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[Quiz] What happened the year you were born?
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In 1989 (the year you were born):

George H.W. Bush becomes president of the US

The largest oil spill in US history occurs after the Exxon Valdez strikes Blight Reef in Alaska's Prince William sound

In Liverpool, England a soccer stadium barrier collapses killing 94 people

Hurricane Hugo causes 71 deaths and $4.2 billion in damage

A massave earthquake hits the San Francisco Bay area minutes before the World Series between the Giants and A's

The Berlin Wall comes down, symbolically ending the Cold War

Serial killer Ted Bundy is executed in Florida's electric chair

Ayatollah Khomeini places a three-million-US dollar bounty for the death of author Salman Rushdie

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor is arrested in Beverly Hills, California after slapping a motorcycle police officer

Nintendo released its popular handheld video game player, Game Boy

Oakland Athletics win the World Series

San Francisco 49ers win Superbowl XXIII

Calgary Flames win the Stanley Cup

Batman is the top grossing film

"Look Away" by Chicago spends the most time at the top of the US charts

Talk show host, Geraldo Rivera's nose is broken during a taping of his show, when a fight erupts on the set between guests

The Arsenio Hall Show and The Simpsons premiere

Dragonball Z premieres on Japanese television


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In 1991 (the year you were born)

George H.W. Bush is president of the US

The US and its allies launch an air attack on Iraq to being liberating Kuwait

In a ground war that lasts just 100 hours, the US easily defeats the Iraqi army in Kuwait

The case against Oliver North is "terminated" with all Iran-Contra charges dropped

The US Senate approves the nomination of Clarence Thomas, after investigating an allegation of sexual harassment

A brush fire destroys over 3000 homes in Oakland, California

Tim Berners-Lee introduces the web browser

An amateur video captures the beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles police officers

Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is arrested after the remains of 11 men and boys are found in his Milwaukee, Wisconsin apartment

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics officially ceases to exist

Linus Torvalds releases the Linux kernel

Sonic the Hedgehog is released for the Sega Genesis in North America [oh yeahh]

Minnesota Twins win the World Series

New York Giants win Superbowl XXV

Pittsburgh Penguins win the Stanley Cup

Terminator 2: Judgment Day is the top grossing film

Nirvana's Nevermind, led by the surprise hit single "Smells Like Teen Spirit", is the most popular album of the year

"Everything I Do (I Do It For You)" by Bryan Adams spends the most time at the top of the US charts

Britney Spears appears on Star Search

Home Improvement premieres [damn]

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In 1992 (the year you were born)



George H.W. Bush is president of the US

Hurricane "Andrew" becomes the most costly in US history with $20 billion worth of damage

Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton is elected President of the United States

Riots break out in Los Angeles after police are acquitted in the Rodney King case

An "Earth Summit" is held in Brazil to address global environmental problems

Jay Leno replaces Johnny Carson as host of the Tonight Show on NBC

George H. W. Bush becomes ill on a visit in Japan and vomits on the Japanese Prime Minister

Mike Tyson goes on trial charged with raping a 1991 Miss Black America Contest contestant

Amy Fisher, the "Long Island Lolita," is arrested for shooting Mary Jo Buttafuoco on the front porch of her home

Toronto Blue Jays win the World Series

Washington Redskins win Superbowl XXVI

Pisstburgh Penguins win the Stanley Cup

Aladdin is the top grossing film

"End of the Road" by Boyz II Men spends the most time at the top of the US charts

Mad About You and The Real World premiere

Sailor Moon premieres on TV Asahi in Japan

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In 1991 (the year you were born)



George H.W. Bush is president of the US

The US and its allies launch an air attack on Iraq to being liberating Kuwait

In a ground war that lasts just 100 hours, the US easily defeats the Iraqi army in Kuwait

The case against Oliver North is "terminated" with all Iran-Contra charges dropped

The US Senate approves the nomination of Clarence Thomas, after investigating an allegation of sexual harassment

A brush fire destroys over 3000 homes in Oakland, California

Tim Berners-Lee introduces the web browser

An amateur video captures the beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles police officers

Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is arrested after the remains of 11 men and boys are found in his Milwaukee, Wisconsin apartment

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics officially ceases to exist

Linus Torvalds releases the Linux kernel

Sonic the Hedgehog is released for the Sega Genesis in North America

Minnesota Twins win the World Series

New York Giants win Superbowl XXV

Pittsburgh Penguins win the Stanley Cup

Terminator 2: Judgment Day is the top grossing film

Nirvana's Nevermind, led by the surprise hit single "Smells Like Teen Spirit", is the most popular album of the year

"Everything I Do (I Do It For You)" by Bryan Adams spends the most time at the top of the US charts

Britney Spears appears on Star Search

Home Improvement premieres

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In 1986 (the year you were born)



Ronald Reagan is president of the US

The US officially observes Martin Luther King Day as a national holiday for the first time

The space shuttle Challenger explodes moments after lift off, killing 6 astronauts and a teacher

A major nuclear disaster occurs at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Soviet Union

