This Week in Boomer History: Liz & Dick … ‘Cat in the Hat’ … ‘Dock of the Bay’

Notable events from our shared experience Mikhail Gorbachev¬†assumes leadership of the Soviet Union on¬†March 11, 1985.¬†In¬†1990, Gorbachev wins the Nobel Peace Prize for helping to end the Cold War. In a notorious incident, neighbors in Queens, New York fail to respond to the cries of¬†Kitty Genovese, 28, as she is stabbed to death in the street on¬†March 13, 1964. Levi Strauss Co. begins selling¬†bell-bottom jeans¬†on¬†March 11, 1969. The Cat in the Hat is published March 12, 1957. “It is the …