Yesterday, 42,121 fans packed Comerica Park to watch the
Tigers’ 10-6 win over the Twins. Detroit manager Alan Trammel
“couldn’t be happier” with the Tigers’ 4-0
start. Last season, Detroit started 0-9. This is Detroit’s
best start since 1985, a year in which much happened, even outside
of Tiger Stadium …

Coke decided to change its formula, but public reaction was so
negative that the company was forced to revert back to the
original. To regain consumer confidence, Coke introduced Cherry
Coke.

Acid rain was discovered.

Popular actor Rock Hudson died from AIDS, drawing attention to
the disease.

Teddy Ruxpin and Cabbage Patch Kids were the most popular
children’s toy.

CD-ROM was developed.

“The Cosby Show”, “Cheers”, “The
Golden Girls” and “Perfect Strangers” were among
the most-watched TV shows.

Michael Jackson paid $47 million for the entire
“Beatles” catalog.

“We Built This City” by Starship and “Power of
Love” by Huey Lewis and the News were tops on kareoke lists
across the country.

No. 8 seed Villanova upset No. 1 Georgetown 64-62 to win the
NCAA Championship.

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