Past Predicts the Future1990-1995 by: Ashley Morgan
Economy, Money, And Inflation • If you have $100 Converted from 1990 to 2005 it would be equivalent to $153.76 today. • In 1990 the average income per year was $28,970.00.
Some prices of 1990 • Snowboard $199.00 • Microwave $269.00 . • Potatoes were $1.99 for 10 lbs. • Lazy Boy Recliner $260.00. • Bike $60.00
Clothing Styles • In the nineties, the fashion was casual and comfortable. • Overalls, flannel shirts, neon color clothing, leather jackets, baggy jeans, and baby doll shirts were very popular. • Bell button piercing became very popular during this era.
Price of a house • In 1990 a new house cost $123,000.00 and by 1999 was $131,700.00. • If you were to buy a house in Pennsylvania it would cost you $89,100.00.
Cars • 1990 Ford Mustang Convertible $14,289.00 • Average car cost was $16,000.00
Music • The 1990s best known for teen pop and electronic dance music, and for being the decade of hip hop and alternative rock. • Some artist include: • Janet Jackson • Bon Jovi • Aerosmith • Red Hot Chili Peppers • Vanilla Ice • Billy Joel • Phil Collins • Billy Idol • And manyothers as well
Fads • Some 1990 fads included Pokémon, push pops, pogs, clackers, spandex shorts, tamagotchi, and the Macarena.
Movies • Home Alone (1990) • Beauty and the Beast (1991) • Beethoven (1992) • Aladdin (1992) • Batman Returns(1992) • Jurassic Park (1993) • Forrest Gump (1994) • Jumanji (1995) • Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Television • Many TV. shows were big in the 1990’s. • Rugrats were a big TV. show for children. • Other included Law & Order, Power Rangers, and The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.
Popular Culture • TV show sitcoms were popular with the American audience. • A popular notable video game of 1990 was Super Mario World. • American NBA Basketball player Michael Jordan becomes a major sports and pop culture icon idolized by millions worldwide. • The Rachel, Jennifer Aniston's hairstyle on the hit show Friends, became popular with millions of women copying it worldwide.
Inventions of Technology • The world wide web was founded on November 12th, 1990. • In 1995 Ken Kutaragi introduced us to the first Play Station. • In 1993 James Dyson created the first bag less vacuum cleaner. • The DVD was developed and invented by Sony, and Philips in 1995.
More Inventions • The World Wide Web was invented in 1990 by Tim Berners-Lee. • A sheep later called Dollywas cloned from the cell of an adult Ewe (sheep) and was fused with an unfertilized egg cell from which the nucleic DNA had been removed. • The V-chip was invented used for television receivers allowing the blocking of programs based on their ratings category.
Toys • There were many popular toys in the 1990’s. • Some in which included Silly Putty, Polly Pocket, Moon Shoes, Pillow Pals, G.I. Joe, Bop it, Game Boy and many others.
McDonald's Commercial(: • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRozncepBKA
Resources • http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/1990s.html • http://www.infoplease.com/yearbyyear.html • http://www.crazyfads.com/90s.htm • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1990