So what about 1974?
Do you remember:
¤ March 8 – Charles de Gaulle Airport opens in Paris, France.
¤ April 3–4 – An enormous outbreak of tornadoes strikes the central parts of the United States, killing around 319 people. Known as the “Super Outbreak”, the event is the largest and deadliest of its kind until the April 25–28, 2011 tornado outbreak.
¤ April 6 – Swedish pop group ABBA win the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest with Waterloo.
¤ April 24 – Stephen King publishes Carrie, his first novel under his own name.
¤ August 8 – Watergate scandal: U.S.President Richard Nixon announces his resignation
¤ October 30 – The Rumble in the Jungle takes place in Kinshasa, Zaire, where Muhammad Ali knocks out George Foreman in 8 rounds to regain the Heavyweight title, which had been stripped from him 7 years earlier.
¤ Rubik’s Cube puzzle is invented by Hungarian architectureprofessorErnő Rubik. Damn I hated that cube.
¤ And just to get a reason to post pictures of her, Alyson Lee Hannigan was born March 24, 1974. You probably know her as Willow from the buffy tv series.