Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher. Yuppies. CNN and MTV. The AIDS crisis. Berlin Wall falls, followed by the Soviet Union. Tiananmen Square Massacre. Iran-Contra affair. George H. W. Bush. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. The Cosby Show and The Simpsons. VCRs. Madonna, Prince, Whitney Houston, and Michael Jackson. Sally Ride and Sandra Day O’Connor. Princess Diana. Mount St. Helens. Chernobyl. Challenger explosion. Pac-Man.