What Else Happened in 1991

As WrestleMania is about to relocated to the WWE Performance Center in Orlando for the first time since 1991 when the event was relocated from the L.A. Coliseum to the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. Here’s what else happened in that year:

  • The New York Giants won Super Bowl XXV
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, The Silence of the Lambs, Hook, The Addams Family, Sleeping with the Enemy, Father of the Bride, The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear, Beauty and the Beast, Backdraft, Beethoven and Thelma & Louise were released in theaters
  • Full House, Family Matters, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Garfield and Friends, Bobby’s World, Law and Order and Coach were still airing new episodes.
  • The Chicago Bulls won the NBA Finals
  • DVDs and Blu-Ray do not exist yet
  • Ren and Stimpy, Doug and Rugrats went on the air for the first time on Nickelodeon
  • Shadoe Stevens was still the air of American Top 40
  • The Minnesota Twins won the World Series
  • Speaking of Minnesota, the Vikings were absent on NBC
  • Super Nintendo and Super Mario World was released in the United States
  • Sonic the Hedgehog was released for the Sega Master System and Sega Genesis.
  • The Pittsburgh Penguins won the Stanley Cup
  • George H.W. Bush was still the President
  • The Alamodome was currently under construction

That is what happened in 1991. I hoped you liked it.

What Else Happened in 2015

As Kansas City Chiefs won Super LIV, this was the city’s first title win since 2015 when the Royals won the World Series ending the city’s 30-year championship drought. Here’s what else happened in that year:

  • Barack Obama was still the president
  • Jurassic World, Ted 2, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Minions, Inside Out, The Peanuts Movie, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Good Dinosaur, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Home and Furious 7 were released in theaters
  • Stuart Scott has died from cancer
  • The New England Patriots won Super Bowl XLIX
  • Speaking of the NFL, the Arizona Cardinals were absent on CBS
  • The Late Show with David Letterman aired its final episode as Stephen Colbert began hosting the show in September
  • Super Mario Maker was released for the Wii U
  • WrestleMania 31 was held at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California
  • Sábado Gigante has concluded its run
  • The Big Bang Theory, Gravity Falls, Criminal Minds, Mike & Molly, The Middle, Scandal, Grimm, 2 Broke Girls and New Girl were still airing new episodes
  • The NFL uses the gold logo throughout the 2015 season
  • Jared Fogle was fired from Subway
  • Jon Stewart left Comedy Central
  • The Golden State Warriors won the NBA Finals
  • The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup took place in Canada
  • Lester Holt becomes the anchor for NBC Nightly News
  • The Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup
  • We had our FIRST EVER MILLION DOLLAR LOSS on Wheel of Fortune, same day Manuela on TPIR accidentally revealed the price of the car before getting another pick.
  • Stephanie Hull became the lowest-scoring contestant in Jeopardy! history with -$6,800
  • Jeff Gordon retired from full-time racing at the end of the 2015 Nascar Cup season
  • We had our ONLY MEGA DEAL LOSS on Let’s Make a Deal on the day after the DSW win on Price.

That is what happened in 2015. I hope you liked it.

What Else Happened in 2010

As the Patriots and the Saints are one and done in the playoffs for the first time since 2010, here’s what else happened in that year:

  • The Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup
  • Discovery Kids became the Hub
  • Two and a Half Men, The Big Bang Theory, Glee, 30 Rock, Parks & Recreation, The Middle and CSI were still airing new episodes
  • The New Orleans Saints won Super Bowl XLIV
  • Conan O’Brien left NBC to have his own talk own on TBS
  • Adventure Time premiered on Cartoon Network
  • The Winter Olympics took place in Vancouver
  • Wrestlemania XXVI was held in Phoenix
  • WWE NXT was formed
  • Lost concluded its run on ABC
  • Shrek Forever After, Despicable Me, Toy Story 3, Harry Potter and the Deadly Hallows – Part 1, Megamind, The Twilight Saga Eclipse, Iron Man 2, Inception, Tangled and How to Train Your Dragon
  • The Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA Finals
  • An Earthquake devastating Haiti killing more than 230,000 and destroying the nation’s infrastructure
  • The San Francisco Giants won the World Series
  • Apple unveils their new tablet called an iPad
  • The FIFA World Cup took place in South Africa in which Spain won their first title

That is what happened in 2010. I hope you liked it.

