12 Terrible Things That Happened in the 70s

In the 1970s, there were a lot of things that will never be accepted today if they cause to happen by chance. Here are such few things shared by people on an online platform.

1. Nuclear and Arm Testing

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1970 was the time when a lot of nuclear and arms tests were planned. Between the United States of America and the Soviet Union, many agreements were signed on these tests. At that time, people were less aware of the dire consequences of these tests. Also, they were happy to pave the path to becoming a nuclear power. But today, these nuclear tests are not accepted.

2. Insane Fashion Trends

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Trends and fashion come and go. And after a certain period of time – after a century or half these trends repeat themselves. In 1970, a lot of trends were famous and accepted. These fashion trends include shiny shirts, bottom jeans, patterned gowns, and chest hair. But these trends are not accepted today because people have become more mature.

3. Absence of Women's Rights

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In 1970 there was a total absence of women's rights. Domestic violence against women was common. The companies lack the basic rights of women. With the passage of time, the organization and movements start protesting for women's rights. And now, they have proper channels and dedicated organizations. Thus today, no woman is alone.

4. Child Labor

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Child labor is a crime. But in 1970, it was not. Today one can call to police or organizations such as UNICEF if they see child abuse. But in the 1970s, every company or firm has people of every age as laborers. These people include under fifteen kids (girls and boys). Today no company can hire under eighteen.

5. No Seatbelt Laws

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The 1970s lacked seat belt laws. There was no check and balance on traffic rules. Compared to that time, the current rules are very strict regarding seat belts. Not only the front but also backseats are obliged to fasten the belts.

6. Absence of Awareness About Mental Health

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In this current era, it would be foolish to say that mental health is nothing or there is no need to consider this health. In the 1970s, people do not accept this health in their research and studies. They compare bad mental health with depression and ghosts. But now, people know about bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and many other related problems.

7. Racial Discrimination

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The world is struggling to eliminate racial discrimination from people's mindsets. That is why a lot of companies have changed their fairness logos because fairness is not the measurement scale of beauty. But in the 1970s, people were judged on color, race, caste, minority groups, or religion. This racial disparity is unacceptable in this era.

8. Uncontrolled Environmental Pollution

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The 70s is known as the industrialization era. Because the industrial revolution takes started in 1760. It introduces steam power and production. In this struggle for industrialization, business tycoons forget about its consequences on the environment. But today, the vast knowledge and strict rules say that the company has to fulfill the environmental standards first to run. 

9. Early Marriage

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Early marriage has been an issue since the birth of Earth. In the 70s, it was not a big deal to marry underage kids. There were no rules and regulations for this. But today, no one can do this to any kid. Even the kid can complain about their parents. And police and NGOs are obliged to help them.

10. Limited Opportunities and Options

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Limited options and opportunities for education, employment, and exploration limit the people. But today, the whole world is present at the access of one hand. People have to move to other countries for opportunities and never return for decades. Now one can fly from one corner to other corners of the world in hours.

11. No Technology

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The 1970s were far away from technology. The communication and transportation means were limited. People do not know how their dear ones are for months. Every work was manual. But today, if someone does manual work, he is considered mad or illiterate. Because today even to beat eggs, there is technology.

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12. Uncontrolled Child Births

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People in the 1970s were unaware of childbirth control because they did not consider it necessary. People have more than four kids on average. Today people are aware and conscious of having kids. The majority of people agree on two kids today. A couple with more kids is considered irresponsible.

10 Celebrities Who Are Distractingly Attractive

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In the realm of celebrities, certain individuals' attractiveness transcends the screen, captivating the hearts and minds of fans worldwide. These stars possess a magnetic presence, leaving a lasting impression with their striking looks and undeniable charm. Recently, people shared such celebrities on an online platform whose sheer attractiveness is nothing short of distracting. 

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Sometimes a show or movie is different with the actors playing the characters. Would we love their characters as much if they were played by someone else? See who people claim could never be replaced in their iconic roles with another.

10 Terrible Movies People Love, But Admit Are Horrible

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Movies are subjective, and what one person considers a cinematic masterpiece, another may view as a cringe-worthy disaster. However, some films have gained a reputation for being particularly terrible yet still manage to capture the hearts of audiences. These are the guilty pleasure movies that people love to hate but can't help but watch again and again.

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10 Terrible Things That Automatically Ruin Good Movies

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Lights, camera, action! Movies are the ultimate adventure, taking us on a journey to fantastical lands, introducing us to characters out of this world, and stirring emotions within us. However, not all movies are created equal, and certain things can instantly ruin a movie for some viewers. Recently, in a platform discussion, people shared several things that can automatically ruin movies.

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