The Sauna Years

In the late 70s…

Werner von Braun, Bing Crosby, Charlie Chaplin, Groucho Marx, and Elvis Presley died.

Orlando Bloom, Chris Martin, Kanye West, Liv Tyler, and Tom Brady were born.

One of President Ford’s final acts in office was to pardon Tokyo Rose from a charge of treason which she had received for her role in spreading propaganda during WWII.

Miami experienced snowfall and New York City endured a 25-hour blackout noted for the amount of looting that ensued.

Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her Silver Jubilee for 25 years on the throne of England.

The Red Army Faction maintained its reputation for murder and terror in Germany.

The last naturally-occurring case of smallpox was recorded in Somalia.

The United States began negotiations on a treaty to return the Panama Canal to its namesake nation by the year 2000.

The New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the ’77 World Series with the help of three homeruns from Reggie Jackson.

Hamida Djandoubi became the last person in France to be executed by guillotine.

The Trans-Alaska Pipeline was completed.

The first (or fourth) Star Wars film was shown in theaters.

And Almost Heaven Saunas set up shop in Renick, West Virginia.  If you’re interested in one of our indoor or outdoor saunas and in becoming a part of a historical legacy that’s still in full swing today, give us a call at 888.355.3050 or shoot an e-mail to sales@almostheaven.com.

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A Legacy of Longevity, and things are still rolling.

 

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April 3, 2015 •