According to Billboard magazine (the music industry Bible), and books from Record Research, these are, in no particular order, some of the top selling artists of the decade. In case you're wondering, I have all of these artists plus many more in The CEO music library.
Crop circles, EuroDisney, cellular phones, eco-terrorism, bungee jumping, The Chunnel, cloned sheep, Windows 95, mad cow disease, the Internet, quality time, road rage, iMac, MP3's, genetically modifed food, Viagra and worries about Y2K.
Ghost, Pretty Woman, Home Alone, Dances with Wolves, Silence of the Lambs, Wayne's World, Basic Instinct, Jurrasic Park, Philadelphia, Groundhog Day, Schindler's List, The Lion King, Pulp Fiction, Babe, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Independence Day, The English Patient, Titanic, The Matrix, America's Funniest Home Videos, Murphy Brown, Home Improvement, Seinfeld, Ellen, ER, Friends and Frasier.
The end of Communism, Nelson Mandela Free at Last, the deaths of Princess Diana, Mother Teresa and JFK Jr , the legal cases of Rodney King and OJ Simpson, the launch of the Hubble Telescope, The Gulf War, Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill, Geoffrey Dahmer, the Branch Davidian siege in Waco, the bombing in Oklahoma City, Hale Bopp comet returns, Heaven's Gate cult doesn't, John Wayne Bobbitt, Sarin gas attack in Tokyo's subway, Columbine and who could forget President Clinton and Monica Lewinksy.