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Tomorrow on Jim Owen (from 10a-2p)



•    The shooting of unarmed college students by members of the Ohio National Guard on Monday, May 4, at Kent State The guardsmen fired 67 rounds over a period of 13 seconds, killing four students and wounding nine others.
•    The Worlds Fair opened up at Osaka, Japan called Expo 70
•    The very first Earth Day is celebrated.
•    18 year olds were able to vote for the first time.
•    A brand new type of car, sub-compacts called the Gremlin & the Pinto hit the streets
•    “Chicago 7” are acquitted. They were charged with conspiracy, inciting to riot, and other charges related to protests that took place in Chicago, at the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

•    MOVIES: “Mash” “Patton” & “Love Story”
•    T.V.: “The Flip Wilson Show”, “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”, “The Odd Couple”
•    The Beatles called it quits.
•    “Monday Night Football” Premiers on ABC.
•    “Doonsbury” premiered in newspapers.
•    Phoenix New Times published for the first time.

•    ASU in the 1970 college football season. Led by head coach Frank Kush, the Sun Devils won the Peach Bowl.
•    Phoenix New Times is founded.

•    Jimi Hendrix: November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970
•    Janis Joplin: January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970

•    From the American Woman album.
•    From Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
•    Shortly after its release, The Guess Who were invited to play at the White House. Because of its supposed anti-American lyrics, Pat Nixon asked that they not play "American Woman".
•    Spawned the successful group Bachman–Turner Overdrive, when founding member Randy Bachman departed.
•    The band was inducted into The Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1987.
•    The Guess Who broke up in October 1975.
•    American Woman by the Guess Who, Your #1 @ 1 from May, 1970.

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