What was the world like 30 years ago?

What was the world like 30 years ago?

THAT WAS THE YEAR: Some of the things we were listening to, watching and talking about in 1992 – the year the European Union was formed, a tragic fire blazed through Windsor Castle on the Queen and Prince Philip's 45th wedding anniversary, and "I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston was at the top of the UK singles chart for 10 weeks.

What was the world like 30 years ago?