"I Am Woman" reached No. In 1976, the completed CN Tower in Toronto became the world's tallest free-standing structure on land, an honor it held until 2007. In May 1970, the Vietnam War was raging on, and President Richard Nixon invaded Cambodia. Modern architecture was increasingly criticized as the decade went on from the point of view of postmodern architects, such as Philip Johnson, Charles Moore, and Michael Graves, who advocated a return to pre-modern styles of architecture and the incorporation of pop elements as a means of communicating with a broader public. The oil shocks of 1973 and 1979 added to the existing ailments and conjured high inflation throughout much of the world for the rest of the decade. Irreverence and satire, typified in Kurt Vonnegut's Breakfast of Champions, were common literary elements. People were deeply influenced by the rapid pace of societal change and the aspiration for a more egalitarian society in cultures that were long colonized and have an even longer history of hierarchical social structure. The Honda Civic was introduced in 1973, and sold well due to its high fuel-efficiency. It's the 1970s, and the stock market is a mess. The 1970s Page 3 – 1970 - key events 'Honorary whites' The issue of rugby contact with South Africa would dog New Zealand throughout the 1970s. Biafra surrenders after 32-month fight for independence from Nigeria (Jan. 12). The period also saw the socioeconomic effect of an ever-increasing number of women entering the non-agrarian economic workforce. The seventies brought further experimentation in glass and steel construction and geometric design. One of the best-known anti-war demonstrations was the Kent State shootings. The realization that oil reserves were not endless and technological development was not sustainable[citation needed] without potentially harming the environment ended the belief in limitless progress that had existed since the 19th century. Many popular British situation comedies (sit-coms) were gentle, unchallenging comedies of middle-class life; typical examples were Terry and June and Sykes. I had more freedom as a kid then than most kids have today. The forms of escape and resistance would manifest in many ways including social activism, alternative lifestyles, experimental living through foods, dress, music and alternative recreational activities, including that of throwing a frisbee. Other popular compact cars included the Toyota Corolla and the Datsun Sunny, in addition to other cars from those companies and others such as Subaru, Mitsubishi, and Mazda. Following the wind- down of the early 1970s, Kennedy's momentum started ramping up anew towards the end of the decade when the infrastructure for the space shuttle fleet took shape and saw some testing. It led to double-digit interest rates that rose to unprecedented levels (above 12% per year). Such bands included The Doobie Brothers, Bread, Styx, Kansas, and REO Speedwagon. A monster list of memories for Australians who grew up in the 1970s. Sep 19, 2019 Michael Putland Getty Images. [24] U.S. manufacturing industries began to decline as a result, with the United States running its last trade surplus (as of 2009[update]) in 1975. The mid-1970s saw the reemergence of acoustic jazz with the return of artists like Dexter Gordon to the US music scene, who, along with a number of other artists, such as trumpet innovators like Don Ellis and Woody Shaw, who were among the last of the decade's traditionally-oriented acoustic jazz musicians to be signed to major record labels, to receive critical and widespread commercial recognition and multiple Grammy nominations. At the start of the 70s decade, the consumption of oil in the United States of America was at an all-time high. The New York Yankees won the World Series in 1977 and 1978 after losing in 1976. Japanese vehicles became internationally renowned for their affordability, reliability, and fuel-efficiency, which was very important to many customers after the oil crisis of 1973. Also, the wage gap failed to close, but it did become smaller. However, the middle-class settings of The Good Life and The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin contrasted with their anti-establishment theme of people rejecting traditional social norms. Apollo 17 Astronaut Gene Cernan becomes the last man on the Moon, December 13, 1972, An artist impression of an American Apollo spacecraft and Soviet Soyuz spacecraft docking, a propaganda portrait for the Apollo–Soyuz Test Project mission, America's first space station Skylab in orbit February 8, 1974, Viking 1, the first of two spacecraft sent to Mars, takes this picture of the landing site in Chryse Planitia (1978), Voyager 1 passing by Jupiter's Great Red Spot February 25, 1979. Still in limited release 36 years after its premiere, it is the longest-running theatrical release in film history. What happened in 1970? The television information retrieval service Teletext was initially introduced when the BBC Ceefax system went live on 23 September 1974. The 1970s Page 6 – 1973 - key events. My father worked and had weekends off; my mother stayed home and did the shopping, did the cooking, and raised the kids. In Germany, Manfred Eicher started the ECM label, which quickly made a name for "chamber jazz". The primary impetus for this change was the fact that young men were being drafted to fight in the Vietnam War before they were old enough to vote. The Carol Burnett Show also ended its historic 11-year run in 1978. The Apollo 11 mission, which had occurred at the end of the previous decade, had transmitted back concrete images of the Earth as an integrated, life-supporting system and shaped a public willingness to preserve nature. Africa saw further decolonization in the decade, with Angola and Mozambique gaining their independence in 1975 from the Portuguese Empire after the restoration of democracy in Portugal. Country music also continued to increase in popularity in the 1970s. Once the price of gold became unpegged in 1973 it rose nearly 1,000% for the remainder of the decade. Faith in government was at an all-time low in the aftermath of Vietnam and Watergate, as exemplified by the low voter turnout in the 1976 United States presidential election. In the 1970s, he was his own photographer, model, and fashion designer. By contrast, the 1960s and 1970s were a time of significant change. Historical Events for the Year 1970. 