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What year was it?. By: Irida Ahmeti. Feb 23 rd , the first “ naked-eye ” supernova is observed. This year is shortened by ONE second, in order to adjust the Gregorian calendar. This is the predominant international standard used today. (5,000,000,000).

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What year was it?

By: Irida Ahmeti


Feb 23rd, the first “naked-eye” supernova is observed.


This year is shortened by ONE second, in order to adjust the Gregorian calendar

This is the predominant international standard used today.


(5,000,000,000)

  • The World's Population reaches approximately five billion


On November 17th of this year, a tsunami hits the Gulf of Alaska

Caused by a size 7.2 Earthquake, around 8:46AM, going inward up to 1 mile


  • Disposable Contact Lensesbecome available for commercial distribution during this year.

Vistakonlaunches the first disposable contact lens


  • Prozac makes its debut in the United States

(Prozac) is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (bothersome thoughts that won't go away and the need to perform certain actions over and over), some eating disorders, and panic attacks


  • The Simpsons Cartoon first appears as a series of shorts onThe Tracey Ullman Show.


Popular Films

  • Three Men and a Baby

  • Fatal Attraction

  • Beverly Hills Cop II

  • Dirty Dancing

  • RoboCop


During this year, the US Postage Stamp was 24 cents

Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $0.95…

WHERE HAVE THE TIMES GONE?!?


The First Criminal convicted using DNA Evidence: Robert Melias, in England


On January 3rd, Aretha Franklin becomes the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

And…on August 31 – Michael Jackson releases his hit album Bad.


SO can you all guess what year this all was???


1987

p.s. I was born on this year. =D


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