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Decade - 1970s

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The 1970s was the decade that started on January 1, 1970, and ended on December 31, 1979. The most notable events in the 1970s include the Ugandan-Tanzanian War (1978-1979), and the Munich massacre (1972).
I'm sure I could locate some pics from the early 70's.My Grandparents lived in this area until their passing. (Across from Crane Clock) if you are familiar. I believe I have pics of the library, theatre, gerties, hi-lo, niesners dept. store, archer ave. bigstore, Davis school, the shack, alot of mem…
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%REPLIES% Answer Was it Texas Tommy's Silver Dollar? Or was that on Ogden Ave. in Downers Grove? Answer This was on W. Roosevelt Rd, which in later years became Taco Fiesta, Honey Bee, etc. Answer Was there a steak house or restaurant on Roosevelt Rd called The Black Ox?.
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%REPLIES% Answer It was between Washington & Randolph, I think the address was 120, 124 or 130 N. LaSalle. Answer For images of the restaurant - check out the film Omen II with William Holden. He enters his car directly across the street from the restaurant - which is clearly seen in the ba…
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Answer The value of a MS-70 certified coin will vary widely, depending on which company did the certification. PCGS and NGC are considered the top tier grading services -- much more highly regarded as the services to have your coins graded by. They are more strict and consistant in their grading…
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Answer - In 1971, Adam Mitchell was drafted in the fourth round and picked 103 overall from the University of Mississippi as a tackle.
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I BELIEVE IT WAS KORVETTES   It WAS EJ Korvettes. I was working at Gimbels during that time and remember when Korvettes finally "gave up the ghost".   E J Korvette was never in Herald Square. It was on 5th Avenue, several blocks away from Macy's and Gimbels. You might be thinking of…
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Names of Astro Players Click on the 'Houston Astros' Rosters' link on this page to see the rosters of all Astros team from their inception in 1962.
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SECOND LIETUENANT HIROO ONODA2nd Lieutenant Onoda Hiroo (born 1922) is a Japanese army intelligence officer who was stationed on Lubang Island in the Philippines. He was there when it was over-run by US forces in Feb. 1945 towards the conclusion of WW2. Most of the Japanese troops were slain or capt…
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Japan was already one of the advance nations before WW2, though many factories were bombed, their most precious technology and people were passed on. The people was hardworking and educated. Retired soldiers provided cheap labor and the destruction of the old factories allowed building of the most a…
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the hippie A hippie is a young person early before who rejected conventional standards and rules of society
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I think it was called "This House Possessed" I saw it as a young girl at a slumber party. Answer The Amityville Horror Answer There was no swimming pool in the Amityville Horror. Answer The closest movie I can think of is "Burnt Offerings" (1975). Stars Karen Black and (I think) Bette Da…
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Spider Movie That would be "Kingdom of the Spiders" starring William Shatner, which was released in 1977. More likely: Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo 1977 made-for-TV movie. I think the spiders came in with bananas, though ... scratch that, it's coffee beans.
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in those 20 years and the next few years continuing up to now aboriginals have gained more and more rights. now they are just like you ad me and can be like everybody else. but it wasn't always this way. in the early 1970s an aboriginal would find it very hard to find a job and therefore most aborig…
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Johnson sent troops over to Vietnam and soon after declared war. From 1965 to 1975 we had troops involved in a war that could not be won - we lost 590,000 men and women in those 11 years.
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Answer {Simple Less Information, but answers question} Vietnam started a war of independence with French colonial forces before WWII. The war was continued with and against US forces when France withdrew from the country in the 1950s and US forces took their place. US forces replaced French forces…
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Answer If there are more than just a few dollars in that sack, then a $40 offer is an insult and an attempt to steal the coins from you, and you should never do business with whomever made you that $40 offer. First of all Morgan dollars are made of 90% silver. So even if they were the nastiest, …
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ANSWER: $42,500 plus options. Though money had different values at that time. http://www.theautochannel.com/vehicles/new/reviews/1998/heilig10039701.html
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Are you talking about a .22 auto take down rifle or pistol? Feel free to contact me and I will try to answer your questions, 417-830-5588 jrreeves@prodigy.net Browning sold several types of .22 during the 1970's. Some were pistols, some were rifles. Need more information before we can even hazard a…
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Piser's Funeral Home was the business neighbor, 5206 N Broadway. I remember the place from the early '70s.
