— Albert Gore Jr. is born in Washington, D.C. His father wasa U.S. senator from Tennessee, Albert Gore Sr.
— Military service as a private in Vietnam.
— Marries Tipper Gore. They would have four children: Karenna, Kristin, Sarah and Albert Arnold Gore III.
— Elected to the House of Representatives from Tennessee.
— Elected to the U.S. Senate from Tennessee.
— He runs for president but loses the Democratic nomination to Michael Dukakis.
— Elected vice president of the United States. Bill Clinton is elected president.
— Gore and Clinton re-elected.
— Runs for president, loses in a contested election to George W. Bush when the Supreme Court allows the vote certification in Florida to stand, giving Bush the necessary electoral votes to become president.
— “An Inconvenient Truth” is released to critical acclaim and strong box office returns.
— “An Inconvenient Truth” wins the Oscar for best documentary. Al Gore wins the Nobel Peace Prize.
— Al and Tipper Gore announce their separation.
— Al Gore participates in the talks that result in the Paris agreement on climate change.
Aug— “An Inconvenient Sequel” is released in San Francisco.