Coca-Cola is brewed for the first time, Elvis Presley begins boot camp, the last U.S. soldiers leave Vietnam, Henry Fonda wins his first and only Oscar, and the Tennessee Lady Vols complete an unbeaten season, all on this day.
2008: Thirty-five countries and more than 370 cities join Earth Hour for the first time, with households and businesses encouraged to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour to raise awareness about the need to take action on climate change. Shown is the darkened skyline of Detroit, Mich., during Earth Hour.
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