Adventures in Time and Space: What Happened When You Were Born?

  • 1/16/2021 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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  • Adventures in Time and Space: What Happened When You Were Born?

    Join our newest night of exploration Adventures in Time and Space: What Happened When You Were Born?

    Time to do some research about when you were born. Put in your date of birth, week of birth or year of birth to find out what was going on in the world when you arrived on the planet.

    Let's have some fun:

    Food and Drink:

    Find out what food and drinks were popular and create a meal to share with us, or door dash a restaurant that was widely popular and still around, order their signature dish, make a cocktail for the year you were born. Make them to share virtually with the group.

    Politics:

    What was going on when you were born? Who was President? Who were the big influencers? What major events took place on or around the time of your birth?

    Entertainment:

    Who were the darlings of TV, Stage and the Airwaves? What were the hit shows and songs?

    Fashion:

    What were the trends? What do you want to bring back? What do you want the world to forget?

    True Crime:

    Who were the bad guys and gals reeking havoc on society? What were their crimes?

    Sports:

    What were the big names of sport then? Who won the World Series/Superbowl/Etc

    Some site ideas:

    What happened on the day you were born?
    https://www.onthisday.com/

    What was the number one song when I was born?
    https://www.onthisday.com/

    What was the most popular snack when I was born? Share your birthday snack with the group.
    https://www.thedailymeal.com/eat/most-popular-snack-foods-last-10-decades-slideshow/slide-3

    Milestones from Women's History when you were born?
    https://stacker.com/stories/2553/milestones-womens-history-year-you-were-born

    Who was President when I was born?
    https://www.whitehouse.gov/about-the-white-house/presidents/

    Most popular movie when I was born?
    https://playback.fm/birthday-movie

    You get the idea, so get Googling! Come up with a short list to share with the group. Powerpoints, Screenshares, Videos, etc welcome.

    Zoom link:

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85872247206