What Else Happened in 1997

As the 49ers got the number one seed and the home field advantage for the first time since 1997, here’s what else happened in that year:

  • Bill Clinton began his second term
  • WrestleMania 13 was held in Chicago
  • Speaking of WWE, Kane debuts during the Hell in a Cell match at Badd Blood: In Your House
  • Bret “The Hitman” Hart left WWE after losing to Shawn Michaels
  • Hercules, Men in Black, Good Burger, The Rainmaker, Tomorrow Never Dies, Flubber, The Fifth Element, As Good as It Gets, Vegas Vacation, George of the Jungle, Selena, The Fully Monty, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Air Force One, Batman & Robin, Liar Liar, My Best Friend’s Wedding and Titanic were released in theaters
  • Cow and Chicken, I am Weasel and Johnny Bravo premiered on Cartoon Network
  • As I said what happened in 1992, 1993 and 1998, the Chicago Bulls won the NBA Finals
  • Mario Kart 64 was released for the Nintendo 64
  • TNT stops airing NFL games after 7 years.
  • Savage Garden released their debut album
  • As I said what happened in 2003, the Miami Dolphins were absent on Fox.
  • Family Matters and Step by Step move to CBS for their last season after ABC stops airing them
  • Frasier, Law and Order, Everybody Loves Raymond, KaBlam!, E.R., The Nanny, The Drew Carey Show, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Home Improvement, JAG and The X-Files were still airing new episodes
  • Jay Leno was still the host of the Tonight Show while Conan O’Brien was the host of Late Night
  • Notorious B.I.G. was shot and killed
  • The San Antonio Spurs selected Tim Duncan as their number one pick.
  • KENS 5 began airing their Saturday morning newscast
  • Coach, Roseanne and Married with Children concluded their run
  • TV rating system goes into effect
  • The Little Mermaid returns to theaters
  • The Florida Marlins won the World Series
  • Rugrats returns to Nickelodeon with all new episodes
  • Angry Beavers premiered on Nickelodeon
  • South Park premiered on Comedy Central
  • Disney’s One Saturday Morning went on the air for the first time
  • Princess Diana was killed in a car crash in Paris
  • The Green Bay Packers won Super Bowl XXXI
  • The music video for El Príncipe – Dos by El Morro began its production
  • Blu Ray does not exist yet
  • The first DVDs released in the United States
  • Netflix was founded
  • The Oilers moved from Houston to Tennessee
  • Murphy Brown began their last season
  • The Detroit Red Wings won the Stanley Cup
  • Raw became Raw is War
  • The Attitude Era began
  • The first Harry Potter & Captain Underpants books were published
  • This was the last time WOF ran midseason reruns until last week

That is all what happened in 1997. I hope you liked it. This post was originally going to be posted when the San Antonio Spurs missed the playoffs.

What Else Happened in 1994

As the Buffalo Bills are about to played their first Thanksgiving game since 1994, here’s what else happened in that year:

  • The Winter Olympics was held at Lillehammer, Norway
  • O.J. Simpson was driving the Ford Bronco as the police were chasing him and the NBA Finals was interrupted
  • The FIFA World Cup was held at the United States in which Brazil won
  • Frasier, Law & Order, The Ren & Stimpy Show, NYPD Blues, Family Matters, Step by Step and Bobby’s World were still airing new episodes
  • The Lion King, Forrest Gump, The Flintstones, The Mask, Miracle on 34th Street, Clear and Present Danger, True Lies, Speed, The Santa Clause, Dumb & Dumber and Star Trek Generations were released in theaters
  • Aahh! Real Monsters premiered on Nickelodeon
  • Green Day released their third album, ‘Dookie’
  • The Dallas Cowboys won Super Bowl XXVIII
  • CBS ends it NFL coverage until 1998
  • The New York Rangers won the Stanley Cup
  • NASCAR ran the first-ever Brickyard 400 at Indy
  • DIRECTV was founded
  • Full House began airing their last season
  • Tonya Harding won the Figure Skating Championship but is stripped of her title due to an attack on Nancy Kerrigan
  • Walt Disney Classics was discontinued and replaced with the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection later that year as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was finally released on home video
  • The NFL on Fox went on the air for the first time
  • Shadoe Stevens was still air the host of American Top 40
  • All That premiered on Nickelodeon
  • The Houston Rockets won the NBA Finals
  • Stark Trek: The Next Generations has ended its run
  • There no World Series that year as MLB went on strike to cancel the entire postseason

That’s what happened in 1994. I hope you liked it.

