Bay Area in the News
- Oakland-native rapper MC Hammer releases his first album Feel My Power, which sells over 100,000 copies worldwide.
- Oakland realtor Oral Lee Brown offers 23 first-graders at Brookfield Elementary School in Oakland a full-ride to college if they graduate high school. 19 of those 23 students would eventually enroll in college.
- “Full House”, which is set in San Francisco, premieres on ABC.
Bay Area Monuments
- The Golden Gate Bridge celebrates its 50th birthday and is also designated as a California Historical Landmark.
- The Palo Alto garage where Hewlett-Packard began business is designated as a California Historical Landmark.