What Happened The Year I Was Born?

posted by Rechie L on


I got this idea from Comedy Plus. It awaken my curiosity of knowing what happened the day or year i was born and thought of sharing it here too. Try it! Here is mine:

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

What Happened the Year You Were Born?