Were you at Marshall University in the 1970's? Review some of the history
below and then share your history and any new information with your
classmates on your Class pages. Reunion information, photo Albums, class
notes and more can be shared.
Click on your class pages to the left to reconnect.
1970 - Aswan High Dam Completed, Beatles Break Up, Computer Floppy Disks Introduced, Palestinian Group Hijacks Five Planes, Kent State Shootings
1971 - London Bridge Brought to the U.S., United Kingdom Changes to Decimal System for Currency, VCRs Introduced ,
1972 - M*A*S*H T.V. Show Premiers, Mark Spitz Wins Seven Gold Medals, Pocket Calculators Introduced, Terrorists Attack at the Olympic Games in Munich, Watergate Scandal Begins
1973 - Abortion Legalized in U.S., Paul Getty Kidnapped, Sears Tower Built, U.S. Pulls Out of Vietnam, U.S. Vice President Resigns
1974 - Halie Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, Deposed, Mikhail Baryshnikov Defects, Patty Hearst Kidnapped, Terracotta Army Discovered in China, U.S. President Nixon Resigns
1975 - Arthur Ashe First Black Man to Win Wimbledon, Civil War in Lebanon, Microsoft Founded, Pol Pot Becomes the Communist Dictator of Cambodia
1976 - First Ebola Virus Outbreaks Strike Sudan and Zaire, Nadia Comaneci Given Seven Perfect Tens, North and South Vietnam Join to Form the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Tangshan Earthquake Kills Over 240,000
1977 - Elvis Found Dead, Miniseries Roots Airs, South African Anti-Apartheid Leader Steve Biko Tortured to Death, Star Wars Movie Released
1978 - First Test-Tube Baby Born, John Paul II Becomes Pope, Jonestown Massacre
- Ayatollah Khomeini Returns as Leader of Iran, Iran Takes American Hostages in Tehran, Margaret Thatcher First Woman Prime Minister of Great Britain, Mother Theresa Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, Nuclear Accident at Three Mile Island, Sony Introduces the Walkman