1970 : U.S. President Richard Nixon orders an invasion of Cambodia, widening the war in Vietnam. The late 70s also witness the birth of another young music style: hip-hop. The Watergate Scandal, one of the most infamous scandals in presidential history hit the US in 1972. Sexing the Past: Communal Exposure and Self-Examination in, This page was last edited on 22 January 2021, at 20:54. Between 1977 and 1979, it became more mainstream, particularly with the outlaw movement, led by Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson. 1970: A Shocking Day On May 4, members of the Ohio National Guard open fire at Kent State University students who were protesting the Vietnam War. 1979 - Coup in El Salvador, President General Carlos Humberto Romero, was overthrown by junior ranked officers, that formed a Junta government, which lead the beginning of a 12-year civil war. In the world of music, big changes were afoot as well, and there were many clear signs that the 60s were over. The birth of modern stand-up comedy, as well as special effects developments, gave way to some pretty incredible shows and movies. By the 1970s, crime and blighted urban areas were a serious cause of concern, New York City being particularly affected. This would have problems of its own, especially the tragic loss of the Soyuz 11 crew in July 1971 and the near-loss of the Soyuz 18a crew during launch in April 1975. Ferguson, Niall, and Charles S. Maier, eds. The mid-1970s also saw the rise of disco music, which dominated during the last half of the decade with bands like the Bee Gees, Chic, ABBA, Village People, Boney M, Donna Summer, KC and the Sunshine Band, and others. Britain in the 1970s 1970s The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979 It was the decade of the Space Hopper, the Ford Cortina, Raleigh Chopper bikes, the record player and cassette recorder. Earthquake kills more than 50,000 in Peru (May 31). In the 1980s the Phillips Curve relationship worked empirically while in the 1990s there was a less apparent trade off. For decades comprising years 70–79 of other centuries, see, Decade of the Gregorian calendar (1970–1979), The decade is of course an arbitrary schema itself—time doesn't just execute a neat turn toward the future every ten years. The following articles contain brief timelines which list the most prominent events of the decade: 1970 • 1971 • 1972 • 1973 • 1974 • 1975 • 1976 • 1977 • 1978 • 1979, "Seventies" redirects here. 1977 brought many high-profile biographical works of literary figures, such as those of Virginia Woolf, Agatha Christie, and J. R. R. Tolkien. After roughly 6,700 emergency-room visits and the deaths of three children between 1978 and 1988, they finally outlawed Jarts on December 19, 1988. Other common global ethos of the 1970s world included increasingly flexible and varied gender roles for women in industrialized societies. Problems in the economy in the 1970s . The 1973 oil crisis caused a move towards smaller, fuel-efficient vehicles. The price of oil was up 870% from the OPEC oil embargo. Jan 13 Colonel Odumegwu Ojukwu flees Biafra into exile, leaving his deputy Philip Effiong to surrender to the Nigerian army, unofficially ending the Nigerian Civil War. Download this chart Figure 2: Interest rates and Consumer Prices Index (CPI) … The crisis saw the first instance of stagflation which began a political and economic trend of the replacement of Keynesian economic theory with neoliberal economic theory, with the first neoliberal governments being created in Chile, where a military coup led by Augusto Pinochet took place in 1973. [29] Organized disc sports, in the 1970s, began with promotional efforts from Wham-O and Irwin Toy (Canada), a few tournaments and professionals using frisbee show tours to perform at universities, fairs and sporting events. The most notable wars and/or other conflicts of the decade include: The most notable International conflicts of the decade include: The most prominent coups d'état of the decade include: The most notable terrorist attacks of the decade include: Superpower tensions had cooled by the 1970s, with the bellicose US–Soviet confrontations of the 1950s–60s giving way to the policy of "détente", which promoted the idea that the world's problems could be resolved at the negotiating table. As a result, the 1970s adversely distinguished itself from the prosperous postwar period between 1945 and 1973. Share your love for The 1970s: American Pop Culture History. Here’s what life looked like in Adelaide and South Australia in the 1970s. Non-monarch women heads of state and heads of government in this period included Isabel Martínez de Perón as the first woman President in Argentina and the first woman non-monarch head of state in the Western hemisphere in 1974 until being deposed in 1976, Elisabeth