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     1990 
  • January 1:
    • After spending New Year's Eve at The Cross Hands, a local pub, Gary King, Steven Prince, Oliver Chamberlain and Peter Page convince their friend, Andy Knightley (who slept through the actual transition from '89 to '90) that he's been asleep for a year and it's 1991. Andy gets angry and punches a clock. (The World's End)
    • Trevor McPhee is returned to Earth after being abducted by the aliens for the fourth time. As before, ten years have passed and he has not aged a day. At 29, his son Mark is now four years older than he is. Trevor's ex-wife Theresa tells him that her second husband Ray Carter died of lung cancer in 1988 but that he recorded his theory about the cause of Trevor's time jumps on VHS before his death. Theresa hynoptizes Trevor to contact the alien being who has possessed his body and explains the concept of time to it. The aliens then return Trevor to his original time of January 1, 1950. (The Outer Limits (1995))
  • February 3: Mitchell Bayes is murdered in Philadelphia. (Cold Case)
  • February: Bart Simpson, fed up with the constant harassment from local bully Nelson Muntz and his cronies, rallies the children of Springfield and trains them into a makeshift army with the help of war veterans Abraham "Grampa" Simpson and Herman Hermann. Muntz is dealt a humiliating, public defeat and agrees to sign an armistice treaty, reducing his bullying significantly. (The Simpsons: "Bart The General")
  • April 7: Mary Rutledge dies. (The 4400)
  • April 11:
    • Queen Maeve and three of her friends check into Doctor Peculiar's for drugs and lesbian sex. (The Boys)
    • Odile Goodman is born. (Star Cops)
  • April 29: Krusty the Clown is arrested and convicted of armed robbery. Bart Simpson discovers that Krusty was framed by his sidekick Sideshow Bob and Krusty is swiftly released. (The Simpsons: "Krusty Gets Busted")
  • April: Will Navidson moves his family to a house in Virginia and begins filming the project. (House of Leaves)
  • May: The night of the prom, Rene and Brodie share a motel room; Brodie asks Rene to sleep under the bed in case his mother walks in. (Mallrats)
  • June 13: Due to an accident on a secret U.S. military base, a human-made influenza virus spreads, causing a pandemic that wipes out approximately 99% of the population in a matter of weeks. (The Stand)
  • Early June: The Navidson family discovers that their house has obtained an extra door and is 3.2mm bigger on the inside. They call in Will's brother Tom, a professional builder, and Billy Reston, a professor of engineering, to investigate. (House of Leaves)
  • June 22: Gary King and his four closest friends—Andy Knightley, Steven Prince, Oliver Chamberlain, and Peter Page—attempt the Golden Mile on the day of their graduation—an epic pub crawl in their hometown.more  (The World's End)
  • June:
    • After six months in coma, East German communist Christiane Kerner awakes. Her son Alexander tries to conceal from her the fall of the Berlin Wall, in order to not give her another shock, which would be lethal for her. (Good Bye, Lenin!)
    • Heather Jones and Rene Mosier graduate from North High School while T.S. Quint, Brodie Bruce, Brandi Svenning, and Gwen Turner graduate from Henry Hudson High School. (Chasing Amy)
    • James Halliday and Ogden Morrow graduate from high school and move Gregarious Games to its first real office, a unit in a run-down strip mall. Morrow's girlfriend, Karen "Kira" Underwood, moves to America and joins the company as art director. (Ready Player One)
  • July 13: Birth of Soos Ramirez. (Gravity Falls)
  • Mid-July: By this time, Tom Navidson has left Virginia to get back to work. A mysterious hallway appears in the Navidson house. Chad and Daisy Navidson frighten their parents by exploring it. (House of Leaves)
  • Late July: Tom Navidson and Billy Retson return to the Navidson house to puzzle over the hallway. Tom installs a door with four different locks. (House of Leaves)
  • July 29: Daniel Armand disappears. (The 4400)
  • August 3: Graham Holt is born. (The 4400)
  • August 4: Some friends of Will Navidson and Karen Green stop by for dinner. They see the hall, and get freaked out and leave. (House of Leaves)
  • August 5: Before sunrise, Will Navidson explores the hallway and films "Exploration A". (House of Leaves)
  • August 11: The Navidsons' pets run into the hallway, end up outside the house. (House of Leaves)
  • Mid-September: Will Navidson brings in Holloway Roberts, Jed Leeder, and Wax Hook to investigate the hallway. (House of Leaves)
  • September 28: Holloway Roberts, Jed Leeder, and Wax Hook set out on their fourth exploration of the hallway. Roberts goes nuts and tries to kill the other two. (House of Leaves)
  • October 5: Will and Tom Navidson and Billy Retson enter the hallway to rescue the exploration team. (House of Leaves)
  • October 8: Tom Navidson rescues Billy Retson, Jed Leeder, and Wax Hook from the hallway, but Wax dies in the process. Will is trapped due to the staircase expanding. (House of Leaves)
  • October 12: Will Navidson manages to escape the hallway. Everybody flees the house. more  (House of Leaves)
  • Late October: Will Navidson leaves Karen Green for a while, allegedly to sort out some family affairs. In fact, he returns to the house. (House of Leaves)
  • October 31:
    • Noodle is born in Osaka, Japan. (Gorillaz)
    • Bart, Lisa, and Maggie Simpson spend Halloween night in their treehouse telling scary stories, including a reading of "The Raven". Though the kids are unaffected by the stories, Homer Simpson has listened in and is scared sleepless. (The Simpsons: "Treehouse Of Horror")
  • Early November: Karen Green begins editing and collating what footage of the house she has. Will Navidson takes samples from the hallway to a geological lab for analysis. (House of Leaves)
  • November 9: Rita Baxter is murdered in Philadelphia. (Cold Case)
  • November 17: The sheriff of Caledonia, Wisconsin discovers evidence of gruesome murders involving the removal of internal organs while serving an eviction warrant on Edward Skur, now the inhabitant of a dilapidated farm. He is attacked and forced to kill Skur in self-defence after Skur attacks him, but manages to catch Skur's final words: "Mulder." (The X-Files)
  • November 21-22: Special Agent Fox Mulder tries to interview Arthur Dale, now retired from the F.B.I, about his experiences with Edward Skur. Although Mulder initially receives a hostile, uncooperative response, Dale eventually relents and discusses the case, and the FBI's 'X-Files', with Mulder. (The X-Files)
  • November 23: Karen Green begins seeing Fowler again. (House of Leaves)
  • November 28: The SCP Foundation acquires a new item, and uses AMN-C227 as an amnestic on the local populace. (SCP Foundation)
  • December 25: David Platt is born. (Coronation Street)
  • December:
    • Kevin McCallister is left home alone and defends his home from burglars. (Home Alone)
    • Rogue US army members attempt to rescue a South American dictator. (Die Hard 2)
  • Will Smith is sent to live with his aunt and uncle in Bel-Air. (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air)
  • Killer spiders terrorize a small town. (Arachnophobia)
  • Giant subterranean worms terrorize a small town. (Tremors)
  • Peyton Westlake becomes Darkman. (Darkman)
  • Solid Snake joins the US Army and is sent to infiltrate western Iraq. (Metal Gear)
  • Storing organs indefinitely becomes possible. Organ banks set up to take organs donated by the recently deceased. (Known Space)
  • Kelly Bundy graduates high school. She gets her first job, playing "the slut" in a rock video. (Married... with Children)
  • Steve Rhoades leaves Marcy to become a park ranger at the Yosemite National Park, California. (Married... with Children)
  • Mad scientist Laurence Erhardt mysteriously vanishes. His former partner Clayton Forrester hires a former fast food worker known as TV's Frank to replace him. Meanwhile, Joel Robinson gives his robot Tom Servo a new voice. (Mystery Science Theater 3000: Rocketship X-M)
  • Acme Looniversity is founded by Bugs Bunny, with the faculty consisting of the classic Looney Tunes stars. (Tiny Toon Adventures)
  • Killer 7 defeats a large number of Rollout Heaven Smiles in France, but are themselves cut down by Samantha Sitbon. Harman Smith just manages to kill Samantha, who begins serving him as a maid. Killer 7 activities are suspended until Garcian can revive the other members. (killer7)
  • Following a botched attempt to assassinate Saddam Hussein, Special Operations Group Echo (Black Ops 9) is forced to go public. (Command & Conquer: Tiberian Dawn)
  • Command Keen battles the Vorticons. (Commander Keen)
  • Doctor Impossible creates his third Doomsday device, The Fungal Menace. (Soon I Will Be Invincible)
  • A new chief of police of Townsville is sworn in. The Powerpuff Girls attend the ceremony. (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Holloway Roberts’s mapping expedition inside the Will Navidson house near Jamestown, Va. ends in a confirmed death and two disappearances. (House of Leaves)
  • In the timeline created by Minax's manipulations, Earth stands poised on the brink of a three-way nuclear war between America, Russia, and China. This may be the Avatar's home eraJustification . (Ultima II)
  • At Food City, a high school counselor begins a quest for the perfect egg carton. He is observed by employees Holden McNeil and Banky Edwards, who use the incident as a basis for a comic series. Around this time, a woman who manually masturbates caged animals for a living observes a similar incident at a supermarket. The two high school counselors are confirmed to be different people. (Clerks, Chasing Amy)
  • The reactor on a nuclear submarine at the North Pole explodes, melting the ice cap and flooding Britain (and presumably other countries). (Disaster 1990!)
