A lot of incredible things came out of the '90s. Quite a few of the most successful TV shows and movies from the era are still popular in modern times, and some have even been the inspiration for a remake. The fashion trends were undeniably iconic and a number of them are slowly making their way back around, like scrunchies, butterfly clips, over-sized garments, and mixed patterns.
It's pretty amazing how much of an effect that particular decade has had on not only the generation that grew up within it, but the ones that grew up prior and after as well. However, there are some things that only someone who was actually around for the '90s would have any hope of knowing - and this quiz is about those things!
Who played Rose in Titanic?
Anyone who likes tear-jerking movies which are often known as "chick flicks" is probably a huge fan of Titanic - and why wouldn't they be? It has everything: young love found between two unexpected people in a hopeless situation, all set against the backdrop of a tragedy that's out of their control.
What is the name of this movie?
High school student Kat Stratford is an intelligent student with a somewhat off-putting personality and a disinterest in pursuing romantic relationships. That's unfortunate for her younger sister, Bianca, because their father has put a rule in place that she can only start dating once Kat does... But once Patrick Verona comes into the picture, it seems like Bianca might not be out of luck after all.
Did Lizzie McGuire air on Disney or Nickelodeon?
Lizzie McGuire starred Hilary Duff as the main character of the same name as she navigated through high school with his best friends, Miranda and Gordo. She dreamed of becoming one of the popular kids at school, and always seemed to find herself in arguments with her younger brother, Matt.
What is Eminem's real name?
Following the commercial flop of his first studio album, Eminem released an EP that marked the beginning of his success. During the EP's first track, Eminem is awakened by his alter-ego and though he tries to resist, he is ultimately immersed by it. The rest of the tracks come from this aggressive persona. What was his real name?
Which of these is NOT one of the original starter Pokémon?
Pokémon debuted as a handheld game in 1997. After entering their name and going through a short gameplay sequence, players were given the choice between one of three starter Pokémon by Professor Oak. Each of the Pokémon was a different Type which had both a weakness and an advantage among the other two.
These babies were the stars of which cartoon?
Tommy Pickles and his best friend Chuckie Finster are always getting caught up in elaborate adventures, sometimes imaginary and sometimes not, usually accompanied by their friends, Phil and Lil DeVille, a set of twins that live nearby. His older cousin, Angelica Pickles, often causes trouble for Tommy and his friends along the way.
What movie is this?
Cher is a beautiful, wealthy young woman. Her former step brother, Josh, often teases her for being shallow, and even tells her that her only direction in life is "to the mall." After setting two of her teachers up, she realizes that she enjoys helping people, and decides to take a new student under her wing to help her reach her full potential.
What was the name of Gwen Stefani's band?
Gwen Stefani came to be known in the '00s as an international pop star. However, she was known in the '90s as the lead vocalist of a band, which was started by her older brother Eric and his friend John Spence in 1986. One of their most well-known songs was Don't Speak from 1995.
What was the name of SpongeBob's best friend?
SpongeBob SquarePants and his best friend live practically right next door to each other. The two of them have been friends for a long time, so they're incredibly close to one another. While Spongebob works at the Krusty Krab, his best friend has stated that he often spends his days waiting for Spongebob to get back.
What TV show is this?
Cory Matthews is a high school student who's just trying to get through the day. He is close with his older brother, Eric, and obsessed with his best friend, Shawn Hunter. He meets his future wife, Topanga Lawrence, at a young age as well, though the two don't always get along.
Which member of NSYNC dated Britney Spears?
Britney Spears entered into a romantic relationship with a member of NSYNC when she went on tour with them in '98, which lasted for approximately three years. The couple received a lot of media coverage both before and after their break up, when each released music that was believed to be about their relationship.
Which part of Philadelphia was Will Smith born and raised in?
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air debuted on NBC in September 1990, where it continued to air until May 1996, racking up a total of six seasons and 148 episodes. It was an influential part of '90s culture between Will Smith's eponymous character's fashion sense and the unreasonably catchy theme song.
Which of the Spice Girls is this?
The Spice Girls are a girl group that was formed in England in 1994. The group is made up of Melanie Brown, Melanie Chisholm, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, and Victoria Beckham, though they are most commonly known by the aliases bestowed upon them by Top of the Pops magazine in 1996.
What sitcom is Rachel Green from?
There are few sitcoms that managed to stick it out as strongly as this one, which aired from September 1994 to May 2004, with a total of 236 episodes. It focuses on a group of adults living in New York City, one of which is Rachel Green, whose hairstyle became an icon of the decade.
What era was this popular television series set in?
This television show premiered in August 1998 and stayed on the air until May 2006. Its primary focus was on a group of teenagers from Point Place, Wisconsin, which consisted of Eric Forman, Jackie Burkhart, Michael Kelso, Steven Hyde, Donna Pinciotti, and a foreign exchange student simply known as Fez.
Who played Batman in the film Batman Returns?
Batman Returns (1992) was the second installment of the original trilogy of Batman movies, which were directed by Tim Burton. Its focuses on Batman as he fights to prevent the Penguin from taking control of Gotham City, while the Catwoman works to take care of an agenda of her own.
What is this sitcom dad's name?
Full House focused on the lives of a newly single father and his three daughters while he struggled to regain normalcy after the loss of his wife. Luckily for him, he had two very good friends, Joey Gladstone and Jesse Katsopolis, who moved in to help him take care of his family.