Domitien becomes the first woman Prime Minister of the Central African Republic, Indira Gandhi continuing as Prime Minister of India until 1977 (and taking office again in 1980), Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Prime minister of Sri Lanka (Former Ceylon) and first female head of government in the world, re-elected in 1970, Prime Minister Golda Meir of Israel and acting Chairman Soong Ching-ling of the People's Republic of China continuing their leadership from the sixties, Lidia Gueiler Tejada becoming the interim President of Bolivia beginning from 1979 to 1980, Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo becoming the first woman Prime Minister of Portugal in 1979, and Margaret Thatcher becoming the first woman Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in 1979. Words by Bush Admin Intern Natalie Garces-Bovett (we won’t tell you how young she is). More women could enter the work force. ! His 1973 televised concert, Aloha from Hawaii Via Satellite, aired in over 40 countries in Europe and Asia, as well as the United States, making it one of the most popular concert events of the decade. As well as the hippie look, the 70s also gave way to glam rock styles, started off by David Bowie who is named the King of Glam Rock. In the US, the average annual inflation rate from 1900 to 1970 was approximately 2.5%. A Philips N1500 video cassette recorder, with wooden cabinet. As the war in Vietnam came to an end, new social causes came to the fore, especially environmentalism. By then, however, they had already begun Salyut, the world's first space station program, which began in 1971. I suppose it needed to be banned, but a part of me is sad that kids today won’t have the battle scars and Jart survival stories we had. Regardless, the 1970s did happen, caveats and all. A harsher side of society was shown by comedy series like Porridge and Rising Damp, while sitcoms such as Mind Your Language, Love Thy Neighbour and Till Death Us Do Part reflected social unease brought about by post-war immigration. Another Asian touchstone beginning in the early 1970s was Hong Kong martial arts film which sparked a greater interest in Chinese martial arts around the world. Rhodesia severs last tie with British crown and declares itself a racially segregated republic (March 1). Paul McCartney formally announced the demise of the Beatles in April, and their final album Let It Be was released on May 8. Glam was a genderbent and outlandish style. This proved problematic since the videotapes were often riddled with technical difficulties. The Rocky Horror Picture Show flopped in its 1975 debut, only to reappear as a more-popular midnight show later in the decade. The oil shock increased East European, particularly Soviet, exports, but a growing inability to increase agricultural output caused growing concern to the governments of the COMECON block, and a growing dependence on food imported from democratic nations. Ford Europe, specifically Ford Germany, also eclipsed the profits of its American parent company. [13] [14] Styling on American cars became progressively more boxy and rectilinear during the 1970s,[15] with coupes being the most popular body style. 1970s and '80s Were a Period of Change in American Society Download MP3 (Right-click or option-click the link.). Wood decor and paneling was integral to 1970s interior design as well, replacing the obsession of the 1950s and 1960s with chrome and aluminum. Many advertising trends of the 1970s also reflected this growing social consciousness trend, such as with Coca-Cola's "Give the World a Coke" and McDonalds "You Deserve a Break" campaigns.[26]. Four men were killed in February when part of the western end of the Kaimai rail tunnel collapsed during its construction. In the 1970s, however, a period of stagflation—or slow growth along with rapidly rising prices—raised questions about the assumed relationship between unemployment and inflation. The oil shocks of 1973 and 1979added to the existing ailments and conjured high inflation throughout much of the world for th… The Iranian revolution also affected global attitudes to and among those of the Muslim faith toward the end of the 1970s. [9] The economic problems of the 1970s would result in a sluggish cynicism replacing the optimistic attitudes of the 1950s and 1960s and a distrust of government and technology. "High Tech" architecture moved forward as Buckminster Fuller continued his experiments in geodesic domes, while the Georges Pompidou Center, designed by Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers, which opened in 1977, was a prominent example. Ford followed suit two years later, with Chrysler offering new small front-wheel-drive models, but was suffering from a worsening financial situation caused by various factors. Inflation II: A Brief History of Inflation in the 1970s. Much of the 1970s fashion styles were influenced by the hippie movement. As a generation of women became liberated in their sexual identities, they wanted that liberation to extend beyond the bedroom. The second half of the decade saw the rise of punk rock, when a spate of fresh, young rock groups playing stripped-down hard rock came to prominence at a time when most of the artists associated with the 1960s to early 1970s were in creative decline. [20] Presley's funeral was held at Graceland, on Thursday, August 18, 1977. Terracotta Army figures, dating from 210 BC, were discovered in 1974 by some local farmers in Lintong District, Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, China, near the Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor (Chinese: 秦始皇陵; pinyin: Qín Shǐhuáng Ling). Most notable was The Mary Tyler Moore Show, which spawned the successful spin-offs Rhoda and Phyllis, and also resulted in Mary Tyler Moore becoming the first female to head a television production company of her own, MTM Enterprises, which churned out groundbreaking programming in the late 1970s throughout the 1990s. Soap operas expanded their audiences beyond housewives with the rise of All My Children, As the World Turns, Somerset, and The Young and the Restless; with many extending their episodes from 30 minutes to an hour. In addition, Soul Train, the brainchild of Don Cornelius, premiered in 1971 as the African-American counterpart to American Bandstand, giving a forum for soul, funk, jazz, R&B, disco, and future rap and hip hop artists to gain exposure to American audiences, consumers, music lovers, enthusiasts, and those keen on learning new dance moves. [3] Japan would rank as the world's second-largest economy until 1994 when the European Economic Area (18 countries under a single market) came into effect. Most existing programs still operated on paradigms established in the 1950s, and some shows had literally been on the air since the dawn of TV broadcasting in the late 1940s and early 1950s. There was also a growing sentiment that the billions of dollars spent on the space program should be put to other uses. Stephen Hawking developed his theories of black holes and the boundary-condition of the universe at this period with his theory called Hawking radiation. Two of these movies came out on the same day, June 16, 1978. And that nuance is: OIL supersedes just about everything else. On April 13, 1975, the Lebanese Civil War began. ASTP was the last manned American space flight for the next five years. The horror genre also emerged, and by the late 1970s Stephen King had become one of the most popular genre novelists. By the mid-to-late 1970s, "jiggle television"—programs oriented toward sexual gratification and bawdy humor and situations such as Charlie's Angels, The Love Boat, and Three's Company—became popular. But, economically speaking, it wasn't all bad. In the United States, customers with a license plate ending in an odd number were only allowed to buy gasoline on odd-numbered days, while even-numbered plate-holders could only purchase gasoline on even-numbered days. Although there was no severe economic depression as witnessed in the 1930s, economic growth rates were considerably lower than previous decades. In-Depth 1970s Profiles. Biodiversity became a cause of major concern as habitat destruction, and Stephen Jay Gould's theory of punctuated equilibrium revolutionized evolutionary thought. The economy had tripled since 1949, despite the USA refusing to recognise Beijing as a legitimate government Despite US measures against its trade, and the threat of invasion until Nixon made peace. It was already rising fast. Top-grossing Jaws (1975) ushered in the blockbuster era of filmmaking, though it was eclipsed two years later by the science-fiction film Star Wars (1977). Background: Vietnam War 4. As a result, the 1970s adversely distinguished itself from the prosperous postwar period between 1945 and 1973. Spike Milligan's Q and the still-popular Monty Python's Flying Circus both used surreal comedy, originating from the 1950s The Goon Show. New nations emerged around the world, and insurgent movements sought to overthrow existing governments. (continued) 6/14/2012 I came across some interesting thoughts on unisex fashion in "Looking Good", published in 1976. 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As cable television became more affordable and accessible by U.S. consumers, the race to bring the silver screen to the small screen commenced with the launch of pay television services showing premium content. After 1974, unemployment averaged 7.9 percent and some years … Popular and notable video games of the 1970s include: The first commercially available video game console, entitled, Women's hairstyles went from long and straight in the first half of the decade to the feathery cut of. The 1970s (pronounced "nineteen-seventies"; shortened to "the '70s") was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1, 1970, and ended on December 31, 1979. 16–25 July – The British Commonwealth Games were held in Edinburgh. After a successful return to live performing in the late 60s with his TV special, Elvis Presley remained popular in Vegas and on concert tours throughout the United States until his death in 1977. By Alex Watt. The fields of generative linguistics and cognitive psychology went through a renewed vigor with symbolic modeling of semantic knowledge while the final devastation of the long-standing tradition of behaviorism came about through the severe criticism of B. F. Skinner's work in 1971 by the cognitive scientist Noam Chomsky. The activism of the 1960s continued into the '70s, particularly for women and other minorities. The top ten highest-grossing films of the decade are (in order from highest to lowest grossing): Star Wars, Jaws, Grease, The Exorcist, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Superman, The Godfather, Saturday Night Fever, Rocky, and Jaws 2. By the time of 1980, when U.S. President Jimmy Carter was running for re-election against Ronald Reagan, the misery index (the sum of the unemployment rate and the inflation rate) had reached an all-time high of 21.98%. Towards the end of the decade, Jamaican reggae music, already popular in the Caribbean and Africa since the early 1970s, became very popular in the U.S. and in Europe, mostly because of reggae superstar and legend Bob Marley. However, by 4 May 1970, tensions arose again, and as the crowd grew larger, the National Guard started shooting. You had a Scalextrics set. German New Wave and Rainer Fassbinder's existential movies characterized film-making in Germany. In 1979, the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan, which led to an ongoing war for ten years. 