Tony Orlando & Dawn - Tie a yellow ribbon round the Ole Oak Tree
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Day for Night
News of this year
Great Britain, Ireland, and Denmark enter European Economic Community (Jan. 1).
A ceasefire is signed, ending involvement of American ground troops in the Vietnam War. (Jan. 28).
US bombing of Cambodia ends, marking official halt to 12 years of combat activity in Southeast Asia (Aug. 15).
Chile's Marxist president, Salvadore Allende, is overthrown (Sept. 11); Gen.Augusto Pinochet takes power. Fourth and largest Arab-Israeli conflict begins when Egyptian and Syrian forces attack Israel as Jews mark Yom Kippur, holiest day in their calendar (Oct. 6).
Egypt and Israel sign US-sponsored cease-fire accord (Nov. 11).
Background: Arab-Israeli Wars Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) hikes oil prices tremendously in retaliation for Western countries' involvement in Yom Kippur War.