The 1990s may have ended nearly 20 years ago, but that hasn't stopped them from being influential when it comes to modern fashion, music, film, art and more. Whether you are a '90s baby for real or just a '90s baby at heart, everyone looks back with fondness on the years of grunge, boy bands, jelly bracelets, rap, "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" and more. There is no denying that the music, film and TV were at distinctive peaks in the '90s. In the '90s the fringe became mainstream, the weird became cool and the fringe was put center stage.
Was "Seinfeld" appointment television for you? How about "The Simpsons"? When you weren't watching TV, what fashions did you wear, and which high-fashion models did you admire? Oh, and which artists' CDs did you own?
Can you identify Cosmo, Bart and Urkel, and can you explain why they're iconic figures? Do you remember which film featured a couple in love, leaning into the wind on the bow of a ship?
So how much do you actually remember about the pop culture scene before the new millennium? Take this '90s quiz and put your memory (or just the stuff you've read) to the test.
Cosmo Kramer is Jerry Seinfeld's wacky neighbor and friend on "Seinfeld." For years, even Jerry did not know his first name.
This is one of Bart Simpson's most iconic lines. Initially, he was the breakout star of the show "The Simpsons."
"Pretty Woman" was the breakthrough film for actress Julia Roberts. She starred in it alongside Richard Gere.
1999's "The Sixth Sense" became famous for its unusual plot twist. It was the breakout film of director and screenwriter M. Night Shyamalan.
"Wayne's World" is a 1992 cult film based on an "SNL" sketch. This was one of the film's many iconic phrases.
The Disney Renaissance is a period of time during which Disney released some of their most successful films, like "Beauty and the Beast" and "Pocahontas." It lasted from roughly 1989-1999.
Y2K hysteria occurred at the end of the '90s. It was thought that computers would interpret the year 2000 as "00, or maybe 1900," both times before technology, and no longer function, heralding the end times. Some people even built shelters and started genuinely preparing for the end of the world.
1999's "The Blair Witch Project" was a massive deal in '90s horror. Its found footage style took that technique of filming from the fringe and put it front and center.
The Spice Girls are Ginger Spice, Scary Spice, Posh Spice, Sporty Spice and Baby Spice. Baby Spice is the sweet one, rather than Sugar Spice, who does not exist.
By the 1990s, endless sequels and direct-to-video releases had turned the horror film genre into a joke. The 1996 black comedy/slasher film "Scream" was in on that joke, with self-aware characters who openly mocked and discussed the genre's cliches. It revitalized the genre and launched the careers of many of its actors.
This three-film comedy series is a loving take on the spy genre. Mike Myers plays stuck-in-the-past super spy Austin Powers.
These are the opening lines of Celine Dion's "My Heart Will Go On." As the theme song of the smash hit film "Titanic," it topped charts.
Cher Horowitz is the lead character of the 1995 film "Clueless." She is a well-meaning but superficial wealthy California teen, played by Alicia Silverstone.
Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld created the show "Seinfeld." Larry David was also its head writer and executive producer.
Crystal Pepsi was an odd clear version of Pepsi, sold in the U.S. originally from 1992-1994. It was reintroduced with small releases throughout the mid 2010s.
Lisa Marie Presley was married to Michael Jackson from 1994-1996. Many people found their relationship odd and there was a lot of speculation about it. She later married and divorced Nicolas in the early 2000s.
MC Hammer's song "U Can't Touch This" took America by storm. The hammer pants he wore in the video became instantly iconic.
Jennifer Aniston played Rachel Green on "Friends." Her distinctive haircut caused a sensation in the '90s, even though Aniston herself did not particularly like the haircut.
David Lynch and Mark Frost created the surreal TV murder mystery show "Twin Peaks." It became a '90s obsession and cult hit.
Steve Urkel was definitely the breakout star of ABC's "Family Matters." His iconic catchphrases and nerdy demeanor led to merchandise and even a song.
Drew Barrymore was a '90s fashion icon, known for taking risks. One of her most iconic moments was dancing on David Letterman's desk and flashing him during an interview.
In the '90s, heroin was considered the glamorous choice of artists and rock stars, even though it was killing people in high numbers. The fashion world embraced this as a trend by using skinny, sickly-looking models posed to look strung out and edgy.
The animosity between East and West Coast rappers was a big part of '90s pop culture. The main figures of this occurrence were Biggie and 2Pac, two rappers who were killed during the decade.
In the '90s, models took over and came into massive fame in a whole new way. Some of the biggest names of the decade were Kate Moss, Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington and Linda Evangelista.
"Ghost" is a famous 1990 film starring Patrick Swayze, Whoopi Goldberg and Demi Moore. It was one of the biggest films of the decade.
"The Silence of the Lambs" stole the show at the 1992 Academy Awards. It had five wins and two other nominations.
Butterfly clips could be seen in every magazine, in every store in the mall, and on every celebrity in the 90s. Many girls who grew up during this decade had them.
Robin Williams hit his stride in the '90s, with a series of popular, well-reviewed, and incredibly successful films. He was a fixture of films for both kids and adults.
The wildly successful "Jurassic Park" film franchise is based on the novel by Michael Crichton. Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment bought the rights to it before it was even published.
After "The Silence of the Lambs" became a film sensation in the early 90s, numerous other popular serial killer films sprung up. These included "Seven" and "Kiss The Girls."
"Men In Black" was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $500 million worldwide. Smith and Jones are agents of a secret organization that monitor and stop extraterrestrial activity on Earth.
Eddie Murphy played many of the members of the Klump family in the 1996 comedy "The Nutty Professor." It earned him a Golden Globe nomination and several awards.
Morpheus presents this choice to Neo in 1999's "The Matrix." He can choose the blue pill and return to his normal life as a part of the matrix or choose the red pill and learn the truth about his world.
"Cheers" was a massively popular sitcom that ran from 1982-1993. "Frasier" is a critically acclaimed spinoff of this series that ran on NBC from 1993-2004.
Angela Lansbury had been an acclaimed Broadway performer, but rose to popular fame on the massively successful murder mystery show "Murder, She Wrote," which aired from 1984-1996. This show averaged more than 30 million viewers a week during its peak and is still popular around the world in syndication.