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What The U.S. Was Like The Last Time The Los Angeles Dodgers Won The World Series

You know, the year Clayton Kershaw was born.

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The Los Angeles Dodgers last won the World Series in 1988.

Tommy Lasorda twenty-six years ago.
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Tommy Lasorda twenty-six years ago.

A World Series ticket was $50.

Honda Civics looked like this:

New cars went for an average of $10,400.

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Gas was 91¢ per gallon.

CDs outsold vinyl records for the first time.

A movie ticket was $3.50.

Nike launched its "Just Do It" campaign.

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McDonald's opened its 10,000th restaurant. There are now about 35,000.

Wrigley Field had its first night game.

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The San Francisco 49ers beat the Cincinnati Bengals in Super Bowl XXIII.

The Lakers won the NBA Finals under head coach Pat Riley.

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Brian Boitano took the Olympic Gold medal in men's figure skating.

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The Edmonton Oilers won the Stanley Cup.

The St. Louis Cardinals moved to Phoenix, Ariz.

Ronald Reagan was president.

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George H.W. Bush won the presidential election.

Sonny Bono became mayor of Palm Springs.

The Sears catalog looked like this:

Calvin Klein was all the rage.

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Starter jackets defined the era.

LEGOs looked like this:

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Cell phones looked like this:

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The newest Mac looked like this:

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Windows 2.1 came out.

A Toshiba laptop was $4,098.

Prozac was introduced to the U.S. market.

Donald and Ivana Trump looked like this:

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Clayton Kershaw was born.

Rihanna was born.

Kevin Durant was born.

Pete Maravich died.

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Enzo Ferrari died.

Beetlejuice was released in 1988.

As were Heathers, Die Hard, and Rain Man.

The Wonder Years debuted.

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Roseanne debuted.

Toni Morrison won a Pulitzer for Beloved.

N.W.A released Straight Outta Compton.

"Never Gonna Give You Up" by Rick Astley topped the charts.

Ice Cube might have had a good day.

And Oprah looked like this:

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