What Happened the Year I Was Born?

This has been long overdue, I've been looking online for performance parts and completely forgot about this. I received this tag from Janis. :o) Thank you!
Those in ( ) are my comments.

In 1965 (the year you were born)
(Yes, I'm old as dirt and
quite proud of it! LOL)

Lyndon B. Johnson is president of the US

Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara calls for a nationwide network of bomb shelters
( :oO )

Former leader of the Black Muslims, Malcolm X, is shot and killed in New York City
( :o( )

To protest voting rights discrimination, civil rights demonstrators begin a march for Selma to Montgomery with federal troop protection
(Bloody Sunday :o( )

The first commercial satellite, Early Bird, is launched into space by Nasa to transmit telephone and television signals
(First space junk)

Voting Rights Act is signed into law
(What a great year!)

Riots by young blacks in the Watts area of Los Angeles begin, causing $200 million in damage
( :o( )

Hurricane Betsy claims 75 lives in southern Florida and Louisiana
( :o( )

United States President Lyndon Johnson proclaims his "Great Society" during his State of the Union address
( :o{ )

Dr. Dre, Sarah Jessica Parker, Robert Downey Jr., Shania Twain, Moby, and Ben Stiller are born
(Hmm, no wonder I like Moby's music. )

Los Angeles Dodgers win the World Series
(Red Sox rules 40 years later :o))

Green Bay Packers win the NFL championship
(Go Cheeseheads! For the record, I'm a 49er and Pats fan. LOL)

Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup
(Hockey, what hockey?)

The Sound of Music, starring Julie Andrews, is the top grossing film
(Love this!)

Dune by Frank Herbert is published
(So-so movie.)

The Beatles' Rubber Soul is released

"Satisfaction" by Rolling Stones is a top hit
(I Like this song.)

The Beatles appear on The Ed Sullivan Show, performing songs from their new album Help!
(I like the Beatles.)

Sony introduces the Betamax, a home video tape recorder
(I'm as old as the Betamax! LOL)

Nearly all of NBC's programs are now broadcast in color

I Dream of Jeannie premieres

What Happened the Year You Were Born?

This is for Lanie, Mira, Amy, baby Samantha, Lance and Shy


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