I found this over on Sandee’s site

I found thin over on Sandee‘s site.

What Happened the Year You Were Born?

In 1952 (the year you were born)
Harry Truman is president of the US

Elizabeth II becomes Queen of England after the death of her father, George VI

First explosion of a hydrogen device takes place at Eniwetok Atoll in the Pacific

Christine Jorgensen becomes the first medically and legally certified transsexual

US troops complete their pull-out from Japan

Dwight D. Eisenhower is elected President of the US

Sister Theresa becomes Mother Theresa and begins her charity work in Calcutta

Rick James, Douglas Adams, and Liam Neeson are born

New York Yankees win the World Series

Detroit Lions win the NFL championship

Detroit Red Wings win the Stanley Cup

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White is published

15 Comments on “I found this over on Sandee’s site

  1. We are only a year apart. I figured we were fairly close in age. Thanks for playing along Mike. This was a fun one.Have a great day. Big hug. 🙂

  2. Sandee, I was surprised that we are only a years apart as well.Eric, I do not know. I do know that the Cleveland Indians have not won one in quite a wahile.

  3. This is mine…In 1957 (the year you were born)Dwight Eisenhower is president of the USFirst civil rights bill since Reconstruction to protect blacks\’ voting rights is approved by CongressHurricane \”Audrey\” destroys Cameron, Louisiana killing 390 peopleNational Guardsmen bar nine black students from entering previously all white Central High School in Little RockRussians launch Sputnik I, first earth orbiting satelliteThe FBI arrests Jimmy Hoffa and charges him with briberyVanna White, Osama bin Laden, Sid Vicious, and Melanie Griffith are bornMilwaukee Brewers win World SeriesDetroit Lions win NFL championshipMontreal Canadiens win Stanley CupOn the Road by Jack Kerouac is publishedThe Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss is published I was surprised to learn that bin Laden was born that year too. Hard to think of him as a baby! lol

  4. That is too funny. The Yankees won in my year as well 🙂 This was fun checking out. Although some of the facts really do make me feel so old! ———1977Jimmy Carter becomes president of the USMost of the 10,000 Vietnam War draft evaders are pardoned by President CarterSinger Anita Bryant starts her \”Save Our Children\” crusade against gay rightsElvis Presley dies in his Graceland bathroomCongress creates a Department of EnergyAnwar Sadat flies to Jerusalem in a dramatic gesture of willingness to discuss peaceOrlando Bloom, Shakira, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Liv Tyler, and Ludacris are bornNew York Yankees win the World SeriesOakland Raiders win Superbowl XIMontreal Canadiens win the Stanley CupSwedish music group ABBA passes The Beatles as having most records soldStar Wars is the top grossing filmThe Shining by Stephen King is published\”You Light Up My Life\” by Debby Boone spends the most time at the top of the US chartsThree\’s Company premieres

  5. Awww how fun to know what happened the year one was born. I looked, and laughs it seemed lots of anger, fights, and rights were being fought in my year.Thank you for sharing.

  6. Yup … I saw it at Sandee’s and at Mary’s Work of the Poet … and have it in ‘drafts’ ready to post one of these days. It’s ‘kewl’ that you were born the same year that Charlotte’s Web was published. That’s one of my all time favorite books! How strange to discover that Sandy of Momisodes was born when Jimmy Carter was President … the year Stephen King’s book, THE SHINING was published. All of a sudden I’m feeling very old. Sigh!Hugs and blessings,

  7. Hi Mike, here\’s mine:In 1964 (the year you were born) Lyndon B. Johnson is president of the USAfter riots break out, Panama suspends relations with he USCassius Clay becomes heavyweight champion when Sonny Liston throws in the towel in the sixth round in Miami Near Anchorage, the strongest earthquake ever to strike North America kills 117Worst soccer disaster in history occurs when rioting and panic kills over 300 in LiverpoolHundreds of white college students work for civil rights in the south during \”Freedom Summer\”South Africa sentences Nelson Mandela to life in prisonKemeny and Kurtz create BASIC (Beginners\’ All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code), an easy to learn high level programming languageNicolas Cage, Jeff Bezos, Rob Lowe, Elle Macpherson, Courteney Cox Arquette, and Keanu Reeves are bornSt. Louis Cardinals win the World SeriesCleveland Browns win the NFL championshipToronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup\”I Want to Hold Your Hand\” by The Beatles released in the US, sparking BeatlemaniaThe Beatles appear on The Ed Sullivan Show, breaking television ratings recordsThe game show Jeopardy! debuts on televisionMary Poppins, starring Julie Andrews, is the top grossing film I\’ll be 44 this weekend. I usually LOVE my birthday, but now that I\’m a Grandmom (Mimi) and I\’m getting older, maybe I shouldn\’t get so giddy about it all.

  8. Chystal Chick, I view every day a blessing and every Birthday as a gift as well.My Dad was just 58 when he was called home in 1984 My Mom was 73 when she was called home.Grand Children are a blessing as well.We were not able to have children.

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