How Times Change

Five years ago, William Jefferson Clinton was the president of the United States.

Five years ago, California's U.S. Senators were Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein.

Five years ago, Orange County's congressional delegation included Dana Rohrabacher, christopher Cox, Ron Packard, Ed Royce and some guy named Bob Dornan.

Five years ago, the pope was Pope John Paul II.

Five years ago, the pope was Catholic.

Five years ago, a program named E.R. was the top-rated television show.

Five years ago, a program named Frasierwon the Emmy for best comedy show.

Five years ago, only 98 percent of U.S. households owned at least one television.

Five years ago, the Dow Jones closed at an all-time high.

Five years ago, murder was down 7 percent, robbery was down 7 percent, forcible rape was down 6 percent, and aggravated assault was down 3 percent from the previous year.

Five years ago, crack use by the Class of '95 was up 0.1 percent from the previous year? I wonder what ever happened to that guy.

Five years ago, the top cause of death was heart attack.

Five years ago, Orange County's population was a mere 2,563,971.

 
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