16.Debbie Gibson and New Kids on the Block were the biggest teen pop stars in the world.
17.Seventeen magazine invented the term "Freshman 15."
18.The iconic nighttime soap, Dynasty, aired its final episode, which ended with a cliffhanger.
19.Seinfeld, Family Matters...
20....and The Simpsons all made their series debut.
21.Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers made its debut on Disney Channel — blessing us with one of the catchiest theme songs ever.
22.The All New Mickey Mouse Club also made its debut on Disney Channel. Although, it would be a few more years before Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, and Christina Aguilera would appear on the show.
23.Literally classics' The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs! and Chicka Chicka Boom Boom hit bookshelves.
24.Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 and Madonna's Like A Prayer were both released.
25.Richard Marx's "Right Here Waiting," Poison's "Every Rose Has Its Thorn," and Bobby Brown's "My Prerogative" were among the biggest songs of the year...
26....and so was Paula Abdul's "Straight Up."
27.RuPaul got her first big break after being cast as an extra in the B-52's' music video for "Love Shack."
28.Cher made a huge musical comeback with her hit single "If I Could Turn Back Time."
29.The Little Mermaid was released into theaters, marking the beginning of the Disney Renaissance.
30.And finally, the Berlin Wall came down, unifying the city for the first time in decades.