The Throwback Three at Three: Taking it back to 1990

Kick off your drive home with Kannon and the Throwback Three at Three! We all lived through it, but do you remember what was happening in 1990?

Start your drive home with Kannon and the Throwback Three at Three, where we feature the top three songs of any given year and throw it back to good times, great music and amazing memories! Do you remember what your were doing back in 1990? Because we sure don't.

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Can you believe how much the dollar has changed?

Minimum Wage in 1990: $3.80 per hour
The Tandy Computer 1000RL & color monitor: $799.00
The Nintendo Game Boy: $89.97
The cost of a Superbowl ad in 1990: $700,000

How many of you ended up with a name off this list:

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How many of you said these things in 1990?

-“I’ve fallen and I can’t get up”
– Mrs. Fletcher in a Lifecall commercial

-“I do not like broccoli. I haven’t liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I’m the President of the United States, and I’m not going to eat any more broccoli.”
-George H.W. Bush

Do you remember these iconic people from 1990:

In 1990 Time Magazine’s Man Of The Year was George H. W. Bush. Also in 1990 Debbye Tucker from Columbia, Missouri was nominated as Miss America and Carole Gist from Michigan was nominated as Miss USA. Did you ever find yourself crushing on any of these heartthrobs from 1990:

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Did you know all these cool things happened in 1990:

-Solitaire was originally included in early computer programs to help users strengthen their clicking and dragging skills.
-The Most Famous Person in America was probably Madonna
-1990's funny guy to watch for was Billy Crystal
-Nelson Mandela was released from prison in South Africa after 27 years of imprisonment.
-Art thieves stole 12 paintings of art and a Shang dynasty vase, worth some $500 million – the greatest known property theft in history, from the Isabella Gardner Museum in Boston and have never been found.
-Nickelodeon Studios and Universal Studios Orlando opened in Florida.
-The 1990 FIFA World Cup began in Italy. It was the first broadcast of digital HDTV in history.
-The inventor of the internet, Tim Berners-Lee published his formal proposal – World Wide Web/Internet protocol (HTTP) and WWW language (HTML) – for the World Wide Web in 1990.
-The Madeline Ragdoll, The Bob Mackie Barbie Collection and Batman action figures all made their debuts in 1990.

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Here's the top 10 movies of 1990:

1. Home Alone
2. Ghost
3. Dances With Wolves
4. Pretty Woman
5. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
6. The Hunt For Red October
7. Total Recall
8. Die Hard 2: Die Harder
9. Dick Tracy
10. Kindergarten Cop

And the top 10 t.v. shows of 1990:

1. Cheers (NBC)
2. 60 Minutes (CBS)
3. Roseanne (ABC)
4. A Different World (NBC)
5. The Cosby Show (NBC)
6. Murphy Brown (CBS)
7. Empty Nest (NBC)
8. America’s Funniest Home Videos (ABC)
9. The Golden Girls (NBC)
10. Designing Women (CBS)

Did you know these stars were born in 1990?

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