  • VHS copies of "The Five and a Half Minute Hallway" begin circulating. (House of Leaves)
  • The girl who will later be known as Vorona is born. (Durarara!!)
  • Hal Nolastname stops going to work on Friday. (Malcolm in the Middle)
  • James Bond is sent to investigate the destruction of a plane which was carrying several important people, and learns about an elusive organization calling themselves Children of the Last Days. (COLD)
  • Birth of Atuski Saijo, who would go on to become a member of FORT, and the other members of Kisaragi High School's Second Year Namely . (Lux-Pain)
  • Bobby Ewing and April Stevens are married. On their honeymoon in Paris, April is kidnapped and killed. (Dallas)
  • The Ghost is revived from suspended animation after 35 years. (The Flash (1990))
  • Kenny Li is born. (Supergirl (2015))
  • The Bronx is declared No Man's Land, and left to be ruled by criminal gangs. Soon after, the daughter of a Mega-Corp's late president runs away to the area, and is protected from bounty hunters by one of the criminals. (1990: The Bronx Warriors)
  • Mariluz Santiago is born in Mexico. (Designated Survivor)
  • Time traveller James Cole tries to warn everybody about an apocalyptic plague coming in 1996, but is committed to a mental institution until his handlers bring him back to the future. (12 Monkeys)
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     1991 
  • January 5: James Horton gets a promotion in the Watchers' hierarchy. He becomes the Regional Coordinator of the United States Northwest. (Highlander: The Series, Watcher Chronicles CD-ROM)
  • February 9: US forces in Iraq use a mutant strain of necrotising fasciitis against Kurds. Emma Paris is the only survivor, and suffers serious facial scarring. To avoid scandal, Saddam Hussein forces America to withdraw. (Black Light)
  • Before February 28: Marcus Olsen is killed in The Gulf War. (Supergirl (2015))
  • February: Jared Svenning televises the disastrous Monmouth Governor's Ball, which is his last public offering before "Truth Or Date" the following year. (The Mallrats novelization.note )
  • March 8: Marshall Teller and Simon Holmes take a plaster cast mould of a Bigfoot footprint in Walter Funks' backyard in Eerie, Indiana. (Eerie, Indiana)
  • March 30: Test results on the material of the house indicate it is as old as the solar system. (House of Leaves)
  • March 31: Billy Reston advises Will Navidson to let other people explore the house. Will agrees, and the two get massively drunk. (House of Leaves)
  • ca. March: Shortly after the end of The Gulf War, Luke Watson is killed when he drives his truck over a mine. (Taken)
  • April 1: Will Navidson sets off on the fifth exploration of the hallway, leaving a letter for Karen Green. (House of Leaves)
  • April 2: Will Navidson discovers he is headed downhill no matter which direction he goes. (House of Leaves)
  • April 9: Karen Green returns to the house on Ash Tree Lane, but stops to talk to Alicia Rosenbaum first. That evening, the two go to the house. (House of Leaves)
  • April 10: Karen Green and Alicia Rosenbaum return to the house during the day to try and find Will Navidson. They discover the mysterious hallway has vanished. (House of Leaves)
  • April 13/14: Will Navidson reaches the abyss. (House of Leaves)
  • Mid-April: Karen Green begins living in the house and continuing to search for Will Navidson. Alicia Rosenbaum brings in several prospective buyers, but Karen refuses to sell. (House of Leaves)
  • April: Dante Hicks and Caitlin Bree break up. Caitlin will go on to have a serious relationship with Sang, an Asian design major, whom her mother loves. (Clerks)
  • May: Bart Simpson, Milhouse Van Houten and Martin Prince pool their money to purchase a copy of the rare comic book Radioactive Man #1, but quickly spiral into paranoia over ownership of the book. The comic book is destroyed in a storm and the boys reconcile. (The Simpsons: "Three Men And a Comic Book")
  • May 2: Doc Brown allows some tourists to tour his Institute of Future Technology. The Biff Tannen from 1955 manages to steal a DeLorean and go for a joyride; Doc sends the tourists after him in an 8-passenger DeLorean. (Back to the Future: The Ride)
  • May 4: Karen Green hears Will Navidson's voice somewhere in the house. (House of Leaves)
  • May 10: Karen Green rescues Will Navidson from the house. (House of Leaves)
  • June 5: A group of people exposed to AMN-C227 stumble across an SCP-939 den. One survives. (SCP Foundation)
  • July 19: Sen and Channary Diet are murdered in Philadelphia. (Cold Case)
  • August 6: The World Wide Web goes public. (Real Life) The internet becomes all about robbing people of their privacy. (Futurama)
  • August 9: Max Paradys and Albert Starski enter suspended animation. They are supposed to awaken in 1994 but do not do so until March 8, 2044. (Sex Mission)
  • August:
    • Karen Green assembles a tape of reactions to "Exploration #4". (House of Leaves)
    • Homer Simpson discovers that he has a long-lost half-brother - Herb Powell, a self-made man and car manufacturer. While the two siblings initially bond, Herb makes the mistake of hiring Homer to help design his company's new flagship car, thinking that Homer, being an average American man, will create a design that rivals the popular Japanese brands. The resulting car is a disaster and bankrupts Powell Motors, and Herb blames Homer, disowning him. (The Simpsons: "Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?")
    • The Earth ship Pilgrim I containing 113 people lands on the planet V9-Gamma. (The Twilight Zone (1959))
  • September 1: Harry Potter begins his first year at Hogwarts. (Harry Potter)
  • October 15: Due to shop owner Leland Gaunt's machinations, violence breaks out in a Maine small town, Castle Rock, eventually destroying most of the town. (Needful Things)
  • Before October 31: The Teller family, consisting of Edgar, Marilyn, Syndi and Marshall, move from New Jersey to Eerie, Indiana. (Eerie, Indiana)
  • October 31:
  • Between November 1-9: While skateboarding in the street in Eerie, Indiana, Devon Wilde is run over by a milk truck and killed. His heart is transplanted into his crush Melanie Monroe, who begins acting like him shortly afterwards. (Eerie, Indiana)
  • November 10: During a clearance sale at the Eerie Public Library, Marshall Teller finds an old letter addressed to Mary B. Carter. It was written by Tripp McConnell, who was about to deliver it to her house on November 9, 1929 when he was hit by a milk truck and killed. Tripp's ghost appears to Marshall and eventually persuades him to deliver the letter to Mary, albeit 62 years late. Although Mary believes that it is a prank at first, Marshall successfully convinces her that he is telling the truth on his second attempt at delivering the letter. He and Simon Holmes bring Mary to the World O'Stuff where she is reunited with Tripp. The next morning, Mary dies of heart failure and happily joins Tripp in the afterlife. (Eerie, Indiana)
  • November 13: spoiler  (Hitman 2)
  • November 28: The Ghostbusters hire a new recruit into their ranks. (Ghostbusters: The Video Game)
  • December 1: Rose Woodard disappears. (The 4400)
  • December 8: The USSR collapses. Bummer.
