The Cold War Ended , Hence it was won!
1975 April 17 : North Vietnam defeats South Vietnam which falls to Communist forces
1976 February: Soviet and Cuban forces help to install Communist government in Angola.
1979 January: U.S. and China establish diplomatic relations.
July : SALT II signed
November : Shah of Iran overthrown; Iranian Hostage Crisis
December: Soviet forces invade Afghanistan
1980 August: Polish shipyard workers strike Solidarity Union formed. Strike leader Lech Walesa is elected as the head of Solidarity
1983 President Reagan proposes Strategic Defence Initiative
1983: October : U.S. troops invades and overthrows regime in Grenada
1985 Mikhail Gorbachev becomes leader of the Soviet Union initiating a campaign of openness called "glasnost" and restructuring called "perestroika"
1986 October : President Reagan and Gorbachev resolve to remove all intermediate nucle
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