mary1947

What happend in your life time

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Name five events that have happened in your life time.

1/ Mobile Phones from house bricks to hand held.

2/ TV From Black/White one channel to what we have to=day.

3/ Dog went into orbit Man landed of the Moon.

4/Freddie Laker gave us cheap flights.

5/ Mini Skirts and motor car.

There are lots more see what you can come up with?

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The internet changed our lives.

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Hi mike2me

I know the internet covers lots of things but are their not other things you remember?

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1. WW2 ended

2. British Empire Went

3. England won world cup

4. USA Had a black President

5. Soviet Union breaks up.

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1. We had a woman PM

2. Man on the moon.

3. Murray wins Wimbledon

4. Forest win TWO European Cups ( When it was a proper cup competition)

5. Joined the EU for better or worse.

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1) NHS founded (Most Important)

2) King George VI died

3) Railways nationalised

4) Coal Industry murdered

5) 24 Hour Television

I was born hellothere:jumping:

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1. Tram reinvented.

2. Out of control Kids.

3. General lack of respect everywhere.

4. Mass uncontrolled immigration.

5. Equality for women.

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It's true Kev, I've seen it on the telly !

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Major forward moves in technology.

Major backward moves in behaviour and standards.

Most shockingly of all..we still are at war!!

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Uppers: For the full set: 2. Forest's glory years. 3. The internet. 4. Clean air legislation. 5. Mmmmm - can't think of another one.

Downers: 1.Margaret Thatcher. 2. Donald J Trump - potential. 3. Replacement of grants by loans for higher education. 4. Tax. 5. Tax

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Some good things I think:

1. Equalities legislation that attempts to provide equal opportunities for all

2. Discovery of the structure of DNA.

3. Setting up of the international space station

4. Immunisation against TB, Polio and other killer diseases

5.Transplant surgery

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Freedom for Women

THE PILL

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Churchills death

birth of the Beatles

assasination of Kennedy

first man in space

England winning world cup

Rog

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Women being ordained

Decimalisation

Same Sex Marriage

Loss of Beautiful Architecture in our Towns and Cities

Queen Elizabeth 11 became the longest reining UK Monarch

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To follow on from Mary's post 16..........woman could now purchase a property on their own.

Equal pay

Erin Pizzy set up the first home for women suffering domestic violence .

Abortions became legal

HRT was available for those women who needed it

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We export pregnant women here Chrissie,thousands " go to London".

Met Erin,I did a Shelter project at college,lovely straight talker!!

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Availability of better housing

Better plumbing

Central heating

Hi Fi stereo

Refrigeration

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Hi Ian,

Erin is a very special woman who has lived her life against extreme authoritarian predujice and suffered her own personal battles....

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1963 - John F Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas.

1963 - A gang of fifteen men steal £2.6m in the 'Great Train Robbery'.

1967 - Otis Ray Redding Jnr loses his life with members of The Bar-Kays in a plane crash at Lake Monona, Wisconsin.

1967 - The first human heart transplant is carried out by Dr Christiaan Barnard.

1990 - After 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela takes the walk to freedom.

1998 - 'The Troubles' result in political stalemate in Northern Ireland.

2016 (May) - Hibernian FC win the Scottish Cup.

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So much has happened that it is very hard to keep it to five so for this post I am going to stick to communications.

Sputnik launched - Listened to the bleeps on a ham radio

Telstar launched - Live pictures from around the globe.

Colour television

Portable entertainment - Transistor radios, Sony Walkman, CD players etc.

Communications - Mobile phones, laptops, Tablets, WWW/Internet etc.

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