I remember all of these. I was younger than I thought for some of these. Amazing. I guess I _did_ pay attention to news.

Heard about the “trash patch” later on. Cold war loomed but it had a feeling of “over soon probably maybe hopefully” for most of it. Hey, there’s the internet. hi! Don’t remember Bicentennial. I remember Carter – did a 3rd grade book report on him when I was 8. I remember Jonestown, testtube baby and hearing about laserdisc

I remember all of these. I was younger than I thought for some of these. Amazing. I guess I _did_ pay attention to news.

 
1978: Jonestown religious group mass suicide – 913 people die at age 6
1978: 1st test-tube baby at age 6
1978: Laserdisc video recordings at age 6
1979: Margaret Thatcher 1st Woman Prime Minister in UK at age 7
1979: Three Mile Island nuclear event at age 7
1980: Mount St. Helens Erupts at age 8
1981: 1st female supreme court justice at age 9
1981: Anwar Sadat, Pres. of Egypt, assasinated at age 9
1981: 1st space shuttle flight – Columbia at age 9

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