The Turing-Nash Power Hour, A Collaborative Pop Culture TL

Discussion in 'Alternate History Discussion: After 1900' started by Here Comes The Pain, Oct 6, 2019.

  1. Here Comes The Pain Best Friend You'll Never Have

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  2. Here Comes The Pain Best Friend You'll Never Have

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    Here's some anime:

    July 10, 1977: Monkey Punch and TMS Entertainment announces the Lupin the Third anime is going for the full 58 episode run in Japan

    December 17, 1979: Due to the success of Pippi Longstocking, The Castle of Cagliostro, co-written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, is released to theaters internationally by United Artists, starring Bob Bergen, Joan-Carol O'Connell, and Barbara Goodson

    December 11, 1984: Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, starring Susan Davis, released worldwide by United Artists and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, considered to be one of the greatest animated films ever made
     
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    I also got the SEGA Mega Drive in 1984 Hulkster
     
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    Just a little something here:

    January 20, 1986: Mario Kassar and Andrew Vajna of Rambo fame, buys Orion Pictures Corporation and merged Carolco Pictures with it under the former's name
     
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    I got it!:

    May 3, 1980: Transamerica, still looking to spin off United Artists, places the film studio for sale.

    May 10, 1980: Transamerica sells United Artists to Warren Buffett's Berkshire-Hathaway
     
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    Video Game Companies, some are real some are not:

    February 3, 1983: Interplay Productions is founded by Brian Fargo and his friends Jay Patel, Troy Worrell, Bill Heineman, and investor Chris Wells

    April 14, 1984: Westwood Studios is founded by a group of artists and programmers led by Jon Van Caneghem, his wife Michaela, and his best friend Mark Caldwell along with a group of investors

    July 12, 1984: New York-based software publisher Mastertronic and Atlanta-based developer Firebird Software is acquired by Robert Maxwell-owned Maxwell Communications

    January 20, 1985: The Codemasters Software Corporation, founded by Bobby Kotick with a group of investors

    February 13, 1986: Electronic Arts unexpectedly declares bankruptcy due to releasing games on home computers, which are notoriously filled to the brim with piracy

    November 17, 1987: Square goes into bankruptcy before Hironobu Sakaguchi could finish his dream project, Final Fantasy

    (So, who's going to be the owner of Final Fantasy in TTL)
     
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    More anime coming right up:

    July 21, 1971: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer accepts a merger bid with 20th Century Fox
    (This is what happened to MGM if any of you were wondering)

    February 9, 1980: Mobile Suit Gundam is broadcasted by the newly-founded Harmony Gold, credited for kickstarting the genre of mecha anime, starring Laura Ann Cody

    December 7, 1987: Castle in the Sky, Studio Ghibli's first-ever film, is released worldwide by United Artists, starring Barbara Goodson

    December 25, 1989: Orion Pictures establishes the Streamline Pictures label to copy UA's success with anime, and one of its two first releases is Akira, directed by Katsuhiro Otomo, and starring Jimmy Flinders, Stanley Gurd Jr., and Deanna Morris
    [The other one is Twilight of the Cockroaches]

    (Who else should distribute anime into the world?)
     
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    Here are a few PODs of what else is taking place across the globe:

    September 6, 1961: Third Alliance leaders in Belgrade, Yugoslavia condemn the United States for its "military occupation " of Puero Rico, sparking international attention

    March 28, 1967: London Draft Riots; British student youth protest against the military draft into the colonial wars against the Third Alliance, sparking international attention and concern,...

    December 25, 1979: Third Alliance leaders condemn Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, sparking international attention and concern,....

    March 12, 1983: Deng Xiaoping condemns the U.S. and Soviet bloc of "fostering an atmosphere of war and hostility" during the Third Alliance Summit in New Delhi, India, sparking international attention,...

    June 27, 1986: Third Alliance leaders condemn the Reagan Administration for illegally mining harbors in Managua, Nicaragua,....
     
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    Here are a few PODs to show how things have changed:

    May 25, 1964: Activist Malcolm X speaks to the Third Alliance in Adfis Ababa, Ethiopia, condemning the racism in both the Soviet and American blocs, sparking international attention and concern,...

