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 1981-IBM introduces Personal Computer (PC)  1981-First vaccine for Hepatitis B  1982-Jarvic-7-first mechanical heart  1983-HIV the virus that causes.

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2  1981-IBM introduces Personal Computer (PC)  1981-First vaccine for Hepatitis B  1982-Jarvic-7-first mechanical heart  1983-HIV the virus that causes AIDS is identified  1983-Compact Disc invented  1985-Nintendo Entertainment System  1985-Hole in ozone layer discovered  1985-Famine in Ethiopia  1986-Challenger space shuttle explodes  1987-DNA first used to convict criminals  1988-America undergoes a dramatic drought  1989-Berlin Wall falls

3  “Heptavex” was the first commercial Hep B vaccine  Involved taking plasma from infected donors and making a vaccine  Use of this vaccine was discontinued in 1990

4  In July of 1980, IBM met with Bill Gates to create an operating system for their top secret project, the Personal Computer  Project code name was “Project Chess”  Computer code name “Acorn”  16-256 KB memory  $1,565.00

5  Robert J. Jarvik designed this artificial heart  Dentist Dr. Barney Clark was hours from death. After implantation he lived for 112 more days.

6  Pasteur Institute in France isolated the retrovirus  Controversy arose when US announces that Dr. Robert Gallo, too, isolated the retrovirus. Gallo was credited with the discovery.

7  8 tracks are quickly becoming a thing of the past  Cassettes aren’t as durable as everyone would like  CDs can be put through the dishwasher, much more durable, and have better sound quality than cassettes

8  Nintendo, originally a playing card company introduces the Nintendo Entertainment System to Japan in 1983  Introduced to the US in 1985 and sold more than 60 million of game systems.  Zelda and Mario

9  5.8 million people dependant on relief  Ethiopian government unwilling to send relief into rebel areas  Condemnation from world community  Force resettlement

10  British scientists Joesph Farman, Brian Gardiner, and Jonathan Shanklin of the British Antarctic Survey.

11  9 successful missions  73 seconds into the mission when it exploded  7 members in the crew died  Regan gave a moving speech  The Discovery resumed missions in 1988

12  Colin Pitchfork first person convicted using DNA evidence

13  Effected 36% of America at it’s peak  Lasted from 1987-1989  Most expensive natural disaster for the US estimated at $39 billion  Detrimental effects for farmers  Yellowstone National Park Fire

14  Construction began in 1961  Communisum and USSR began to collapse in the early 80’s  “Private trips abroad” spread like wildfire and an unyielding mob finally broke down the wall

15  http://inventors.about.com/library/weekly/aa031599.htm http://inventors.about.com/library/weekly/aa031599.htm  http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0932661.html#axzz105EG3QDU http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0932661.html#axzz105EG3QDU  http://www.hepb.org/professionals/hepatitis_b_vaccine.htm http://www.hepb.org/professionals/hepatitis_b_vaccine.htm  http://www.fi.edu/learn/heart/healthy/fake.html http://www.fi.edu/learn/heart/healthy/fake.html  http://www.ehow.com/facts_4866896_history-nintendo-game- systems.html http://www.ehow.com/facts_4866896_history-nintendo-game- systems.html  http://www.workmall.com/wfb2001/ethiopia/ethiopia_history_et hiopia_in_crisis_famine_and_its_aftermath1984_88.html http://www.workmall.com/wfb2001/ethiopia/ethiopia_history_et hiopia_in_crisis_famine_and_its_aftermath1984_88.html  http://www.theozonehole.com/ http://www.theozonehole.com/  http://space.about.com/cs/challenger/a/challenger_2.htm http://space.about.com/cs/challenger/a/challenger_2.htm  http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/drought/drght_history.html http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/drought/drght_history.html  http://aids.about.com/od/newlydiagnosed/a/hivtimeline.htm http://aids.about.com/od/newlydiagnosed/a/hivtimeline.htm


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