  • December 25:
    • Harry Potter receives his father's Invisibility Cloak as a Christmas present. That night, he discovers the Mirror of Erised. (Harry Potter)
    • The USSR adopts numerous reforms while remaining fundamentally communistic. (Chrononauts)
    • Billy Lenz, having snapped from witnessing his mother kill his father, getting locked in an attic for years to keep the secret, and being raped to bear his sister, murders his mother and stepfather and disfigures his sister. He is promptly committed to an asylum. (Black Christmas (2006))
  • December 28: Miami, Hawaii and (possibly) many other cities in the USA are nuked as the presidents of Russia and the USA are killed by a terrorist organization. (Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number)
  • Mysterious people from the future come and claim that they can get rid of Godzilla once and for all. It is later revealed however, that they wish to destroy Tokyo since it somehow becomes a economic superpower in the future. Godzilla appears, now larger and more powerful than ever before, and faces off against a new enemy, King Ghidorah. (Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah)
  • Albert Wesker officially resigns from Umbrella and infiltrates the Raccoon City Police Department, working instead as an undercover agent. (Resident Evil)
  • Dante Hicks and Randal Graves lock themselves in a freezer at Quick Stop for a second time. (Clerks: The Animated Series)
  • William Birkin assigned a new lab to develop the G-virus. (Resident Evil 2)
  • First appearance of Deadpool. (Marvel Comics)
  • New Mutants become X-Force. (Marvel Comics)
  • Waverider travels back from the future to try and avert the rise of Monarch, but only partially succeeds. (DC Comics)
  • Complex Corporation purchases Mooby, The Golden Calf, and goes into production on the Mooby Fun-Time Hour, which spanws 16 records, two feature films, eight prime-time specials, a library of priced-to-own videos, bicoastal theme parks dubbed "MoobyWorld", and Mooby Magazine. Former Angel of Death Loki starts to plot the death of the executives of the corporation for idolatry. (Dogma)
  • The various godly pantheons go to war. (DC Comics)
  • Thanos acquires the Infinity Gems and kills half the universe to please death. The remaining heroes join forces to stop him and reverse what he's done. (Marvel Comics)
  • Brodie Bruce loses all ambition in life and engulfs himself into the world of comics and video games, which affects his relationship with his girlfriend, Rene Mosier. (Mallrats)
  • Human detective Matthew Sykes and Newcomer detective Sam Francisco team up to bust a Newcomer crime syndicate. (Alien Nation)
  • Michael Edwards recovers the artifact from the Forbidden City and delivers it to Edward Roivas. (Eternal Darkness)
  • Slacker Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski gets involved in the kidnapping of the wife of millionaire Jeffrey Lebowski. (The Big Lebowski)
  • A physics teacher and amateur pilot named Nick Miller invents time travel by hooking a Commodore 64 to his plane. He immediately sells this technology to a transparently evil company. (Time Chasers)
  • A physics teacher and amateur pilot named Nick Miller, after a very busy few days, destroys all of his research into time travel. (Time Chasers)
  • The time-traveling rebel Charles "Chuck" DeNomolos attempts to change the future by sending robot duplicates of Bill S. Preston Esq. and Ted "Theodore" Logan to kill and replace them. However, Bill and Ted return from the dead and defeat the robots and DeNomolos; ironically, his actions ensure that the world becomes aware of Bill and Ted's band Wyld Stallyns and their epic music, eventually creating the very utopia he rebelled against in the first place. (Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey)
  • Marcy gets drunk and wakes up married. Her new husband is Jefferson Milhouse D'Arcy, a former swindler and gigolo. She doesn't particularly like the sound of Marcy D'Arcy. (Married... with Children)
  • The United States has become an oppressive and fascist culture of uniformed classes and castes, based upon ape slave labour. However, the apes become increasingly sentient. Caesar, son of Cornelius and Zira, leads an ape revolt, marking the birth of the Planet of the Apes. (Conquest of the Planet of the Apes)
  • Drake Mallard becomes Darkwing Duck. (Darkwing Duck)
  • Minako Aino becomes Sailor V. (Codename: Sailor V)
  • Dr. Robotnik begins turning innocent forest creatures into robots in an attempt to take over the world; but a certain blue hedgehog with an attitude and Super Speed named Sonic will have none of it. (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Death of King Alexandros II of Vyrmona. Queen Perriel takes up command against the siege. (Battleblade Warrior)
  • VHS copies of "Exploration #4" begin circulating. (House of Leaves)
  • Doug Funnie moves to Bluffington (Doug)
  • In Long Island, Hellboy assists in investigating a supposedly haunted house, owned by the late Dr. Carp. (Hellboy: Dr. Carp's Experiment)
  • Doc Brown and his family relocate to modern day Hill Valley, and have further time travel adventures. (Back to the Future)
  • Teen criminal "Little Boy", claiming to be the grandson of notorious kingpin "Big Boy" Caprice, arrives in the City with the intent of bringing back the glory days of organized crime. To this end, he recruits Hi-Top Jones, the grandson of hitman Flattop Jones, and Restless Mahoney, younger sister of femme fatale Breathless Mahoney, to create a triumvirate of the descendants of iconic criminals. (Dick Tracy)
  • Gary and Valene Ewing are married for the third time. (Knots Landing)
  • The Third Atomic War ends. (Dimension X)
  • Ruthie Camden is born. (7th Heaven)

     1992 
  • January 12: HAL 9000 is brought online at HAL Communications Plant in Urbana, Illinois. (2001: A Space Odyssey)
  • January 18: After an altercation with Paul McCartney, BoJack Horseman is forcefully removed from the Golden Globes. (Bojack Horseman)
  • January 26: Super Bowl XXVI, played in Denver, CO between the San Diego Chargers and the Minnesota Vikings, meets a premature end when Palestinian radicals detonate a nuclear weapon in the parking lot. (Jack Ryan)
  • January 30: A rash of missing persons reports noted from the area where AMN-C227 was tested as an amnestic. (SCP Foundation)
  • January 31: SCP Foundation officers investigate effects of AMN-C227. (SCP Foundation)
  • February 2: Naomi Bonderman disappears. (The 4400)
  • February 6: SCP Foundation operatives destroy a den of SCP-939. (SCP Foundation)
  • February 14: Hugh Opperheimer disappears. (The 4400)
  • March 7: Usagi Tsukino transforms into Sailor Moon for the first time. (Sailor Moon)
  • April: Dante Hicks and Julie Dwyer break up after Julie's parents catch Dante performing oral sex on their daughter in their living room. It was Dante's sixth sexual relationship. He will not see her again until her funeral two years later. (Clerks: The Lost Scene)
  • May 22: Evan Rendell Jr. breaks out from Tarawood mental hospital to enact vengeance on the citizens of Moorehigh for causing the death of his father. (Dr. Giggles)
  • June 7: Lona Callahan disappears. (The 4400)
  • June 19: David Schmiel disappears. (The 4400)
  • June:
    • Harry Potter faces off with a partially-revived Voldemort. The Philosopher's Stone is destroyed. (Harry Potter)
    • Bart and Lisa Simpson attend Kamp Krusty, only to discover it to be a dillapidated hellhole that just licensed the Krusty brand. After enduring weeks of abuse and hardship, Bart rallies the other campers and overthrow the camp staff, taking over the camp as well as liberating the attendants of the fat camp next door. Krusty The Clown arrives at the camp after hearing the news, and finds out what's been done in his name. To make it up to the kids, he takes them to "The Happiest Place On Earth" - Tijuana, Mexico. (The Simpsons "Kamp Krusty")
  • July 12: Israel Moreno and Mattias Kaelcke disappear. (The 4400)
  • July: The United States launches the space shuttle Argonaut into orbit with a nuclear reactor designed to power the Strategic Defense Initiative. The crew of the Argonaut are out of contact with NASA for two and a half hours. As the reactor has disappeared, the US government comes to the conclusion that the aliens are responsible. (Taken)
  • August 15: Eric Crawford and Dr. Chet Wakeman are summoned to the Office of Science and Technology in Washington, D.C. to meet with the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In light of the incident involving the space shuttle Argonaut, the UFO project is restored with full funding so that the nature of the threat posed by the aliens can be determined. Its base of operations is an abandoned Superior Fish Cannery warehouse in Ellsworth, Maine. (Taken)
  • August 28: The 21-year-old Charlie Keys visits his father Jesse in a hospital in Milwaukee, having not seen him since he and his mother Amelia went on the run from the UFO project on November 8, 1980. Jesse briefly smiles when he sees Charlie but soon starts screaming as he can tell the aliens have been taking him. (Taken)
  • August: Tenchi Masaki accidentally frees the space pirate Ryoko inside his grandfather's shrine (Tenchi Muyo!)
