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Class of 1978 – 35th Reunion

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World Events in 1978:
-Average Cost of a gallon of Gas is 63 cents
-Camp David Peace Treaty Egypt makes peace with Israel
-After nearly 30 years The Volkswagen Beetle stops production having manufactured 20 million cars
-Sweden becomes the first nation to ban aerosol sprays that are thought to damage earth’s protective ozone layer.
-Serial killer David Berkowitz, the “Son of Sam,” is sentenced to 25 years to life in prison
-Due to poor Cold War Relations United States bans sale of latest computer technology to Soviet Union

-Space Invaders Launches Craze for Computer Video Games
-Grease and Saturday Night Fever are popular films in 1978
-US Teachers strike extend summer holidays for thousands of students
-The Japanese car Imports account for half the US import market following the energy crisis and increase in fuel prices that fuels demand for economy cars

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. March 7, 2012 10:03 am

    I want to wish the class of ’77 a wonderful weekend. I will not be able to join the festivities as my daughter will graduate from seminary the following weekend. Since I work in a church it would be difficult to take two weekends in a row.
    Bruce Harvey

  2. John Buckthal permalink
    March 7, 2012 11:06 am

    Is there a list of everyone who has registered?

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