Presidents And Vice Presidents


President - Jimmy Carter - 1977 - 1981

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Vice President - Walter Mondale
First Lady - Rosalynn Carter

President - Ronald Regan - 1981 - 1989ronald-reagan-picture.jpg

Vice President - George H.W. Bush

First Lady - Nancy Regan

President - George H.W. Bush - 1989 - 1993

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Vice President - Dan Quayle
First Lady - Barbara Bush


U.S. And World Headlines

1981

· Assassination Attempt On Pope
· Assassination Attempt On Reagan


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· AIDS

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1983

· Reagan - Star Wars Defense Plan
· U.S. Embassy In Beirut Bombed

1985

· Hole in ozone layer discovered

1986

· Challenger space shuttle explodes on Jan. 28 1986

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· Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Melt Down
· Iran-Contra Scandal
· Cameroon's Lake Nyos Cloud Of Carbon dioxide kills 1,700 People

1988

· Pan Am Flight 103 Was bombed Over Lockerbie
· Discovery Space Shuttle Launches Successfully

1989


· Berlin Wall Falls
· President Gorge H. W. Bush Announces He Doesn't Like Broccoli
· Exxon Valdez Oil Tanker Crashes Leaving The Largest Oil Spill In U.S. History




World Leaders



Ruhollah Khomeini – Iran
Saddam Hussein – Iraq

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Saddam Hussein

Patrick Hillery – Ireland
Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq – Pakistan
Shimon Peres – Israel
Helmut Kohl – West Germany
Erich Honecker – East Germany
Hosni Mubarak – Egypt
Augusto Pinochet – Chile




Major Catastrophes



Mount St. Helens Eruption in Washington – 1980 – Killed 57 People
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Hurricane Allen – 1980
Hurricane Alicia - 1983
Earthquake Of 1985 Devastated Mexico City
Lake Nyos Limnic Eruption - 1986
Drought Of 1988 – Killed 4,800 to 17,000 People
Loma Prieta Earthquake In San Francisco Bay Area – 1989 – Killed 65 People
MIC Gas Leak In Bhopal, India – Killed 3,000 Immediately
Challenger Space Shuttle Disintegrated – 1986
Chernobyl Nuclear Meltdown – Killed 47 – Leaving 300,000 Displaced
Exxon Valdez Oil Spill – Largest Oil Spill In History

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