1970 Concorde makes its 1st supersonic flight (700 MPH/1,127 KPH)
1971 Tom Jones’ “She’s a Lady” goes gold
1972 Bobby Hull becomes the 2nd NHLer to score 600 goals
1973 Carol Mann wins LPGA Sears Women’s Golf Classic
1974 Barbra Streisand records the album “Butterfly”
1975 Faisal ibn Abd al-Aziz, king of Saudi-Arabia (1964-75), shot by nephew
1976 “My Fair Lady” opens at St James Theater NYC for 384 performances
1979 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sahara National Pro-Am Golf Tournament
1982 Wayne Gretzky becomes 1st NHL to score 200 points in a season
1983 Pavel Pegov skates world record 1000 meter (1:12.58)
1984 Betsy King wins LPGA Women’s Kemper Golf Open
1985 Edwin Meese III becomes US Attorney General
1986 Supreme Court rules Air Force could ban wearing of yarmulkes
1987 Supreme Court rules women/minorities may get jobs if less qualified
1988 “Les Miserables” opens at Chunichi Theatre, Nagoya Japan
1989 “Les Miserables” opens at Auditorium Theatre, Chicago
1990 Fire in illegal NYC social club, kills 87

And somewhere between 1970 and 1990, Yen Yin Leng was born. Happy birthday babe! Hope the lord will continue to pour out his blessings on your, year after year! Thanks for being a great friend! Notice how I didn’t reveal your age? hehe :)

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