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1990 is a year in the 20th century. It is the first year in the decade of the 1990s.

Known Events[]

  • The Human Genome Project is begun.[1]
  • George Bush breaks his pledge of "Read My Lips: No New Taxes."[2]
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger heads the President's Fitness Council.[3]
  • Nelson Mandela is freed after 27 years in prison.[4]

Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego?[]

In Episode 28, Dr. Belljar taunts the Time Pilots by stating that he's in a time when the Human Genome Project was begun. His clues lead them to the year 1990.

In Episode 48, the Time Pilots meet Elephant Guy, who is running through 1990. There, the local president, George H. W. Bush, has broken his pledge of "Read my lips: no new taxes." This will later cause his Democratic rivals to gain the upper hand in the 1992 election.