Saturday, October 31, 2009

~Flashback 1990~

US GDP (1998 dollars): $5,743.80 billion
Federal spending: $1252.52 billion
Federal debt: $3206.6 billion
Median Household Income
(current dollars):
Consumer Price Index: 130.7
Unemployment: 5.6%
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.25

  • The X rating is replaced by NC-17 (no children under 17).
  • Ninety-nine percent of U.S. households have at least one radio, with the average owning five.
  • The Simpsons debuts on Fox and becomes an instant hit.
  • Euro dance band Milli Vanilli admits to lip-synching hits such as "Girl You Know Its True," and has its Grammy award revoked.
  • Seinfeld debuts on NBC.
  • Entertainment Weekly hits newsstands.
Dances with Wolves, GoodFellas, Henry and June, Reversal of Fortune



Arielle said...

I love your flashback posts :-)

Wall-to-wall books said...

Hi Missy!
Wow, great year!
"Dances with Wolves" just happens to be my ALL TIME FAVORITE movie!!!!!
I don't know if you remember from my blog but Kevin is my FAVORITE actor, I love him. If anybody out there has not seen this movie yet, you must!!
Thank you for that flashback, I am gonna go watch Dances w/ wolves now.

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Believe it or not, I think we have that first copy of Entertainment Weekly...

Love the new blog look!

LuAnn said...

I just adored George Michael!

Sniffles and Smiles said...

What a delightful post!!! Thanks for the trip down memory lane!!! Love it!!! And I just LOVE your blog!!!! I always have so much fun, and learn stuff here!!!! ~Janine XO


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