What was the Biggest Hit?
Ah sure the early 1990’s were romantic times. A time when love songs like this warmed all our little hearts. Well I may have only been wee little one at the time but hey I’m sure I bopped to Righteous Brothers – Unchained Melody.
Box Office charts
It was the year in which Pretty women was walking down the street and Bruce Willis was shooting nearly everything up in Die Hard 2. Nevertheless, the biggest box office movie of the year was, Home Alone, which starred the superstar kid of the nineties Macaulay Culkin.
Here’s the trailer
The Year in Sport
Well it was the year when Jacks army marched into Italia ’90. The year which saw the boys in green first world cup. The World cup in Italy would see the Irish nation ignited with true excitement. If you weren’t even around I’m sure you’ve heard all about the event. It was truly the summer in which the country went just a little crazier than normal.
Here’s a quick revisit to the euphoria of Italia ’90
It would be the year before the introduction the Premiership and the final year in which Liverpool would end at the top the table and win the English league title. Oh and of course it was the year the Rebels done a Double, when winning both championships in Croke park .In doing so beating Meath in the football and Galway in the in hurling.
The Major Headlines of 1990
Nelson Mandela, famous for promoting a message of forgiveness and equality, was released from prison after 27 ½ years.
The Story of Nelsen Mandela :
On July 6th the long running cold war would be ended by the Western Alliance and would propose joint action with the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.
History would be made when the Irish electorate voted in Ireland‘s first female president. Mary Robinson became, on the 3rd of December, the 7th president of Ireland. Finally, 1990, would be the year in which Margaret Thatcher resigns as British Prime Minister.