Time Capsule - This Year In History

Time Capsule - This Year In History
Federal spending:  
$210.17 billion
Federal debt:   $408.2 billion
Household Income:  $9,028
Consumer Price Index:   40.5
Unemployment:   4.9%
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.06

1971

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1970
1971
1972

  • All in the Family debuts on CBS and introduces a trend in socially conscious programming.
  • Jim Morrison dies in Paris at age 27. (July 3).
  • The Allman Brothers' Duane Allman dies in a motorcycle accident at age 24. (Oct. 29).
  • The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts opens in Washington, D.C. with the premiere of Leonard Bernstein's Mass.
  • US Supreme Court rules unanimously that busing of students may be ordered to achieve racial desegregation (April 20).
  • Anti-war militants attempt to disrupt government business in Washington (May 3)—police and military units arrest as many as 12,000; most are later released.
  • Pentagon Papers published (June 13).
  • Twenty-sixth Amendment to US Constitution lowers voting age to 18. (June 30).

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  • A military junta led by Major General Idi Amin siezes power in Uganda (Jan. 25)
  • Mao Zedong invites the US ping-pong team to visit Beijing (Apr. 6).
  • Nixon ends the US trade embargo against China. (Apr. 14).
  • Erich Honecker assumes leadership of the East German Communist Party after Walter Ulbricht's resignation.
  • India and the USSR sign a 20-year friendship pact (Aug. 9).
  • President Mobutu renames the Democratic Republic of Congo, establishing Zaire (Oct. 27).


President: Richard M. Nixon
Vice President: Spiro T. Agnew
Population: 207,660,677
Life expectancy: 71.1 years
Violent Crime Rate: 41.6
Property Crime Rate: 37.7

       


 

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