Saturday, December 5, 2009

~Flashback 1995~

Economics

US GDP (1998 dollars): $7,269.60 billion
Federal spending: $1519.13 billion
Federal debt: $4921.0 billion
Median Household Income
(current dollars):
$34,076
Consumer Price Index: 152.4
Unemployment: 5.6%
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.32 (as of 1/1/95)

EVENTS
  • Criminal trial of O. J. Simpson opens in California (Jan. 24).

  • Scores killed as terrorist's car bomb blows up block-long Oklahoma City federal building (April 19); Timothy McVeigh, 27, arrested as suspect (April 21); authorities seek second suspect, link right-wing paramilitary groups to bombing (April 22).

  • Los Angeles jury finds O. J. Simpson not guilty of murder charges (Oct. 3).

  • Pope John Paul II visits US on whirlwind tour (Oct. 4-8).

  • Million Man March draws hundreds of thousands of black men to capital (Oct. 16).

Movies

  • Babe, Braveheart, Leaving Las Vegas, The Usual Suspects, Dead Man Walking, Pocohontas









6 comments:

itsJUSTme-wendy said...

Hey Missy, Hope all is well with you!
I haven't read your blog in so long, I need to go back and play catch up!

L. Diane Wolfe said...

The Usual Suspects is that old? Still a great movie!

Lisa said...

I remember that Oklahoma City bombing like it was yesterday. At the time I had 3 young children so the fact that children had been killed was just devastating for me. It still is beyond my comprehension that people could do such a thing to innocent people.

Myckyee said...

This is such an interesting post! I feel like 1995 just happened!

Ladytink_534 said...

I was 9 then so I don't really remember any of this :(

Great video though!!!

Peaceful Reader said...

I like this flashback. I remember where I was when Jerry died.

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