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50 Years
Updated On: Oct 28, 2020

The year was 1970. In the United States, Richard Nixon was in his first term as President. The Yearly Inflation Rate for the USA hit 5.84% while the Year End Close of Dow Jones Industrial Average was 838.  If you were looking to buy a new house, expect to spend roughly $23,450.00 while your average salary was $9,400.00. The Kansas City Cheifs were the NFL Champions, the Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup, The New York Knicks won the NBA Finals, and The Baltimore Orioles were the World Series Champions.

In global news, Paul McCarthy announces that the Beatles have officially disbanded. The Boeing 747 makes it first commercial passenger flight to London. The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty goes into effect for 43 nations and Apollo 13 informs Houston that they have a problem.

In addition to all of these events, these members joined the Operating Engineers:

  • Ali Ahmad

  • Paul E Bachman

  • Michael R Burns

  • Allan B Cebrat

  • Frank Cemini

  • Ranney A Doherty

  • James M Dorman

  • Donald R Fisher

  • Robert L Fisher II

  • Dennis J Frederickson

  • Edward P Gannon

  • James F Gartland

  • Willard A Gibson

  • Frank Gilmore Jr

  • Robert W Haney

  • Lester T Hanna

  • Paul W Headley

  • Leonard T Hill

  • Charles R Holdsworth

  • William F Holt III

  • Edward W Hunter

  • Thomas J Kupres SR

  • Thomas R Matt Jr

  • Daniel Mazzoochi

  • William D McElrath

  • Charles McGinley

  • James L Moritz

  • Jerome Ogrodnick

  • Wayne T Persun

  • Michael J Peterpaul

  • Frank Pierson

  • Vincent A Pironti

  • Gerald Pironti

  • Joseph E Riley

  • William Rodebaugh

  • Carl Rupert

  • Eugene G Rutter

  • Bernard J Sauer

  • Daniel E Sejuit

  • William Shahan Jr

  • Kenneth L Smith

  • James R Smith

  • Donald R Snook

  • Thomas H Springman

  • Fred R Stallman

  • Joseph F Stine

  • Frank J Talarico

  • John W Thackray

  • George J Tidman

  • Nichalos J Varallo

  • James E Weaver

  • James B Webb

  • Anthony Zaloga 


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