How Well Do You Remember These 90s Headlines?
In 1990, October 3rd was declared a day of unity in this country, formerly divided by both politics and a really big wall.
- Austria and Hungary
- North and South Vietnam
- East and West Germany
- North and South Dakota
On September 24, 1991, this Nirvana record was released, sparking a worldwide embrace of the flannel-shirt-chin-beard-beanie "revolution" called Grunge.
- Ultramega OK
- Superfuzz Bigmuff
On June 23, 1992, this "Teflon Don” was finally convicted and sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Gambino boss Paul “Big Paulie” Castellano.
- John Gotti
- Vincent "The Chin" Gigante
- Aniello “Mr. Neil” Dellacroce
- Anthony “Gaspipe” Casso
On September 25, 1993, a Blackhawk helicopter was shot down with an RPG in this Somali capital.
- Cape Town
On June 17, 1994, Domino’s Pizza reported a huge spike in pizza deliveries – ironically, rivaling a Super Bowl Sunday - due to what event?
- Rolling blackouts nationwide
- Massive flooding in the Midwest
- The O.J. Simpson Bronco chase
- The Northridge Earthquake
Although not official until 2013, in 1995, Mississippi finally ratified the 13th Amendment, becoming the last US state to abolish what?
- Oddly, Alabama football
On April 3, 1996, Ted Kaczynski was arrested in a Montana cabin on suspicion of being who?
- Russian spy Nikita Koloff
- The Unabomber
- FBI fugitive D.B. Cooper
- The only person who thought "Chasing Amy" didn't suck
In 1997, popular comedian Ellen DeGeneres came out as a lesbian on which show?
- "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno"
- "The Phil Donahue Show"
- "The Oprah Winfrey Show"
- "Saturday Night Live"
On January 17, 1998, The Drudge Report dropped a political bombshell when it revealed that President Bill Clinton might have had "sexual relations" with this woman in the Oval Office.
- Paula Jones
- Monica Lewinsky
- Gennifer Flowers
- Markie Post
Bada bing! On January 10, 1999, this groundbreaking show made its debut on HBO.
- "Curb Your Enthusiasm"
- "The Wire"
- "The Sopranos"