February 11, 2022

25 Things That Have Happened Since the Last Time the Bengals Went to the Super Bowl

The Cincinnati Bengals are going to the Super Bowl for the first time in over 30 years. In order to really understand that amount of time, we decided to look back at the things that have happened since then. From the Gulf War to Tamagotchis to the birth of three top Bengals players, a lot has gone down since 1989. 
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Tamagotchis were born (1997) — and many have been left to die
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Tamagotchis were born (1997) — and many have been left to die
Three Bengals stars were born: Joe Burrow (1996), Joe Mixon (1996) and Evan McPherson (1999)
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Three Bengals stars were born: Joe Burrow (1996), Joe Mixon (1996) and Evan McPherson (1999)
The Great American Tower was built (2008)
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The Great American Tower was built (2008)
We got our first Black President (2009)
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We got our first Black President (2009)
A global pandemic started (2020)
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A global pandemic started (2020)
Friends debuted on NBC (1994)
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Friends debuted on NBC (1994)
The Bengals got their own stadium: Paul Brown Stadium (2000)
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The Bengals got their own stadium: Paul Brown Stadium (2000)
Bill Clinton became the second American president to be impeached (1999)
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Bill Clinton became the second American president to be impeached (1999)
The Hubble Space Telescope launched (1990)
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The Hubble Space Telescope launched (1990)
The iPhone was invented (2007)
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The iPhone was invented (2007)