  • September 1:
    • Harry Potter begins his second year at Hogwarts. (Harry Potter)
    • Having learned that Tom Clarke has been receiving repeated phonecalls from a trailer registered to Danny Holding in Los Altos, California, Eric Crawford goes to investigate posing as Mr. Jones from the Census Bureau. Danny innocently tells Eric that his stepdaughter Lisa Clarke's father Jacob was Tom's brother, thereby revealing to the UFO project that Jacob's death was faked. Due to the limited Psychic Powers that she inherited from Jacob, Lisa gets a bad feeling about Eric as soon as she meets him. She calls Tom, who recognizes Eric from her description, and he tells her that she has to get out of there immediately for her own safety. (Taken)
  • September 3: After playing basketball with his friends in Madison, Wisconsin, Charlie Keys sees the image of the carny that frightened his father Jesse as a child and is abducted by the aliens. (Taken)
  • Before September 5: Jesse Keys dies. (Taken)
  • September 5:
    • With the help of her uncle Tom, Lisa Clarke rents an apartment in Seattle in order to hide from the UFO project. Tom tells her about the Crawfords and their long history with the Clarke family. (Taken)
    • After the funeral of his father Jesse in Milwaukee, Charlie Keys confesses to his mother Amelia that he has been abducted by aliens multiple times. He swears that he will fight them tooth and nail the next time that they come for him, even if it means that he will end up mentally disturbed like Jesse was. (Taken)
    • While visiting her parents' home in Ellsworth, Maine, Mary Crawford tells her mother Julie that she should leave Eric as he is thoughtless, insensitive and probably unfaithful. She also asks about her grandfather Owen, who died when she was only a week old. Julie admits that Owen always frightened her, even though he was nice to her, because he terrified Eric so much. (Taken)
  • September 6: Dr. Chet Wakeman tells Eric Crawford that, using the resources and money provided to the UFO project by the US government, they now have the capability to track everyone on Earth who has one of the alien implants in their frontal lobes. (Taken)
  • September 8:
    • The Chamber of Secrets is reopened more . (Harry Potter)
    • Lisa Clarke successfully auditions to become the drummer for a garage band in Seattle. After she returns to her apartment, she sees an image of the band's guitar player Tony and is abducted by the aliens. At the same time in Madison, Wisconsin, the windows of Charlie Keys' house are blown out and one of the aliens enters his living room. He is likewise abducted. Charlie and Lisa are forced into having sex in zero gravity aboard one of the alien ships. Their daughter Allie is conceived as a result. (Taken)
  • September 22: Sociopathic teenagers Beavis and Butthead play "frog baseball" with an unfortunate frog. (Beavis And Butthead: "Frog Baseball")
  • September 25: SCP-939-1 gives birth to a litter of six young, one of which is stillborn. Four of the living larvae are vivisected, and the last is retained for further study. (SCP Foundation)
  • September 28: Pakistani Airbus A-300 crashes into mountain at Kathmandu, with 167 fatalities. (Real Life)
  • September: Ryoko tracks down Tenchi Masaki to his school. Their fight destroys it and draws the attention of alien princess Ayeka. A prank by Ayeka's sister, Sasami, leads to the four of them crash landing near the shrine. (Tenchi Muyo!)
  • October 19: Alexa Pappadopolos and Simon Dexter are married. (Degrassi High)
  • October 20: Naomi, the principal of the elementary school where Charlie Keys teaches, pays a visit to his house as she is concerned about him. She is shocked when he greets her with a raised baseball bat. From all of the books and pamphlets on UFOs strewn around the house, Naomi realizes that Charlie believes that he has been abducted by aliens. She tries to convince him that it is all in his mind but he tells her that he is going to find evidence and prove that he isn't crazy. (Taken)
  • Late October: Will Navidson and Karen Green have married and gotten their lives back in order, though both bear scars. The family is now living in Vermont. (House of Leaves)
  • October 31:
  • October:
    • Ryo-Ohki is born. Ayeka discovers the tree Funaho and realizes her long lost brother Yosho is on Earth. (Tenchi Muyo!)
    • Marge Simpson stars in a musical production of A Streetcar Named Desire as Blanche Dubois. (The Simpsons: "A Streetcar Named Marge")
    • Homer Simpson starts up a snowplowing business as "Mr. Plow". (The Simpsons: "Mr. Plow")
  • October 30: Eric Draven and Shelley Webster are murdered by a criminal gang. (The Crow)
  • November 1: Having finally managed to track Lisa Clarke down to Seattle, the UFO project attempts to capture her. However, the aliens intervene. One of their ships appears overhead and generates an impenetrable beam of light around Lisa to protect her. (Taken)
  • November 2: Lisa Clarke learns from her uncle Tom that her late father Jacob was half-alien, meaning that she is one-quarter alien. Tom comments that she is very important to the aliens. After taking a home pregnancy test, Lisa realizes why. (Taken)
  • November 3:
  • November 15: Psychotic killer Joe Vickers is temporarily captured after receiving a severe beating from concerned citizens. (Psycho Cop Returns)
  • December 19: The Purge. more  Some time after this, Charles Widmore is exiled from the Island. (Lost)
  • December:
    • Mihoshi crash lands on Earth. (Tenchi Muyo!)
    • Word is spread and nuclear bombs begin to explode all over the Earth. It is swift and effective decision by the powers that be. Laser defensive systems are also used. Most people and apes assume it is war utterly destroying all life. But it was not. It was a master plan to save only those the governments felt fit. Major cities are destroyed, however, many surrounding areas remain somewhat livable. (Battle for the Planet of the Apes)
    • Kevin McCallister is separated from his Florida-bound family, when he catches the wrong plane and ends up in New York City. By chance, he once again encounters Harry and Marv, the "Wet Bandits" burglars, and is forced to trap them inside a vacant townhouse. (Home Alone 2: Lost in New York)
  • Devin Martin, a zombie, attacks campers Sharon Parsons and Patrick MacDonald. Martin and Parsons are killed, but MacDonald is infected with solanum and reaches Los Angeles. (The Zombie Survival Guide)
  • Two ancient monsters known as Mothra and Battra awaken to do battle with one another. Both monsters agree to join sides in order to stop Godzilla's wrath. (Godzilla and Mothra: The Battle for Earth)
  • Al Simmons becomes Spawn. (Spawn)
  • Brainiac takes over Warworld and invades Earth. (DC Comics)
  • Eclipso possesses various metahumans. (DC Comics)
  • The Avengers become involved in an interstellar war between the Kree and Shi'ar. (Marvel Comics)
  • The Magus creates evil twins of Earth's heroes in a bid for ultimate power. (Marvel Comics)
  • Jobe Smith subjected to intelligence-boosting experiments. (The Lawnmower Man)
  • Fairies defend their rainforest from the destruction spirit Hexxus, who was freed by humans. (FernGully: The Last Rainforest)
  • Teens uncover a frozen caveman in their backyard. (Encino Man)
  • The doodle Holli Would uses a cartoonist to break into the real world. (Cool World)
  • Gary King's gang (Andy Knightley, Steven Prince, Oliver "O-Man" Chamberlain, and Peter Page) stop calling him "The Fearless Leader". (The World's End)
  • Fading actress Madeline Ashton seeks out eternal youth. It doesn't work out as planned. (Death Becomes Her)
  • An attorney is forced to coach a peewee hockey team. (The Mighty Ducks)
  • Political instability allows the fascist Norsefire party to seize control of the British government. (V for Vendetta [comic])
  • Young Mr. Grace dies and leaves Millstone Manor to Mr. Humphries, Mrs. Slocombe, Miss Brahms, Cpt. Peacock, and Mr. Rumbold. (Are You Being Served?)
