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Some of us are babes then.......ahem.

I bet the sixties were cool, I was just too young to know! Ha!
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What good things took place the years you guys were born? I often wonder this about 1975, the year I was born... Did anything great happen in 75? You should know, you're OLD!

And in the future, Happy Birthday guys and gals...
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What good things took place the years you guys were born? I often wonder this about 1975, the year I was born... Did anything great happen in 75? You should know, you're OLD!

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Apparently absolutely nothing of any importance happened the year you were born....
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I just did some research. As near as I can figure the only thing of even minor note that occured in 1975, other than the last chopper out of Saigon, was that Captain and Tennille released "Love Will Keep Us Together."

If that was the highlight of 1975, no wonder it has been blocked from everyone's memory
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I'm sure great things happened in '75

just can't remember them.

As someone said ( can't remember who though) "If you remember the sixties you weren't there.......
Same for the 70's, 80's and so on. Not that this is a bad thing all the time.


(..... thank google, it was Robin Williams)

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