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U.S. Open® Timeline - 57 Years of History

   
1949 Nato is formed and Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open
  The first credit card is produced and Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open
1950
1951 Color TV was invented and Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open
The transistor radio is invented And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open
1952
1953 Man reached the summitt of Everest. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open
Four minute mile is broken. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open
1954
1955 Minimum wage $0.75/hour, Postage stamp $0.03. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open
The Dow Jones tops 500. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open
1956
1957 The first round the world nonstop jet plane flight. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open
US launches the space program (NASA). And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open
1958
1959 Alaska and Hawaii become the 49th & 50th states. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open
First presidential debate aired on national TV. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open
1960
1961 Structure of DNA molecule discovered. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open
An American astronaut orbits earth for the first time. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open
1962
1963 Instant replay is used for the first time in a televised sports event. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open
Pop music experiences the British Invasion. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open
1964
1965 St. Louis Gateway Arch is built. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open
Boston wins 8th straight pro basketball championship. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
1966
1967 The first successful human heart transplant performed. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
   
The motion picture rating system is introduced. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
1968
1969 Man walks on the moon. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
Professional football debuts on Monday night. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
1970
1971 26th Amendment gives 18- year-olds the right to vote. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
  Women officially allowed to run Boston Marathon. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
1972
1973 The fax machine is invented. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
The Watergate Scandal is uncovered. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
1974
1975 The first VCRs are invented. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.®
  America celebrates its Bicentennial. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
1976
1977 The first home computer is invented. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
 
Disco fever sweeps the nation. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
1978
1979 First cell phone invented. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
Mount St. Helens erupts. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
1980
1981 The first woman is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
  King of Pop releases the world’s bestselling album. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
1982
1983 The compact disk is introduced. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
First unattached space walk. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
1984
1985 First mandatory state seat belt law is passed. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
Statue of Liberty celebrates 100th anniversary. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
1986
1987 First laptop computer created. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
Virtual reality technology is introduced to the public. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
1988
1989 The Berlin Wall comes down. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
The Hubble Space Telescope is launched. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
1990
1991 The Worldwide Web is introduced to the public. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
  The first personal digital assistant (PDA) is invented. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
1992
1993 NAFTA signed. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
The Channel Tunnel (Chunnel) opens. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
1994
1995 The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame opens in Cleveland, OH. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
   
U.S. Treasury issues redesigned anti-counterfeiting currency. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
1996
1997 First DVD is produced. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
  World's oldest astronaut, John Glenn returns to space. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
1998
1999 The Dow Jones tops 10,000. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
One of the closest U.S. presidential elections in history. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
2000
2001 United Nations awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
Twelve European Countries adopt Euro as single currency. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
2002
2003 Camera phones are all the rage with over 80 million sold worldwide. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
Boston breaks 86 year curse wins title. And Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
2004
2005
And for the 57th straight year, Titleist is the #1 ball played at the U.S. Open.
   

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