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1962
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"Ze tightness of your shorts equals ze square route of your age." Einstein.
Meanwhile, in the real world, 1962 was a helluva year because...

  • The 1st automated (unmanned) subway train ran in NYC.
  • Chubby Checker Twist Party (Lets get pissed again like we did last summer)
  • President Kennedy began the blockade of Cuba.
  • An agreement was signed to make Jamaica an independent nation within the British Commonwealth
  • Beach Boys introduced a new musical style with their hit [Surfin.]
  • Nasser declared Gaza belongs to Palestinians.
  • France and Algerian rebels agreed to a truce.
  • A bear became the 1st creature to be ejected at supersonic speeds.
  • U.S. Ranger spacecraft crash landed on the Moon.
  • The West Side Story soundtrack album went to #1 and stayed for 54 weeks
  • London trolley buses went out of service.
  • Nelson Mandela was arrested for incitement and illegally leaving South Africa.
  • Mariner I was launched for Venus, veered off course within seconds, and was ordered destroyed. It was later found that a single hyphen from the computer launch code was missing.
  • Marilyn Monroe (36) was found dead in her Los Angeles home.
  • The Hovercraft was 1st tested.
  • Algeria gained independence after 132 years of French rule.
  • Trinidad and Tobago became independent within the British Commonwealth
  • UN announced Earth’s that human population has hit 3 billion
  • 10,000 died in an earthquake in western Iran
  • The Beatles recorded their first single for EMI, [Love Me Do]
  • [The Jetsons,] premiered
  • Saudi Arabia abolished slavery.
  • Lawrence of Arabia, had its royal gala premiere
  • US tanker planes sprayed millions of gallons of Agent Orange in Vietnam
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