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    What was the culture/society like in the 1970's?

    What was the culture and society like in the 1970's? I know that there was disco, video games, rock 'n roll, a declining economy and such, but what else was there? With all curiousity and thanks, -LegoMaster2149 (Written on October 10, 2017)
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    1980 Presidential Election: Carter vs. Reagan

    Timing and charisma are everything. Carter had an underwhelming presidency, unable to work with Congress well and unable to persuade Americans. His presidency also saw the hostage situation, stagflation and the invasion of Russia. Reagan, who would've been seen as too conservative, thrived in...
  3. Romanianboy2013

    Was Liberia an apartheid state until 1980?

    I ask this because until 1980 Liberia was ruled by the black-american minority(5% of the population) with no representation by the local african tribes.
  4. EmperorTigerstar

    Saddam Invades Iran in 1979 instead of 1980

    The Iranian Revolution was complete in February of 1979. Saddam Hussein would become officially the president of Iraq a few months later but he pulled the strings several years prior. So presumably it could be possible for him to get Iraq to "intervene" in the Iranian Revolution in the final...
  5. unclefred

    1980

    Similar to 1947, so resonate in our culture still, 1980 was also a birther cultural milestones: 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' is the top grossing movie of the year, pulling in $290,158,751 domestically in the US. Satellite Software International is founded, and releases Word Perfect...
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    South Africa 1980's: Tambo vs Mandela?

    Hi all, I am a new member but have been looking at the different topics for some time now. I am very impressed by the amount of knowledge displayed by the members here. I like to see the different discussions and the comments. I would like to hear some comments on a topic I have been...
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    help 1980

    Hello My name Marcomaria you it is possible help me? search this song the title or author thanks in advance 1980-.MP3
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    1980: Tehran hostage rescue mission fails

    this is 30 yrs ago today. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/25/newsid_2503000/2503899.stm Well, not sure what to say, just that Iran - US relations haven't thawed much in 30 yrs have they. Do you think that this failed rescue, plays a large part in the US mind set...
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    May 18th, 1980 in South Korea.

    Chun Doo Hwan and his military academy classmates. Chun Doo Hwan later used his friendship to mobilize the military force into downtown of Seoul to seize power. Mechanized Infantry division from the DMZ moved by only 3 star general Chun Doo Hwan, guarding in front of the governmental...
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    Gwangju Massacre 1980

    Many of us know about the massacre in Tiananmen Square in 1989. But a similar incident in South Korea that happened 9 years earlier is all but forgotten. South Korea did not have real democracy until 1987-1988. Before that, it was a right wing authoritarian government that was ruled by various...