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1990s Important Events & Timelines


The 1990s marked the end not only of a century but also a millennium. The decade leading up to the year 2000 saw a lot of change and excitement, with many important events that shaped not only the 1990s but our lives since then. That change happened in every way you can imagine – politically, technologically, and culturally. With the Cold War over, Nelson Mandela free, and the Internet changing the way we work and live, the events of the 1990s provided the perfect bridge between the outrageous 80s and the dawn of the new century. We have put together all the 1990s events and timelines you need to understand this amazing decade. The events and timelines are broken down by year. You can make your way through the 90s sequentially or jump straight to a year of interest. We cover history and politics, music, TV, movies, sports, and important people who died and were born in each year of the 90s.


90s Timelines - Includes Important Events in Politics, Society, Technology, Music, TV, and Movies


Just click a date above (or text link below) to get the 411 on what happened that year.

1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999

Famous People of the 1990s

Britney Spears - She Drove the 90s 'Crazy'
Time's Person of the Year
Meg Ryan Versus Julia Roberts: The Ultimate America's Sweetheart Smackdown
Justin Timberlake
The Money Shot Heard 'Round the World: The Clinton-Lewinsky Affair
Creepy Child Stars of the '90s Who Grew Up Sexy
The Chicago Bulls: A '90s Sports Legacy
Remembering Chris Farley

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