Friday, March 13, 2009

21 years ago.

Orchard with Blossoming Apricot Trees

21 years ago...

  1. In Jerusalem, Israeli police and Palestinian protestors clash at the Dome of the Rock; several police and at least 70 Palestinians are injured.
  2. The 1988 Winter Olympics are held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
  3. The Last Emperor (directed by Bernardo Bertolucci) wins nine Oscars
  4. Celine Dion wins the Eurovision Song Contest for Switzerland with the song Ne partez pas sans moi.
  5. Four workers are asphyxiated at a metal-plating plant in Auburn, Indiana, in the worst confined-space industrial accident in U.S. history (a fifth victim dies 2 days later).
  6. Seventy-five people are killed and 346 injured in one of the worst airshow disasters in history at Germany's Ramstein Air Base, when three jets from the Italian air demonstration team, Frecce Tricolori, collide, sending one of the aircraft crashing into the crowd of spectators.
  7. In Estonia, 300,000 demonstrate for independence.
  8. In the first open election in more than a decade, voters in Pakistan choose populist candidate Benazir Bhutto to be Prime Minister. Elections are held as planned despite head of state Zia-ul-Haq's death earlier in August.
  9. Benazir Bhutto is sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan, becoming the first woman to head the government of an Islam-dominated state.

21 years ago,
i was born!!!

its my burbday everyone...
hope there will be lots more to come with
many more memories that come with it...



4 people give a shit!:

LoLa Z. Izham said...

Happy Birthday To You, Esmael!!
HAve a good one this year!!

aMaeBa said...

thanks lola..

Nelza Rahim said...

happy birthday mael!!!

aMaeBa said...

tanky nelza!

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