We all loved the 90s and 1990 was the start of it all. For fun facts, history, and a whole lot of reminiscing, here you go!
- Fresh Prince of Bel-Aire
- The Simpsons
- Full House
- Beverly Hills, 90210
- Law and Order
- The Cosby Show
- The Wonder Years
- Saved by the Bell
- Family Matters
- The Golden Girls
- Home Alone
- Pretty Woman
- Edward Scissorhands
- Back to the Future III
- Die Hard 2
- Kindergarten Cop
- RocoCop 2
- Rocky 5
- The Handmaid’s Tale
- Jetsons: The Movie
People That Were Born in 1990
- Jennifer Lawrence
- Jonathan Lipnicki
- Sarah Hyland
- Emma Watson
- Sean Kingston
- Soulja Boy
- Chris Colfer
- The world population in 1990 was just over 5.2 billion. The United States alone had almost 250 million at the time.
- Nelson Mandela was released from prison after 28 years.
- Industrialized countries agreed to stop dumping waste into the oceans of the world.
- A Formal Ban on the Trade of Ivory was introduced.
- The demolition of the Berlin Wall began in June 1990.
- The ESA/NASA launched the space probe, Ulysses.
- The Leaning Tower of Pisa was closed to visitors for the first time due to fears of it falling over.
- In 1990, you could get a loaf of bread ($.70,) a pound of bacon, and a dozen eggs for under $5. What a steal for breakfast.
- 70% of Americans live in the city.
- The space shuttle Discovery launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, with the Hubble Space Telescope on board.
- General Motors introduced the Saturn line of cars in 1990.
- The Simpsons premiered on Fox. (This is the longest running animated series on tv.)
- A nintendo game boy cost $89.97 in 1990.George H. W. Bush was Time Magazine’s Man of the Year.
What was your favorite part about 1990? Do you wish we could just return to the 90s sometimes?