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1970

INTERNET EVENTS

  • The ARPARNET added three more hosts/nodes in Massachusetts.

  • This made a total of seven hosts/nodes.



CURRENT EVENTS

  • Earthquake in Peru May 31, 1970

  • The unemployment rate in the U.S. reaches 5.5%, the highest rate since 1965.

  • UAW workers strike General Motors; the strike lasts 67 days.

  • Six years after they first came to the U.S., the Beatles call it quits and go solo.

  • The Clean Air Act forces auto makers to build engines that are 90% emission-free.

  • April 21: The first "Earth Day" is celebrated.

  • World Trade Center is completed.

  • "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" debuts on television.

  • The number 1 song of 1970 was "Bridge Over Troubled Water," by Simon & Garfunkel.

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