From: Gov. Jim Gilmore, III [eLeader@mail.echampions2000.com]
Sent: Monday, July 02, 2001 1:00 AM
To: Fred Hoot
Subject: 20 yrs since income taxes were reduced
Thanks to the leadership of President Bush, the American people had their income tax rates reduced yesterday.
The last time income tax rates were reduced for all Americans was back in 1981.
That was 20 years ago - when Kim Carnes won Record of the Year with Bette Davis Eyes, Rick Springfield sang about Jesse's Girl, Dolly Parton worked 9-5 and the Oakridge Boys sang about Elvira.
Walter Cronkite signed off for the last time on "The CBS Evening News"
Tom Watson won the Masters
The New York Islanders won the Stanley Cup
John McEnroe and Chris Evert Lloyd won Wimbledon
Larry Holmes retained his WBA Heavyweight title in 3 rounds against Leon Spinks
The Oakland Raiders beat the Philadelphia Eagles, 27 to 10 in Super Bowl XV
The Los Angeles Dodgers won the World Series 4-2 over the New York Yankees
The Boston Celtics were crown NBA champs over the Houston Rockets, 4-2
MTV made its debut
Sandra Day O'Connor became the first female Supreme Court justice
"Entertainment Tonight" and "Hill Street Blues" premiered
Jack Welch became the CEO of General Electric
Greece joined the European Union
Iran released 52 Americans held hostage for 444 days
Chariots of Fire was named the Best Picture
The Rubik's Cube was sweeping the nation
Postage rates went from 15 cents an ounce to 18 cents an ounce
The first Space Shuttle (Columbia) blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida
The IBM Personal Computer was introduced
Apple introduced the ill-fated Lisa computer, which listed for nearly $10,000
Maya Ying Lin won the competition to design the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Pac-mania seized the nation
President Reagan fired the striking air traffic controllers
Sandra Day O'Connor became first female Supreme Court Justice
Prince Charles and Diana Spencer married
Luke and Laura married on General Hospital
Dynasty premiered in primetime hours
The first DeLorean sports cars roll off the assembly line
The FCC gave the OK for private satellite dishes
The FDA approved the artificial sweetener aspartame
Lean Cuisine frozen dinners were unveiled
Atari's annual sales were $35 million
The Sony "Walkman" started appearing on ears everywhere
Dallas was the #1 TV show
It's about time a new generation experience long-term across the board tax relief. With President Bush's leadership, the wait is finally over.
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