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Old 08-02-2009, 06:26 PM   #1
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Please add to this thread. I'm looking forward to finding out what happened in the 70s...
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The 70's?

On January 6, 1970 I held up my right hand in the presence of a US flag to take anoath of enlistment where I swore to "support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic..."

The remainder of the decade is a little blurry...
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I thought Janis left us in the 60's though I may be wrong.
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Yup, Oct of 1970, my bad, senior moment.
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I thought Janis left us in the 60's though I may be wrong.
Janis died October 4, 1970. Her album Pearl was released in 1971 and became the biggest selling album of her career.

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Graduated high school in '73
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Along with Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison.
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I was 3 years out of HS by 1970 and still carrying on like a mad man. Street racing my big block Chevelle and I can't believe I didn't kill myself doing it. But I had a great time and wouldn't want to grow up at any other time.
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Along with Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison.
Hendrix, 1970

Morrison, 1971
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Odd and even numbered license plate gasoline days, 1973 oil crisis.

this may jog some memories...1970s - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Please add to this thread. I'm looking forward to finding out what happened in the 70s...
Yeah . . . If you can remember the 70's you weren't really there.


Did a lot of concerts (and one rock festival) in the 70's. Now I wear earplugs when mowing the yard because hearing is the only sense left that completely works and I don't want to lose it.
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I'm looking forward to finding out what happened in the 70s...
So I guess you did it right!
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Amazes me how we survived without Computers,cell phones,credit/debit cards,no cable tv.
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Amazes me how we survived without Computers,cell phones,credit/debit cards,no cable tv.
We suffered some significant side effects - including strange clothing, excessive hair growth and funky dance music....
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We suffered some significant side effects - including strange clothing, excessive hair growth and funky dance music....
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