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Apollo 11 lands on the Moon.
U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War begins.
U.S. involvement in the Vietnam war ends.
JFK Assassinated in Dallas, Texas.
Ritchie Valens, Big Bopper, and Buddy Holly die in a plane crash in Iowa.
Korean War ends.
Korean War begins.
Pearl Harbor is attacked.
Executive Order 9066 is signed, requiring American citizens of Japanese heritage on the West Coast to be incarcerated for the duration of the war.
FDR dies in office.
Martin Luther King Jr and Robert F Kennedy were both assassinated.
A bomb explodes during the Atlanta Olympics in Centennial Park.
The federal office building in Oklahoma City is bombed.
Beatles break up.
VCRs first introduced.
Star Wars 4 (first film) released.
Jackie Robinson joins the Dodgers.
Color TV is introduced.
AIDS is named and identified.
Space Shuttle Challenger explodes, killing everyone on board including teacher Christa McAuliffe.
Mrs. Bryan is born.
Berlin Wall falls.
Nelson Mandela is freed from prison.
Princess Diana dies in a car accident.
This year's election challenge between George W. Bush and Al Gore is contested for two months.
Wilt Chamberlain scores 100 points in a single game.
Michael Jordan retires from basketball.
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