Contemporary History in GIFs (27 gifs)

Posted in GIF       18 Jun 2012       27231       2 GALLERY VIEW



This nice set of GIFs will make you recollect the memorable events from the recent decades.

 

1987 - Ronald Reagan asks Gorbachev to "tear down this wall"

1988 - The PEPCON explosion

1989 - The Berlin Wall comes down

1990 - The Gulf War begins

1991 - The Super Nintendo is released

1992 - Sinead O'Connor rips a picture of the Pope on "Saturday Night Live"

1993 - The first Intel Pentium Processor is sold

1994 - OJ Simpson runs from the cops

1995 - "Toy Story," the first film made entirely using computer animation, is released

1996 - Tupac dies in a still-unsolved homicide

1997 - Steve Jobs returns to a struggling Apple at that year's Macworld conference

1998 - The Monica Lewinsky scandal

1999 - Lance Armstrong wins his first Tour De France

2000 - George W. Bush is elected President following a contentious recount battle in Florida

2001 - The US invades Afghanistan following the September 11 terrorist attacks

2002 - The first detainees start arriving at Guantanamo Bay

2003 - The space shuttle Columbia disintegrates upon re-entry

2004 - The Olympics return to Athens, Greece

2005 - Hurricane Katrina devastates New Orleans

2006 - Google buys YouTube for $1.65 billion

2007 - The first iPhone is released

2008 - Barack Obama is elected President

2009 - Michael Jackson dies

2010 - An explosion at the Deepwater Horizon oil rig causes a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico

2011 - Barack Obama announces the death of Osama Bin Laden

2012 - Mitt Romney and Barack Obama square off in the presidential race


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Solution 9 year s ago
More like the history of the U.S...
       
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Barely 9 year s ago
Doesn't matter, got Snes.
       
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