1 … [28] What started with a few players like Victor Malafronte, Z Weyand and Ken Westerfield experimenting with new ways of throwing and catching a frisbee, later would become known as playing freestyle. 1970s UK television featured a mix of traditional and more modern comedy. Their abundance of cheap labor, combined with educational and other policy reforms, set the foundation for development in the region during the 1970s and beyond. South Africa saw nationwide television service for the first time on January 5, 1976, although limited-view, locally available television began on May 5, 1975. And the returns in the 1970s were impressive – up 21% annually. In addition to the deaths in the 1970s, breakups of bands and duos; such as the Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, Creedence Clearwater Revival, the Everly Brothers, and others; occurred over the course of the decade. Reflections of the 1960s experience also found roots in the literature of the decade through the works of Joyce Carol Oates and Wright Morris. 5 Things We Did As Children In The 1970s That Kids Today Don't Do. Criminal non-fiction also became a popular topic. There was also the 1973–74 stock market crash. New nations emerged around the world, and insurgent movements sought to overthrow existing governments. In August, Major changes in the People's Republic of China. With the April 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and June 1968 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy, many Black people were compelled to reject ideas of negotiation and instead embrace isolation. Forty-three nations ratify the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Great Britain also experienced considerable economic turmoil during the decade as outdated industries proved unable to compete with Japanese and German wares. Four students were killed and nine injured. The economies of much of the developing world continued to make steady progress in the early 1970s because of the Green Revolution. The role of women in society was profoundly altered with growing feminism across the world and with the presence and rise of a significant number of women as heads of state outside monarchies and heads of government in a number of countries across the world during the 1970s, many being the first women to hold such positions. From 1975 to 1979, the Khmer Rouge carried out the. Sex became a big focus for the public, not only in practice but in the issues surrounding sex as well. Both Indira Gandhi and Margaret Thatcher would remain important political figures in the following decade in the 1980s. 17 July – Lord Pearson proposed settlement of docks strike. It seems to have become more popular in memory than reality.T-shirts were indeed an important part of the unisex look. 5. Honda Civic sold well throughout the decade. The 70s also saw the rise of a country music subgenre, southern rock, led by the Allman Brothers Band. By 1979, the company was near bankruptcy, and under its new president Lee Iacocca (who had been fired from Ford the year before), asked for a government bailout. Singer-songwriters such as Elton John, James Taylor and Jackson Browne also came into vogue during the early 1970s. France ignored the court’s ruling that they should cease testing. It was believed that the 1976 Cadillac Eldorado would be the last American-built convertible; ending the open body style that once dominated the auto industry. With the anthology Sisterhood is Powerful and other works, such as Sexual Politics, being published at the start of the decade, feminism started to reach a larger audience than ever before. On April 4, 1975, the rear loading ramp on a, On November 10, 1975, the U.S. Great Lakes bulk freighter, Christian Democratic leader and former Prime Minister of Italy, César Milstein and Georges Köhler reported their discovery of how to use hybridoma cells to isolate, After successful vaccination campaigns throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, the WHO certified the eradication of. The Exorcist (1973) was a box office success for the horror genre, inspiring many other so-called "devil (Satan)" films like The Omen and both of their own sequels. Playboy Magazine appeared increasingly dull and old-fashioned next to new, more explicit sex-themed magazines such as Penthouse Magazine and Hustler Magazine. Martial arts film reached the peak of its popularity largely in part due to its greatest icon, Bruce Lee. Riots ensued during the weekend and the National Guard was called in to maintain the peace. Although most aims of the movement were successful, however, there were some significant failures, most notably the failure to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution with only three more states needed to ratify it (efforts to ratify ERA in the unratified states continues to this day and twenty-two states have adopted state ERAs). Rise in the use of terrorism by militant organizations across the world. Design trends in the 1970s were marked by a backlash against the bright colors and futurism of the 1950s and 1960s and a rise in popularity of dark, earthy tones with extensive use of brown, green, purple, and orange. 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