February 1997: Dave Golonski is re-elected during Burbank’s primary election, having received 6,069 out of 9,153 ballots cast.
June 1997: The first Harry Potter novel, written by J.K. Rowling, is released, launching the seven-book series.
January 1998: News breaks of the Monica Lewinsky sex scandal.
April 2001: Golonski is re-elected during the general election with 5,733 out of 11,165 votes.
September 2001: Nearly 3,000 people are killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
February 2004: Mark Zuckerberg launches Facebook.
April 2005: Golonski is re-elected during the general election with 5,429 votes.
August 2005: Hurricane Katrina strikes the Gulf Coast.
June 2007: Apple releases the first iPhone.
November 2008: Barack Obama is elected president of the United States.
April 2009: Golonski is re-elected during the general election, with 5,711 out of 11,889 votes.
June 2009: Michael Jackson, the “King of Pop,” dies.
April 2011: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Kate Middleton tie the knot.
August 2012: The NASA rover Curiosity lands on Mars.