1) Alan Greenspan
Everyone was irrationally exuberant about this Federal Reserve superstar.
2) Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia Leaving the Soviet Union
Who could forget when these Baltic besties said sayonara to Soviet occupation in 1991?
3) The Untimely Death of Andre The Giant
RIP big guy. We hardly knew ye.
4) The Chunnel
Two countries, one awesome way to get from Southern England to Northern France.
5) Jack Kemp Fever!
Because a Vice Presidential nomination and 40% of the vote ain’t bad.
Adios, jobs! Every ‘90s kid remembers when the United States, Canada, and Mexico signed off on this historic trilateral trade agreement.
7) The Fatwa on Salman Rushdie
How bummed were you when this “Satanic Verses” scribe had to go into hiding after Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini targeted him for assassination?
8) The Whitewater Scandal
Did it get more awkward than former Arkansas municipal judge David Hale accusing Bill Clinton of pressuring him to make a loan that benefited his former real estate business partner Susan McDougal, resulting in a subpoena?
Is it just us, or was it nearly impossible to keep these little guys alive?