Palmer and Jethro Tull. </li></ul>
  23. 58. Rock Aqua Jays
  24. 59. <ul><li>Elvis Presley begins his first concert tour since 1958 in Phoenix, Arizona at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum </li></ul>
  25. 67. <ul><li>In Montreal, Quebec, a national crisis hits Canada when Quebec Minister of Labour Pierre Laporte becomes the second statesman kidnapped by members of the FLQ terrorist group </li></ul>
  26. 68. Janesville Public Library
  27. 69. <ul><li>California becomes the first US State to adopt &quot;No Fault&quot; Divorce law. </li></ul>
  28. 72. <ul><li>The Baltimore Orioles defeat the Cincinnati Reds in Game 5 of the World Series, 9-3, to win the series 4 games to 1 for their 2nd World Championship </li></ul>
  29. 73. <ul><li>Little Big Man </li></ul>
  30. 77. <ul><li>Gary Gabelich drives the rocket-powered Blue Flame to an official world land speed record of 622.287 mph on the dry lake bed of the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah </li></ul>
  31. 79. <ul><li>Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! makes its network TV debut, when CBS telecasts the 1955 film version as a 3-hour Thanksgiving special </li></ul>
  32. 81. <ul><li>After dropping to 631 during 1970 </li></ul>
  33. 83. <ul><li>The North Tower of the World Trade Center is topped out at 1,368 feet, making it the tallest building in the world </li></ul>
  34. 84. <ul><li>Ralph Nader's citizens' lobbying group, nicknamed &quot;Nader's Raiders,&quot; petitions the government for consumer protection </li></ul>
  35. 85. <ul><li>World population: 3,692,492,000 (current 6,692,030,277) </li></ul><ul><li>North America population: 231,937,000 (current 308,733,835) </li></ul>
  36. 86. <ul><li>Janis Joplin </li></ul><ul><li>Charles DeGaulle </li></ul><ul><li>Jimi Hendrix </li></ul><ul><li>Vince Lombardi </li></ul><ul><li>Gypsy Rose Lee </li></ul><ul><li>Brian Piccolo </li></ul><ul><li>John T. Scopes </li></ul>
  37. 87. <ul><li>Airport </li></ul>
  38. 88. Remember the split shift of 1968? <ul><li>School started at 6:45 a.m. and ended at 12:10 p.m. for Craig students </li></ul><ul><li>Parker attended at the Craig building from 1230 p.m. to 6:10 p.m. </li></ul><ul><li>Parker students moved to the new building in the spring semester even though the building was not completed. </li></ul>