  • Momma's boy named Lionel mans up when confronted by swarm of zombies in New Zealand. (BrainDead)
  • Race-car driver is taken to the future against his will. (Freejack)
  • Khan Noonien Singh, a genetically-engineered superhuman, gains control of his nation. He is soon emulated by other "supermen" who seek political power over their own nations. While history evaluated them all as tyrants, Khan would be regarded as the best of them for not being particularly bloodthirsty. (Star Trek: The Original Series)
  • A criminal syndicate funds research into the creation of cyborg warriors under the guise of curing diseases like AIDS. One such victim is motorcycle racer Shin Kazamatsuri, who turns into a mutant grasshopper-man, and must fight off the organization while eluding the CIA, which thinks him a monster and seeks to destroy him. (Shin Kamen Rider: Prologue)
  • The Turtles are watching April O'Neil on the news when Krang is seen stealing the Statue of Liberty. They head first to a building under construction, then to a back alley, through the sewers, and finally, into the Technodrome. After they confront Shredder, he sends them into a time warp. After escaping the time warp, they defeat his Super form, and return the statue. (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time)
  • Duncan MacLeod and Tessa Noël's domestic bliss is interrupted by three unexpected visitors. The first is Richard "Richie" Ryan, a young burglar. The second is Slan Quince, a vicious immortal seeking Duncan's Quickening. The third is Connor MacLeod, Duncan's mentor. Duncan is drawn back into the Game and the modern-day adventures of the Highlander begin. (Highlander: The Series)
  • Connor MacLeod summons Duncan to New York City. During the visit, Connor's residence in New York is destroyed in an explosion. His adoptive daughter Rachel Ellenstein is killed in said explosion. Both events are orchestrated by Jacob Kell, an immortal who has a personal grudge against Connor. Connor volunteers to enter the Sanctuary, a secret Watcher operation where immortals unable to deal with their problems are kept sedated. (Highlander: Endgamenote )
  • Bud Bundy graduates high school. He starts attending Trumaine University. (Married... with Children)
  • The Bundies get a visit from cousins Zemus and Ida Mae Wanker. They soon leave and abandon their son Seven. Peggy decides to keep him as a surrogate son. (Married... with Children)
  • Jason Voorhees is blown to bits by the FBI. (Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday)
  • Two-year-old Adam Szalinski becomes a giant after an accident in his father Wayne's lab. (Honey, I Blew Up the Kid)
  • A new Slayer is activated in Mexico. (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • FBI agent Hobert is murdered by investigating Coburn Elementary School. (killer7)
  • Doctor Impossible unleashes his fourth Doomsday Device, The Grey Goo. (Soon I Will Be Invincible)
  • Professors Podkletnov and Nieminen of the University of Tampere in Finland discover a way to reduce the effects of gravity on mass, demonstrating a 0.2% reduction in weight. They are disrespected for their work and the results are hidden from the public. (X-Universe)
  • Gregarious Games' art department expands to more than just Kira Underwood. (Ready Player One)
  • In London, Hellboy investigates sightings connected to an Edward Stokes. (Hellboy: The Ghoul)
  • In Portugal, Hellboy is called in to investigate the unusual behavior of an artist, who had been sculpting a large statue he called "Moloch." (Hellboy: In the Chapel of Moloch)
  • Birth of Dana Cardinal. She would go on to be the longest-surviving intern of Night Vale Community Radio, and eventually the town's mayor. (Welcome to Night Vale)
  • Towa Kokonoe is born. (Tokyo Xanadu)
  • Roberta Needles is born. (Back to the Future Part II)
  • Greg Sumner and Anne Matheson are married. (Knots Landing)
  • Cassie Cage is born. She would grow up to become a member of U.S. Special Forces. (Mortal Kombat)
  • The book Chicago Mobs of the Twenties is published. (Star Trek: The Original Series)
  • There are major riots in Detroit. The Governor of Michigan sends in the National Guard. (Alien Nation)
  • In Eerie, Indiana, Marshall Teller is chosen as the seventh Harvest King so that he can be sacrificed to the werewolf Mr. Chaney in order to ensure 13 years of good luck and low taxes. However, Dash X prevents him from being eaten by hitting the werewolf over the head with a log. Mr. Radford later cures Mr. Chaney of his lycanthropy by shooting him in the foot with a silver bullet. (Eerie, Indiana)
  • Marshall Teller is transported to an Alternate Universe in which he is an actor named Omri Katz who plays the fictional character Marshall Teller in the NBC series Eerie, Indiana. (Eerie, Indiana)
  • In a possible future, the Flash Wally West is forced to go into Witness Protection under the name Michael Edwards after the crime boss Diogenes discovers his identity. Diogenes is a metahuman who has the ability to absorb all of a person's memories when he makes physical contact with them. Wally is joined in witness protection by his wife Bonnie Blackmon, whom he met when she alerted him of Diogenes' criminal activities. (Armageddon 2001)

     1993 
  • January 25: Birth of Marius Boltz, who would lead the off-planet colonies' independence movement from the Earth. This would be adopted as the epoch of the UC calendar. (UC 0001) (Irresponsible Captain Tylor)
  • January:
    • Scam artist Lyle Lanley convinces the people of Springfield to invest their unexpected windfall of $3 Million from Montgomery Burns being fined for illegal waste disposal in a monorail system. The monorail is a death trap, and just barely avoids a disaster with the unexpectedly quick thinking of conductor Homer Simpson. (The Simpsons: "Marge vs. the Monorail")
    • Shootout between gangs, zombies, and police in downtown Los Angeles. The body of Patrick MacDonald is identified in the aftermath. (The Zombie Survival Guide)
    • The Sailor Senshi all die in battle while defeating Queen Beryl; as a final wish, Sailor Moon wishes she could be a normal girl again. The Senshi are brought back to life with no memory of being heroes or knowing each other. (Sailor Moon)
  • February 2: Meteorologist Phil Connors gets stuck in a time loop. (Groundhog Day)
  • February 15: Jonah Bevan is born. (Torchwood)
  • February:
    • Surviving zombies cause another outbreak, this time in east LA. (The Zombie Survival Guide)
    • Kagato arrives on Earth. Tenchi's grandfather reveals himself as Yosho. Tsunami appears to save Tenchi's life. Tenchi first uses his power to kill Kagato, also saving the eccentric scientist Washu (Tenchi Muyo!)
  • March 6: Colin Miller is murdered in Philadelphia. (Cold Case)
  • March 9: Adam Jensen is born. (Deus Ex: Human Revolution)
  • March:
    • Two mysterious ailen beings appear and start collecting energy from humans; the Sailor Senshi reform to fight them. (Sailor Moon)
    • Ayeka's ship Ryu-Oh is resurrected. The Masaki home is destroyed by a crash-landing Mihoshi. (Tenchi Muyo!)
  • April 6: By comparing data on alien abductions and backtracking Lisa Clarke's conception date, the UFO project determines that Charlie Keys is the father of Lisa's unborn child. (Taken)
  • April 7: In Seattle, Lisa Clarke gets a surprise visit from her mother Carol and best friend Nina Toth. She tells them that an alien ship prevented her from being taken by the UFO project. (Taken)
  • April 19: US tanks are withdrawn from Waco, Texas. (Chrononauts)
  • April:
    • Washu's past as a mother is revealed. Sasami reveals herself as a vessel for Tsunami, though Tsunami reassures that Sasami isn't dead. Ryo-Ohki gains a human body. Dr. Clay attacks. (Tenchi Muyo!)
    • The Navidson Record first appears in cinemas. Whalestoe Institute closes. (House of Leaves)
  • May 7: Three Nazi agents awaken from suspended animation after 49 years and witness Superman in action. (Lois & Clark)
  • May 23: Lily Moore disappears. (The 4400)
  • May 25:
  • May 29: Harry Potter kills the Basilisk and destroys the Diary of Tom Riddle with its fang. spoilers  (Harry Potter)
  • May: Ayeka and Sasami's family comes to visit. (Tenchi Muyo!)
