Who Remembers 1993? We Do at Sonoran Oasis Landscaping!

1993

 

Who remembers 1993?  I remember a lot of it because my son was eleven years old.  1993 was also the year that the Arizona Community Tree Council was formed.  This organization is the primary resource to tree professionals and the community about Arizona trees.  They provide education and information about Arizona’s forests and urban trees.  I am proud to be a member of this great organization.  To help celebrate their 20th anniversary, generic viagra  we have some fun facts about 1993.  See how many you remember and what you can add to the list.

The World in 1993
Cost

  • Monthly Rent $532.00
  • Cost of a gallon of Gas $1.16
  • Movie Ticket$4.14
  • Average cost of new car $12, viagra sale ed 750.00
  • Loaf of Bread$1.57

Key Events

  • President Bill Clinton signs Proclamation 6554-National Arbor Day, 1993.
  • STS-54 (Endeavour) launches into orbit (Jan 13).
  • Federal Agents raid religious cult Waco, Texas on 28th of February.
  • The Maastricht Treaty signed on February 7th takes effect, formally  establishing the European Union (EU).
  • EPA established the 25-member National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC).
  • The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is signed into law by President Bill Clinton.
  • Yitzhak Rabin ( Israel ) and Yasser Arafat ( PLO ) sign peace agreement on September 13th on White House lawn.
  • Harley Davidson Motorcycles are 90 years old.
  • Ty Warner USA launches the first Beanie Babies.
  • Slovakia Gains Independence when Czechoslovakia divides into the Czech Republic and Slovakia

Technology

  • The Pentium microprocessor introduced by Intel.
  • The World Wide Web was born at CERN
  • Space Shuttle Endeavour mission to repair an optical flaw in the Hubble Space Telescope.

Films

  • Jurassic Park
  • Mrs. Doubtfire
  • The Fugitive
  • The Firm
  • Sleepless in Seattle
  • Indecent Proposal
  • The Pelican Brief
  • Schindler’s List
  • Philadelpha
  • Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Popular Musicians

  • Janet Jackson with That’s The Way Love Goes
  • Snoop Doggy Dogg
  • Garth Brooks
  • Phil Collins
  • UB40
  • Radiohead
  • Aerosmith
  • Madonna
  • Rod Stewart with Have I told You Lately
  • Mariah Carey with Dream Lover
  • Nirvana
  • Whitney Houston with I Will Always Love You
  • Meat Loaf
  • The Proclaimers
  • R.E.M.
  • Garth Brooks
  • Alice in Chains

http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/1993.html 

Think about the fact that if you had planted a tree in 1993, it would be a beautiful mature tree now.  Think about planting a tree for Arbor Day this year!


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26 Comments

  1. Love this!! You are always full of great information and I look forward to reading your blog every day!!

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    • Thanks Tina! I’m glad you enjoyed the look back.

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  2. I always enjoy your blogs Deb. You always make it interesting and informative.

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  3. Takes me back!!very cool!

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    • Yes, me too.

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  4. I remember clearly!! Loved the flashback!! Thank you!!

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  5. 1993 yes I remember it well and fondly!! it takes me back, way back!! LoL

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    • Yes, and I’m old enough to remember. :)

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  6. I love reading through these stats! I am amazed how prices have gone up in the past 20 years…scary! My first daughter was born in 1993!

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  7. Wow.. in 1993, I was in the Navy, living in Charleston, SC, and had no idea what life had in store for me.

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  8. I would love to have those gas prices again

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  9. The initial stats got me, rent $532 and gas $1.14. I wish we could go back to that.

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  10. Yes, those were the fun days for sure. I was a teen at that time.

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  11. Lovely information, where did you collect it all ?
    :)

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    • From the Arizona Community Tree Council’s newsletter.

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  12. Snoop Doggy Dog who is now Snoop Lion…who would have ever thought that would have happened?

    Yvonne Brown

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    • A lot has changed since then. That’s for sure.

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  13. I love reading your blog you always have good information!

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    • Thanks Heather!

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    • I totally agree. It doesn’t seem that long ago until you start looking at what was going on then.

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  14. Thanks for the trip down Memory Lane!

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  15. great info! 1993, I was 3 years out of high school. Seems like so long ago!

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  16. Great list of trivia! In 1993 I was in the 9th grade, haha :)

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    • You’re a youngster Robin!

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