Japanese video game maker Nintendo introduces its games to America

US warplanes bomb Libyan headquarters in retaliation for terrorist attacks

The Soviet Union launches the Mir space station

IBM unveils the PC Convertible, the first laptop computer

Charlotte Church, The Olsen twins, and Lindsay Lohan are born

New York Mets win the World Series

Chicago Bears win Superbowl XX

Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup

Top Gun is the top grossing film

"That's What Friends Are For" by Dionne & Friends spends the most time at the top of the US charts

ALF, the Oprah Winfrey Show, and Pee-wee's Playhouse premiere

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b]In 1992(the year you were born)

George H.W. Bush is president of the US

Hurricane "Andrew" becomes the most costly in US history with $20 billion worth of damage

Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton is elected President of the United States

Riots break out in Los Angeles after police are acquitted in the Rodney King case

An "Earth Summit" is held in Brazil to address global environmental problems

Jay Leno replaces Johnny Carson as host of the Tonight Show on NBC

George H. W. Bush becomes ill on a visit in Japan and vomits on the Japanese Prime Minister

Mike Tyson goes on trial charged with raping a 1991 Miss Black America Contest contestant

Amy Fisher, the "Long Island Lolita," is arrested for shooting Mary Jo Buttafuoco on the front porch of her home

Toronto Blue Jays win the World Series

Washington Redskins win Superbowl XXVI

Pisstburgh Penguins win the Stanley Cup

Aladdin is the top grossing film

"End of the Road" by Boyz II Men spends the most time at the top of the US charts

Mad About You and The Real World premiere

Sailor Mo [ premieres on TV Asahi in Japan
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In 1992 (the year you were born)



George H.W. Bush is president of the US

Hurricane "Andrew" becomes the most costly in US history with $20 billion worth of damage

Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton is elected President of the United States

Riots break out in Los Angeles after police are acquitted in the Rodney King case

An "Earth Summit" is held in Brazil to address global environmental problems

Jay Leno replaces Johnny Carson as host of the Tonight Show on NBC

George H. W. Bush becomes ill on a visit in Japan and vomits on the Japanese Prime Minister

Mike Tyson goes on trial charged with raping a 1991 Miss Black America Contest contestant

Amy Fisher, the "Long Island Lolita," is arrested for shooting Mary Jo Buttafuoco on the front porch of her home

Toronto Blue Jays win the World Series

Washington Redskins win Superbowl XXVI

Pisstburgh Penguins win the Stanley Cup

Aladdin is the top grossing film

"End of the Road" by Boyz II Men spends the most time at the top of the US charts

Mad About You and The Real World premiere

Sailor Moon premieres on TV Asahi in Japan

What Happened the Year You Were Born?

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In 1983 (the year you were born)

Ronald Reagan is president of the US

Sally Ride becomes the first American woman to travel in space

Marines are killed when a TNT laden suicide terrorists blows up Marine headquarters at Beirut International Airport

US Marines and Rangers invade the island of Grenada and evacuate hundreds of US citizens

The Soviets shoot down Korean Airlines flight 007

The Internet Domain Name System was invented by Paul Mockapetris

Ronald Wilson Reagan signs a bill creating Martin Luther King Day

Baltimore Orioles win the World Series

Washington Redskins win Superbowl XVII

New York Islanders win the Stanley Cup

Return of the Jedi is the top grossing film

"Every Breath You Take" by The Police spends the most time at the top of US charts

The A-Team and Webster premiere


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In 1994 (the year you were born)



Bill Clinton is president of the US

11 members of the Branch Davidian religious cult are found not guilty of charges related to a deadly shootout with federal agents

OJ Simpson is charged with the murders of his former wife, Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman

Republicans gain control of the House of Representatives for the first time in decades

The United States hosts the World Cup Soccer tournament

Nancy Kerrigan is clubbed on the right leg by an assailant under orders from figure skating rival Tonya Harding

Howard Stern formally announces his candidacy for the New York governorship under the Libertarian Party ticket

Nelson Mandela is inaugurated as South Africa's first black president

Red Hat Linux 1.0 is released

There is no World Series, due to strikes

Dallas Cowboys win Superbowl XXVIII

New York Rangers win the Stanley Cup

Forrest Gump is the top grossing film

"I'll Make Love To You" by Boyz II Men spends the most time at the top of the US charts

DirecTV launches the first satellite system

Friends premieres

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IN 1992

George H.W. Bush is president of the US

Hurricane "Andrew" becomes the most costly in US history with $20 billion worth of damage

Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton is elected President of the United States

Riots break out in Los Angeles after police are acquitted in the Rodney King case

An "Earth Summit" is held in Brazil to address global environmental problems

Jay Leno replaces Johnny Carson as host of the Tonight Show on NBC

George H. W. Bush becomes ill on a visit in Japan and vomits on the Japanese Prime Minister

Mike Tyson goes on trial charged with raping a 1991 Miss Black America Contest contestant

Amy Fisher, the "Long Island Lolita," is arrested for shooting Mary Jo Buttafuoco on the front porch of her home

Toronto Blue Jays win the World Series

Washington Redskins win Superbowl XXVI

Pisstburgh Penguins win the Stanley Cup

Aladdin is the top grossing film

"End of the Road" by Boyz II Men spends the most time at the top of the US charts