  • April-May: Eric and Julie Crawford divorce after 24 years of marriage. (Taken)
  • June 1: Dr. Chet Wakeman tells Eric Crawford that they have been no sightings of alien ships for six weeks. He believes that it is the calm before the storm. (Taken)
  • June 7: As strange lights appear in the sky over Seattle, Lisa Clarke goes into labor. (Taken)
  • June 8:
    • Thousands of the aliens' energy signatures coalesce to form one giant signature which approaches Seattle. Lisa Clarke suffers severe complications in her pregnancy. She begins to bleed profusely and dies in the delivery room. However, the room is swathed in a blinding light. Lisa is brought back to life and gives birth to a perfectly healthy girl. The giant energy signature immediately disappears. Lisa names her baby Allie. (Taken)
    • In Madison, Wisconsin, Charlie Keys has a nosebleed and the implant formerly located in his frontal lobe falls out, signifying that he is of no further use to the aliens. (Taken)
  • June 9: Eric Crawford shows his daughter Mary the artifact found at the Roswell crashsite that his father Owen left him and invites her to join him at the UFO project so that she can continue the family legacy. That night, Mary and Dr. Chet Wakeman have sex, something which they have both wanted to do since she was thirteen. (Taken)
  • June 11: The power fails on the Costa Rican island of Isla Nublar, allowing cloned dinosaurs to escape their pens. Three people are killed over the following 24 hours. (Jurassic Park)
  • June 23: Current Slayer is killed in Tijuana by a Congara demon. India Cohen becomes the Slayer. (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • June:
    • The Sailor Senshi defeat Ali and An, shortly after that a little girl from the future known as Chibi-Usa arrives looking for the Senshi's help. (Sailor Moon)
    • Nicholas Angel graduates from Canterbury University with a double first in Politics and Sociology. He starts at Hendon College of Police Training shortly afterwards. (Hot Fuzz)
    • Zack Morris, Kelly Kapowski, A.C. Slater, Jessie Spano, Samuel "Screech" Powers and Lisa Turtle graduate from Bayside High School. (Saved by the Bell)
  • Late July: Unknown parties commit multiple murders at historic DeFoe Manor in rural England before burning the house to the ground. The crimes remain unsolved. (Chzo Mythos)
  • August 16: At the Explorer's Club in New York, Hellboy is being shown a number of antiques brought over from Africa, when one of the mummies begin to speak to him. (Hellboy: Makoma)
  • August: Veronica Loughran and Dante Hicks start dating. (Clerks)
  • September 1:
    • Harry Potter begins his third year at Hogwarts. (Harry Potter)
    • Veronica Loughran transfers from Seton Hall to Monmouth State to be closer to Dante Hicks. She still hangs out with her friend Sylvan (possibly Sylvan Derris, sister to Rick Derris), on the weekends. (Clerks)
  • September 12: Jefferson "Jax" Jackson is born. (Legends of Tomorrow)
  • September:
  • October 30: Eric Draven is resurrected to avenge his and Shelley Webster's murder. (The Crow)
  • October 31: The Sanderson sisters are resurrected and run amok in Salem. (Hocus Pocus)
  • October:
    • Sideshow Bob is released from prison on parole and immediately plans to kill Bart Simpson in revenge. The Simpson family is placed in witness protection on a houseboat at Terror Lake but Bob follows them. He is defeated when Bart tricks him into performing the entire musical score from H.M.S. Pinafore, delaying him long enough for the police to find them. (The Simpsons: "Cape Feare")
    • Homer Simpson attends Springfield University to get a degree in nuclear physics. (The Simpsons: "Homer Goes to College")
  • December 1: Abigail Watson disappears. (The 4400)
  • December 2: Donald Maltman disappears. (The 4400)
  • December 9: Sandra Jonson disappears. (The 4400)
  • December: Montgomery Burns opens the Monty Burns Casino. Marge Simpson becomes addicted to gambling. (The Simpsons: "$pringfield")
  • Serendipity, who, as a muse, was responsible for inspiring 19 of the top 20 grossing films of all timenote , as well as the Bible, quits her job. She goes down to Earth but suffers from writer's block and has to become a stripper to make ends meet. (Dogma)
  • Scientists build a robotic counterpart Godzilla using the technology used to build Mecha-King Ghidorah. The robot, dubbed Mechagodzilla, is proven effective against Godzilla. Meanwhile, a large mutant Pteranodon known as Rodan appears. Godzilla Jr. is born. (Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II)
  • Astronauts free Rita Repulsa, her war against Zordon resumes, with Zordon drafting human teenagers to serve as his soldiers. (Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers)
  • Superman is slain in battle with Doomsday. Four new Supermen arise in his place. (DC Comics)
  • Batman's back is broken by Bane.more  The mantle of Batman is transferred to Azrael. more  (DC Comics)
  • Mario Mario and Luigi Mario defeat Koopa's plans to invade Earth. (Super Mario Bros. (1993 film))
  • Big Bang in the city of Dakota; numerous superhumans emerge from the event. Virgil Hawkins becomes Static. (Milestone Comics)
  • Alien parasites invade Earth. (DC Comics)
  • The Goddess recruits Earth heroes in a crusade against evil. (Marvel Comics)
  • Carnage and company wreak havoc in New York City, opposed by Spider-Man and friends. (Marvel Comics)
  • Irene Butterman dies.details  The death is attributed to a car accident. (Hot Fuzz)
  • Detective Tim Bayliss assigned to Lt. Giardello's homicide unit in Baltimore. (Homicide: Life on the Street)
  • Walker, Texas Ranger, fights crime. (Walker, Texas Ranger)
  • FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully investigate weird events. (The X-Files)
  • An evil leprechaun escapes imprisonment and hunts for his gold. (Leprechaun)
  • A magic ticket lets a boy meet his action-movie hero Jack Slater. (Last Action Hero)
  • Jefferson Reed becomes Meteor Man. (The Meteor Man)
  • Vermont enacts the first Organ Bank Laws to freeze criminals for crimes. (Known Space)
  • Wellman Santee kills a shitload of Chinese criminals inside a warehouse. (Army of One)
  • The nascent Rossum Corporation creates its first Doll. (Dollhouse)
  • The Eugenic Wars begin on Earth when a group of genetically engineered "supermen" emulate Khan Noonien Singh by simultaneously seizing power in over 40 nations. They then all declare war on each other; with over 40 nations warring against each other, the Wars have a devastating impact on Earth. (Star Trek: The Original Series)
  • The alien Crisis Empire comes to Earth, intent on conquering the planet. They offer Kotaro Minami (Kamen Rider Black) the chance to join him; when he refuses, throw him into space, where the sun's radiation alters his damaged King Stone into the Sun Stone, giving him completely new powers and abilities. Taking up the name Black RX, Kotaro fights Crisis, as well as his brother Shadow Moon, still brainwashed and now working for the aliensnote . (Kamen Rider BLACK RX)
  • Mad scientist Dr. Mochizuki attempts to create the ultimate lifeform, which he dubs the Neo-Organism. Mamoru Aso, Mochizuki's assistant, is the unwitting guinea pig for these experiments, which gives him the ability to transform into the armored warrior ZO and allows him to fight the Neo-Organism and its spawn Doras. (Kamen Rider ZO)
  • Teens venture into woods and encounter pot farmers and giant ticks mutated by herbal steroids. (Ticks)
  • Lynn Horton graduates with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Duncan MacLeod crashes her graduation party to confront her father, James. (Highlander: The Series)
  • Seven Wanker vanishes off the face of the Earth. Kelly Bundy would later recall his Face on a Milk Carton. (Married... with Children)
  • Joel Robinson escapes from the Satellite of Love using an escape pod hidden in a box of Hamdingers. Dr. Forrester and TV's Frank use temp worker Mike Nelson as a replacement test subject. (Mystery Science Theater 3000: Mitchell)
  • The Warner siblings finally escape their tower, and wreak their unique brand of havoc (plus star alongside Slappy Squirrel, Pinky and the Brain, and others in a popular FOX/The WB animated series). (Animaniacs)
  • A deadly chlorine gas leak occurs in Dapplewood forest. Three young rodents team up to find a cure for their friend who breathed the gas and was put into a coma, while humans conduct a clean-up of the area (much to the surprise of the forest creatures who mistook them for bastards). (Once Upon a Forest)
  • Dante Hicks cancels his plans after being called to work at Quick Stop, despite the fact that he's not even supposed to be there that day. (Clerks)
  • Zagor returns from the dead, killed by a brave hero. (Return to Firetop Mountain)
  • Malbordus attempts to acquire the dragon artifacts from the lost city of Vatos. (Temple of Terror)
  • The eldest child of Queen Perriel and King Alexandros of Vrymona undertakes a mission to destroy the Lizardman army. (Battleblade Warrior)
  • The world has completely recovered from the 1990 floods, and nobody ever mentions them again. (Disaster 1990!)
