Round Valley - Class of 1978
A Stroll Down Memory Lane - What Was Happening in
Here's a refresher
Headlines, At the
Movies, Music, Science
& Technology, Sports, Since
- David Berkowitz, "Son of Sam", sentenced to life in
prison for six murders in N.Y. City.
- 35 Astronaut candidates are chosen by NSAS for the
space shuttle program.
- Endangered Snail Darter stops $100 million Tellico Dam
project in Tenn.
- 900+ found dead after Reverend Jim Jones orders mass
- Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to Israeli Prime Minister
Meantime Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat.
- First test tube baby born in England.
- Thor Heyerdahl sails a reed boat from Qurna, Iraq to
the coast of Djibouti.
- Personal computers are still in the embryonic
- 7.7 earthquake in Iran kills over
- Soviets set a space endurance record of 139
- R.V. Football team goes 3-7.
- Dallas beats Denver in the Super Bowl.
- R.V. Volleyball teams goes 16-5
- Jimmy Connors and Bjorn Borg rule tennis world. Young
John McEnroe begins to challenge their reign.
- R.V. Wrestling places 2nd at state
- Yankees beat the Dodgers in the World
- R.V. Boys Basketball team goes 10-13
- Montreal Canadians win Stanley Cup.
- R.V. Girls Basketball team goes 15-7
- Kentucky reigns as NCAA Men's basketball
- R.V. Boys Track team captures "B" North
- Oklahoma's Billy Sims wins Heisman
- R.V. Girls Track team captures "B" North Championship
& 4th at state
- Washington Bullets win the NBA
- R.V. Baseball team goes 4-6
- Leon Spinx upsets Muhammad Ali, then loses title to
Ali seven months later.