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Historic events of the 1970s

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Elvis Presley dies Report Abuse
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Iran Hostage Crisis Report Abuse
Iranians storm the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and hold occupants hostage.
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carter messed it up
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Terrorists kill Israeli athletes during '72 Olympics Report Abuse
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Apollo 13 aborts moon landing after tank explodes Report Abuse
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Edmund Fitzgerald sinks in 1975 Report Abuse
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Charles Manson and followers found guilty of murders Report Abuse
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Beatles break up in 1970 Report Abuse
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Jonestown massacre Report Abuse
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Nixon resigns; Ford takes over as President Report Abuse
Richard Nixon is the only president to resign before the end of his term in office
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U.S. ends involvement in Vietnam War Report Abuse
The longest and most unpopular war in U.S. history ends for the U.S. in 1973.
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1973 Oil Crisis Report Abuse
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Kent St. shootings in 1970 Report Abuse
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Country celebrates Bicentennial Report Abuse
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3-Mile Island nuclear disaster Report Abuse
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Tornado outbreak spawns 148 twisters and kills 330 Report Abuse
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American Flight 191 crashed in Chicago, killing 191 Report Abuse
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Jimmy Hoffa goes missing in 1975 Report Abuse
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Watergate Scandal begins Report Abuse
What started out as a simple break-in led to the resignation of Nixon
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Roe v Wade decision Report Abuse
The most significant Supreme Court decision in history and one that is still debated to this day.
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Jimmy Carter defeats Gerald Ford in 1976 presidential election Report Abuse
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