Where does any story begin? Well my story began on a sunny Monday morning in August back in 1972.
On the radios across the country Alice Cooper told us that “School’s out for Summer”, Elton John introduced us to “Rocket Man”, Al Green pleaded, “Let’s Stay Together”, and Don McLean sang about “American Pie” Movie Theaters were filled with people to see Francis Ford Coppola’s award winning film “The Godfather.” starring such greats as Marlon Brando and Al Pacino. While behind closed doors many witnessed what is widely considered one of the adult film genre’s “classic” pictures. “The Green Door”, featuring Marilyn Chambers.
Richard Nixon held office as President of the United States.
Cost of a new home: $30,500.00
Median Household Income: $9,697.00
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.10
Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $0.36
Cost of a dozen eggs: $0.52
Cost of a gallon of Milk: $1.20
As the USSR performed nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR. Prince William of Gloucester of the British Royal Family lost his life in an accident when his airplane crashed during a race. He was only 29 years old, an English prince and grandson of George V. Captain R. Stephen Ritchie became the first American ace fighter in the Vietnam War after downing his fifth enemy airplane in combat. The Summer Oylimpics were just starting their 3rd day in Munich, West Germany.