About What year were you born?
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"It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle." - Norman Schwarskopf, Commander of Desert Storm Operations
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1945. We won the war.
“War is an ugly thing but not the ugliest of things; the decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feelings which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.”
—John Stuart Mill
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1981 - a crapload of people were either assassinated or were wounded as a result of an assassination attempt.
AIDS is first identified
Ghana has a coup.
MTV is born (the end of Western culture)
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Gorbachev took over 4 days before I was born.
After seeing the KGB headquarters and gas chamber in Vilnius, I'm quite glad that the Cold War ended so soon after I was born.
Modern-day terrorists don't scare me - I have an exponentially higher chance of dying by a car, or of heart disease than ever being in a terror attack. It must have been REALLY scary knowing those psychos had nukes aimed at you for half a century!
"Mankind, when left to themselves, are unfit for their own government." - George Washington
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Nazi leaders attend the Wannsee Conference to coordinate the "final solution to the Jewish question," the systematic genocide of Jews known as the Holocaust.
Declaration of United Nations is signed in Washington.
More than 120,000 Japanese and persons of Japanese ancestry living in western U.S. moved to "relocation centers," some for the duration of the war (Executive Order 9066).
Coconut Grove nightclub fire in Boston kills 491. Background: Fires and Explosions
Women's military services established.
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, first health maintenance organization (HMO), begins in Oakland, Calif.
The first safe self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction is accomplished by Erico Fermi, Edward Teller and Leo Szilard at the University of Chicago.
Harvard University chemist Louis F. Fieser invents napalm, a jelly-like mixture of gasoline and palm oils that sticks to its target until it burns out.
Radar comes into operational use.
The U.S. government establishes the Manhattan Project, led by Robert Oppenheimer, to coordinate ongoing American efforts to design and build the atomic bomb.
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I shall return-
General Douglas MacArthur
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1935. Same birthday year as Elvis. He got famous before me (I am a great fan except for most of the films) but he has left the building, whereas I am still rocking hard. When I was first in LA Hank Williams was the big noise.
English by the grace of God.