1990's 3rd hour

  • World Events: Nelson Mandela Freed from jail

    World Events: Nelson Mandela Freed from jail
    He was arrested three times, and once he was wrongly convicted. His third arrest put him in jail for life.
  • Sports & music: Buster Douglas beats Mike Tyson

    Sports & music: Buster Douglas beats Mike Tyson
    Favorite to win Heavywheight Championship Mike tyson is defeated in a 10-round struggle by 42-1 underdog Buster Douglas. The fight was incredibly close; Buster was actually breifley Knocked out in the eighth round, but stood up again to K.O. Iron Mike in the tenth.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Grunge became popular

    Fashion and Entertainment: Grunge became popular
    People started rebelling over the yuppie look of the eighties. This look included ripped jeans, clunky boots, and plaid flannel shirts. Some say it looked like they just rolled out of bed.
  • World Events: Cold War

    World Events: Cold War
    It wasn't a real battle. It was more of a political battle waiting for their real armies to strengthen up.
  • Science and Technology: Genome Progect

    Science and Technology: Genome Progect
    The Genome Project was an attempt to identify every type of human gene. Soon, other Nations from across the globed joined in the effort. In this project, scientists found 25,000 different types of genes.
  • Science & Technology: Hubble space telescope launch

    Science & Technology: Hubble space telescope launch
    The Hubble Telescope was supposed to send pictures back to the U.S.. It did not work properly at first. Scientists found a flaw in its mirrors.
  • Science & Technology: Discovery of "Sue" the tyrannosaurus

    Science & Technology: Discovery of "Sue" the tyrannosaurus
    Paleontologists found a nearly complete tyrannosaur skeleton in South Dakota. The scientists decided they would name the dinosaur "Sue". "Sue" may be the largest and most complete dinosaur skeleton ever found!
  • World Events: Persian Gulf War

    World Events: Persian Gulf War
    It started when Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait. The United Nations committee told him to back down, but he didn't.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Internet became more popular

    Fashion and Entertainment: Internet became more popular
    Tim Bernes-Lee introduced the world wide web as a way for people to share information. In 1993 inventor Marc Andereesen invented the first internet browser called Mosaic. It was a way to communicate with others.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Beauty and the BEast movie releaese

    Fashion and Entertainment: Beauty and the BEast movie releaese
    Belle falls in love with the beast who was put under a spell because he could no love. Belle becomes a widley known Disney princess, and kids have a new movie to watch.
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    Sports and Music: Michael Jordan plays on the dream team for U.S olympics

    Pros like Michael Destroy international competition in the olympic games. Larry Bird and Mike work together for the first time.
  • Sports and Music:Michael Jackson performs at superbowl XXVII

    Sports and Music:Michael Jackson performs at superbowl XXVII
    Michael Jackson became much more popular at this performance, pushing his album "Dangerous" up ninety places in the Billboard top 100. this is he only performance at the superbowl where the halftime crowdcount actually increased because of it.
  • Science & Technology: Return of the Hubble Space telescope

    Science & Technology: Return of the Hubble Space telescope
    Astronauts fixed the mirrors. hubble has recorded stunning photos of distant stars and planets. Scientists now believe that there are about 125 million galaxies in the universe!
  • Sports and Music: Michael Jordan Retires

    Sports and Music: Michael Jordan Retires
    Michael Jordan, greaest basketball player ever, announces his retirement after placing second in the NBA championship. Some people stolidly believe that if Michael had not retired that the Bulls would have won eight straight seasons, because the bulls lost the year after he retired.
  • Sports and Music: Kurt Cobain commits suicide

    Sports and Music: Kurt Cobain commits suicide
    Kurt Cobain, Leader of band Nirvana sucessfully commits suicide after 2 previous attempts. He was found four days after projected suicide time, with a shotgun wound to the mouth and a suicide note to his childhood imaginary friend.
  • World Events: Nelson Mandela Elected President

    World Events: Nelson Mandela Elected President
    Nelson Mandela was South Africa's first ever president. Nelson was trying to copy the government system from the U.S.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: The Lion King release

    Fashion and Entertainment: The Lion King release
    Simba a young Lion Prince soon to be King loses his father Mufasa to a stampede. Simba runs away because his uncle Scar tells the Pride Lands that the stampede was Simba's fault. Kids now have a new movie for entertainment
  • Sports and Music: world series cancelled due to strike

    Sports and Music: world series cancelled due to strike
    MLB administration was going to set a limit on baseball players' possible salaries, causing all players to strike and not play their games. Fans, not liking the lack of actual baseball, rioted about it also. with the unsettled fans, the administrators cancelled the world series due to low projected crowd count and recinded the pay docking.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Friends Tv Sitcom release

    Fashion and Entertainment: Friends Tv Sitcom release
    Six young people on their own and struggling to survive in the real world. Find the companionship, comfort, and support they get from each other to be the perfect antidote to the pressures of life.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: The Rachel Haircut became popular.

    Fashion and Entertainment: The Rachel Haircut became popular.
    Fashioned after Jennifer Aniston's character Rachel Green on the hit tv show Friends. It was shoulder length with short pieces, and a little golden brown with a bit of blonde.
  • World Events: Oklahoma City Bombing

    World Events: Oklahoma City Bombing
    A man in a Ryder moving van dorve up to an Oklahoma City building with 5,000 pounds of explosives. At 9:02 the bomb exploded outside the building.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Leggings became a hot trend.

