Last Time Unemployment Was This High It Was A Pretty Good Year For Miami
- The Miami Hurricanes won their first NCAA Division 1-A football championship, kicking off their run as "team of the 80's."
- The Miami Dolphins meanwhile drafted a quarterback known as Dan Marino, and finished first in the AFC East, four games ahead of the second place Patriots.
- A movie called Scarface debuted, becoming a touchstone in Miami culture.
- Christo and Jeanne-Claude completed their work on "Surrounded Islands" foreshadowing Miami's emergence years later as an art city to take seriously.
So maybe you don't have a job right now. Things much bigger, and much more important than your individual needs happened the last time we were in this mess, so cheer up, eh?