So what about 1979?
Do you remember:
¤ May 4 – Counting in the previous day’s British general election shows that the Conservatives have won and Margaret Thatcher becomes the country’s first female prime minister, ending the rule of James Callaghan’s Labour government
¤ March 8 – Philips demonstrates the Compact Disc publicly for the first time.
¤ June 28 – Felicia Day, American actress, writer, director, violinist, and singer is born.
¤ July 1 – Sweden outlaws corporal punishment in the home.
¤ July 8 – Los Angeles passes its gay and lesbian civil rights bill.