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August 22, 2010 12:59 AM Subscribe
What Happened in My Birth Year?
posted by bwg (43 comments total)
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If you have the patience for the slow onscreen text printout, you might find some interesting tidbits.
In 1966... The first Acid Test is conducted at the Fillmore, San Francisco. About 8,000 U.S. soldiers land in South Vietnam; U.S. troops now total 190,000. Harold Holt becomes Prime Minister of Australia when Robert Menzies retires. The United Kingdom ceases all trade with Rhodesia. The Belgian government resigns. Soviet space probe Venera 3 crashes on Venus, becoming the first spacecraft to land on another planet's surface.