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That's right. Friends, today is the 28th anniversary of my birth! (At least that's the number my friends and I are sticking to....)

Long time Lost Luggage readers will remember my 80's flashback segments. Today is special- I'm going to take you on a little trip deep into the 70's! When I was born:

Representatives of 23 western oil companies begin negotiations with OPEC in Tehran to stabilize oil prices. February 14 they sign a treaty with 6 Persian Gulf countries. (Obviously that didn't work.)

In Los Angeles, Charles Manson and three female "Family" members are found guilty of the 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders.

A new stock market index called the Nasdaq debuts.

May 12 - An earthquake in Turkey destroys most of the city of Burdur

Apollo 15 astronauts David Scott and James Irwin become the first to ride in a lunar rover, a day after landing on the Moon.

Walt Disney World opens in Florida

Richard Nixon is President

The top songs of 1971:

You’ve Got a Friend – James Taylor

Joy To The World – Three Dog Night

Brown Sugar – Rolling Stones

Stairway to Heaven – Led Zeppelin

Imagine – John Lennon

Behind Blue Eyes – the Who

What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye

Proud Mary – Ike and Tina Turner

Friends – Elton John

Maggie May – Rod Stewart

Thank you all so much for your friendship! I love seeing that you come to visit. No big plans today...just taking it easy. See you tomorrow!

( PS- The title of this post refers to this post here. )