Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Happy Birthday To...

ME!

Yes, I'm another year older :o( Yuck! If I look back, I think I would like to be 24 again. Definitely one of my best years. I had just met DH and I was healthy and active. Sigh! So, instead of belly aching about how much my life has changed and how it's taken a completely different path than I envisioned, I'm going to post things that happened the year I was born. Much more interesting wouldn't you say? ;o)


In 1971 (the year you were born)

Richard Nixon is president of the US

Charles Manson and 3 of his followers are convicted of multiple counts of first-degree murder

An earthquake in California's San Fernando Valley kills 64 people

New York Times begins publication of classified Pentagon papers on US involvement in Vietnam

The $70 million Kennedy Center opens in Washington, DC

A four day revolt at New York's Attica state prison ends after being stormed by 1000 state troopers

A new stock-market index called the Nasdaq debuts

Walt Disney World opens

Intel releases world's first microprocessor, the 4004

Ray Tomlinson sends the first e-mail

Libertarian party established in USA

Kid Rock, Denise Richards, Sean Astin, Winona Ryder, and Ricky Martin are born

Pittsburgh Pirates win the World Series

Baltimore Colts win Superbowl V

Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath is published

The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour premeires on television

"Bridge Over Troubled Water" by Simon & Garfunkel wins Grammy for song of the year

All in the Family premieres

12 comments:

Itching To Stitch said...

Happy Birthday, I hope it's a good one ;)

Karen said...

Happy Birthday Cathey, hope you have a wonderful day

Carolyn said...

Happy Birthday......Hope you have a great day:)

Mary Ann said...

Happy Birthday, Cathey!! I hope you have a wonderful day!

Lori-Ann said...

Happy Birthday Cathey!!!
This is cliche, I know, but when I want a pick-me-up...I make a list of all the blessings in my life big and small.
Hope you have a "stitcher-ific day"!!

Jenn said...

Happy Birthday!! I hope you have a wonderful day! {{{HUGS}}}

Shannon L. said...

omg, You're so OLD !

LOL Just kidding. I remember 1971 well. (ok, the last 5 days of it... and maybe "well" is a slight exageration). Neat list :)

I hope you have a wonderful birthday, and an even better year ahead ! *big hugs* !!! :)

~ Sadie Jo's Mama ~ said...

Happy Birthday Cathey!!!
Have a wonderful day because you deserve the best!

Irene said...

Add to the list that I graduated from high school in l97l.:) Have a very Happy Birthday !!!

Alberta ('Berta) said...

Pumpkin, I hope you had a very Happy Birthday! Did you get any goodies from your LNS?

Lili said...

A happy belated birthday: though I've thinking about it all the time, I missed Dday...
Got your email btw. Thanks. I will email back soon.
That song by Simon and Garfunkel was so beautiful... Though it happened many years later, it reminds me of my first boyfriend... I remember the song waaaay better than the boyfriend. Not a good sign for him... lol!
Take care!
Lili

~Kim~ said...

Happy Belated Birthday Cathey!! DH is 3 yrs older than you. :)

Hope you had a stitchful day!

~Kim~