Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: March 1992

US President George H. W. Bush apologizes for raising taxes after pledging not to. The Michelangelo computer virus begins to take affect. FCC rules companies can own 30 AM & 30 FM stations (formerly 12). Mike Tyson sentenced to 10 years in rape of Desiree Washington. Music Honorable Mentions: Chic: Chic-ism. The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy: Hypocrisy Is … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: March 1992

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: January 1992

Europe breaks down trade barriers. The Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic is renamed the Russian Federation, becoming the successor state to the Soviet Union. AT&T releases video-telephone ($1,499). The US Government urges doctors to stop using silicone breast implants, outlining the health effects. Tom Seaver & Rollie Fingers elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame. George H. … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: January 1992

Shows and Board Games to be aware of for the early 1990s

I may have missed a detail or two when going through the whole Entertainment Industry Nostalgia series. I may make little corrections here and there when I can. But there's something I have to mention before moving on to the 1992 year. The television shows that premiered prior to the 90s, but still carried over … Continue reading Shows and Board Games to be aware of for the early 1990s

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: September 1991

After being fired from World Championship Wrestling following a contract dispute, Ric Flair makes his World Wrestling Federation debut on Prime Time Wrestling with the "Big Gold Belt". The 20th Anniversary week of The Price Is Right is celebrated. US and USSR (hah!) officially recognizes independence of Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania. Nelson Mandela chosen as president of African National Congress. Mike Tyson indicted for rape of Desiree … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: September 1991

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: August 1991

https://marketbusinessnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/World-Wide-Web-Tim-Berners-Lee.jpg Funk singer Rick James, arrested on sexual torture charges. Tim Berners-Lee releases files describing his idea for the World Wide Web. WWW debuts as a publicly available service on the Internet. Actor Gary Oldman is arrested for drunk driving. Shi'ite Muslims release British hostage John McCarthy, and Edward Tracy. US Vice-President Dan Quayle makes a speech attacking lawyers. … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: August 1991

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: June 1991

https://fthmb.tqn.com/GUgetOzRNOpvNAVGkz-rircx2fk=/1500x1000/filters:fill(auto,1)/Mount-Pinatubo-58c2c3ba5f9b58af5ca0ae25.jpg Mount Unzen erupts in Japan, worst eruption in Japanese history. Lesbian priest Elizabeth Carl ordained in Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C. Mikhail Gorbachev receives his 1990 Nobel Peace Prize. NBC announces Jay Leno will succeed Johnny Carson as host on "The Tonight Show" on May 25, 1992. Victory parade following success in the Gulf War is held in Washington, D.C.. … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: June 1991

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: January 1991

Wayne Gretzky becomes fastest and youngest player in NHL history to score 700 goals (886 games at age 29 years, 342 days) in LA Kings’ 6-3 win over the NY Islanders at the Nassau Veteran Memorial Coliseum. Saddam Hussein prepares his troops for what he says will be a long violent war against the US. … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: January 1991

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: 1990 in review

When I first started this little nostalgia trip endeavor, I wasn't thinking too seriously about it. My intention was to prove to myself (and anyone else who was curious) that the 90s was an overall better decade in the entertainment industry than the 2010s are (or were, in the present-tense). After going through each month … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: 1990 in review

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: December 1990

Film director John Carpenter (36) weds producer Sandy King.  Iraq accepts Bush's offer for talks.  First parliamentary election in newly reunified Germany.  US 69th manned space mission STS 35 (Columbia 11) launches into orbit; first time 12 people in space at the same time.  Due to Persian Gulf crisis gas hits $1.60 per gallon price … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: December 1990

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: August 1990

Iraq invades and occupies Kuwait, while George H.W. Bush sends troops to Saudi Arabia, sparking the Gulf War. Radio Kuwait resigns air, due to Iraqi invasion. NASA's Magellan spacecraft lands on Venus. PGA Championship, Shoal Creek: Wayne Grady of Australia wins his only major title by 3 strokes from American Fred Couples. Phyllis Polander sues … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: August 1990