What Else Happened in 1990

Normally I’m not the one making these posts, but since Jeopardy! will be airing prime time for the “Greatest of All-Time” Tournament (Jennings vs. Rutter vs. Holzhauer) for the first time since 1990 (as Super Jeopardy!) here’s what happened in that year:

  • Blu-Rays, DVDs & HDMI weren’t invented yet
  • The El Morro El Principe-Dos music video wasn’t in production yet
  • Super Mario Bros. 3 & Dr. Mario were released
  • The Nintendo World Championships were held within the Fair Park’s Automobile Building, kickstarting an almost year long gaming competition across 29 American cities
  • There were no Winter Olympics as the Winter & Summer Olympics did not separate until 1994
  • Bobby’s World and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air premiered
  • Garfield and Friends, Full House, The Wonder Years, Seinfeld and Family Matters were still airing new episodes
  • Home Alone, The Rescuers Down Under, Ghost, Dick Tracy, Pretty Woman, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Kindergarten Cop, Back to the Future Part III, Mermaids, Child’s Play 2, Days of Thunder, DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp, Die Hard 2, Jetsons: The Movie, RoboCop 2, Rocky V & Texasville were released in theaters
  • Shadow Stevens was still the host of American Top 40
  • The San Francisco 49ers won Super Bowl XXIV
  • The Alamodome broke ground
  • CBS began airing Major League Baseball
  • Germany was reunified
  • The World Wide Web was founded & the first web page was written
  • The Detroit Pistons won the NBA Finals
  • President George H. W. Bush posthumously awards Jesse Owens the Congressional Gold Medal
  • NBC began airing National Basketball Association
  • The Cincinnati Reds won the World Series in which this is currently the city’s last championship win
  • The US and the USSR agree to end production of chemical weapons and to destroy most of their stockpiles of chemical weapons
  • Harry Potter became an idea while J.K. Rowling was on a train trip
  • The Indianapolis Colts were absent on CBS
  • The 1990 FIFA World Cup was held in Italy; this was the first broadcast of digital HDTV in history which Europe did not do until 2004; West Germany defeated Argentina 1-0 to win the World Cup
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act, designed to protect disabled Americans from discrimination, was signed
  • One Away ended in a wipeout on Memorial Day of that year
  • The Edmonton Oilers won the Stanley Cup
  • The earliest known portable digital camera sold in the United States ships
  • The Saturn S-Series cars went into production
  • Mary Robinson became the first female President of Ireland
  • This was the last time that the WWE Champion was not defended at the Royal Rumble until 2020

And those are the events that happened in 1990.

What Else Happened in 2005

As the Houston Astros lost the World Series for the first time since 2005, here’s what happened in that year:

  • Pope John Paul II dies at the age of 84
  • George W. Bush began his second term as the president
  • CBS and NBC stopped airing news preview during the end credits
  • The New England Patriots won Super Bowl XXXIX
  • Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Madagascar, Herbie: Fully Loaded, Racing Stripes, King Kong, Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, Chicken Little, Batman Begins, Charlie and the Charlie Factory, War of the Worlds, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire were released in theaters
  • Disneyland were celebrating its 50th birthday
  • Hurricane Katrina has struck New Orleans forcing the Saints playing on the road all season
  • As I said what happened in 2003, the San Antonio Spurs won the NBA Finals
  • YouTube was launched
  • Everybody Loves Raymond has concluded its run
  • The King of Queens, Law & Order, George Lopez, Two and a Half Men, King of the Hill, E.R. and Yes, Dear were still airing new episodes
  • American Dad and Criminal Minds premiered
  • Family Guy returned after a four-year hiatus
  • The Baltimore Ravens were absent on Fox
  • WWE Raw moves to USA Network
  • There was no Stanley Cup that year due to a lockout
  • WWE SmackDown moves to Fridays
  • PSP & Xbox 360 were released
  • The Chicago White Sox won the World Series
  • The Jeopardy! Ultimate Tournament of Champions took place which spanned a whopping 15 weeks

That is all what happened in 2005. I hope you liked it.