    October 16, 1964: China announces that it has detonated its first nuclear weapon at Lop Nur, sparking fears that the Third Alliance will launch an arms buildup,...

    September 30, 1965: Indonesian President Sukarno blames the United States and Great Britain in a coup attempt against him in Jakarta, fueling tensions with the Third Alliance,...

    November 25, 1966: Third Alliance members call for the censure of Israel from the United Nations, citing its solidarity with the Palestinian cause, sparking international attention,...

    March 2-September 11, 1969: Sino-Soviet Border Standoff; Third Alliance forces support China in its border dispute with the Soviet Union at the Ussuri River, sparking fears of a possible nuclear conflict,...

    January 1, 1972: Waldheim Scandal; European and American leaders are scandalized after United Nations Secretary-General candidate Kurt Waldheim of Austria, is revealed to have been a former Nazi Party member in New York City,...

    May 18, 1974: India detonates its first nuclear weapon at Pokhran, signaling that the Third Alliance will not be ignored, sparking international attention,...

    December 11, 1976: Moammar Gaddafi publishes the "Green Book" in Tripoli, Libya, becoming the political manifesto of the Third Alliance (a.k.a. "Bandung Pact"), sparking international attention,...

    October 12, 1984: British Prime Minister Margatet Thatcher is killed in a bombing by the Provisional IRA in Brighton, England; Sir Geoffrey Howe is named as her successor,...
     
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    Mr.Bondoc, I'm giving the TL to you, you can make a regular TL or whatever I just don't care anymore
     
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    Definitely stay on board... If only because I can assure you that the TL already has some definite changes that can be explored. For instance, with your PODs, and Martin Luther King Jr.'s survival what effect does this have on society at large.

    Definitely stay on board, I believe there is still more to come...
     
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    Here are some PODs to help fill the back story of the early days of gaming:

    August 15, 1979: James Dallas Egbert III of Dayton, Ohio commits suicide, conservative Christian groups immediately blame the suicide on his gaming habits,...

    September 15, 1981: Mazes and Monsters by Rona Jafee becomes a major bestseller, fueling urban legends of the alleged dangers of GDC video gaming,....

    June 9, 1982: Patricia A. Pulling of Richmond, Virginia establishes Mothers Against Gaming Devices (MAGD) after her son commits suicide allegedly due to game addiction,....
     
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    Something that would happen, for better or worse is film adaptations of video games. Starting in the 1970s/1980s, what are some games that would have been adapted into films? Who would star in such films?
     
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    No, I'm giving the keys to you. Me, I just going to make a regular TL based on ACE Games and I don't know when I start. Well until I'm ready I guess and that's gonna be a while.
     
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    @Here Comes The Pain - Here is the second draft. The story so far:

    POD: June 7, 1954: Alan Turing refuses to commit suicide in Cambridge, England, but tenders his resignation from the university....

    April 24, 1955: Zhou En-Lai, Josip Broz Tito, Jawarhalal Nehru, and Gamal Abdel Nasser establish the "Third Alliance " (a.k.a. Banding Pact) in Bandung, Indonesia; uniting the Southern Hemisphere and China into an anti-colonialist/ anti-imperialist bloc, against both Soviet and American power blocs, ....

    May 23, 1955: Alan Turing meets John Nash at Princeton University, developing "game theory", the theoretical basis for the "game console device (GCD)", ...

    June 7, 1957: Alan Turing develops the first game console, unveiling the "gaming console device (GCD)" in Boston, Massachusetts

    July 16, 1958: Amidst advertising hoopla, RCA unveils the "Atomovision 1960" (a.k.a. "AV60") in New York City, New York, sparking a massive consumer rush, ....

    August 7, 1958: William Higinbotham showcases the Tennis For Two computer at the Brookhaven National Laboratory. After the critical acclaim, he opened up American Computer Entertainment (ACE Games) to produce more software. The following year, Tennis For Two is released as a arcade game and is installed in bars, restaurants, and other places, quickly gaining popularity.

    September 20, 1958: Soviet officials unveil the "Setun" game system in Moscow, led by Sergei Sobolov and Nikolai Brusentsov, based on stolen schematics of the RCA's "AV-60", sparking international attention,...

