We’re Partying Like It’s 1980

A couple of interesting factoids: The last time the Philadelphia Phillies won the World Series was in 1980. That was 28 years ago, which is a Saturn cycle. The Phils are celebrating the Saturn return of their last world championship by winning another.

Also, in today’s headlines about the economic news, there are a few references to 1980. Here’s what USA Today says about yesterday’s gross domestic product report: “Consumer spending, two-thirds of economic activity, plummeted at a 3.1% rate — the steepest fall since 1980.”

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2 comments on “We’re Partying Like It’s 1980

  1. Thanks, Sasha, for pointing that out. I’ve had some car trouble the last couple of days and have been distracted and offline most of the time. The Saturn/Uranus opposition is squaring my Jupiter. Ebertin says “losses from motors,” and indeed that was the case. But I will catch up with your comment. — Monica

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