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Answer Click on the 'NFL Rosters from 1920' link on this page to see NFL roster data starting from the 1920 season.
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Minimum wage is determined individually by state. In order to find out what the current minimum wage in your state is, contact the US Department of Labor, which keeps track of all minimum wage law updates.
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Portable amusement rides it is amazing i found this as i have been looking for images of amusement rides on back of trucks for the last couple of days some rides ( you would pay a dime or quarter to go on) The Whip , some version of a small ferris wheel , King Kong (a pendelum ride that would r…
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well America got involved because the where worried about a dominoes effect with comunism because it had already spread through 1/4 of the world countries and they where worried about it hitting them
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The Vietnamese refer to the time period of US involvement as "The American War". Additionally, there were more than 15 nations involved in the Vietnam War, between 1945 and 1975.Not many people realize that what we in the US call "The Vietnam War" actually started in 1945 when Vietnamese began to fi…
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Factors influencing music of the 1970'sDance clubs saw a resurgence in the 70's with Studio 54 in New York - a place where anybody who was anybody would want to be seen. The disco dance craze was marked by strong Latino sounds like the rhumba and cha cha, which gave a new relevance to pair dancing, …
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The first computer was made in the early 80's and it was a really big computer with few memory. Actually, no- the world's first true computer was made in Britain during WW2 and was named 'Colossus', running on valve-powered analogue technology and used in conjuction with the Enigma code-breaking pro…
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Good times... Well, Apollo 1 burned, killing the crew. The Berlin wall went up. The US got (more) involved with Viet Nam. "Free love" changed social rules. The military-industrial complex became all-powerful. Jack Kennedy was killed. 1000's of servicemen were lost. We landed on the moon (I think)…
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Pencil and paper if that's what you mean. Old fashioned research in person in the library, followed up with typing the paper out on a typewriter.
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As a teenager in the sixties, we enjoyed the "British invasion", meaning we wore our hair long, we dressed in paisley shirts, bell-bottom magenta jeans with wide belts and wore desert boots on our feet. This was the era of mind-expanding drugs, so many of us experimented with LSD, mushrooms and many…
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America made Vietnam a priority in foreign affairs because of the fear that it falling to communism would threaten other southeast Asian nations of falling to communism. The growing presence of China and the USSR also pushed the US towards war.
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Answer Wearing plaid clothes and bellbottom/flare pants Going broke at a rapid pace=buying almost anything =clothing-shoes-shirt on back!!
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The was conflict between north Vietnam and the South Vietnamese so communist took over and started a war so south vietnamese migrated from vietnamese to other countries and other people got sent to re education camp in vietnam
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Answer In the 1988 television series, Mr. Virgil Tibbs was played by the actor Howard Rollins.
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Because the northern forces (NVA) thoroughly defeated the southern forces (ARVN). However, in all fairness, it must be said that Congress (US) had terminated all funds for the southern forces. The ARVNs had no fuel for their aircraft, no fuel for their tanks, and no shells for their artillery; they…
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It really wasn't that different and ran about what the degrees run now, depending on the program of study.
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1970s Slang Wordsmy favorite would be cream, as in: cream in my jeansbut there are lots more.another is bitchen which probably arrived slightly earlier but was popularized then.these are 70s:foxyfoxes (guys<--no, both sexes. id est: "fox on the run")otoh, most of these showed up way earlier:30s/4…
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The energy crisis maybe partially a result of environmentalists' refusal to allow the construction of new refineries, drilling for oil in some of the largest reserves in the world, or building nuclear power plants. The energy crisis is possibly several things intertwined and for ease of conversatio…
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Around 7 dollars
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Many Jews in America were sympathetic to the African-American issues with segregation, seeing the Jim Crow laws as a parallel to the legal discrimination and persecution in European history. As a result, a number of key Jewish leaders and many Jewish laymen supported the African-American movement fo…
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That will depend. Are you painting the interior, exterior, or both? Are you doing it yourself or hiring a professional? Where in the country are you? How big is your house? Where are you located? If you're in or around Chicago, and you're looking to hire a painter...look into DreamWorks Painting …
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In the 1960s, people traveled by automobile or train. Boats and airplanes were available. Space flight began in the 1960s.
