- 25 years ago … Ronald Reagan was still in his first 100 days in office
- 25 years ago … Walter Cronkite had just signed off from the CBS Evening News after 19 years (March 6)
- 25 years ago … John Hinckley Jr. had just tried to assassinate President Reagan (March 30)
- 25 years ago … the Academy Awards were delayed by one day because of the shooting
- 25 years ago … Ordinary People won Best Picture ahead of Coal Miner’s Daughter, The Elephant Man, Raging Bull and Tess
- 25 years ago … the Ford Escort was hitting the road for the first time
- 25 years ago … Tom Boonen was 6 months old
- 25 years ago … Johan Museeuw was 15 years, 6 months old
- 25 years ago … Lance Armstrong was 9 years, 7 months old
- 25 years ago … Wes Hartman wasn’t even born yet
- 25 years ago … Hennie Kuiper had just won the Tour of Flanders (April 5)
- 25 years ago ... Jan Raas had just won Ghent-Wevelgem (April 8)
- 25 years ago … a Space Shuttle launched for the first time: Columbia lifted off on mission STS-1 (April 12, Palm Sunday)
- 25 years ago … also on Palm Sunday, Bernard Hinault won Paris-Roubaix ahead of Roger De Vlaeminck and Francesco Moser
- And finally, 25 years ago … on Easter Sunday, one week later …
… I learned how to ride a bike.
Hoppy Easter everyone! Get out and RIDE!!!
ONLY 247 DAYS TO NATZ!!