Hans Remembers- Friday October 9, 1970- 50 Years Ago.

The Fantasy of King Sihanouk | The New Yorker
  • The Khmer Republic was proclaimed in Cambodia four days after the southeast Asian nation’s parliament voted unanimously to abolish the 1168 year old monarchy. Prince Norodom Sihanouk was deposed with Prime Minister Lon Nol being inaugurated as the nations first president.
After retirement, Annika Sorenstam driven to help young golfers - Orlando  Sentinel
  • Born on this date in Bro, Stockholm, Sweden- professional golfer Annika Sorenstam- Sorenstam was the winner of 72 LPGA tournaments and ten majors and won eight player of the year awards. She retired in 2008.

3 responses to “HANS REMEMBERS- FRIDAY OCTOBER 9, 1970- 50 YEARS AGO

  1. I remember hearing the words “Khmer Rouge” when I was about 22, starting at a new job, and had no idea what that meant. I was WAY too old to have not known about that! I look back at those days and grimace. I must have learned about it in school and heard it on the news. Where was my brain, under a rock?!

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