Hans Remembers- Friday February 27, 1970- 50 years ago.

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  • Jefferson Airplane was fined $1000 for onstage profanity at a concert in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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  • The first Women’s Liberation Movement Conference in the history of Britain opened at Ruskin College in Oxford with around 500 woman and 15 groups from the UK gathering to discuss common goals. They met for three days and their demands were as follows- equal pay, equal opportunities for education and jobs, free contraception, the right to abortion of a pregnancy and 24 hour child care.

8 responses to “HANS REMEMBERS- FRIDAY FEBRUARY 27, 1970- 50 YEARS AGO

  1. It IS weird how times change–and quickly. When I was a kid, we actually got dressed up to get on a plane and go somewhere. Now people practically get on planes in bathing suits. But then again, I’d go to movies in jeans and shorts when I was a kid and probably older people at the same movie would be thinking, “I remember when we put on dresses and suits to go to the movies.” And on it goes…

    • I see photos of people at baseball games ‘back in the day”- in suits… things have gotten a lot less formal. The 60’s…

  2. Yeah. The disenchanted youth started dismantling all the norms…
    But then I guess we have to define what “norm” means. Life is fluid, right? Things change. But retaining a little bit of the politeness that people used to have would have been nice. THAT is gone!

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