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Looking back 50 years to 1970

Time to nominate Mukilteo Citizens of the Year


Last updated 4/8/2020 at 11:06am

Richard Nixon was the President of the United State, The Beatles announced they had disbanded, Apollo 13 returned to earth after abandoning its mission to the moon, the first jumbo jet 747 made its debut commercial flight from New York to London, a postage stamp cost 6 cents, a gallon of gas cost 36 cents, the first Earth Day was celebrated, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Cincinnati Reds 4 games to 1 to win the 67th World Series.

Locally, J.O. Simpson was the Mayor of Mukilteo, The Ferry Lunch was renamed Taylor’s Landing, and George Losvar and David Burklund were honored as the firs...

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