    1961: ACE Games releases Ping, a upgraded Tennis For Two, to the arcades, which became an immediate success

    September 6, 1961: Third Alliance (a.k.a. Bandung Pact) leaders call for independence and self-determination for Puerto Rico, sparking international attention,...

    November 22, 1961: "Atomic Hit" musical single by Elvis Presley makes its hit debut, detailing the "Gamer Craze"; religious and social conservatives call for a ban on the song, ...

    1962: MIT's Spacewar!, created by Steve Russell and his fellow members of the Tech Model Railroad Club (TMRC)

    June 2, 1962: Teddy Yip brings GDC gambling to Macau, boosting the economy of Singapore, fueling the rise of organized crime in the region,...

    October 16, 1962: Viktor Glushkov proposes OGAS ( a.k.a. "National Automated System for Computation and Information Processing") in Moscow; Conservative John Birch Society uses the report as proof that gaming is part of a "Soviet plot",....

    June 22, 1963: Reverend Billy Graham condemns GDC and the rising "Gamer" movement as "blasphemous " during a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, claiming that games are "robbing the moral fiber from our children",...

    November 22, 1963: Aldous Huxley dies in Cambridge, England while playing on an AV-60 game console, sparking international attention,...

    1963: ACE Games officially releases Spacewar!, from the newly-hired Steve Russell

    1964: Starfighter is released to the arcades by ACE Games, gaining immediate popularity

    February 10, 1964: Barry Goldwater calls for the banning of video games calling them "degenerate filth" and "corruption of the soul"

    May 25, 1964: Activist Malcolm X speaks to the Third Alliance in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, condemning the racism in both the Soviet and American blocs, sparking international attention and concern,...

    June 15, 1964: Third Alliance (a.k.a. Bandung Pact) demands admission onto the United Nations Security Council in New York City, pointing out that the represent 77 countries,...

    October 16, 1964: China announces that it has detonated its first nuclear weapon at Lop Nur, sparking fears that the Third Alliance will launch an arms buildup,...

    1964: Starfighter is released to the arcades by ACE Games, gaining immediate popularity

    1965: Bombing Run is released to the arcades by ACE Games

    September 30, 1965: Indonesian President Sukarno blames the United States and Great Britain in a coup attempt against him in Jakarta, fueling tensions with the Third Alliance,...

    1966: ACE Games' Baseball Stars is released in the arcades

    November 25, 1966: Third Alliance members call for the censure of Israel from the United Nations, citing its solidarity with the Palestinian cause, sparking international attention,...

    March 28, 1967: London Draft Riots; British student youth protest against the military draft into the colonial wars against the Third Alliance, sparking international attention and concern,...

    April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King Jr. survives his assassination attempt, James Earl Ray was arrested for attempted murder and assassination, sparking international coverage and attention...

    May 12 – June 24, 1968: Martin Luther King Jr's Poor People's March on Washington with the help of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)

    October 18, 1968: Circus Circus becomes the first casino to utilize GDC gaming in an effort to attract guests to Las Vegas, sparking national attention,...

    1968: Alien Invasion by ACE Games is released to the arcades

    March 2-September 11, 1969: Sino-Soviet Border Standoff; Third Alliance forces support China in its border dispute with the Soviet Union at the Ussuri River, sparking fears of a possible nuclear conflict,...

    May 19, 1969: Gulf+Western fails to purchase SEGA

    November 20, 1969: Gottlieb acquires Midway Manufacturing Company in an effort to compete with ACE Games

    January 5, 1971: Astrid Lindgren gives Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata permission to produce an adaptation of her book, Pippi Longstocking.

    July 21, 1971: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer accepts a merger bid with 20th Century Fox
    (This is what happened to MGM if any of you were wondering)

    January 1, 1972: Waldheim Scandal; European and American leaders are scandalized after United Nations Secretary-General candidate Kurt Waldheim of Austria, is revealed to have been a former Nazi Party member in New York City,...

    May 14, 1972: "Atomovision-60" song by Audio Karate makes its hit debut, highlighting the history of GDC video games,...

    May 24, 1972: The "Console Wars" begin as Dutch-owned Magnavox unveils the "Odyssey" as a means to compete against the RCA "AV" GDC Consoles. European leaders lineup the markets behind the Odyssey console...

