My Life So Far

This post is a look back on my life, with one sentence about one important event that occurred during each year of my life so far:

1961 – I was born, duh!

1962 – Cuban Missile Crisis

1963 – Kennedy Assassinated

1964 – The Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show

1965 – By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in Vietnam

1966 – I enter Kindergarten

1967 – Thurgood Marshall sworn in as first black Supreme Court justice

1968 – Martin Luther King Assassinated

1969 – Apollo 11 Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Ed Aldrin walk on the moon

1970 – National Guardsmen kill four Kent State students during a protest

1971 – Intel introduces the microprocessor

1972 – Nixon goes to China

1973 – Cease fire signed in Vietnam

1974 – Nixon resigns

1975 – Saturday Night Live premiers with host George Carlin

2008 – The federal bailouts begin as the US elects its first African-American president

2009 – The bailouts continue and expand as unemployment increases to 8.1%, the highest level since 1983

2010 – I meet the woman I will marry in 2012

2011 – Occupy Wall Street

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One Response to My Life So Far

  1. Loretta says:

    Who cares about Kennedy…in 1963 I was born!

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