    Fashion and Entertainment: Leggings became a hot  trend.
    Leggings were made of cotton and lyrca. Teens would wear them
    under short skirts, and women often wore them with long sweaters or tops. Leggings were just like tights but they end at the ankel.
  • Science & Technology: Release of Internet Explorer

    Science & Technology: Release of Internet Explorer
    Internet Explorer 1.0 was first available on Windows 95 due to internet popularity. Internet Explorer becomes a cross-platform program (Macintosh and Windows). Hundreds of thousands of people got Internet Explorer on Windows 95 since its release.
  • World Events: France Explodes Nuclear Explosives in Ocean

    World Events: France Explodes Nuclear Explosives in Ocean
    France explodes 15,000 metric tons of TNT in the pacific. The bomb was merely an experiment and landed 750 miles off the island Tahiti.
  • Science & Technology: Cloning Dolly the sheep

    Science & Technology: Cloning Dolly the sheep
    Scottish scientists copied the genes of an adult sheep. They used the genes to create a genetically identical sheep that they named "Dolly". Dolly was the first ever cloned animal.
  • Science & Technology: Invention of DVD

    Science & Technology: Invention of DVD
    Sony and Phillips announced it in 1995. I was finalized in 1996. DVD can hold up to ten times more data than a standard VHS tape.
  • World Events: 3 Countries Steal Nazi loot

    World Events: 3 Countries Steal Nazi loot
    The UK, U.S., and the UR had looted the Nazi loot after World War II. Combined the three countries looted over 68 million.
  • Sports and Music: Tiger Woods wins his first Masters Golf Championship

    Sports and Music: Tiger Woods wins his first Masters Golf Championship
    Tiger woods esentially began his carrer with this victory. he broke two records: One for being the youngest to win a Masters, and one for beating the record by twelve strokes.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Baby Doll look became popular

    Fashion and Entertainment: Baby Doll look became popular
    This looked featuerd high waistlines that came up high under the bust. Usually fairly short emphasizing the legs. Puffed sleeed babydoll dresses were usually worn with thigh high stockings.
  • World Events: Hong Kong returns to China

    World Events: Hong Kong returns to China
    In 1839, Britain invaded China in 1839 and took Hong Kong. In 1997, Hong Kong was peacefully given back.
  • Science & Technology: Pathfinder lands on Mars

    Science & Technology: Pathfinder lands on Mars
    Pathfinder captured amazing photos of Mars's landscape. Pathfinder released the remote-controlled, six-wheeled vehicle called the Sojourner, which was used to study rocks and soil. The mission ended in October.
  • Sports and Music: P. Diddy holds #1 for six weeks on the Billboard top 100

    Sports and Music: P. Diddy holds #1 for six weeks on the Billboard top 100
    P. Diddy, or Puff Daddy, as was his actual name, created a smashing hit piece of music that reigned over all others for six solid weeks. This song, "can't nobody hold me down" was his first actual published title, and empowered rap for what it is today.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Titanic movie release

    Fashion and Entertainment: Titanic movie release
    This movie combines the real story of the Titanic sinking but adds the fictional love story of Rose Dewitt Bukater (Kate WInslet) and Jack Dawson (Leonardo Dicaprio). Titanic struk an iceberg and sank in just 3 hours.
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    Sports and Music: Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa race for HR record

    The two great Homerun Hitters of the age: Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire Race eachother to break the homerun record. By the end, Sammy had 66 and Mark had 70. Mark held the record untill Barry Bonds had 73 during his prime.
  • Sports and Music:First MP3 player sold to public

    Sports and Music:First MP3 player sold to public
    The easy portable listenable music system was sold in asia sometime in october. The abillity to take your music ith you without a disc or tape was revolutionary and incedibly popular. more and more people began to listen to music as the MP3 made it possible.
  • Former Chilean Dictator Arrested in London

    Former Chilean Dictator Arrested in London
    France arrested Augusto for harming spain citizens while in dictatorship. He was sentenced for life.
  • Science & Technology: John Glenn's return to space

    Science & Technology: John Glenn's return to space
    John Glenn decided to return to space 36 years after becoming the first American ever to orbit the Earth. He rode in a space shuttle known as "The Discovery". He made a triumphant return.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Cell Phone Service became more widley available

    Fashion and Entertainment: Cell Phone Service became more widley available
    Cell Phones became more widley available in the 90's. Service was more widley available. Sound quality was also improved and the phones were smaller and cheaper.
  • Science & Technology: The Gates Foundation

    Science & Technology: The Gates Foundation
    It helps disadvantaged kids have more access to technology. It provides computers to low-income communities. The Gates Foundation is the largest charity in the world.
  • World Events: Columbine Massacre

    World Events: Columbine Massacre
    Two highschoolers Harris and Klebold came to school and dropped two bags in the cafeteria. After no detination, they went inside to finish the job.
  • Sports and Music: Walter Payton Dies of a rare stomach cancer

    Sports and Music: Walter Payton Dies of a rare stomach cancer
    Walter Payton was one of the greatest Bears running backs in their history. The cancer that caused his demise was known as sclerosing clongitis. now, there is a foundation created in honor of Walter and his wife to battle cancer around the globe.