What were you doing in the early summer of 1974?
Gas shortages were still widespread as a recession continued.
Richard Nixon was facing the reality that his presidency was doomed.
Disco music was all the pop culture rage.
In East Cobb, on the evening of June 2, at the Wheeler High School football stadium, a pop thunderstorm spoiled graduation ceremonies.
For many in the 425-member of the Class of 1974, they got their diplomas tossed to them rather unceremoniously in the library or cafeteria, depending on their gender.
As graduate Marc Davis recalled: “My diploma was slung at me like a frisbee.”
This coming June 2, 38 years to the day of that stormy, bittersweet night, some of those seniors will be holding a special reunion of sorts to do their graduation right.
They’re calling it a “Regraduation,” and all those in the Class of 1974 are invited