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IBM introduces its first Personal Computer (PC & PC-DOS version 1.0)
(Happy 100 pages! )
China announces its population has reached 1 billion plus people
In front of a live audience of 20 tourists, David Copperfield makes the Statue of Liberty disappear
Apple Computer Inc unveils its revolutionary Macintosh personal computer
Start spreading the news! "New York, New York" becomes the official anthem of New York City
World's worst nuclear disaster: 4th reactor at Chernobyl nuclear power station in USSR explodes, 31 die, radioactive contamination reaches much of Western Europe
Black Monday: Stock markets around the world crash, including the Dow Jones stock index, which falls 508.32 points (22%), 4½ times the previous daily record
Iran-Iraq begin a cease-fire in their 8-year-old war (11 PM EDT)
10,000 Chinese soldiers are blocked by 100,000 citizens in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, protecting students demonstrating for democracy
Hubble Space Telescope sends its 1st photographs from space
Los Angeles police officers severely beat motorist Rodney King, the beating is famously captured on amateur video and later leads to riots when the police officers are acquitted
George H. W. Bush gets ill & vomits on Japanese prime minister's lap
"Jurassic Park", directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum opens, sets box office weekend record of $502 million
The People's Republic of China gets its first connection to the Internet
"Toy Story", the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery, directed by John Lasseter and starring Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, is released
British supermarket chains stock genetically modified tomato puree - the first GM food to be sold in the country
Scientists announce the first human stem cells to be cultured in a laboratory using tissue taken from aborted human embryos
Bill Clinton becomes embroiled in the Lewinsky scandal.
(sorry, i had to.)
President Bill Clinton's impeachment trial begins in the US Senate after the House voted to impeach him for lying about his affair with Monica Lewinsky, and is later acquited.
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates steps aside as chief executive and promotes company president Steve Ballmer to the position
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