    June 27, 1972: Atari is founded by Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney after their success with Computer Space

    May 18, 1973: Hudson Soft is founded in Japan by brothers Yuji and Hiroshi Kudo, train enthusiasts who named the business after their favorite, The Hudson Locomotives
    (They'll be the Konami of TTL, as Konami ITTL is a pachinko company that'll get acquired by Hudson Soft in 1993)

    June 15, 1973: Atari release Pong in the arcades, which becomes immensely successful, which later caused ACE Games to sue Atari for patient infringement

    October 12, 1973: Williams' first-ever video game, Paddle-Ball, is released in arcades

    September 9, 1973: Third Alliance leaders in Algiers, call for independence and self-determination for Western Sahara, angering France and Spain, sparking international attention and concern,...

    September 20, 1973: Battle of the Sexes; Roxabeth "Roxie" Frausto of Oakland, California defeats Shane "Mad Dog" Davis of Houston, Texas in 2 hours of gaming on ABC Wide World of Sports,...

    December 20, 1973: Pippi Longstocking, The Strongest Girl in the World, starring Chastity Bono, is released to the world by United Artists, where it's a critical & box office success

    January 27, 1974: Gottlieb creates the first-ever secure instant lottery ticket (a.k.a. the scratchcard)

    May 18, 1974: India detonates its first nuclear weapon at Pokhran, signaling that the Third Alliance will not be ignored, sparking international attention,...

    June 12, 1974: Atari releases their Home Pong console through Sears, which also spawned a slew of pong clones

    December 12, 1974: Third Alliance (a.k.a. "Bandung Pact") leaders proclaim a "New World Information and Communication Order" (NWICO) in
    Geneva, Switzerland, citing the influence of radio, television, and GDC modules worldwide,...

    May 12, 1975: Gottlieb renames itself Midway Games Corporation due to the huge success of their Midway brand

    June 24, 1975: Johnny Roselli of Los Angeles, California testifies before the Senate that the Mafia is attempting to make illegal inroads into the gaming market with the creation of arcades,...

    September 4, 1975: Dragon Pass fantasy RPG by Greg Stafford of Waterbury, Connecticut, capitalizing on the growing fantasy craze, sparking international attention and concern,...

    September 24, 1975: Tekumel fantasy RPG game by M.A.R. Barker of Saint Paul, Minnesota, makes its hit debut, capitalizing on the growing interest in fantasy literature,...

    August 9, 1976: Mobster Johnny Roselli is found dead in Biscayne Bay, Florida, after testifying about the rise of Mafia-controlled arcades, fueling a call for a criminal crackdown,...

    November 2, 1976: New Jersey legalizes betting on gaming, fueling concerns about the rise of organized crime in video games, sparking national attention,...

    November 30, 1976: Channel F, the first console to use ROM cartridges as well having a `hold' button to change the time, speed, or both. Designed by Jerry Lawson and released by ACE Games. (The tech is slightly better than OTL and sells better than IOTL as well)

    December 11, 1976: Moammar Gaddafi publishes the "Green Book" in Tripoli, Libya, becoming the political manifesto of the Third Alliance (a.k.a. "Bandung Pact"), sparking international attention,...

    April 30, 1977: Nature Boy Ric Flair defeats Bruno Sammartino for the WWWF Championship.

    July 10, 1977: Monkey Punch and TMS Entertainment announces the Lupin the Third anime is going for the full 58 episode run in Japan

    September 11, 1977: the release of the critically acclaimed and successful, Atari 2600
    (Yep, it's called that from the very start)

    October 5, 1977: WWWF signs deal with Atari to produce a game for their new 2600 console, it is to be called WWWF Pro Wrestling

    October 24, 1977: Hong Kong colonial government announces legalized GDC gaming, fueling the rise of Triad organized networks in the region,...

    December 3, 1977: Bally acquires the struggling Chicago Coin and merged it with their pinball division to form Bally Astrocade Manufacturing

    February 20, 1978: Andre The Giant finally defeats rival Ric Flair for the WWF Championship, which began a 9 year title reign.

    April 28, 1978: Nintendo releases the first in the long-running Game & Watch series

    August 5, 1978: the WWF (formerly WWWF) signs a deal with Nintendo to produce arcade and home games based of WWF Superstars and the product.

