Time Capsule - This Year In History

Time Capsule - This Year In History
Federal spending:  
$230.68 billion
Federal debt:   $435.9 billion
Household Income:  $9,697
Consumer Price Index:   41.8
Unemployment:   5.9%
Cost of a first-class stamp:  $0.08

1972

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  • Time Inc. transmits HBO, the first pay cable network.
  • Women dominate the 1971 Grammy Awards, taking all four top categories. Carole King won Record, Album and Song of the Year, while Carly Simon takes the Best New Artist award.
  • The National Institute of Mental Health and the surgeon general issue a report that claims exposure to violence on television fosters aggression in children.
  • Gloria Steinem's Ms magazine debuts.
  • M*A*S*H premieres on CBS.
  • Atari introduces the arcade version of Pong, the first video game. The home version comes out in 1974.

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Emmy Awards For Thi Year
Movie Of The Year

  • Nixon orders "Christmas bombing" of North Vietnam (Dec.). Background: Vietnam War

  • Eleven Israeli athletes at Olympic Games in Munich are killed after eight members of an Arab terrorist group invades Olympic Village; five guerrillas and one policeman are also killed.

  • Britain takes over direct rule of Northern Ireland in bid for peace.

  • President Nixon makes unprecedented eight-day visit to Communist China and meets with Mao Zedong.


President: Richard M. Nixon
Vice President: Spiro T. Agnew
Population: 209,896,021
Life expectancy: 71.2 years
Violent Crime Rate: 39.6
Property Crime Rate: 35.6

         


 

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