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A lot has happened in the world over the last 70+ years — as you might have noticed. But chances are you aren't aware of some of the most interesting events and inventions from the year you came into the world. 

And that's where we come in. From pop culture moments like the invention of the hula hoop to historical events like the birth of the Civil Rights Movement, we've selected an interesting fun fact that came from your particular year. Find your birth year and you'll be interested to learn about the big event that happened in that moment in time. 

Here's to celebrating you and some epic events that have occurred over the last century. And even if your birth year isn't on this list, take a trip down memory lane and you might be surprised to learn about these events and inventions.