- Hurricane Andrew hits South Florida August 22nd
- McDonalds opens first McDonalds in Beijing China
- Euro Disney opens in France
- Bill Clinton becomes U.S. president
- The largest shopping mall in the US, Minnesota’s Mall of America is constructed spanning 78 acres
- The Summer Olympics are held in Barcelona, Spain
- Rioting breaks out in Los Angeles following the acquittal of four white police officers accused of beating black motorist Rodney King.
- Prince Charles and Princess Diana separate
- Space Shuttle Endeavour successful maiden voyage
- PrimeTime Amusements is founded by David Goldfarb in Orlando, Florida as a student at the University of Central Florida.
Popular Films: Aladdin, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Batman Returns, Lethal Weapon 3, A Few Good Men, Sister Act, The Bodyguard, Wayne’s World, Basic Instinct, Unforgiven, Honey, I Blew Up The Kid, Reservoir Dogs
Popular Television: Law & Order, America’s Funniest Home Videos, Rugrats, The Jerry Springer Show, The Ren & Stimpy Show, L.A. Law, Matlock, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Married… with Children, Star Trek: The Next Generation