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1990s Timeline (pg. 2)

The Year 1996

  • A bomb explodes at the Olympic Park in Atlanta, Georgia. One person is killed, but no one is ever charged in the crime.
  • Also in the US, "The Unabomber" Theodore Kaczynski is arrested. Kaczynski killed three people and injured many more with mail bombs.

The Year 1997

  • Dolly the cloned sheep is born at the Roslin Institute in Scotland. She is the first mammal cloned from an adult cell.
  • The movie Titanic, featuring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, is released. It goes on to become the highest grossing movie of all time.

The Year 1998

  • Geri Halliwell (AKA Ginger Spice) leaves the Spice Girls to become Solo Spice.
  • The Price it Right airs its 5,000th episode.

The Spice Girls before Geri leftThe Spice Girls before Geri left
 

The Year 1999

  • Two students go on a shooting spree at Columbine High School in Colorado. They kill 13 people and then themselves.
  • While the world parties like it's 1999 (if you read that and thought, "Huh?" ask your 'rents about a dude named Prince), computer geeks freak out about the "Y2K Bug." It turns out that the world didn't end. Go figure.

Music Hits of the 1990s

  • U Can't Touch This - MC Hammer
  • I Want You Back - *NSYNC
  • Getting Jiggy Wit It - Will Smith
  • Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
  • This is How We Do It - Montell Jordan
  • End of the Road - Boyz II Men
  • Crossroads - Bone Thugs-n-Harmony
  • Informer - Snow

For the 411 on the early 90s, click here.

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  • Grunge - it sure did smell like teen spirit.
  • 90210 all the way, baby!
  • The Rachel 'do - hair today, gone tomorrow.
  • As if! There was nothing cool about this boring era.

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Kawai_Potato
Me and my best friend met in this year but we are, or were, really close. I'm transferring to a different school this year. Me and my friend used to text every single day since summer vacation started. Now, we don't text at all! Whenever I text her I know she reads it because I use ######## but she never responds. It can't all be bad timing. I miss my best friend :(
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DarkUnicorn
DarkUnicorn posted in Debating:
I recently went to a place where they had bathrooms that were more like individual rooms instead of stalls, I feel like if more bathrooms were like that it wouldn't matter as much to anyone if they used the same bathroom as another gender because it's more isolated and there no space under the door or crack on the side.
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FreckleGirl
FreckleGirl posted in Food:
Water is much healthier but Soda is much tastier lol, but legit water : P
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FreckleGirl
1. David Tennant  2. Benedict Cumberbatch  3. Paul Dano  4. Mariska Hargitay  5. Amy Poehler
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Arabiakiss
Arabiakiss posted in Random:
Damn kw has its very own holy nuns............. Sister Arabia...sister tia...sister ida...sister tori...and sister/priest Jamey......may gods mercy be with yall ;)
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