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November 1, 2001

Timeline and SUNshine Girls

1970s | 1980s | 1990s - 2001

CLAUDIA August 25, 1990
1990

 -- Native unrest at Oka

 -- Gorbachev proposes Unity Treaty to reorganize the Soviet Union

 -- Nelson Mandela is freed after 27 years in jail

 -- Tire fire in Hagersville burns for 16 days

 

KELLY May 3, 1991
1991

 -- Gulf War pits allies led by U.S. against Saddam Hussein

 -- Estonia, Latvia vote for independence from Soviet Union

 -- Boris Yeltsin elected president of Soviet Union

 

VIDA September 1, 1992
1992

 -- Blue Jays win World Series

 -- Eric Lindros charged with assault in beer-spitting incident

 -- Police hunt for cream-coloured Camaro in connection with the murder of two schoolgirls

 

JENNIE June 21, 1993
1993

 -- Karla Homolka questioned in the murder of two schoolgirls

 -- Slovakia and the Czech Republic declare independence

 -- Standoff in Waco, Texas ends in tragedy

 

TAMMY August 30, 1994
1994

 -- O.J. Simpson beats murder rap in L.A.

 -- Paul Bernardo found guilty in the murder of two young schoolgirls

 

VIVA July 24, 1995
1995

 -- Metro Police officer Todd Baylis shot dead

 -- Hockey's Al Eagleson indicted and convicted

 

DENISE November 1, 1996
1996

 -- Pat Hentgen wins Cy Young

 -- Former Quebec premier Robert Bourassa dies

 -- The Mint unveils a new $2 coin -- the toonie

 

LYNNE August 31, 1997
1997

 -- Tiger Woods wins his first Masters

 -- Princess Diana killed in a car accident in Paris tunnel

 -- Bre-X takes investors on wild ride

 -- Taliban gain control of Afghanistan after a long civil war

 

LORRAINE June 23, 1998
1998

 -- The Great One, Wayne Gretzky retires from hockey

 -- Former U.S. president Bill Clinton gets in hot water with intern Monica Lewinsky

 

DIANA July 22, 1999
1999

 -- Canadian race car driver Greg Moore dies in horrific crash

 -- Golfer Payne Stewart dies in bizarre plane crash

 

MEAGAN April 3, 2000
2000

 -- Pierre Trudeau dies

 -- Chads hang up U.S. presidential election

 -- Simon Whitfield wins Olympic gold for Canada

 -- Russian sub Kursk sinks, killing all hands

 

ASHLEY October 29, 2001
2001

 -- George W. Bush sworn in as U.S. president

 -- Terrorists destroy twin towers of World Trade Center

 -- Anthrax found in various letters and U.S. buildings

 

1970s | 1980s | 1990s - 2001

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