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1968: Computer scientist Doug Engelbart and his team of researchers demonstrate the basics of the personal computer at Brooks Hall in San Francisco. The computer mouse, videoconferencing, hyperlinks, and text and graphics editing are among the technological breakthroughs introduced at the conference.
1972: “Tommy, can you hear me?” Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, the London Symphony Orchestra and an all-star cast including Rod Stewart, Ringo Starr and Steve Winwood perform a concert version of the Who’s rock opera Tommy about a young “deaf, dumb and blind” pinball wizard.
1992: In an effort to restore order after a brutal civil war, some 1,800 U.S. Marines arrive in Mogadishu, Somalia, as part of Operation Restore Hope. Although the U.S.-led multinational force succeeds in facilitating humanitarian operations, the efforts eventually will be marred by horrific violence. In October 1993, two U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopters are shot down and 18 soldiers are killed in an attempt to arrest rebel leader Gen. Mohammed Farah Aidid.
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