  • Baxter Stockman escapes from incarceration and transplants his brain into a robot body in a bid for revenge against April O'Neil. His body is eventually destroyed, and he is presumed deceased. (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • After forgetting about his school play, Hal Nolastname promises to take Francis on a motorbike ride when he turns 21. (Malcolm in the Middle)
  • Michael Jordan announces he is retiring from professional basketball to play minor league baseball, following the murder of his father. (Real Life and Space Jam)
  • A toxic gas leak occurs at an E Corp facility in Washington Township, New Jersey, leading to 26 employees dying of leukemia in the next two years, including Edward Alderson, whose son would go on to found F Society. (Mr. Robot)
  • SCP-173 moved to Site 19 (SCP Foundation)
  • The Extraterrestrial Combat Unit, or XCOM, is outlined in secret planning sessions between what will become a Council of Nations. Though the threat of an alien attacker is only theoretical at this point, the agreed-upon defensive preparations are carried out by the associated nations. The XCOM project will remain dormant for over two decades. (XCOM: Enemy Unknown)
  • There is a British unmanned mission to The Moon. (Moonbase 3)
  • In an Alternate Universe, Lois Lane disappears while on assignment in the Congo. (Lois & Clark)
  • A group of American action heroes including Rambro, Brommando, B.A. Broracus, and MacBrover travel around the world and defeat terrorists and aliens. more  (Broforce)
  • Marla Conderini is born. (Star Cops)
  • Lena Luthor is born. (Supergirl (2015))
  • The Federal Conformity Act 1993 is passed. (Night Gallery)
  • A family move into a cabin in a forest haunted by zombie children. (Wicked Little Things)

     1994 
  • January 15: In Japan, Dr. Alexandra Johnson excavates the cave of Nakano in Japan, resurrecting the immortals Kane, Khabul Khan, and Senghi Khan. They missed the Gathering but nothing stops them from seeking the Prize. (Highlander III: The Sorcererjustification )
  • January:
    • Silent Bob, unable to deal with his girlfriend Amy's sexual history, breaks up with her. (Chasing Amy)
    • Tricia Jones begins research for her book Borgasm after Pendant Publishing gives her a twenty-thousand dollar advance based on her sample chapter. The research includes her having sex with Silent Bob, who has a voracious reaction to post-coital voiding; a late night sexual meeting with Randal Graves at RST video, which ends with Randal calling out his friend Dante's name as he climaxes; and sex with over fifty other men. (Mallrats novelization)
  • February:
    • A construction worker is offered a job reshingling the house of gangster Dominick "Baby Face" Bambino, but declines the job based on personal politics. A friend of his does the job for him instead and gets killed when the Foresci family puts a hit out on "Baby Face." (Clerks)
    • Homer Simpson is sent into space as part of a NASA program to attract civilian attention to the space program. Their initial candidate was Barney Gumble until he suffered a massive alcoholism relapse during training, despite only drinking non-alcoholic champagne. (The Simpsons: "Deep Space Homer")
  • March 13: Gary Wallace and Wyatt Donnelly use a computer to create their dream woman Lisa. (Weird Science)
  • March 17: Another evil leprechaun causes havoc, this time during a search for a bride. (Leprechaun 2)
  • March 21: Mikado Ryugamine is born. (Durarara!!)
  • March 25-31: At some point during this week, Caitlin Bree calls Alyssa Jones to tell her about her wedding. (Clerks: The Lost Scene)
  • March 20 - April 20: Rani Chandra is born. (The Sarah Jane Adventures)
  • March: Zombified illegal immigrants cause a zombie outbreak in San Pedro. (The Zombie Survival Guide)
  • Spring (Original Timeline): Mihoshi sends a letter to her brother Misao, but it's intercepted by Z and modified. Tenchi meets his sister Tenyo for the first time in 14 years. Lady Seto arrives to announce Tenchi's engagement to her daughter Noike (Tenchi Muyo!)
  • Spring (New Timeline): Mihoshi sends a letter to her brother Misao, but is intercepted by Noike and modified. All over events from previous timeline occur. (Tenchi Muyo!)
  • April 1-7:
    • Willam Black becomes obsessed with seeing a hidden magic eye picture. He will not be able to see it until at least mid-May 1996. (Mallrats)
    • Brodie Bruce farts while receiving fellatio from Rene Mosier. (Mallrats)
  • April 13:
    • T.S. Quint tells Julie Dwyer that she will look "10 pounds fatter" when she appears on Jared Svenning's "Truth or Date" game show the following day. She panics and spends the night doing laps in the YMCA pool, which causes an embolism to pop in her brain and kill her. (Mallrats, Clerks, Clerks: The Lost Scene)
    • Randal Graves calls the police on Jay and Silent Bob for loitering outside RST video, so they leave to smoke pot with a dog belonging to Walt Flanagan. The dog, while high, chases the two of them all night, not calming down until dawn. Jay and Silent Bob then head to Eden Prairie Mall. (Oni Double Feature #1)
    • During this time, Steve-Dave and Walt Flanagan were practicing strip comic trivia. (Oni Double Feature #1)
    • Shannon Hamilton has anal sex with Tricia Jones, and the encounter is video-taped. (Mallrats)
  • April 14:
    • Brandi Svenning dumps T.S Quint to go on her father's game show, "Truth Or Date". Rene Mosier dumps Brodie Bruce and starts dating Shannon Hamilton for revenge. The two boys go to Eden Prairie Mall and enlist Jay and Silent Bob's help in shutting down the production of "Truth Or Date", and when this fails, T.S. Quint and Brodie Bruce replace two of the contestants on the show. In the end, T.S. and Brandi get back together, Shannon Hamilton is imprisoned for statutory rape after his sex tape with Tricia Jones is broadcast, and Brodie and Rene get back together. "Truth Or Date" is cancelled, and Brodie Bruce becomes the new host of the Tonight Show, with Rene as his band leader. (Mallrats)
    • After work, Dante Hicks has a phone conversation with Caitlin Bree between 2:30 and 3 am. Caitlin's mother calls later that morning to inform her that she has placed a wedding announcement for Caitlin and Sang in the paper. Caitlin hops on a train to Red Bank to put Dante Hicks at ease. (Clerks)
  • April:
  • May 5: A hologram of a Jjaro diplomat appears before President Clinton and five senior military staff, warning of unnamed awakening 'God' beneath a strange pyramid on the Yucatan Peninsula. (Pathways into Darkness)
  • May 8: American special forces team are air-dropped over the Yucatan Peninsula and enter the Sleeping God's pyramid. (Pathways into Darkness)
  • May 11:
    • Hellboy, along with agents Liz Sherman and Abe Sapien, venture into Cavendish Hall in New York to find Trevor Bruttenholm's murderer. In the process they come across Grigori Rasputin, who seeks to use Sherman in an effort to revive Sadu-Hem, a child of the Ogdru Jahad. (Hellboy: The Seed of Destruction)
    • Philippa Bynes disappears. (The 4400)
  • May 13:
  • June 4: Kate Lange is murdered in Philadelphia. (Cold Case)
  • June 5: Clyde Langer is born. (The Sarah Jane Adventures)
  • June 6: Franz Hopper's work on the supercomputer is complete. (Code Lyoko)
  • June 13: Seiji Yagiri is born. (Durarara!!)
  • June 19: Kida Masaomi is born. (Durarara!!)
