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George H.W. Bush (Born June 12, 1924) 41st Vice President of the United States

“We don’t want an America that is closed to the world. What we want is a world that is open to America.” — George H.W. Bush

Dan Quayle (Born Feb. 4, 1947) 44th Vice President of the United States

World events

•  Operation Desert Storm U.N. Coalition Force led by the U.S. and including many Arab and European countries, bombs Iraq forces in Kuwait. After one month of bombing, land invasion forces Iraq out of Kuwait and back to Iraq. •  Boris Yeltsin wins first free elections for Russia’s first popularly-elected president. •  Dead Sea Scroll is unveiled. •  Start of the Balkan War. •  USSR is dissolved. •  Lech Walesa elected President of Poland.

•  Journalist Terry Anderson is released after seven years’ captivity as a hostage in Beirut.

U.S. news

•  Seventy tornadoes break out in the central U.S., killing 17. •  Dow Jones average topped 3,000 for the first time. •  Mike Tyson is arrested and charged with raping Desiree Washington. •  Jeffrey Dahmer is arrested after the remains of 11 men

and boys are found in his Milwaukee, Wis., apartment. •  Former U.S. postal worker Joseph Harris kills his former girlfriend and her fiance and two former coworkers at the post office in Ridgewood, New Jersey, which resulted in the phrase “going postal.” •  The U.S. and Soviet Union sign the START Treaty. •  911 Emergency Number begins.

Technology

•  Internet is made available to unrestricted commercial use. •  Linus Torvaids releases first version of the Linux operating system kernel. •  Microsoft releases MS Dos 5.0. •  Blue roses produced by genetic engineering. •  The ice covering the Arctic has decreased by 2% in the last 10 years. •  Tropical rain forests shrink by 1% annually.

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•  Income per year $29,4 30 •  Minimum wage $3.80 •  New house $120,000 •  New car $11,700 •  Gallon of gas $1.12 •  Lb. of bacon $1.95 •  Loaf of bread 73¢ •  Dozen eggs 85¢ •  Gallon of milk $2.80 •  First-class stamp 25¢

BORN IN 1991: Above right: Jamie Lynn Spears. Right: Emma Roberts, Samuel Larsen, Kelsey Chow, Erik Per Sullivan.

•  Tim Berners-Lee introduces the web browser. •  Spread of cholera reaches near epidemic proportions

Popular movies

•  Terminator 2: Judgment Day •  JFK

Popular music

•  Natalie Cole, “Unforgettable” •  Michael Bolton, “When A Man Loves A Woman” •  REM, “Out of Time” •  Boyz II Men, “Cooleyhighharmony” •  Luther Vandross, “Power of Love” •  LL Cool J, “Mama Said Knock You Out” •  Nirvana, “Nevermind” •  Bryan Adams, “Everything I Do, I Do It For You” •  Roxette, “Joyride” •  Metallica, “Metallica” •  Pearl Jam, “10” •  Michael Jackson, “Dangerous” •  M.C. Hammer, “Too Legit To Quit”

Popular TV shows

•  Robin Hood Prince of Thieves •  Beauty and the Beast •  Silence of the Lambs •  The Addams Family •  Cape Fear •  Hot Shots •  City Slickers •  Bugsy •  Boyz n the Hood

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•  Designing Women •  Full House •  Home Improvement •  Coach •  Fresh Prince of Bel Air •  Wings •  Cosby Show •  Simpsons •  Twin Peaks •  Beverly Hills 90210 •  Married With Children

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Remember When 1991  

The cost of living in 1991.

Remember When 1991  

The cost of living in 1991.