Presidential Candidates 70’s Flashback

Hopefully everyone has exercised their rights as citizens and cast their votes in this week’s primary. Let’s take a look at the candidates from the perspective of this year’s theme and see what they were up to during the 70’s.


Barack Hussein Obama (born August 4, 1961)
1970 – Attends local schools in Jakarta, Indonesia
1971 – Returns to Honolulu and attends Punahou School
1979 – Graduates and moves to LA to attend Occidental College

John Sidney McCain III (born August 29, 1936)
1973 – Released from “Hanoi Hilton” in N. Vietnam after 5 1/2 years
1974 – Recuperates and has his flight status reinstated as a Navy pilot
1977 – Returns to DC to become the Navy’s liaison to the U.S. Senate

Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26, 1947)
1971 – Begins dating Bill Clinton, a fellow student at Yale Law School
1974 – Member of the impeachment inquiry staff during Watergate
1979 – First woman to be made a full partner of Rose Law Firm

Willard Mitt Romney (born March 12, 1947)
1971 – Graduates valedictorian from Brigham Young University
1975 – Graduates from Harvard Law School and Business School
1978 – Becomes vice president of Bain & Company, Inc.

Source: Wikipedia


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