Today's history lesson - 1968

captinmitchcaptinmitch Posts: 5,807 Admiral
What happened in 1968 you ask?

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In debuts on NBC.
North Korea seizes the USS Pueblo, claiming the ship violated its territorial waters while spying.
Vietnam War: The Tet Offensive begins
The American movie Planet of the Apes is released in theaters
U.S. presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy is shot
Hawaii 5-O with Jack Lord debuts on CBS
Led Zeppelin makes their first live performance, at Surrey University in England
The Heidi game: NBC cuts off the final 1:05 of an Oakland Raiders–New York Jets football game to broadcast the pre-scheduled Heidi.
Pittsburgh Steelers start 0-4, a feat that won't be repeated until 2013. :banghead

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  • :danceI got laid for the first time
    THERE SHOULD BE NO COMMERCIAL FISHING ALLOWED FOR ANY SPECIES THAT IS CONSIDERED OVERFISHED.
  • ANUMBER1ANUMBER1 Posts: 9,721 Admiral
    :danceI got laid for the first time
    how long did it take you to heal up?:grin
    I am glad to only be a bird hunter with bird dogs...being a shooter or dog handler or whatever other niche exists to separate appears to generate far too much about which to worry.
  • ANUMBER1ANUMBER1 Posts: 9,721 Admiral
    low hanging fruit MS...

    Sorry.
    I am glad to only be a bird hunter with bird dogs...being a shooter or dog handler or whatever other niche exists to separate appears to generate far too much about which to worry.
  • Tarpon65Tarpon65 Posts: 6,342 Admiral
    :danceI got laid for the first time

    And the last time! :dance
    Always Do Sober What You Said You'd Do Drunk. That Will Teach You To Keep Your Mouth Shut. - Ernest Hemingway
  • captinmitchcaptinmitch Posts: 5,807 Admiral
  • 9-Lives9-Lives Posts: 2,121 Captain
    Tarpon65 wrote: »
    And the last time! :dance


    I was going to say......

    a feat that won't be repeated until 2013.
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  • SpaceCoast SlayerSpaceCoast Slayer Posts: 3,527 Captain
    :danceI got laid for the first time

    so that makes you what.. about 107 years old?
  • jad1097jad1097 Posts: 9,610 Admiral
    :danceI got laid for the first time

    I doubt it was my parents first time but I am sure they were banging this week in 1968 considering my b-day.
  • GA FinGA Fin Posts: 8,924 Admiral
    :danceI got laid for the first time

    Really? What was his name?
    Straight white male living a life of privilege and proud of it.


    "The greatest pleasure is to vanquish your enemies and chase them before you, to rob them of their wealth and see those dear to them bathed in tears, to ride their horses and clasp to your bosom their wives and daughters."
  • treemanjohntreemanjohn Posts: 3,320 Captain
    :danceI got laid for the first time, and my hand's never been the same since

    .....
    We’re like the piggy bank that everybody is robbing, and that ends President Trump
  • magotmagot Posts: 6,640 Officer
    I was involved in some of that stuff.

    Not the Snatch sex tapes, of course.
  • TeamTekeTeamTeke Posts: 963 Officer
    Today Denver Broncos 4-0. 52-20 against Eagles.
    Happiness is the journey, not the destination.
  • cprcpr Posts: 9,309 Admiral
    What happened in 1968 you ask?

    Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In debuts on NBC.

    watched it
    North Korea seizes the USS Pueblo, claiming the ship violated its territorial waters while spying.

    kind of remember it being on the news

    Vietnam War: The Tet Offensive begins

    Watched it daily

    The American movie Planet of the Apes is released in theaters

    I was a kid thought it suxed

    U.S. presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy is shot

    I remember Rosie Greer, I was a football nut


    Hawaii 5-O with Jack Lord debuts on CBS

    watched it

    Led Zeppelin makes their first live performance, at Surrey University in England

    too young in 68. I was 10

    The Heidi game: NBC cuts off the final 1:05 of an Oakland Raiders–New York Jets football game to broadcast the pre-scheduled Heidi.

    Joe willy


    Pittsburgh Steelers start 0-4, a feat that won't be repeated until 2013. :banghead

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    "The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function." F. Scott Fitzgerald

    "Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future." Niels Bohr
  • You guys are cruel:cry
    THERE SHOULD BE NO COMMERCIAL FISHING ALLOWED FOR ANY SPECIES THAT IS CONSIDERED OVERFISHED.
  • SAENoleSAENole Posts: 10,349 AG
    Martin Luther The King Doctor, Jr. Boulevard was murdered that same year.
    Warning Level 2
  • SouthFloridaAnglerSouthFloridaAngler Posts: 3,164 Captain
    mitch celebrated his 30th birthday
  • GardawgGardawg Posts: 7,952 Admiral
    11-19-07-19681.jpg
    “Today a young man on acid realized that all matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration, that we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively, there is no such thing as death, life is only a dream, and we are the imagination of ourselves.

    Heres Tom with the Weather.”
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