I was still a newborn the day Jim Morrison and the Doors defied CBS censors on The Ed Sullivan Show, when Morrison sang the word "higher" from their #1 hit Light My Fire, despite having been asked not to.
When I was a year old, Mickey Mantle hit his final career home run.
In my fifth year, Bob Barker began a 35-year run as host of one of America's most popular game shows, as The New Price Is Right (later The Price is Right) was shown for the first time on CBS.
The year I turned ten, the first TRS-80 Model I computer sold.
Shortly after I turned 15, Cats opens on Broadway and runs for nearly 18 years before closing on September 10, 2000.
At age twenty, I gave birth to my first child and the first expedited salvaging of Titanic wreckage began by RMS Titanic, Inc.
The year I turned thirty, scientists in Scotland announced they succeeded in cloning an adult mammal, producing a lamb named "Dolly".
The year I turned forty-one, I stumbled upon the Elliquiy site.
I remember Lite Brite, couples' skate, Jaws and Grease at the Drive-In, Bo and Luke Duke, and the Royal Wedding of Charles and Diana. My first LP album was "Shawn Cassidy, Under Wraps, owned a hundred mix-tapes if I owned one, and the day the Compact Disc was introduced, I skipped my afternoon high-school classes to go check them out. I remember the 79 day 'New Coke / Old Coke / Coca-Cola Classic debacle that ended in a compromise. If you remember, too...did you "Catch the Wave" or stick with the "Red, White and You?"