|In 1972 (the year you were born)|
Richard Nixon is president of the US
President Nixon approves NASA's space shuttle, a reusable spacecraft, at a cost of $5.5 billion
Nixon arrives in China for an 8 day visit, which he calls a "journey for peace"
While campaigning for the presidency Alabama Governor George C. Wallace is shot and seriously wounded
Five men are arrested in the Watergate office complex in DC for breaking into the offices of the Democratic National Committee
Hurricane Agnes strikes the East Coast causing 117 deaths
First scientific hand-held calculator (HP-35) os introduced for $395
Shaquille O'Neal, Jennifer Garner, The Rock, The Notorious B.I.G., Cameron Diaz, Eminem, and Alyssa Milano are born
Oakland Athletics win the World Series
Dallas Cowboys win Superbowl VI
Boston Bruins win the Stanley Cup
The Godfather is the top grossing film
Pink Floyd debuts "The Dark Side of the Moon" during a performance at London's Rainbow Theater
"You've Got a Friend" by Carole King wins a Grammy for song of the year
The Price is Right premieres on CBS
Now I really feel old...
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