5 things that were happening in 1991, 1995 and 2001 Oct 22, 2010

by Jessica


  • The US entered the Persian Gulf War with Operation Desert Storm, driving Iraqi forces out of Kuwait
  • An amateur video captures the beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles, California police officers.
  • The collapse of the USSR
  • Justice Clarence Thomas confirmed to the US Supreme Court
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System is released in the US
  • ...and Faith premiered.


  • The World Trade Organization is established
  • Yahoo and eBay are both founded
  • OJ Simpson goes on trial for the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman
  • The DVD is announced as a home video format
  • Timothy McVeigh bombs the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City
  • ...and Sleep premiered.


  • The first self-contained artificial heart is implanted into a human
  • George W. Bush sworn in as the 43rd President of the US
  • Enron files for bankruptcy
  • AOL and Time Warner merge
  • September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon
  • ...and Tattoo premiered.