- Average US yearly income was $31,230
- Gas cost $1.16.
- Average US house was $113,200.
- Average UK house was £67,856.
- World Trade Center bomb exploded in parking deck by Islamic terrorists.
- Branch Davidian cult raided by Federal agents with terrible results.
- US drops plans for creating SDI (Star Wars).
- Fighting escalates in Bosnia.
- UK Parliament votes to join the EU.
- In Russia, Yeltsin calls in troops to crush revolt in Russian parliament.
- Israel and PLO sign peace agreement on White House lawn.
- US and Russia sign the Start II treaty to reduce nuclear weapons.
- Independence: Slovakia from Czechoslovakia which changes its name to the Czech Republic.
- First Beanie Babies sold.
- Michael Jackson investigated for child abuse.
- First human cells cloned.
- Soldiers and sailors were instructed 'don't ask, don't tell'.
- Amusement parks are taken to a new/old level in Jurassic Park.
- Robin Williams goes undercover in Mrs. Doubtfire.
- Ford and Jones prove remakes really can be good in The Fugitive.