What movie is this?
Tom Hanks is more than likely one of the most beloved actors of his time - and if not, he's still one of the most recognizable. In this film, he played a developmentally challenged man who fell in love with his childhood friend, Jenny, and eventually found fame simply by being himself.
What show is this iconic duo from?
Profiler Fox Mulder is an FBI Special Agent whose passionate belief in the paranormal makes many of his theories unconventional, to say the least. In order to counteract this, he is partnered with Dana Scully, a skeptical medical doctor who believes that she can find a scientific explanation for everything.
What was the name of Sabrina Spellman's cat?
Despite his looks, he isn't actually a cat at all. He's a centuries old warlock from Mars who has been sentenced to spending 100 years in the form of a cat as punishment for trying to take over the world. He lives with the Spellman family because Hilda was a supporter of his efforts.
What flavor of soda was Kel obsessed with?
Kenan and Kel (1996 - 2000) was a spin-off of All That, a sketch comedy show. Kenan Rockmore worked at a grocery store called Rigby's which was frequented by his best friend Kel Kimble. One of the most memorable things about the show was how obsessed Kel was with his favorite fruit-flavored soda.
Which of these two consoles was first released in the 90s?
There has been a competition between Microsoft's Xbox and Sony's PlayStation for decades now. However, there was a short period in the '90s where only one of these two platforms existed. One was introduced in December 1994 and the other didn't come along until nearly a decade later in November 2001.
Is this Beavis or Butthead?
Beavis and Butthead are a duo of best friends and couch potatoes from Highland, Texas. They're also of the most popular characters to come from the entire decade of the '90s, so much so that their show was brought back on the air for another season in 2011, over a decade after the original series' end in 1997.
Who wrote the song Wonderwall?
Wonderwall just might have been one of the most popular songs from the entire decade of the '90s, and its popularity hasn't waned at all over the years. In fact, it was placed at number one on the "20 Years of the Hottest 100" list from an Australian radio station called Triple J in 2013.
What show are Zack and Kelly from?
During their time as students at Bayside High, Zack Morris was a popular, charming boy with an affinity for scheming, while Kelly Kapowski was the most popular girl in school, as well as the head cheerleader and captain of the volleyball, softball, and swim teams. The two dated on-and-off throughout high school and eventually wound up married.
What was the title of Britney Spears' second single?
... Baby One More Time, released in October 1998, was the debut single of Britney Spears, which came from her first studio album of the same name. The music video and the song itself were both incredibly popular. In April 1999, she released her second single from the same album.
Did Clarissa Explains It All air on Nickelodeon or Disney?
Clarissa Explains It All starred Melissa Joan Hart as Clarissa Darling, a teenager who lived in the suburbs with her mother Janet, her father Marshall, and her brother Ferguson. She was a high school student that dealt with the everyday trials and tribulations of becoming a young adult, often with the help of her best friend Sam.
Which TV network did this character appear on?
This character's incredibly appropriate name was Face. He served as the mascot for his network from September 1994 to October 2004, where he appeared in-between programs to introduce them. He was most known for his catchphrase, which wasn't actually made up of words, rather than an imitation of the sound of a trumpet.
What year was Nirvana's second album, Nevermind, released in?
Nirvana is credited with bringing alt rock and grunge into the mainstream back in the '90s, but their second studio album, Nevermind, is particularly responsible for the movement. It featured a total of four successful singles: Smells Like Teen Spirit, which was its lead, as well as Come as You Are, Lithium, and In Bloom.
What web service was famous for its yodeling commercial?
Approximately two decades ago, this web service wanted to launch a new marketing campaign. They sought out a skilled yodeler, Wylie Gustafson, and paid him a few hundred dollars in exchange for recording a yodel for them, which subsequently became one of the most recognizable ad campaigns of the decade.
Who is this couple?
These two alternative rock legends met in January 1990 at a nightclub in Portland, though both of them were still fairly underground artists at the time. She immediately knew that she was serious about him, but it took him some time to come around to feeling the same way. The two were eventually married in 1992.
What show was Daria featured in before she got a spin-off?
Daria Morgendorffer is a cynical student at Lawndale High with a deadpan, sarcastic nature that is well-known for making snarky remarks about anything and everything. She is also the titular character of her own animated series. However, she was originally introduced as a supporting character on another popular animated series.
Which member of the Backstreet Boys was the youngest?
The Backstreet Boys are a five piece boyband that formed in Orlando, FL in 1993 with members Kevin Richardson, Brian Littrell, Howie Dorough, Nick Cartner, and AJ McClean. When the group first began, Kevin was the oldest member at age 22, while the youngest member was only 13 years old.
What band was founded by Nirvana's Dave Grohl in 1994?
Nirvana enjoyed incredible commercial success in the mainstream media until 1994, when the loss of Kurt Cobain left the other members of the band reeling. Former drummer Dave Grohl created a one man band where he was responsible for the vocals and every instrument used in all of the songs.
Which of these is NOT a song by Hole?
Hole was the most successful female-fronted band in the grunge genre. Their second album, Live Through This, was platinum within a year, and their third album, Celebrity Skin, was nominated for multiple Grammy awards. Hole had an incredible impact on the music industry, and are still influential with several modern artists today.