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HUM 282: Memoir Writing Assignment

Finding Resources for the Year You Were Born

The 1990s - a book in the Library's collection on popular culture in the 1990s.

The People's Chronology: A Year-by-Year Record of Human Events From Prehistory to the Present - click the link on the page and enter in your year of birth.

Encyclopedia Britannica Year in Review - enter a year and subject.

China-Profile Timeline - search by decade.

Historical New York Times - you can see every page of the daily New York Times back to 1851. Search by specific date and Page A1 to browse through every page of specific issues.

BBC On This Day - explore world events in a particular year.

The People History - news, events, popular culture by year.

What Happened in My Birth Year? - type in your year of birth.

You may also use Google to search for "year in review," adding your birth year to the search. Also try "Time Magazine year in review" plus your birth year.

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MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers - LB2369 .G53 2009 (Located in Library Permanent Reserves)