LOSE YOURSELF IN 1977
British scientist Nevill Mott and two colleagues win the Nobel Prize for Physics for ‘fundamental theoretical investigations of the electronic structure of magnetic and disordered systems.’ So there.
HMS Invincible is launched. Planned to be sold to Australia in 1982, the Falklands War meant that she jointly led the British taskforce there, instead. She was decommissioned in 2005 and scrapped in 2011.