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Subject: The new '30 Years Ago' thread.

Written By: nally on 12/31/19 at 6:35 pm

January 1, 1990: David Dinkins is sworn in as New York City's first black mayor.

Subject: Re: The new '30 Years Ago' thread.

Written By: nally on 01/03/20 at 6:10 pm

January 3rd 1990, during the United States invasion of Panama: Manuel Noriega, former leader of Panama, surrenders to American forces.

Subject: Re: The new '30 Years Ago' thread.

Written By: Senor Teletubby on 01/08/20 at 2:28 pm

30 years ago does not belong in this forum. Thai would be the 80’s.

Subject: Re: The new '30 Years Ago' thread.

Written By: nally on 01/08/20 at 6:26 pm


30 years ago does not belong in this forum. Thai would be the 80’s.

Dude, 30 years ago was the year 1990.

Subject: Re: The new '30 Years Ago' thread.

Written By: Senor Teletubby on 01/09/20 at 6:41 am


Dude, 30 years ago was the year 1990.


WRONG.

Subject: Re: The new '30 Years Ago' thread.

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/10/20 at 5:18 am

January 10th 1990 - Chinese Premier Li Peng ended martial law in Beijing after seven months. He said that crushing pro-democracy protests had saved China from "the abyss of misery."

Subject: Re: The new '30 Years Ago' thread.

Written By: Sman12 on 01/10/20 at 12:52 pm


WRONG.

Please be joking. You can tell by literally subtracting 2020 from 1990.

Subject: Re: The new '30 Years Ago' thread.

Written By: Senor Teletubby on 01/10/20 at 1:19 pm


Please be joking. You can tell by literally subtracting 2020 from 1990.


I get 2000.

Subject: Re: The new '30 Years Ago' thread.

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/13/20 at 7:06 am

January 13th 1990 – Douglas Wilder becomes the first elected African American governor as he takes office in Richmond, Virginia.

Subject: Re: The new '30 Years Ago' thread.

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/13/20 at 7:31 am

January 13th 1990 - In Maryland, a magnitude 2.6 earthquake occurs, the largest historical earthquake in Maryland.

Subject: Re: The new '30 Years Ago' thread.

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/13/20 at 10:26 am

January 13th 1990 - The Walt Disney World Swan Hotel opens in Walt Disney World.

Subject: Re: The new '30 Years Ago' thread.

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/13/20 at 4:20 pm

January 13th 1990, New Kids On The Block had their second and last No.1 UK single with 'Hangin' Tough.' They had a further 7 Top 10 hits by the end of 1991. They broke up after that, but set the scene for numerous boy bands throughout the 90s.

Subject: Re: The new '30 Years Ago' thread.

Written By: nally on 01/13/20 at 6:06 pm


January 13th 1990, New Kids On The Block had their second and last No.1 UK single with 'Hangin' Tough.' They had a further 7 Top 10 hits by the end of 1991. They broke up after that, but set the scene for numerous boy bands throughout the 90s.

I remember it very well. O0

Subject: Re: The new '30 Years Ago' thread.

Written By: LooseBolt on 01/13/20 at 9:21 pm


January 13th 1990 - The Walt Disney World Swan Hotel opens in Walt Disney World.


Yep, my parents and I were among the earliest patrons the following winter.

Subject: Re: The new '30 Years Ago' thread.

Written By: Senor Teletubby on 01/13/20 at 9:23 pm


I remember it very well. O0


Can you believe that was 29 years ago? I swear if honestly feels like yesterday’s

Subject: Re: The new '30 Years Ago' thread.

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/15/20 at 8:04 am

January 15th 1990 - AT&T experiences long distance problems due to a computer glitch.

Subject: Re: The new '30 Years Ago' thread.

Written By: nally on 01/16/20 at 5:04 pm


January 15th 1990 - AT&T experiences long distance problems due to a computer glitch.

Ooh. :o

The very same day, Martin Luther King Jr.'s actual birthday day was observed as a holiday for the first time.

Subject: Re: The new '30 Years Ago' thread.

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/22/20 at 3:05 pm

January 22nd 1990 - Guns 'N' Roses guitarist Slash used profanity numerous times on live television while accepting an American Music Award.

Subject: Re: The new '30 Years Ago' thread.

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/22/20 at 3:27 pm

January 22nd 1990 - Robert Tappan Morris, Junior is convicted of releasing the 1988 Internet worm.

Subject: Re: The new '30 Years Ago' thread.

Written By: nally on 01/28/20 at 1:32 pm

January 28th 1990, Super Bowl XXIV was played at the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana; the NFC champion San Francisco 49ers defeated the AFC champion Denver Broncos by an overwhelming score of 55 to 10.

Subject: Re: The new '30 Years Ago' thread.

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/29/20 at 5:40 am

January 29th 1990 - Joseph Hazelwood, the former skipper of the Exxon Valdez, went on trial in Anchorage, AK, on charges that stemmed from America's worst oil spill. Hazelwood was later acquitted of all the major charges and was convicted of a misdemeanor.

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