  • Summer: Junior high friends Mud, Gaby, Zack, and Trish, all tired of going to camp every summer, conspire with a former teacher named Dennis Van Welker to rent an old rural campground, con their parents, and spend the summer goofing off. A bunch of their friends join them. (Camp Nowhere)
  • Summer (Original Timeline): Misao arrives on Earth with the battleship Chobimaru, seeking to rescue Mihoshi. Ryoko, Ayeka, Washu and Sasami defeat the attacking forces. Z activates Chobimaru's weapon and destroys part of the Earth to draw out Tenchi, leading to a massive fight that reveals Tenchi's true power note . Washu reveals her goddess self and the goddess Tokimi repents for the actions she caused. Washu, Tsunami and Tokimi reset the universe to prevent Z's actions from happening again. (Tenchi Muyo!)
  • Summer (New Timeline): Misao arrives on Earth with the battleship Chobimaru, seeking to rescue Mihoshi. Ryoko, Ayeka, Washu and Sasami defeat the attacking forces. Noike activates Chobimaru's weapon, but Tenchi stops it with his newly-grown power. Misao and his grandfather are punished for their actions. (Tenchi Muyo!)
  • September 1: Harry Potter begins his fourth year at Hogwarts. (Harry Potter)
  • September 13:
  • September 27:
  • September:
    • Cory Matthews, Shawn Hunter and Topanga Lawrence begin attending John Adams High School. (Boy Meets World)
    • Terminally ill reporter Phil Sheldon embarks on an investigation of post-superhuman United States under the control of the despotic President X. Among his interview subjects are the dying survivors of a Kree invasion force, now kept locked up in an internment camp, suffering from severe radiation poisoning, the crippled and maddened mutants kept locked up in asylums after becoming hideously deformed by their powers, prison warden Wilson Fisk, and a heroin addict named Rick Jones who was an associate of the now horribly mutated Bruce Banner. Sheldon's efforts to make sense of the world are for nought, and he dies in the street, with his notes carried away by the wind. (Marvel: Ruins)
  • October 4: A clan of Scottish gargoyles awaken on Castle Wyvern after David Xanatos moves the castle atop his Manhattan skyscraper. (Gargoyles)
  • October 20: Film students Heather Donahue, Josh Leonard and Mike Williams arrive in Burkittsville, Maryland to film their documentary about the legend of the Blair Witch Elly Kedward. They interview various locals. (The Blair Witch Project)
  • October 21-23: Heather Donahue, Josh Leonard and Mike Williams drive to the Black Hills. The events seen in the recovered footage occur as the students get lost after Josh throws the map into the creek. They are haunted by an unseen presence, walk in a mass circle and slowly become irritable and insane. Josh disappears on October 22. A day later, Heather and Mike follow his screams to a ruined house. Inside it, they find the walls covered in bloody handprints. Their footage ends that night after Heather finds Mike in the basement and drops the camera, having apparently been struck. (The Blair Witch Project)
  • October 25: The Burkittsville police discover Joshua Leonard's car outside the Black Hills. (The Blair Witch Project)
  • October 26-November 5: The Maryland State Police search for the missing students Heather Donahue, Josh Leonard and Mike Williams for eleven days without success. (The Blair Witch Project)
  • October 31: Anri Sonohara is born. (Durarara!!)
  • Fall: Tenchi Masaki learns the truth of his mother's passing, accepts it and gives his blessing to allow his father Noboyuki to remarry. Tokimi attends the wedding and decides to stay with the others. (Tenchi Muyo!)
  • December 24: Scott Calvin accidentally becomes the new Santa Claus. (The Santa Clause)
  • Lord Zedd takes Rita's place putting Earth under siege, putting her back in the dumpster. (Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers)
  • Coast City is destroyed by the Cyborg Superman. The real Superman returns from the dead and defeats him. The destruction of Coast City drives Hal Jordan to become be possessed by Parallax and destroy the Green Lantern Corps. (DC Comics)
  • Heroes from Metropolis and Dakota cross universes to meet. (DC Comics, Milestone Comics)
  • History is nearly reshaped by Extant more , but the universe is instead reset free of outside interference. (DC Comics)
  • Jay Sherman critiques movies. (The Critic)
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police constable Benton Fraser travels to Chicago to investigate his father's murder. (Due South)
  • The emergency room in County General Hospital in Chicago helps patients. (ER)
  • The angel Monica brings hope and help to troubled mortals. (Touched by an Angel)
  • Teenager Alex Mack gets superpowers. (The Secret World of Alex Mack)
  • Ace Ventura searches for a kidnapped dolphin. (Ace Ventura: Pet Detective)
  • Time Enforcement Commission created to regulate Time Travel. (Timecop)
  • Actress Heather Langenkamp faces the pure evil in the form of fictional villain Freddy Krueger. (Wes Craven's New Nightmare)
  • Allied Nations commander William F. Guile battles General M. Bison. (Street Fighter)
  • A runaway planet passes between the Earth and the Moon, causing worldwide disasters and destroying human civilization. (Thundarr the Barbarian)
  • After running away from her wedding, Rachel Green meets her old schoolmate, Monica Geller, and becomes her roommate. (Friends)
  • Harry Tasker tells the truth about his work to his wife and is able to save his marriage. (True Lies)
  • (estimated) Maria Jackson born. (The Sarah Jane Adventures)
  • A satellite is placed in orbit as a storage facility for bodies stored in cryonic suspension. The satellite would eventually drift out of orbit and get lost in space. It was next located in 2364. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Mika Harima is born. (Durarara!!)
  • Reporter Koji Segawa is killed protecting his sister from the alien Fog Mother, but is revived by the spirits of the Earth as Kamen Rider J to protect the planet and her children from Fog Mother. (Kamen Rider J)
  • Astronaut Mitsuaki Gamo steals the experimental Zodiarts Switches from an Over Space Technology Organization (OSTO) base on the Moon, destroying most of the whole base in the process. (Kamen Rider Fourze)
  • Sarah Connor is placed in a mental institution after trying to warn the world of the imminent rise of SkyNet. John is placed in the care of Todd and Janelle Voight. (Terminator 2: Judgment Day)
  • A US government investigation into defence contractors reveals extensive ties to the Brotherhood of Nod. (Command & Conquer: Tiberian Dawn)
  • The Tick competes in the yearly National Superhero Institute's contest for territory distribution, and is given The City as his to protect. He meets his sidekick Arthur, a former accountant, and makes a name for himself by foiling the plot of the Idea Men, a band of robbers and extortionists who plotted to destroy The City's dam. Soon after, he foils crimelord Chairface Chippendales plot to write his name on the moon with a giant laser. (The Tick)
  • Namie Yagiri's parents are held responsible for a major failure in the company and are demoted. (Durarara!!)
  • Namie Yagiri develops a crush on Seiji Yagiri. (Durarara!!)
  • Birth of Dewey to Hal and Lois Nolastname. (Malcolm in the Middle)
  • In the town of Griart, Hellboy and agent Kate Corrgian investigate the mass murder of the entire population by some beast. (Hellboy: The Wolves of Saint August)
  • Birth of Ichigo Yamazaki and Hazuki. (Cell Phone Love Letter)
  • Rokuro Okajima begins working for the Lagoon Company, and becomes known as Rock. (Black Lagoon Justification 
  • Allison Morris is murdered by Jerome Horowitz. (The Outer Limits (1995))
  • Timothy Worthy is born. (The Outer Limits (1995))
  • Major General George Hammond's wife dies of cancer. (Stargate SG-1)
  • On Earth-X, Adolf Hitler dies. (Arrow)

    Early to mid 1990s 
  • Estimated birth of Q-Bee/Queen Bee, the monarch of a race of Bee People. (Darkstalkersjustification )
  • Earliest known activities of Shadowlaw creation Seth/Number 15. He would go on to serve as leader of the weapons division of the organization and eventually attempt to gain his independence. (Street Fighter IV)
  • Beatrice Whaley, John Mulligan, Benjamin Cato, Yvette Howe, and Elizabeth Winters are born. (The Dreamer)
  • The poorly prepared British government bunkers gradually fail, leaving only one known functional bunker in the UK, facing dwindling food supplies. In an act of desperation, medical officer Margaret kills every other survivor in the bunker except herself and her son using a toxic gas in the ventilation system. John helps her hide the bodies in a freezer, then represses all memory of the incident due to trauma. (The Bunker)
  • Sometime after 1990: The Bronx Warriors, another Mega-Corp decides to remove the Bronx's entire population under pain of death. An activist unites with various gang leaders in the area to stop this. (Escape 2000)
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