-Los Angeles Valley College becomes San Fernando Valley State College.
-Matador becomes campus mascot
-U.S. Supreme Court rules schools must integrate
-Nikita Khrushchev becomes premier of the U.S.S.R.
Student Enrollment: 2,525
Semester Tuition: $29
President: Dwight D. Eisenhower
U.S. Population: 174,881,904
World Population: 2.945 billion
Presidential candidates Robert F. Kennedy and Sen. Eugene McCarthy visit campus
Janis Joplin performs on campus
Student Enrollment: 15,600
Semester Tuition: $57.50
President: Lyndon B. Jonson
U.S. Population: 200,706,052
World Population: 3.556 billion
San Fernando Valley College officially renamed California State University Northridge
Student Enrollment: 28,023
Semester Tuition: $95
Sony introduces the Walkman, the first portable stereo.
First test-tube baby is born in London.
98% of all American households have a television.
President: James Earl Carter, Jr.
U.S. Population: 222,584,545
World Population: 4.302 billion
Salman Rushdie publishes The Satanic Verses
Vice-President George H.W. Bush wins the presidential election, defeating Massachusetts governor Michael Dukakis
President: Ronald W. Reagan
U.S. Population: 244,498,982
World Population: 5.104 billion
Student Enrollment: 31,576
Semester Tuition: $342
6.7 magnitude Northridge earthquake, causes $400 million in damage to the CSUN campus
Northern Ireland Good Friday Accord is signed after 30 years
President Clinton is impeached
An estimated 76 million viewers watch the last episode of Seinfeld.
President: William J. Clinton
U.S. Population: 270,298,524
World Population: 5.918 billion
Student Enrollment: 34,560
Semester Tuition: $1,260
A 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck southwest China on May 12, leaving 88,000 people dead or missing.
Prop 8 passes in California banning same-sex marriage.
Michael Phelps wins a total of eight gold medals at the Summer Olympics in Beijing
Student Enrollment: 36, 208
Semester Tuition: $1,688
President: George W. Bush
U.S. Population: 303,824,640
World Population: 6.706 billion