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Class of 1973 – 40th Reunion

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World Events in 1973:
– Roe v. Wade makes abortion a US constitutional right
-US Troops withdrawn from Vietnam and U.S. involvement in Vietnam War ends with the signing of peace
-World Trade Center in New York becomes the tallest building in the world
-Sydney Opera House is opened
-In a Tennis Match billed as the battle of the sexes Billy Jean King defeats Bobby Riggs
-Secretariat Wins Triple Crown first winner for 25 years
-Concorde cuts flying time across the Atlantic in half flying at average speed of 954 mph
-The Exorcist and Deliverance are popular films from 1973
-Model and fashion icon Tyra Banks is born on December 4th
-The Mississippi River reaches its peak level in St. Louis during a record 77-day flood.

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