PHOTOS: The year Hazel McCallion was elected Mississauga mayor

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WATCH: A look back at Hazel McCallion’s 36 years as mayor of Mississauga.

TORONTO – The political career of Hazel McCallion is nearing the end as the Mississauga, Ont. mayor chairs her final council meeting this week before the municipal election on Oct. 27.

“Hurricane Hazel” is one of the best known and longest-serving mayors in Canada, having been elected in 1978.

The 93-year-old is currently finishing off her last term as leader of the sixth largest city in the country.

Global News looks back 36 years to find out what was popular, including current events, and world history.

(Let us know what you remember from 1978 in the comment section below.)

Pierre Elliot Trudeau was prime minister of Canada

File photo of Pierre Trudeau.

(CP PHOTO) 1978

Egypt makes peace with Israel at Camp David

Egyptian President Anwar al-Sadat (L), Israeli Premier Menachem Begin (R) and US President Jimmy Carter (C) sign a peace agreement in the East Room of the White House, 18 September 1978.

AFP/Getty Images

Arcade video game Space Invaders released

A classic video game ‘Space Invaders’ is displayed at the Science Museum on October 20, 2006 in London.

Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Roman Polanski flees to France, hours before he was to be formally sentenced for rape and other charges against a child

Roman Polanski

Ron Galella/WireImage

Pope Paul VI dies at the age of 80

Pope Paul VI, Giovanni Battista Montini, at his Easter Address on the balcony of St Peter’s Basilica.

Keystone/Getty Images

Karl Wallenda, founder of the Flying Wallendas, dies falling off a tight-rope in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Karl Wallenda walking a tightrope from two corners of the Tower Hotel with Tower Bridge in the background in London, England.

Evening Standard/Getty Images

Argentina Wins 1978 World Cup

Argentine’s national soccer team captain Daniel Passarella holds the World Cup trophy as he is carried on the shoulders of fans after Argentina defeated the Netherlands 3-1 in extra time, 25 June 1978 in Buenos Aires, during the World Cup soccer final.

STAFF/AFP/Getty Images

First “Test Tube Baby”, Louise Brown, born from in-vitro fertilization

25th July 1978: The team who pioneered in-vitro fertilization, on the left Cambridge physiologist Dr Robert Edwards holding the world’s first test tube baby Louise Joy Brown and (on the right) gynaecologist Mr Patrick Steptoe (1913 – 1988).

Keystone/Getty Images

Hungry Hungry Hippos game released

Saturday Night Fever topped the North American box office

Actor John Travolta dances with Karen Lynn Gorney in scene from movie ‘Saturday Night Fever’ directed by John Badham.

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

Ashton Kutcher was born on February 7th

This May 4, 2012 file photo shows actor Ashton Kutcher at the Barnstable Brown Derby party in Louisville, Ky.

AP Photo/Darron Cummings, file

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