[Electrical Technologies / Informatics] - Events in Japan [1980 - 1989]

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Year Events
1980
Became top the world in car production.
1980
Manzai (stand up comedy) boom occurred.
1981
Kobe Port Island Exhibition so-called "Portopia '81" was opened in Kobe.
1981
Meteorological Satellite, Himawari 2, was launched.
1982
Wide-scale hotel fire broke out at Hotel New Japan.
1982
Tohoku Shinkansen line and Joetsu Shinkansen line was opened.
1984
Glico-Morinaga extortion case occurred.
1985
World science exposition opened in Tsukuba City.
1985
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation was privatized and NTT was inaugurated.
1985
Japan Airlines' airplane crashed into the Osutaka mountain.
1985
Nintendo boomed.
1986
Law on equal jop opportunities for men and women was enforced.
1986
Volcano Mihara-yama erupted after an interval of 209 years.
1987
The Japanese National Railways was privatized and split up, and JR was inaugurated.
1987
Susumu Tonegawa received the Nobel Prize in Medicine.
1988
Recruit Cosmos shares-for-influence scandal became a political issue.
1988
Long undersea tunnel "Seikan tunnel"connecting Hokkaido and Honshu was inaugurated.
1988
First-ever roofed baseball studium "Tokyo Dome" was completed.
1988
Seto Bridge connecting Honshu and Shikoku was opened to traffic.
1989
Showa Emperor died.
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