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U.S. swimmer, Mark Spitz, became the first person to win seven gold medals in a single Olympics.
Georgia Gibbs sang "The Hula-Hoop Song" on The Ed Sullivan Show. This was the first national exposure for the hula-hoop craze.
In 1978, the United States Congress passed legislation proclaiming the first Sunday after Labor Day as National Grandparents Day. The proclamation was signed by President Jimmy Carter.
Barry Bonds hit his 700th home run.
Frogs' eggs fell from the sky in Berlin, Connecticut.
The Adirondack Tornado traveled 275 miles, starting over Lake Ontario, moving through New York State, and ending as a waterspout on Lake Champlain.
The NY Jets competed against the Cleveland Browns in the first televised NFL Monday Night Football game.
Fall begins on the 22nd at 10:29 P.M. The word equinox means "equal night"; night and day are the same length of time. The spring equinox is in late March.
John Lennon was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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