Do you remember what happened 50 years ago?

Do you remember what happened 50 years ago?

This month marks the end of the first half of 2021, so let’s take some time to go back 50 years and recall the world of 1971. Sometimes it is fun to look back, remembering Barbara Streisand’s “The Way We Were” and some sentimental recollections. If you are a young senior today, say 67 or so, you were a young adult that year, living in a very different world. There was no internet or social media, no cable TV, no cell phone service or “Zoom calls.”  The United States was trying to bring the Vietnam War to an end, and we still feared an attack from the Soviet Union, a nation that no longer exists. Richard Nixon was the President of the United States and the Democratic Party was struggling to recover from the “Chappaquiddick” incident. Before you read on, take a moment to see if you can answer these trivia questions: What boxer ended Muhammad Ali’s win streak? Who was Richard...
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