The “Miracle On Ice”. I was in high school at the time, and never heard of it until years later.
The OJ trials. When the Oklahoma City bombing happened, my first thought was, “So, how long will this dislodge OJ from the top of the news?” The answer? Two days. :smack: Around this time, Newsweek said that the sequestered jurors had all media censored to remove references to him, and a letter writer asked where he could subscribe to this service.
The implosion of the marriages of Lance Armstrong and Tiger Woods. C’mon, Mrs. Armstrong and Mrs. Woods, how could you not have had some vague idea what you were potentially getting yourselves into? I found out recently that the ex-Mrs. Armstrong speaks at Christian women’s conferences about forgiveness, and probably makes boo-koo bucks doing so.
Remember when that American woman soccer player took her shirt off and ran around the field in her bra after the United States won the women’s version of the World Cup, and it was hailed as a victory for women everywhere? It didn’t affect my life at all.