Old Family Timeline 1985 thru 1994

1985
May ‘85

President Reagan visits German cemetery

President Reagan at Bitberg military cemetery.

Despite knowing in advance that SS Waffen troops were buried in the Bitberg military cemetery..>>> Read More >>>

May ‘85

Ozone Hole Discovered over Antarctica

Ozone Hole Discovered over Antarctica

from Wikipedia: Antarctic ozone hole The discovery of the Antarctic “ozone hole” by British Antarctic..>>> Read More >>>

Jun ‘85

Andrea London graduates from Cambridge Rindge & Latin HS

Aug ‘85

Karen works at Kodak Electronic Printing Systems – Eikonix

Sep ‘85

Andrea London starts college at Bowdoin College

Andrea London starts college at Bowdoin College

3rd generation of Londons to attend Bowdoin. Even Mark’s mother is pleased. Her brothers went..>>> Read More >>>

Sep ‘85

Mark promoted to Product Manager at Alcoswitch

Took over the electrical product lines. Went on road to research electrical distribution. Wrote business..>>> Read More >>>

Oct ‘85

1st internet virus attacks 6,000 computers

1986
Jan ‘86

Space Shuttle Challenger Blows Up

Mar ‘86

Karen and Mark in Puerto Rico

Apr ‘86

Mark in Milan, Italy (work) and Paris with Harvey Meyerson

May ‘86

Nuclear plant in Chernobyl USSR blows up

Region devastated. Fallout blows across Europe.

May ‘86

Karen to Dueseldorf (for Kodak); then Rome & Paris

Fears of nuclear fallout.

May ‘86

52 Kinnaird: 3rd floor construction begins

Louis Villeneuve, good carpenter, though hardly a persistent one, frames up new floor system, 5..>>> Read More >>>

Oct ‘86

Oprah Winfrey Show launches

Oprah Winfrey Show launches

1987
Mar ‘87

Karen and Mark in Jamaica

Karen and Mark in Jamaica

Try out relaxation as a vacation style. Negril.

Jun ‘87

52 Kinnaird St – construction 2nd floor porch and deck

Louis Villeneuve framed up the new room that was mostly sliding glass doors. A deck..>>> Read More >>>

Jun ‘87

Jonathan graduates from Cambridge Rindge & Latin High School

Aug ‘87

Mark goes to Taiwan (work) and Australia (Torrey & Jane)

Mark went to Taiwan with Sid Hooper from Alcoswitch in search of new vendors. The..>>> Read More >>>

Sep ‘87

Mark turns 40.

Sep ‘87

Jonathan starts at Hofstra University

Oct ‘87

Head of the Charles Regatta Party

Oct ‘87

Stock market crashes – another Black Monday

Stock market crashes – another Black Monday

From Wikipedia: In finance, Black Monday refers to Monday, October 19, 1987, when stock marketsaround..>>> Read More >>>

1988
Feb ‘88

Karen & Mark go to Big Bend National Park TX

Discover “snow birds”.

Mar ‘88

Mark promoted to VP Customer Service for IPD Augat

Frank Angelis, Group VP for the Interconnection Products Division of Augat consolidated three divisions’ customer..>>> Read More >>>

Apr ‘88

Mike Dukakis rides in Army tank

Mike Dukakis rides in Army tank

Dukakis shows what bad imagery can do to a Presidential campaign. Here are few photos..>>> Read More >>>


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