An introduction to the 1990s
America’s economy reaped the benefits of low unemployment and low inflation throughout most of the nineties. “Growth” could well be the buzzword for this memorable decade, which was underscored by exciting real estate expansion, both here at home and throughout the nation. Internet truly became a global phenomenon, inviting the world into homes and businesses everywhere. Oh, and 1992 was named The Year of the Woman—which at least half the planet thought was long overdue (cue the Spice Girls singing “Girl Power”). Sadly, there were low points too, including the Gulf War and the Oklahoma City bombing.
If you’re clueless about this decade, read on for fun facts on Arizona, BCBSAZ, pop culture and the cost of living in the 1990s!