1974! Richard Nixon became the first president forced to resign. Sears Tower became the world’s tallest building. An early human ancestor was discovered in Ethiopia.
Today we’re lookin’ back at 1983, which was a stellar year for video games. Nintendo was officially released. The internet was born. And the very first Hooters restaurant opened.
1977! “Rumours” stayed at #1 for 31 weeks. Quebec adopted French as it’s official language. The American Film Institute presented a woman with it’s Life Achievement Award for the first time ever.
1971! Charles Manson was convicted. The NASDAQ debuted. The UCLA Bruins had a really rough game, but that was fine because then they went on to have A LOT of really good games.
In 1988 the English Pound Note was taken out of circulation. The original Globe Theatre was uncovered by archaeologists in London. And the year itself was represented by the most Roman numerals of any other year in