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Generations occur about every 10 years in today's society. Prior to the 1900s they would occur from 20 to 100 years as society did not evolve much during those time periods. The contributing factors for a generational shift include the following: 1. Global influence by world leaders/events 2. Popu…
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BARBIE777 DOES ANYONE KNOW WHAT HAPPENED TO LUCY NOLAN CHANNEL 5 NEWS? Currently at KHOU TV Houston Texas 12-13-07.
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Answer: The minimum salary in the NFL is $260,000 per year. The scale goes up for each year of service and - according to his position. The minimum for a rookie is $260,000 per year and that rises to $765,000 per year for a player who has played six or more years in a NON skilled position. For a q…
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bennie & the jets by elton john brother louie by frankinstein come & get your love by red bone can't get enough of your love(baby) by barry white dancing machine by the Jackson 5
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Jose De San Martin, a military official in his own rights, was a visionary to his country and sought a country free of foreign rule. Had he been alive today, he would be pleased to know that America turned into a non foreign ruled land.
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It depends on many things. How many rooms and what size are they, where the house is located, how many different colors and sheen's will be used, how many repairs need to be made, is there base boards and crown molding, is there furniture that must be moved.....and so on. Have three painters submit …
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Answer Native Dancer 6/10/09- Comment on the "answer": Native Dancer was dead by the 1970's. (born in 1950- died 1967)
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The record is 110 - 3 minute rounds: The date: April 6 1893. The time: 9:00 PM. Andy Bowen and Jack Burke are set to fight in New Orleans. The rules: Fight to the finish. The prize: $2,500.00 USD. The result: After 7 hours and 19 minutes spanning 110 round the boxers are to pooped to punch an…
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A ton of things happened in the 2000's, and are still happening! Here are a few examples:The bombing of Twin Towers in 2001.Election of various Presidents (George W. Bush and Barack Obama)Iraq WarEnergy crisisTechnology leapsSpace Exploration AchievementsHope it helps! -By Anonymous Quo
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Groovy , peace and love, radical .. Etc
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I'm a pawnbroker in Ft. Worth, TX and from what I've found, it's a sako action made somewhere between 1959 to 1969. On the serial number you'll find a letter towards the end. This letter will tell you what year it was made and what grade it is.
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if u work on your own n bout 10hr days make bout 5000 a week b4 tax....if u work 8hr with 2 people bout $2700-3000
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The first computer in the 70s ?? I believe it was Clive Sinclair who first sold computers to the general public . He was the man who later invented a small 3 wheeled car called the C5 . Of course, the first computer was made many years before the 70s.
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Jesus' second birthday January 30th, 1977 El Salvador, San Salvador C.A.
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The creation of the State of Israel, for one. And in South Africa, Apartheid was established.
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Answer Touche Another in the 60s was Tooter The Turtle which showed up on the "King Leonardo" and "Tennesse Tuxedo" shows periodically. Asking Mr. Wizard to send him back in space or time, Tooter assumed many jobs, which he always wound up botching and getting into trouble. Then crying out "Help…
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The main event in 1975 were the convictions and sentencing of those involved in the 1973 Watergate Scandal Cover-up took place. The information below is detailed where I deem it necessary. January 1, 1975 1. Four of the Watergate 7 were convicted of covering up the Watergate break-in in 1972. The…
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To fight off communism!
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In the year 1970 when President Nixon was in office, gas prices were an astonishing $0.36 a gallon. Of course you could also buy a house for $26,000 and the life expectancy rate was about 70 years old. In other words, the economy was much better. I don't know if the economy was any better, we were …
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Yes,yes they did.
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Not an answer but the same question that I would like to know... I have many pieces that my mother in law sold in the 50s... they have the engraving on the bottom, World Gift... I am a former World Gift Distributor/Manager. I left the company in the late seventies and it was still very active at tha…
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To take it over (to conquer it).
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There are two viable answers:Jordan: In 1970/1971 The P.L.O actually tried to overthrow King Hussein of Jordan. This bought about a war in Jordan (called Black September) that ended with the P.L.O being expelled from that country and 15,000 Palestinian deaths.Lebanon: The Lebanese Civil War began in…
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Answer sony playstation stem cell research cloning(dolly) v-chip - for tv's to show the rating before the movie started(pg, pg-14, m, etc...) DVD Genetic engineering/genetic modification Internet
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In the 1970's, a new car cost around $5,000 or more for a passenger car. Two door models were actually higher priced than some 4 door models because of the horsepower under the hood. A new pickup sold for around $7,000 or higher.