What Else Happened in 2012

As none of the top seeded team from each major professional sports league in North America won the championship for the first time since 2012, here’s what happened in that year:

  • Barack Obama won the re-election
  • The shooting in Sandy Hook Elementary happened at Newtown, Connecticut.
  • Adele won six Grammys
  • Brave, Skyfall, The Hobbit, The Avengers, The Lorax, Wreck it Ralph, Men in Black 3, The Dark Knight Rises, The Twilight Saga – Breaking Dawn: Part 2, Madagascar 3, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Hunger Games, Journey 2, Les Misérables, The Three Stooges, ParaNorman, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Frankenweenie, Hotel Transylvania and Rise of the Guardians were released in theaters
  • Speaking of The Dark Knight Rises, there was a shooting at Aurora, Colorado during the film’s premiere which led Warner Bros to cancel the red carpet of the movie in Paris, Mexico City and Tokyo
  • The New York Giants won Super Bowl XLVI
  • Sábado Gigante celebrated its 50th Anniversary
  • Discovery Family did not exist when it was known as the Hub at the time
  • Raw celebrated its 1000th episode
  • The Miami Heat won the NBA Finals
  • Two and the Half Men, The Middle, CSI, WordGirl, Dan Vs., The Cleveland Show, Mike & Molly and How I Met Your Mother were still airing new episodes
  • The Wizards of Waverly Place and iCarly have ended their run.
  • The Summer Olympics was held in London
  • The Office and 30 Rock began airing their last season
  • Went to Laughlin, Nevada for the first time in 11 or 12 years when coming back from San Diego
  • The New Orleans Saints had a bounty scandal with Sean Payton being banned for one year
  • Amway Arena was imploded
  • Hurricane Sandy hits the Northeast which includes most of New Jersey and New York
  • The Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup
  • DirecTV drops Viacom channels due to carriage dispute.
  • The NFL moves their late game to 3:25
  • Songs such as Harlem Shake, Gangnam Style and Call Me Maybe were most watched on YouTube
  • Wii U was released
  • The San Francisco Giants won the World Series
  • Ladonna Compson and Bud Compson made their debut on the 16th season premiere of Arthur
  • Whitney Houston on the day before the Grammys
  • The NHL lockout happens
  • I went to my first art class with Mr. Mercado

That is all what happened in 2012. I hope you liked it.

What Else Happened in 1981

As the Nationals are going to the NLCS for the first time since 1981 when they were the Montreal Expos, here’s what else happened in that year:

  • The Los Angeles Dodgers won that year’s World Series
  • Charles Rocket was fired from Saturday Night Live
  • MTV went on the air for the first time
  • Casey Kasem was still the host of American Top 40 (not the revival one)
  • The New York Islanders won the Stanley Cup
  • Ronald Reagan became the president
  • The Fox and the Hound, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Chariots of Fire and Superman II were released in theaters
  • The Smurfs premiered on NBC
  • Happy Days, M*A*S*H, The Jeffersons, One Day at a Time, Laverne & Shirley, Diff’rent Strokes and Alice were still airing new episodes
  • Charlie’s Angels concluded its run on ABC
  • The Boston Celtics won the NBA Finals
  • Muhammed Ali announces his retirement from boxing
  • NBC lost the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Game rights to CBS
  • Mork & Mindy began their final season
  • The Oakland Raiders won Super Bowl XV
  • Nintendo Switch, Blu-Rays, DVDs, Laptops, iPads, Film Roman, Cartoon Network and iPhones do not exist
  • As I said before, El Príncipe – Dos music video was not in production yet
  • CBS still broadcasts NFC games while NBC broadcasts AFC games
  • Donkey Kong was released & the Mario franchise was created
  • Chuck Woolery left as the host of Wheel of Fortune

That is all what happened in 1981. I hope you liked it.

What Else Happened in 2008

Since the Cleveland Browns played their first Sunday Night Football game for the first time since 2008, here’s what else happened in that year:

  • Kids WB went off the air
  • WWE broadcast in HD for the first time
  • The New York Giants won Super Bowl XLII
  • A large fire damages portions of Universal Studios Hollywood
  • Bolt, The Dark Knight, Iron Man, Mamma Mia!, Hancock, WALL-E, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Horton Hears a Who, Kung Fu Panda, The Chronicles of Naria: Prince Caspian and Quantum of Solace were released in theaters
  • The Boston Celtics won the NBA Finals
  • Barack Obama was elected as the next president
  • KSWB and XETV swap affiliates
  • 4Kids TV went off the air
  • The Detroit Red Wings won the Stanley Cup Finals
  • Speaking of Detroit, the Lions went 0-16
  • WMBF went on the air
  • The Philadelphia Phillies won the World Series which also ends their 25 year championship drought
  • TV shows like Two and Half Men and CSI still made new episodes

That is all what happened in 2008. I hope you liked it.