July 7th, 2004

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when i was born...



In 1981 (the year you were born)


Ronald Reagan becomes president of the US


Minutes after Ronald Reagan becomes president, Iran releases 52 American hostages that had been held captive for 444 days


President Reagan is shot in the chest by would be assassin John Hinkley


Space shuttle Columbia, the world's first reusable spacecraft, is sent into space


A suspended walkway in the Kansas City Hyatt Regency Hotel collapses, killing 113


A female former lover files a "palimony" suit against tennis star Billie Jean King


President Reagan appoints Sandra Day O'Connor to be the first woman on the Supreme Court


The Pac-Man video game is introduced in the US


Alicia Keys, Elijah Wood, Kelly Rowland, Anna Kournikova, and Britney Spears are born


Los Angeles Dodgers win the World Series


Oakland Raiders win Superbowl XV


New York Islanders win the Stanley Cup


Raiders of the Lost Ark is the top grossing film


"Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes spends the most time at the top of the US charts


MTV debuts on cable television, playing music videos 24 hours a day


Gimme a Break premieres



What Happened the Year You Were Born?


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