Jun 24, 2011


These are some interesting events/facts from my birth year.....


-Ronald Regan began his 2nd term of presidency

-FDA approves blood test for AIDS

-Wrestlemania debuts at Madison Square Garden

-Singapore Zoo puts five lionesses on birth control after the lion population rises from 2 to 16

-South Africa ends its ban on interracial marriages

-Coco Cola changes its formula and releases New Coke

-Bangladesh is hit by a tropical cyclone and storm surge killing approx 10,000

-41 tornado's hit in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York and Ontario, killing 76

-Discovery Channel is launched in the U.S.

-Back to the Future opens in the U.S. and becomes the highest grossing movie of the year

-The serial killer Night Stalker (aka Richard Ramirez) is captured

-An 8.1 earthquake hits Mexico City killing approx 10,000

-Windows 1.0 is released

-The Tommy Hilfiger brand is established

-Tetris is released

-4,830,979,000 people in the world

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