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The Last Time Chuckey-Doak Won A Boys' District Basketball Title...

Originally published: 2013-02-19 11:36:43
Last modified: 2013-02-19 11:37:46

The Chuckey-Doak boys' basketball team will be playing for its first district championship since 1990 tonight when it meets Grainger in the District 2-AA finals.  Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. at Claiborne High School.

The last time the Black Knights reigned over their district, current head coach Sam Broyles was a junior guard.  Current assistant coach Kyle Donahue was only two years old.

We decided to take a fun look back at what the world was like the last time Chuckey-Doak was district champs.

In 1990….

The price of a gallon of gas was $1.34

A new IBM PS1 Computer would run you upward of $1,999.00

The elder George Bush was president of the United States.

East and West Germany reunite.

Saddam Hussein ordered an Iraq invasion of neighboring Kuwait, and Operation Desert Shield soon followed.

"The Simpsons" aired on Fox for the first time.

A formal proposal was published for the World Wide Web, and the first web page was written.

The San Francisco 49ers thumped Denver (55-10) in the Super Bowl; The Cincinnati Reds swept Oakland in the World Series; the Detroit Pistons won the NBA championship in five games over Portland; Edmonton defeated Boston for the Stanley Cup.

The Running Rebels of UNLV rolled past Duke, 103-73, for the NCAA basketball championship.

Colorado and Georgia Tech both claimed NCAA football national championships.

The Grammy for Record of the Year went to Bette Midler for "Wind Beneath My Wings".

Michael Bolton's hit "How Am I Suppose To Live Without You" sat atop the current Billboard charts.

Television shows "MacGyver" and "Alf" were popular.

"Seinfeld", "The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air", and "Law & Order" were all making their debuts.

"Dances With Wolves" was one of the top movies.

Nelson Mandella was released after spending 28 years in a South African prison.

Margaret Thatcher announced her resignation as British Prime Minister.

Channel Tunnel workers met 40 meters beneath the English Channel seabed, marking the first ground connection between the United Kingdom and the mainland of Europe since the last Ice Age.

Boris Yeltsin became president of the Russian republic.

The Leaning Tower of Pisa was closed to the public due to safety concerns of it falling over.

The Hubble Space Telescope was placed into orbit.

The first hole in the Ozone Layer was discovered above the North Pole.

The first in-car Satellite Navigation System was sold by Pioneer.

It was revealed that Grammy-winning pop duo Milli Vanilli were lip synching on the album which gained them the award.

Manuel Noriega surrendered in Panama.

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