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aug 1, 1991 - AIDS, don't let it happen.

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The South African Department of Health commissions an advertising agency to develop an advertising campaign. The agency incorporates a yellow hand and the slogan “AIDS, don't let it happen”.

The ‘Red Ribbon’ is introduced as the International symbol of Aids awareness at the Tony Awards by Broadway Cares, Equity Fight Aids and Visual Aids.
*Death of Freddy Mercury, lead singer with rock group Queen.
*US basketball star Earvin "Magic" Johnson announces he has HIV

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aug 1, 1991
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~ 32 years ago

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