The 1990's

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    The 1990's

  • Fashion and Entertainment: Grunge

    Fashion and Entertainment: Grunge
    In the early to mid nineties grunge was the new goth and it all started with the band nirvania. It was the look of rebelling against the yuppie look of the 80's or the Anti-Fashion look as they liked to call it. The grunge look usaully consisted of ripped jeans,clunky boots and plaid flannel shirts.
  • World Events: The Outbreak of Racial Violence

    World Events: The Outbreak of Racial Violence
    In Los Angeles four white policemen were videotaped as the beat Rodney King, an African American man, during a traffic violation arrest. The video ignited the worst racial riot in U.S history. By the time it was over fifty-five people were killed, more than 4,000 people were injured, more than 12,000 people were arrested, and more than 5,000 buildings were destroyed.
  • World Events: Hurricane Andrew

    World Events: Hurricane Andrew
    Hurricane Andrew, a category five hurricane, hit the Bahamas, southern Florida, and southwest Louisiana early that Tuesday morning with winds up to 175 mph. The twelve day lasting storm caused around 26.5 billion dollars in damage and caused a great amount of destruction.
  • World Events: The Election of Bill Clinton

    World Events: The Election of Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton, George Bush, and Ross Perot were all running to be the forty-second president of the United States. Bill promised to put people in work and reform health clinics, he also wanted to cooperate with business beside the basic principles Bill with 43% of the popular vote won over George Bush who had 38% of the popular vote and Ross Perot who only had 19% of the popular vote.
  • Fashion and entertainment: The Rachel

    Fashion and entertainment: The Rachel
    This hairstyle started in the early nineties and got it's name from rachel (Jennifer Aniston) from friends. Her haircut was very layered but many models and actress's Converted this into a bob. It can be hilighed and if you had this haircut you were bound to be somewhat popular.
  • World Events: The Death of River Pheonix

    World Events: The Death of River Pheonix
    River Pheonix was at Johnny Depp's club when he first started doing drugs in the bathroom with his drug dealer friends who offered him some heroine. Immediately after snorting the drug he started shaking and vomiting so he asked his friends to take him outside. When he finally got outside he fell on the sidewalk and started having uncontrollable seizures. The paramedics were called and River was rushed to Cedars Sinai Medical Center, but it was too late and he was announced dead at 1:51 am.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Schindler's list

    Fashion and Entertainment: Schindler's list
    This movie depict's the concern from a man after his jewish workforce is prosecuted by nazi's. The movie was directed by Steven Spielberg and owned by universal the budget was 25,000,000 to make in Aushwitz concentration camp in Poland. The opening weekend of this movie grossedbetween 656,636 and 317,000,000.
  • World Events: Genocide in Rwanda

    World Events: Genocide in Rwanda
    One of the groups in Rwanda was the Hutu who wanted to destroy the entire Tutsi, another group in Rwanda, population. They first started killing off political leaders and other high profile opponents who might be able to take over. Then they went house by house killing each family in their own homes. Over 200,000 people participated in the 100 day genocide that killed 800,000 men, women, and children from the Tutsi population; they also killed thousands of the Hutu who were opposing to kill.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Hip Hop Style

    Fashion and Entertainment: Hip Hop Style
    This style of clothing started with gangsters in new york and progresssed to the nation. The clothing and or style often consist of baggy pants sometimes worn backwards,oversized jerseys,andexpensive sneakers which are often nike. In 1994 Tommy Hillifiger startes who's who line a brand of hip hop clothing and because of Snoop Dogg wolre this at the grammy's Tommy Hillifiger made over 90 million dollars.
  • Fashion and entertainment: Forrest Gump

    Fashion and entertainment: Forrest Gump
    The movie is rated pg-13 and is full of drama and romance. Tom Hanks as the man who views 1975 through his eyes and has an iq of 75. The budget was 55,000,000 opening weekend it made 4,585,770 and gross 677,387,716.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Shawshank Redemption

    Fashion and Entertainment: Shawshank Redemption
    This movie is based on the novel by Stephen King and tells the story of a man wrongly conficted and sent to shawshankprison in the 1930's. the film was directed by Frank Daraboat and filmed in Ashland, Ohio. It gross 58,500,000 opening weekend at the box office it was also an eye opening experience to life behind bars.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Friends

    Fashion and Entertainment: Friends
    This television show depict's the lives of six friends who live in the same apartment building. The show was filmed in Las Vegas,Nevada but was owned by warner bros. pictures. The show ran for ten seasons and starred Jennifer Aniston and Courtney Cox their was also a spin-off starring joey.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: Pulp Fiction

    Fashion and Entertainment: Pulp Fiction
    This film depicts the live's of two gangsters the gangsters wife and others. One of the leading stars of the movie is John Travolta The budget of the film was 8,000,000. Opening weekend it made 9,311,822 and gross over 213,928,762 and was filmed at 1525 N. Van Ness Avenue, Los Angles California.
  • World Events: The Arrest of Theodore Kaczynski

    World Events: The Arrest of Theodore Kaczynski
    Theodore John Kaczynski also known as the "Unabomber" was arrested for bombing numerous areas and for the murders of three people. They found him just outside of Lincoln, Montana in a small shack in the woods. The FBI spent days searching his shack and found bomb parts, drawings, explosive chemicals, full detailed reports about the bombing, and one finished ready to mail bomb. He found guilty and was sentenced to life in jail.
  • World Events: The Crash of TWA Flight 800

    World Events: The Crash of TWA Flight 800
    TWA Flight 800 was headed to Paris, France. They had the air conditioner on, which was heating the jet fuel in the center wing tank to a flashpoint. A voltage current had jumped into some wiring that went into the center wing tank causing a short circuit to happen. The small spark in the tank ignited the fuel creating a huge explosion that split the plane in half killing all 230 passengers on the plane.
  • World Events: The Death of Princess Diana

    World Events: The Death of Princess Diana
    Diana Frances Spencer was driving with her new boyfriend, Dodi Fayed, in Paris, France when she was spotted in her limousine. She was chased down b the paparazzi who took numerous photos her and her boyfriend. Henri Paul, the limousine driver, then suddenly crashed killing Diana, Dodi, and himself.
  • Fashion and Entertainment Titanic The Movie

    Fashion and Entertainment Titanic The Movie
    This full of love and suspense was the biggest film ever it cost between $250 and $300 million to produce and make. The movie was rated Pg-13 because of much raised conflict over sexual content. The movie starred a young leonardo dicaprio, and Kate Winslet as Jack and Rose.
  • World Events: Trench Coat Mafia

    World Events: Trench Coat Mafia
    Two high school students from Columbine High School in Littleton named Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris entered their school on a regular Friday. Suddenly they started a huge rampage, killing anyone who got in their ways. By the end of the rampage they had managed to kill twelve students, one student, and themselves. It was said that violent computer games led them to start the rampage because they could not distinguish the virtual world from reality.
  • Fashion and Entertainment: The Amanda Show

    Fashion and Entertainment: The Amanda Show
    This full of fun and laughter packed show stars Amanda Bynes one of america's sweethearts. The show is all about her doing some hilarious, but embarassing skits. MTV and Nickeloden both aired the show and it became an instant hit with teens across america.
  • World Events: Y2K Bug

    World Events: Y2K Bug
    On New Year's Eve it was said that the Y2K Bug was going to strike all computers and make them so confused that they would just shut down. Everyone thought it was going to end civilization as we know it. Survivalist prepared for the end of the world, but when 2000 came very little damage happened and everyone went back to the daily lives.