1995

"Honey. The reaction I got from people was amazing."
Sen. Sanders Calls Out Lawmaker For Homophobic Slur
Back in 1995 and 1996, a government shutdown actually happened -- twice. The debt ceiling was not raised, but the country did not default. President Clinton actively used his veto pen, as the Republicans sent him bills that they knew he would not sign.
I remember very clearly the first time I really heard the music of the Beatles. I was eight years old in 1995. The Anthology series was about to be broadcast and I was somewhat baffled, but equally intrigued.