A lot of things happened 31 years ago today. There were assorted Supreme Court rulings. The Grapes of Wrath was the Thursday night movie on channel 36 in Charlotte. “Got to Give It Up” by Marvin Gaye was the number one song in America. Marvel’s KISS comic book (alleged to have a trace of the band’s blood mixed in with the ink) was published. And Jimmy Carter canned the B-1A bomber.
But the most important thing that happened 31 years ago today was this.