    October 11, 1978: ACE Games' Channel H, (a.k.a. Channel F Mark II) is released to decent sales and applause
    (basically a Bally Astrocade)

    December 10, 1978: Space Battleship Yamato: The Movie, directed by Leiji Matsumoto and released Internationally by United Artists as their response to Star Wars. Starring Jack Grimes and Chris Latta

    Christmas Day 1978: Odyssey II (known as the Videopac G7000 in Europe) by European company Philips is released

    March 3, 1979: WWF Wrestlefest is released in arcades and is a big hit

    April 16, 1979: United Artists rejects the script of Heaven's Gate, a project of director Michael Cimino

    August 15, 1979: James Dallas Egbert III of Dayton, Ohio commits suicide, conservative Christian groups immediately blame the suicide on his gaming habits,...

    October 6, 1979: SEGA Game Gear is released to compete with the Game & Watch

    November 30, 1979: "My Console" single by the Bee-Gees makes its hit debut, highlighting the "Console Wars" sparking international attention,...

    December 13, 1979: Mattel Intellivision is released to the public to critical success and praise

    December 17, 1979: Due to the success of Pippi Longstocking, The Castle of Cagliostro, co-written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, is released to theaters internationally by United Artists, starring Bob Bergen, Joan-Carol O'Connell, and Barbara Goodson

    December 23, 1979: I Am Not Your Joystick" single by Queen, makes its hit musical debut, sparking international attention,...

    December 25, 1979: Third Alliance leaders condemn Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, sparking international attention and concern,....

    January 22, 1980: Walt Disney Productions is put on sale

    February 9, 1980: Mobile Suit Gundam is broadcasted by the newly-founded Harmony Gold, credited for kickstarting the genre of mecha anime, starring Laura Ann Cody

    March 9, 1980: Rupert Murdoch is forced to withdraw his bid to acquire Walt Disney Productions. This development comes amid Murdoch's indictment for violating Australian tax laws.

    April 9, 1980: Nintendo releases Donkey Kong and it becomes the biggest game ever released at that time with Mario even being on Time Magazine's 100 most influential people list.

    April 17, 1980: Jim Henson takes over Disney

    May 3, 1980: Transamerica, still looking to spin off United Artists, places the film studio for sale.

    May 10, 1980: Transamerica sells United Artists to Warren Buffett's Berkshire-Hathaway

    May 15, 1980: New York City based real estate tycoon Donald J Trump decides to enter the video game console business for himself.

    May 23, 1980: After a lengthy partnership with Lord Grade and ITC Entertainment, Jim Henson transfers the distribution rights to The Great Muppet Caper and The Dark Crystal to Buena Vista Distribution as part of his purchase of Walt Disney Productions. The aformentioned films are due for release in 1981 and '82 respectively.

    November 21, 1980: Mafia officials are suspected in the torching of an arcade in Paradise, Nevada, fueling calls for a regulation of gaming...

    February 6, 1981: "Polybius Spring"; arcades across the country, starting in Portland, Oregon report the arrival of the game "Polybius", amidst claims that the game is a mind control experiment by the Soviet Union, Third Alliance, or the CIA/ FBI,...

    February 10, 1981: Mafia officials are suspected in the torching of an arcade in Winchester, Nevada, fueling calls for regulation,...

    April 18, 1981: Ken Uston of Newark, New Jersey is banned from gaming, after winning c.$5 million in GDC gambling in Atlantic City, New Jersey,...

    Summer 1981: Raiders of the Lost Ark becomes Disney's first box office hit under Jim Henson's ownership.

    July 15, 1981: SEGA SG-1000, later dubbed the "Power Base" is released in Japan Only to great fanfare and success

    September 15, 1981: Mazes and Monsters by Rona Jafee becomes a major bestseller, fueling urban legends of the alleged dangers of GDC video gaming,....

    October 7, 1981: "Video Games" single by Tina Turner, highlights the influence of video games on the Boomer generation,...

    April 5, 1982: Ken Uston publishes Winners' Choice detailing how he was able to cheat at various video games, making him a target of the Mob,...

    June 9, 1982: Patricia A. Pulling of Richmond, Virginia establishes Mothers Against Gaming Devices (MAGD) after her son commits suicide allegedly due to game addiction,....

