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On History of the 90’s we’ll travel back in time through the stories that defined a decade. The last 10 years of the 20th century was a time like no other, from Columbine to Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Seinfeld, Air Jordan, and the Spice Girls …if it happened in the 90’s you’ll hear about it on this podcast. Join Kathy Kenzora as we journey through the History of the 90's every other Wednesday. 

History of the 90s Curiouscast

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    • 4.6 • 1.7K Ratings

On History of the 90’s we’ll travel back in time through the stories that defined a decade. The last 10 years of the 20th century was a time like no other, from Columbine to Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Seinfeld, Air Jordan, and the Spice Girls …if it happened in the 90’s you’ll hear about it on this podcast. Join Kathy Kenzora as we journey through the History of the 90's every other Wednesday. 

    Introducing "Canadian History EhX"

    Introducing "Canadian History EhX"

    From 1964 to 1966, The Beatles played only a handful of shows in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal. Each show was pandemonium but the story of the Beatles in Canada goes far beyond that. From their first visit to Canada in Winnipeg, to the famous Bed-In in Montreal in 1969.
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    • 27 min
    Introducing "Everything 80's"

    Introducing "Everything 80's"

    It was a classic battle between good and evil and it gave us one of the greatest toys of all time. Today, we journey back to revisit the history of the iconic Transformers.
    From their early days in Japan to dominating TVs and toy shelves in North America, this is another defining 1980s toys franchise that was also a masterclass in marketing. So hit play and let's roll out!
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    • 32 min
    Top Songs of 1992 | 28

    Top Songs of 1992 | 28

    When the clock struck midnight on January 1st, 1992, George H.W. Bush was still the US President….The Canadian Prime Minister was Brian Mulroney….Roseanne was the number one sitcom……Hook was the number one movie…..and the Super Nintendo was the hot new gaming system everyone wanted. 
    In this episode, host Kathy Kenzora looks back at a year when musicians made history, ventured into new territory, proved their worth in ways that made us jump.  
    These are the number one singles from 1992.  
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    • 39 min
    George Michael | 27

    George Michael | 27

    The 1990s was a tumultuous era for British singer George Michael. He began the decade as one of the biggest popstars in the world, riding high on his wildly successful debut solo album. But secretly the singer was struggling with many personal demons including coming to terms with his sexual identity, something he was forced to confront after an embarrassing arrest in 1998. On this episode of History of the 90s, host Kathy Kenzora looks back at the life and career of George Michael.
    GUEST:
    James Gavin, author of George Michael: A Life www.jamesgavin.com
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    • 32 min
    Quebec Biker Wars | 26

    Quebec Biker Wars | 26

    In the 1990s a vicious turf war between the Hell’s Angels and rival bike gang The Rock Machine turned the streets of Montreal into a deadly battleground.
    Over an eight year period bombings, arsons and brazen shootouts terrorized Quebec, leaving more than 160 people dead including innocent bystanders caught in the crossfire.
    On this episode of History of the 90s, host Kathy Kenzora looks back at the Quebec Biker War.
    GUEST:
    Julian Sher, investigative journalist and author of The Road to Hell: How the Biker Gangs are Conquering Canada Angels of Death: Inside the Bikers' Global Crime Empire
    Twitter: @juliansher
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    To hear the full interview with Julian Sher please visit www.patreon.com/historyofthe90s
    Show Contact Info:
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    • 34 min
    Sports Trading Cards | 25

    Sports Trading Cards | 25

    In the early 1990s millions of people around North America were swept up in an unprecedented sports trading card boom.
    As prices for rare baseball and hockey cards soared, the hobby which was once just for kids was suddenly being looked at as an alternative to investing in stocks.
    To match the demand, a record number of trading card companies cranked up production, offering a dizzying array of options.
    On this episode of History of the 90s, host Kathy Kenzora looks at the reasons for the boom and why it eventually went bust.
    Guest:
    Jon Waldman, author of Got ‘Em, Got ‘Em, Need ‘Em: A Fan’s Guide to Collecting the Top 100 Sports Cards of All Time.
    Twitter: @jonwaldman
    To hear the complete interview with Jon Waldman please visit www.patreon.com/historyofthe90s
    Contact:
    Twitter: @1990shistory
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    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
1.7K Ratings

1.7K Ratings

janissaryjane ,

Great stuff

really great topics and well presented

Propfire ,

All around amazing podcast

Great content, great music, great commentary, makes me interested in topics i thought may be boring. Only negative is i wish the episodes came out more! Thanks for giving me a great listen.

Cat_Switz ,

Brings me back!

One of my favorites. I was super young in the 90s; this podcast gives me insight to many stories that I vaguely remember and definitely didn’t understand.

A trip back with a great storyteller and journalist.

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