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I have one for sale. Very nice condition. 9014881709 I have one for sale as well, certified original, working order and cheap...3132952202I have one for sale, too. Good condition. But, will not sell it for a cheap price. 3096352354
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5 pieces of gum a day!
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These were 2 of the main hom eappliances in the 1970's. Microwave: The microwave has been commercially available since the 1950's but it did become popular in Australian homes until the late 1970's, early 80's. Microwaves shaved time off food preparation and revolutionised cooking. Defrosting, heati…
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Lower than dollar
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Yes, anyone married however long ago can still be found by their maiden name.
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28.9 cents per gallon
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the silhouette was very straight, no waist, no curves. It was mostly "clothes that allowed women to move" you'd be talking: cloche hats, flapper dresses, lots of gorgeous complex jewelry with a lot of feathers. In fact, Coco Channel was one of the révolutionnaires of this period, where style and be…
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They went to the moon in 1969. John F. Kennedy died in Dallas in 1963. 1960 John F Kennedy elected President of the United States. 1961 Berlin Wall built. 1962 U.S. astronaut John H. Glenn, Jr. becomes the first American to orbit the earth. 1963 John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald. 196…
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Lyndon Johnson was the one who escalated the conflict into a full scale war. However, Eisenhower sent in military advisers and Kennedy deepened the US commitment to the keeping a non-Communist government in Vietnam.
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Détente is a temporary agreement of peace between the two warring superpowers. The competition for political dominance came to a halt.
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Baseball: Roberto Clemente, Roger Maris, Mickey Mantle, Tom Seaver, Whitey Ford, Carl Yastrzmski. Football: Johnny Unitas, Y. A. Tittle, Frank Gifford, Jim Brown, Gale Sayers. Basketball: Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (former Lew Alcindor). Boxing: Muhammad Ali (former Cassius Clay), Sonny L…
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The US developed the world's strongest industrial economy by 1900.
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Most Popular Television Shows 1. Laverne & Shirley (ABC) 2. Happy Days (ABC) 3. Three's Company (ABC) 4. 60 Minutes (CBS) 5. Charlie's Angels (ABC) 6. All in the Family (CBS) 7. Little House on the Prairie (NBC) 8. Alice (CBS) 9. M*A*S*H (CBS) 10. One Day at a Time (CBS)
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There were a number of major political events of 2007. Some of these include Nancy Pelosi becoming the first woman Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Matthew Shepard Act. I, and the National Intelligence Estimate announces that they do…
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The 1920's also known as "the roaring twenties" were a time of progression and change. The decade saw a massive economic boom, widespread technological advance and increased personal freedom. This personal freedom caused many changes; several people were influenced by these changes especially famili…
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to protest against British policies and ignore the an act from the colonists named Declaratory Act
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What Austria's produce for Christmas in 1937 was the hit speical "If i could find a igloo".
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Motorbikes, in the United States, have a wide range in prices. They can be as little as $4,000 or as much as $18,000 and higher. Generally, the price of the bike depends on how big the motor is.
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microwave, post it notes, food processor, digital watch, moon roof, plastic bottles. every thing that we use today, there are so many things i cant list them all right now but i hope this helpsThe microwave was invented in the 40s actually and heres a list of iventions in the 70s: Pong, VCR VHS, Cel…
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2 million vietnamese civilians were killed1,850,000 Vietcong soldiers were killed1,087,000 South Vietnam soldiers were killedSo a total of sbout 5 million Vietnamese soldiers and civilians were killed during the Vietnam war
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Many things of course were going on in the year nineteen-seventy. The Vietnam war was A HUGE Issue. as well as women's rights. The Beatles also broke up in April of that year.
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The Internet was one of the major inventions. It was invented in 1969.
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Just think of Madonna and bright colors, big gold/silver hoops, colourful tights, chunky heels and crazy hairdoos. Update 9/13/10: Having lived through the 70's and 80's, fashion in the 70's was nothing like Madonna's. I'm willing to bet the person who first answered this question isn't over the a…
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Charles Morrganti was a Professional Motor Cycle Road Racer for "Yamaha International " # 1 in the State of Florida in points and number 2 in National AMA in 1976. He also was #1 in WERA (Western Eastern Road Racing Association) for 3 years. NML leader and champion hero at his home track leading alm…
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Telephone
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