    July 31, 1982: SEGA SG-1000 Mk-II, later dubbed the"Master System", released in Asia and Oceana with greater success

    September 19, 1982: Mario Bros is released and outsells Donkey Kong and is even rumored to be installed in the White House by President Reagan.

    February 3, 1983: Interplay Productions is founded by Brian Fargo and his friends Jay Patel, Troy Worrell, Bill Heineman, and investor Chris Wells

    February 10, 1983: Yakuza member Ken Eto is shot and killed in Chicago, Illinois, amidst rumors of rigged gaming tournaments worldwide,...

    March 12, 1983: Deng Xiaoping condemns the U.S. and Soviet bloc of "fostering an atmosphere of war and hostility" during the Third Alliance Summit in New Delhi, India, sparking international attention,...

    April 3, 1983: Williams Electronics acquires Exidy

    October 20, 1983: SEGA Mark III, dubbed the "Mega Drive", beats the Nintendo Famicom in Japan by two days...

    March 13, 1984: Bally Manufacturing creates BAM Entertainment to publish console games, a year later, Williams Electronics and Midway Games establishes Williams Electronics Games and Midway Home Entertainment, perspectivity

    April 14, 1984: Westwood Studios is founded by a group of artists and programmers led by Jon Van Caneghem, his wife Michaela, and his best friend Mark Caldwell along with a group of investors,...

    July 12, 1984: New York-based software publisher Mastertronic and Atlanta-based developer Firebird Software is acquired by Robert Maxwell-owned Maxwell Communications

    September 24, 1984: International release of the SEGA Mega Drive, to enormous fanfare and huge success (the Mega Drive is basically OTL Master System but with the FM sound module and the better Game Gear color chip built-in from day 1)

    October 12, 1984: British Prime Minister Margatet Thatcher is killed in a bombing by the Provisional IRA in Brighton, England; Sir Geoffrey Howe is named as her successor,...

    October 23, 1984: SEGA Game Gear CCS (Card Captor System: it uses SEGA Cards for its games) is released to the International public with gigantic success

    December 11, 1984: Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, starring Susan Davis, released worldwide by United Artists and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, considered to be one of the greatest animated films ever made

    January 20, 1985: The Codemasters Software Corporation, founded by Bobby Kotick with a group of investors

    October 18, 1985: Alongside the Nintendo Entertainment System; Super Mario Bros, Donkey Kong, Mario Bros, and a home port of the hit classic WWF Wrestlefest.

    January 20, 1986: Mario Kassar and Andrew Vajna of Rambo fame, buys Orion Pictures Corporation and merged Carolco Pictures with it under the former's name,...

    February 13, 1986: Electronic Arts unexpectedly declares bankruptcy due to releasing games on home computers, which are notoriously filled to the brim with piracy

    June 27, 1986: Third Alliance leaders condemn the Reagan Administration for illegally mining harbors in Managua, Nicaragua,....

    November 17, 1987: Square goes into bankruptcy before Hironobu Sakaguchi could finish his dream project, Final Fantasy ,...

    December 7, 1987: Castle in the Sky, Studio Ghibli's first-ever film, is released worldwide by United Artists, starring Barbara Goodson

    December 25, 1989: Orion Pictures establishes the Streamline Pictures label to copy UA's success with anime, and one of its two first releases is Akira, directed by Katsuhiro Otomo, and starring Jimmy Flinders, Stanley Gurd Jr., and Deanna Morris
    [The other one is Twilight of the Cockroaches]
     
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    I changed my mind Mr.Bondoc
     
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    March 31, 1985: The WWF launches Wrestlemania, it's a massive success. The Main Event saw Andre The Giant defeat Bruiser Brody in a brutal cage match.
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    December 5, 1985: WWF Wrestlefest is ported to the Sega Mega Drive by Acclaim which opened their doors a year prior.
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    You missed again lol
     
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    Also, what happened to Hulk Hogan?
     
  20. Hulkster'01 alternatehistory.com's number 1 Hulkamaniac

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    He's still there, he's the second biggest babyface behind Andre. At Mania 3 Hulkamania runs wild when he slams the Giant and breaks his undefeated Record. (Andre still turned heel and aligned with Heenan).