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Events From the Nineties
Events On This Day In History...January 18
1990,South Africa says its reconsidering ban on African Natl Congress
1990,Wash DC, Mayor Marion Barry arrested in drug enforcement sting
1991,Asteroid 1991 BA, φ 10 m, comes within 170,000 km of Earth
1991,E W Elst discovers asteroid #6829
1991,Inoda & Urata discover asteroid #5242 Kenreimonin, #6270 & #7874
1991,Iraq launches SCUD missiles against Israel
1991,US acknowledges CIA & US Army paid Noriega $320,000 over his career
1991,WLAF's NY Knights become NY-NJ Knights
1991, Longest tennis match at the Australian Open, Boris Becker beats Italy's Omar Camporese in 5 hours & 11 mins
1992,43rd NHL All-Star Game: Campbell beat Wales 10-6 at Phila
1992,49th Golden Globes
1992,Actress Joan Chen (Twin Peaks) marries Dr Peter Hui
1992,Comedian Pat McCormick injured in a car accident
1992,NHL All Star Game - Campbell-10, Wales-6 (Brett Hull, MVP) at Phila
1993,Martin Luther King Jr holiday observed in all 50 states for 1st time
1993,West Indies win the World Series Cup, beating Australia 2-0
1995,Kumble takes 16-99 in match for Karnataka v Kerala
1995,Pope John Paul II begins visit to Australia
1996,Baseball owners unanimously approve interleague play in 1997
1996,Lisa Marie Presley filed for divorce from Michael Jackson in NY
1997,47th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 11-7 at San Jose Arena
1998,"Ragtime," opens at Ford Theater NYC
1998,48th NHL All-Star Game: North America beats World 8-7 at Vancouver
1998,55th Golden Globes Awards
1998,ABL All-Star Game at Disney complex in Orlando
1998,Boston Celtics retire Robert Parrish's #00
1998,Kelly Robbins wins Healthsouth Golf Inaugural
1998,UCP Telethon
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I was at a beach house in Galveston, Texas with my mom, brother, and aunt when we saw it on tv. I don't remember their reaction exactly, but i know they were positive he had done it, so they were probably pissed off at how ridiculous it was.
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I was in social studies and my teacher turned on the news. When I heard "not guilty" I siad to my friend, Nick, "Those dumbasses let a killer go!"
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I was in seventh grade sitting in social studies when the principal set up the radio by the intercom and broadcast it through the entire school. I remember it taking forever to read the charges and then finally the virdict. We all sat in stunned silence not believing that he was seen as not guilty.
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I was in my High School World History Class (10th grade) when the verdict was read. One student pulled out his walkman and tuned in to a news station to listen to the verdict; after it was read, HIS WALKMAN WAS CONFISCATED by my teacher!!! It's stupid, but finding out all of this had to be done.
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I was in 5th grade in dallas.. we were all learning about ships or conquistidors or something, when out teacher, Mrs. Geddie pulled out a T.V. we were all so excited and some kids got kicked out for screaming. Finally everyone got quite. and the other students snuck in and we all watched The jury denounce every charge on O.J. Personally i thought he was innocent.. but i always give people too much credit.. It was probably him anyway.
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I was in 6th grade, sitting in the back of my World History class, and we were the only class in school that got to watch the verdict live on tv. Our teacher just wouldn't back down, and we all thought we were soooooo cool... :O)
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I was in the 3rd grade and we were all sitting on the carpet after recess. One of the teachers walked in (and we all knew what was coming) "Not Guilty" she said. I came home and sat down. I began to watch CNN where they showed the clip of the verdict about 1500 times.
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I was working for a lawyers' office at the time. Both lawyers, the legal assistant, and I were sitting in the conference room watching the small TV. When the verdict was read, we all looked at each other, of course in disbelief.
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I was a senior in highschool. when we heard the verdict was going to be read the whole school got into the auditorium and they put cnn on the projector and the wrong verdict was read off.
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I was a sophomore at the University of Notre Dame, in Alumni Hall (Go Dawgs!) in Sean Dixon's room (you don't know him). We had ordered some Paps John's for the occasion. I was eating a peppercini as the verdict was read. When the "not guilties" had been read, the entire hall was completely silent. After the initiall concussion, while the Hall was still silent, I heard someone down the hall, doubtlessly one of my fellow Caucasians (Notre Dame is mostly lilly-white), exclaim: "Let's riot!"
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