Mad About You and The Real World premiere

Sailor Moon premieres on TV Asahi in Japan

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***In 1989 (the year you were born)***


George H.W. Bush becomes president of the US

The largest oil spill in US history occurs after the Exxon Valdez strikes Blight Reef in Alaska's Prince William sound

In Liverpool, England a soccer stadium barrier collapses killing 94 people

Hurricane Hugo causes 71 deaths and $4.2 billion in damage

A massave earthquake hits the San Francisco Bay area minutes before the World Series between the Giants and A's

The Berlin Wall comes down, symbolically ending the Cold War

Serial killer Ted Bundy is executed in Florida's electric chair

Ayatollah Khomeini places a three-million-US dollar bounty for the death of author Salman Rushdie

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor is arrested in Beverly Hills, California after slapping a motorcycle police officer

Nintendo released its popular handheld video game player, Game Boy

Oakland Athletics win the World Series

San Francisco 49ers win Superbowl XXIII

Calgary Flames win the Stanley Cup

Batman is the top grossing film

"Look Away" by Chicago spends the most time at the top of the US charts

Talk show host, Geraldo Rivera's nose is broken during a taping of his show, when a fight erupts on the set between guests

The Arsenio Hall Show and The Simpsons premiere

Dragonball Z premieres on Japanese television


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In 1990 (the year you were born)

George H.W. Bush is president of the US

Operation Desert Shield forces leave for Saudi Arabia to defend them following the invasion of Kuwait

Congress passes Americans with Disabilities Act

Nelson Mandela is released from a South African prison

East and West Germany are reunified

The first McDonald's opens in Moscow, Russia

Super Mario Brothers 3 is released on the Nintendo Entertainment System console, selling over 6 million copies

The Space Shuttle Discovery places the Hubble Space Telescope into orbit

Windows 3.0 is released by Microsoft

Cincinnati Reds win the World Series

San Francisco 49ers win Superbowl XXIV

Edmonton Oilers win the Stanley Cup

Home Alone is the top grossing film

Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton is published

"Vision of Love" by Mariah Carey spends the most time at the top of the US charts

Chris Farley and Adam Sandler join Saturday Night Live

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In 1993 (the year you were born)
Bill Clinton becomes president of the US

A powerful bomb explodes in an underground parking garage beneath the World Trade Center, killing six

Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes the second woman on the Supreme Court

Congress passes the Family and Medical Leave Act

The North American Free Trade Agreement is ratified

Yasir Arafat and Yitzchak Rabin sign a peace accord on the White House lawn

Bill Clinton signs the Brady Bill into law

Toronto Blue Jays win the World Series

Dallas Cowboys win Superbowl XXVII

Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup

Jurassic Park is the top grossing film

Sinead O'Connor stirs up controversy when she rips up a picture of the Pope on Saturday Night Live

"I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston spends the most time at the top of the US charts

Cheers ends its 11-year run

Beavis and Butthead, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and Frasier premiere

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***In 1988 (the year you were born)***


Ronald Reagan is president of the US

Federal grand juries return indictments against Gen. Manuel Noriega, ruler of Panama, charging him of running drug cartels

A missile, fired from the US Navy warship Vincennes destroys a commercial Iranian airliner killing all 290 on board

A Pan-am Boeing 747 explodes over Lockerbie, Scotland from a terrorist bomb

Controversial Arizona Governor Evan Mecham is removed from office for financial misdeed

Jimmy Swaggart is defrocked when his sexual liaisons with women other than his wife are revealed

The Netherlands becomes the second country to get connected to the Internet

Al-Qaida is established by Osama bin Laden

Los Angeles Dodgers win the World Series

Washington Redskins win Superbowl XXII

Edmonton Oilers win the Stanley Cup

Rain Man is the top grossing film

A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking is published

"Faith" by George Michael spends the most time at the top of the US charts
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In 1991 (the year you were born)



George H.W. Bush is president of the US

The US and its allies launch an air attack on Iraq to being liberating Kuwait

In a ground war that lasts just 100 hours, the US easily defeats the Iraqi army in Kuwait

The case against Oliver North is "terminated" with all Iran-Contra charges dropped

The US Senate approves the nomination of Clarence Thomas, after investigating an allegation of sexual harassment

A brush fire destroys over 3000 homes in Oakland, California

Tim Berners-Lee introduces the web browser

An amateur video captures the beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles police officers

Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is arrested after the remains of 11 men and boys are found in his Milwaukee, Wisconsin apartment

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics officially ceases to exist

Linus Torvalds releases the Linux kernel

Sonic the Hedgehog is released for the Sega Genesis in North America

Minnesota Twins win the World Series

New York Giants win Superbowl XXV

Pittsburgh Penguins win the Stanley Cup

Terminator 2: Judgment Day is the top grossing film

Nirvana's Nevermind, led by the surprise hit single "Smells Like Teen Spirit", is the most popular album of the year

"Everything I Do (I Do It For You)" by Bryan Adams spends the most time at the top of the US charts

Britney Spears appears on Star Search

Home Improvement premieres

What Happened the Year You Were Born?

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