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Eastenders, Game Boy and John Cleese Fun Facts Of A 1990’s Christmas

Here at UnderTheChrismasTree we adore everything Christmas and when Mandy started asking the team some fun trivia questions of the nineties, we couldn’t believe how little we knew!

As part of our ByGone Christmases we’ve put together some fun Christmas facts of the nineties below for you to have a giggle too…

1. ‘Saviour’s Day’ was the 1990 Christmas number one and it remained at the top for just one week.

2.  The Spice Girls had three consecutive Christmas number ones in the 1990s – ‘2 become 1’, ‘Too Much’ and ‘Goodbye’

3.  According to a 1995 survey, 7 out of 10 British dogs get Christmas gifts from their doting owners in the 90’s

4.  The Queen’s Christmas speech in 1990, spoke of the threat of war in the Middle East

5.  In 1998 Christmas Day was on a Friday

6.  In 1998 Eastenders was on twice on Christmas day one at 5.25pm and again at 8pm

7. The TV Times in 1990 has Gail and Sally from Coronation street on the fornt cover dressed in Santa outfits.

8.  In 1995 The Snowman was on Channel 4 at 6.30pm

9. Game boy and Furby was the top toys of the 90’s

10.  Sainsburys 1990s Christmas advert starred John Cleese creating a festive spread!

Have you got any more facts about Christmas in the nineties? Did you also forget about the ever so popular game boy and more to the point who has our Spice Girls t-shirts?!!

We would love to hear from you so please comment below and be part of our ByGone Christmases!

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