Memory Lane: "1976"
In Tennessee, United States
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A series of fun, but useless knowledge! I hope you have as much fun learning (or remembering) these years, as I have had finding (and remembering) the trivia... Please include your memories when you log! I love reading them! Now, get out there and play! :)
Memory Lane series continues in my hometown... Ahh, yeah... 1976.. my personal memories include 5th grade at BCES... practicing cheerleading while the boys practiced football at GZ (which was just an empty field at that time)... (same boys won the Football Championship that year, YEAH!) Sooo many memories!!! Celebrating our Bicentennial! Bruce Jenner won the Olympic Decathelon.... Romanian gymnast Nadia Comanici earned the first "perfect 10's" in the Olympics, seven all together. Who could forget Farrah Fawcett, Lynda Carter, Cheryl Tiegs, Christie Brinkley? Loved listening to Peter Frampton in Frampton Comes Alive, album Interest Rates Year End Federal Reserve 6.25% Average Cost of new house $43,400.00 Average Income per year $16,000.00 Average Monthly Rent $220.00 Cost of a gallon of Gas 59 cents Plymouth Arrow$3,175.00 1976 Most Popular TV shows: 1. Happy Days (ABC) 2. Laverne & Shirley (ABC) 3. M*A*S*H (CBS) 4. Charlie's Angels (ABC) 5. The Big Event (NBC) 6. The Six Million Dollar Man (ABC) 7. Baretta (ABC) 8. One Day at a Time (CBS) 9. Three's Company (ABC) 10. All in the Family (CBS) Nerd News: Apple Computer was formed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. The first computer, reports say, sold for $666.66. VHS released, wins the war with Betamax tapes. Sweden's most profitable corporation was pop group ABBA. Quotes: Adrian!" - Sylvester Stallone, in 'Rocky' "One of these days, I'm gonna get myself organized" "You talkin' to me?" -Robert De Niro, as Travis Bickle, in 'Taxi Driver' "Meow, meow, meow, meow..." - Song from Meow Mix commercial Sports World Series Champions: Cincinnati Reds Super bowl X Champions: Pittsburgh Steelers NBA Champions: Boston Celtics Stanley Cup Champs: Montreal Canadians U.S. Open Golf Jerry Pate U.S. Tennis: (Men/Ladies) Jimmy Connors/Christine Marie Evert Wimbledon (Men/Women): Bjorn Borg/Chris Evert NCAA Football Champions: Pittsburgh NCAA Basketball Champions: Indiana Kentucky Derby: Bold Forbes
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Last Updated: on 3/16/2013 6:59:55 PM Pacific Daylight Time (1:59 AM GMT)
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