Monday, April 6, 2009

Way Back 1988....

I KNOW 88 LAME! But I'm working on the 88 sporty so....
Yearly Inflation Rate USA4.08%

Year End Close Dow Jones Industrial Average 2168

Interest Rates Year End Federal Reserve 10.50%

1 gallon of gas 91 cents

After 8 years and 1.5 million dead the Iran -- Iraq war ends

Iraq carries out Poison Gas Attack on Kurds

A new drug Crack appears ( A derivative of Cocaine ) and is increasingly found in US Cities

The USS Vincennes shoots down Iranian passenger jet Flight 655

US Shuttle program resumes 2 1/2 years after Challenger disaster

The Winter Olympic Games are held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

First transatlantic fiber optic cable laid able to carry 40,000 telephone calls simultaneously

Stephen Hawking Publishes " A Brief History Of Time "

The first major computer virus infects computers connected to the Internet.

The Hubble Space Telescope is put into operation

The US Stealth Bomber is unveiled

The Antidepressant Prozac introduced which quickly became the market leader for treating depression


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