1980's Timeline

Timeline created by lexi_jones9
  • Death of John Lennon

    Death of John Lennon
    An English singer, songwriter, and peace activist who co-founded the Beatles. He was shot and killed in the archway of the Dakota.
  • Hands Across America

    Hands Across America
    A public event on Sunday, approximately 6.5 million people held hands for fifteen minutes in an attempt to form a continuous human chain across the contiguous United States.
  • The Central Park Five

    The Central Park Five
    Was a major news story that involved the assault and rape of Trisha Meili, a white female jogger, and attacks on others in the North Woods of Manhattan's Central Park on the night of April 19, 1989.
  • Ryan White (1986)

    Ryan White (1986)
    Ryan White was diagnosed at age 13 with AIDS following a blood transfusion in December 1984. Ryan White rallied for his right to attend school in which he became the face of public education about his disease. August 1990- Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act.