Nelson Mandela walks free from Prison.
Margaret Thatcher resigns as British Prime Minister
Iraq invaded Kuwait
Western Australian Politician Carmen Lawrence became the first female Premier
Polish Solidarity Leader Lech Walesa became the first freely-elected President of Poland.
East and West Germany unite to become
Singer, Michael Bolton sang, "How Am I Suppose to Live Without You"
Best Picture of the year went to " Dances with the wolves"
Bob Hawke was Prime Minister of Australia