Claims that the late 1990s were the era of Cool Britannia are wrong. The biggest selling artists of 1999 were Westlife, Steps and S Club 7, while we traded Pokemon cards and slouched around in cargo pants.
Robert looks back at the year of puffball skirts, novelty socks and Bruno Brookes.
Was 1990 really the year of 'Madchester' and being 'mad fer it'? Robert Webb doesn't think so.
We all remember 1995 as the start of Cool Britannia – but the facts tell a different story.