VB : 1970

Video Broadcast : #129
December 13, 2020

Golden Jubilees in 1970

  • Establishment of Rangoon University on December 1, 1920
    Volunteer, Zay Nay Yar Cha Htar Yay Committee

    Entertainment by RIT Ah Nu Pyinnya Shins
    Htee Yein (Pansy, Mar Mar Yee …)
    Swel Daw Yeik Ah Nyeint (Mya San Win, Myint Pe …)
  • First RU Students’ Strike in December 1920
    Set up “”Kyauk Taing” (monument) on Shwe Dagon
  • First Burmese movie in October 1920
    Cinemas ran classic movies (e.g. Dr. Aung Kyaw Oo)

UCC Project

  • Volunteer
    Ko Tun Aung Gyaw is the first and longest volunteer
  • Temporary offices
    Mathematics Department, RASU
    Third Floor, Mandalay Hall

IM(1) and IM(2)

  • My former SPHS classmates received their MBBS degrees
  • A few are now GBNF
    Dr. Aung Thwin, Dr. Freddie Ba San (Myo San), Dr. Freddie Sein, Dr. Maung Maung Aye

RIT Graduates in 1970

  • Architecture : Pamela, Christine, Khin Maung Maung …
  • Chemical : Win Paing (U Wara), Ye Myint, Emma, Winnie …
  • Civil : Sai Thein Maung, Myo Khin, Nyunt Maung San …
  • Electrical : Thaung Sein (Steeve), Charlie, Zaw Min (Nawaday), Pyi Soe, Ma Than Yi …
  • Mechanical : Ohn Khine, Tan Yu Beng (Benny), Thar Htay …
  • Metallurgy : Victoria, Tin Maung Nyunt …
  • Textile : Amy …

  • Series of articles : 1964 – 1970
    by Zaw Min Nawaday and Ohn Khine
  • Sayas, classmates …
    by Ma Than Yi

    Sponsors for SPZP and Acariya Pu Zaw Pwe
  • Thaung Sein (Steeve Kay)
  • Tan Yu Beng (Benny Tan)
  • Thar Htay


  • Those joining RIT should graduate in 1976
  • Due to school closures, they had their convocation in March 1977
  • For ease, we call them Members of the Class of 76

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