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It Happened in 1971

Events of 1971:

•People's Republic of China is admitted to the United Nations Click for more...

•A new stock market index debuts called the NASDAQ, "National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations" Click for more...

•The Voting Age in the United States is lowered to 18 yrs old when the 26th Amendment to the US constitution is ratified  Click for more...

•Prison riot and prisoners take hostages at Attica Prison in New York, resulting in the death of 10 hostages and 29 inmates Click for more...

•Women are granted the right to vote in Switzerland Click for more...

•Amtrak created to provide US inter city passenger train services Click for more...

•The Walt Disney World Resort opens in Florida Click for more...

•Greenpeace formally comes into existence Click for more...

•Federal Express is started by Fred Smith Click for more...

•Cigarette advertising ended on television in USA Click for more...

•In an attempt to control inflation President Richard M. Nixon implements 90 day freeze on wages and prices, he also removed the gold/silver backing from the US Dollar Click for more...

•Major General Idi Amin takes control of Uganda soon to become one of the worst and most notorious dictators of modern times Click for more...

•National Public Radio (NPR) broadcasts for the first time in April 1971 Click for more...

•The New York Times begins to publish sections of the Pentagon Papers showing the US Government had been lying to the American People Click for more...

•Charles Manson and three of his followers receive the death penalty Click for more...

More 1971 Events Click for more...

The first e-mail sent between 2 separate computers.
I wonder what it said and if it is still being forwarded.
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See if you can find the answers.
Hint: Read about its author, Ray Tomlinson.


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