September 30th, 2013
11:09 AM ET
8 years ago

The Macarena, mullets and 15 other things going on during the last shutdowns

(CNN) - During the last government shutdowns — in November 1995 and again the following December and January — then-Rep. John Boehner didn't have to sneak smokes in the Capitol and University of Chicago law lecturer Barack Obama was apparently not yet afraid of his wife and hadn't quit the habit.

Here are 17 other things that were happening then:

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