I reached a milestone last week...I turned 35. Back when I was a mere 34, I thought I was a spring chicken, however, now that I'm 35...I'm starting to feel my age and I'm okay with it...for now.
Here are some happenings going on in 1974:
Hit TV shows were The Six Million Dollar Man, Kojak, Happy Days, All in the Family, and M*A*S*H. Saturday morning cartoons included Fat Albert, The Jetsons, Yogi Bear and Friends, Super Friends, Valley of the Dinosaurs, Bugs Bunny, and Scooby Doo.
Due to Watergate, Richard Nixon resigned and Gerald Ford became the 38th President of the United States.
President Spencer W. Kimball was the prophet of the LDS church.
The MRI scanner is developed in the US. Pocket calculators start selling in stores. The 3 million year old skeleton, Lucy, was discovered in Africa.
Some popular songs were Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynrd, The Loco-motion - Grand Funk, Kung Fu Fighting - Carl Douglas, Dancing Machine - Jackson Five, I Shot The Sheriff - Eric Clapton, It's Only Rock and Roll - Rolling Stones, Smokin In The Boys Room - Brownsville Station, and Rebel Rebel - David Bowie.
And possibly the MOST important event to occur was this:
My beautiful mother gestating an amazing child!
Ta-da! Here I am in all my Birth Day glory.