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November 1, 2001

Timeline and SUNshine Girls

1970s | 1980s | 1990s - 2001

TIIU November 1, 1971


 1971

 -- First Sun rolls off the press

 -- Pierre's wife, Maggie Trudeau, gives birth to the first of two Christmas babies

 -- Argos lose Grey Cup to Calgary

 -- Feds adopt multiculturalism

TIIU July 27, 1972
 *No, it's not a typo ... her name is also Tiiu
1972

 -- Team Canada defeats

 Soviets in hockey summit

 -- Break-in at Watergate Hotel

 -- David Crombie elected mayor of Toronto

 -- 70 nations sign pact to ban stockpiling of biological weapons

 

JENNIFER June 27, 1973
1973

 -- 12 die in accident on Hwy. 400

 -- Separatist Parti Quebecois becomes the opposition in Quebec

 -- Yom Kippur War

 -- Spiro Agnew, U.S. V.P.,resigns in disgrace

 

SUSAN January 4, 1974
1974

 -- Cindy Nicholas, 16, swims Lake Ontario, first to do so since Marilyn Bell in 1954

 -- China launches Cultural Revolution

 -- Richard Nixon resigns

 

JULIE: January 29, 1975
1975

 -- CN Tower topped

 -- 8 killed in GO train/bus accident in Scarborough

 -- U.S. evacuates as North Vietnam seizes Saigon

 

CORRINE April 4, 1976
1976

 -- Darryl Sittler has a 10-point night

 -- Joe (Who?) Clark wins Tory leadership campaign

 -- Montreal hosts the Summer Olympics -- no gold for Canada

 

THERESA September 12, 1977
1977

 -- Elvis Presley dies

 -- Blue Jays play first-ever game on snowy April day in Toronto

 -- Toronto's loss of innocence: Emanuel Jaques is murdered on Yonge St. strip

 

BARB September 17, 1978
1978

 -- Pope John Paul I dies

 -- Air Canada jet crashes at Pearson, killing two

 -- First non-Italian elected Pope in centuries -- John Paul II, a Pole

 

NAOMI July 17, 1979
1979

 -- Ayatollah Khomeini overthrows the Shah of Iran

 -- Mississauga evacuated after train derailment

 -- Steep oil price increases cause world-wide high inflation

1970s | 1980s | 1990s - 2001

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