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THE PORTHOLE NEWS

The Monthly Newsletter of the Lake Forest Yacht Club

2023

1990's

1990

1991

Boy Bands (N-Sync), Nintendo, Beanie Babies, Fanny Packs, Roller Blades, FrostedTips and Spiked Hair!
The 1990s saw advances in technology, with the World Wide Web, evolution of the Pentium microprocessor, rechargeable lithium-ion batteries, the first gene therapy trial, and cloning's fashion trends included the grunge aesthetic inspired by bands like Nirvana, as well as preppy, colorful styles inspired by the movie Clueless.

  • '90s kids were the last to know a world without the internet and the first to embrace its possibilities.

  • Bright neon colors, baggy jeans, overalls, and scrunchies defined the era.

  • Television shows like “Friends” and “Seinfeld” became cultural touchstones, while animated series like “The Simpsons” challenged societal norms.

1993

1994

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1996

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1998

1999

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