Birmingham in the 90s: The life and times of Brummies in the 1990s in 56 pictures

Here’s a look back at 56 things every Brummie from the 90’s will remember!

Birmingham in the 90s was a trip and a half - there was so much going on in the city, what a time to be alive.

The city centre roads were taken over by a Superprix to rival the likes of Monaco, we hosted the Eurovision Song Contest and a G8 Summit - with the likes of US President Bill Clinton, President Boris Yeltsin and Prime Minister Tony Blair walking through the streets and Broad Street was transformed with Brindleyplace and the magnificent Symphony Hall and International Convention Centre.

This was the decade of the end of Margaret Thatcher. The National Lottery was launched, along with 24-hour shopping and Sunday trading. Mobile phones, dishwashers, personal computers were becoming more popular. The 1990s were a big decade for Birmingham, when the city changed considerably - that’s for sure.

Here’s a look back at those heady days in 56 pictures:

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