The USA in the 1990’s was full of fun and gossip for the people who were growing up at that time. The current generation will often try to find out how the 90’s felt for the people who were young at that time. There were different things that were out of the day to day happenings. You will remember the 90’s by this.
The documents that were interlinked and were to be seen through the internet were being developed during the end of the 80’s and the year 1991 saw the test run of the documents through the internet. This was the first step for the creation of all the social media and chatting apps. This platform now keeps people connected virtually. There was the event of Colin Powell, the Joint Chief of Staff, going for the Macarena steps in public in 1996.
Some trials and some interests in the trials
There was the affair of Rodney King and the police and the trial took place during the 90’s. The officers who were involved in the beating case of the African American were found innocent and the country went up in racial discriminations. There were the O.J. Simpson final moments over the television and most of the Americans watched the final verdict. The criminal trial started in 1994 and the verdict was announced in 1995 and it was marked as the most publicized criminal case that came up for trial in the country.
Symbols and legacy
The Operation Desert Storm was also in the 90’s and the television showed the Persian Gulf War. The broadcasting was done by CNN and it was a round the clock event. The people of America supported it’s people when they saw how bravely they fought in an adverse condition. The war was fought with new technology and President Bush declared that this was a ‘new world order’.
Another event that touched each person in and out of the United States was the event of the Twin Tower bombing. The year 1993 saw the World Trade Center attack from the parking garage. These were events that were shaped by hatred and these events will be etched in the mind of the Americans as they shed tears during these events.
Rap music brought out the pathos and fun
The 90’s was the time of Rap music and this was being build up during the 80’s. The 90’s started with the crescendo of the music that was trying to reach its height during the 80’s. There were number of hits like the Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, The Chronic, Doggystyle and other numbers became famous and the youth moved and hummed these lyrics. Rap music was first introduced during this time and the generation took it further ahead with their love for it.
Shows and values in American life
The television brought some really interesting shows. The Real World was introduced in 1992 and the program defined things that were important for the generation and behaviors that were harmful. The other show was Seinfeld that actually started in 1989 and continued during the 90’s. This show was about four friends and their misadventures. It showed topics on sex and lust in the city of New York. The 90’s also saw the Simpsons. This was cartoon show and it tried to shun the old type of cartoons. The show was full of characters with which the people were able to relate easily.