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Back in the Day - Nov/Dec 1996

Nov 09, 2016 08:15AM, Published by Staff Writer, Categories: Arts+Entertainment, Acadiana Life, Lifestyle




    The year was 1996. Do you remember?

    - Hottest toy of the Christmas season: The “Tickle Me Elmo” doll. 

    - Oakland, California school board declares "Ebonics" an official language. 

    - Apple re-hires its co-founder Steve Jobs, whom the company had ousted 11 years prior.

    - President Clinton nominates U.N. Ambassador Madeleine Albright as nation’s first female Secretary of State.

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    Top Movie Quotes:

    You had me at hello. – Renée Zellweger, “Jerry McGuire"
          - Show me the money! – Cuba Gooding, “Jerry McGuire”
          • Alanis Morissette’s "You Learn" wins Top Pop Hit Music Single award.

          • Kofi Annan elected Secretary-General of the United Nations. 



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