In 1999, Star Wars fans around the country camped out days, and sometimes weeks, before the premier of Star Wars: Episode One The Phantom Menace. It was one of the first films to witness such a fan phenomenon.
Boomshakalaka is a 90s slang term. It’s usually shouted during a competitive situation, when one player achieves a goal or performs some type of spectacular move against their opponents. It was commonly used during basketball after a slam dunk.
Booyah is a 90s slang word. It’s commonly said during a moment of celebration or victory.
On June 17th, 1994, OJ Simpson and Al Cowlings lead the LAPD on a high speed pursuit in Southern California. It’s one of the most watched television events in history.
Lunch trades were an important practice for 90s kids. During school lunch time, 90s kids would trade various lunch items in hopes of getting more lucrative treats.
“I was born on a pirate ship” was a 90s social game. A person would hold their tongue and repeat the phrase “I was born on a pirate ship”.
Home Skillet is 90s slang to refer to someone as a friend. It’s an alternative to “home slice”, that has the same meaning.
The Urkel is a 1991 line dance routine. It debuted on the television series Family Matters in the episode “Life of the Party”.
“Not” is a 90s slang term. It was a quick-witted retort, often stated after a sarcastic or absurd remark.
“Phat” is early 90s slang, it’s an alternative way of saying something is “nice” or “cool”.