A Brief History of the U.S.S.R. (Soviet Union)
86 years ago on this date, December 30, 1922, The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.) was founded. It consisted of fifteen individual countries.
In 1968 The Beatles recorded a song titled BACK IN THE USSR.
In 1991, after 69 years, the USSR disbanded; fizzled out; poof!