So... I'm not going to pretend like I remember 1990, cuz I was 3 years old, and I'm not a superhuman capable of remembering things that early in life. BUT! I do remember a lot of these things pictured, so it's still freakin' awesome.
Something kinda funny: It's more weird for me to see NKOTB look like that than how they do now. I've seen them in concert 3 times in the past 5 years, and really didn't know anything about them until they were long into their hiatus. What cuties they were, huh?!
What to know about this fab year:
- Wilson Phillips’ “Hold On ” was No.1 on Billboard’s Year-End Hot 100.
- Other big songs that year include: MC Hammer’s “U Can’t Touch This,” Madonna’s “Vogue,” Paula Abdul’s “Opposites Attract,” New Kids on the Block’s “Step by Step,” Bell Biv DeVoe’s “Poison,” and Roxette’s “It Must Have Been Love.”
- Janet Jackson’s Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814 is the biggest selling album of the year.
- Mariah Carey, En Vogue, Wilson Phillips, and Bell Biv DeVoe release their debut albums.
- Ghost is the highest grossing film of the year.
- Other big film releases that year include: Home Alone, Back to the Future Part III, Pretty Woman, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Kindergarten Cop.
- The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Beverly Hills, 90210, In Living Color, TaleSpin, and Tiny Toon Adventures premiere.
- Chris Farley, Tim Meadows, Chris Rock, and Adam Sandler join the cast of Saturday Night Live.
23 years ago, y'all. Twenty freakin' three.