The fight against the poll tax was one of the year's big stories and here protesters who vowed not to pay it are gathering in defiance at Sheffield Magistrates Court on September 7.
Meadowhall opened, the Lyceum Theatre reopened, protesters were on the streets demanding an end to the hated poll tax and the weather went from scorching summer to a snowy winter.
Have a look at our pictures here, and see if you can spot any familiar faces.
The Broomhall Against the Poll Tax group burn their poll tax bills at the Broomspring Centre in April 1990
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Princess Anne was a guest of honour at the Cutlers Feast on May 14, 1990
The Heritage New Orleans Brass Band welcomes guests to the re-opening night of the Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield on December 10, 1990. The theatre was brought back from dereliction by a determined campaign.
An excited audience packed out the Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield for its reopening night
Crowds throng to be among the first to take a look on the Meadowhall shopping centre opening day on September 4, 1990
Sheila Gray from Handsworth won a competition in The Star to open the new C&A store at Meadowhall. She arrived in a white Rolls Royce and said: "I feel this is a special day".
Telegraph and Star Readers' Club members heading off on a trip to see Frank Sinatra perform in London in July 1990
The Battle of Britain Parade passes the cenotaph in Barkers Pool, Sheffield in September 1990
Highfield Post Office staff all dressed up for Children in Need 1990
Youngsters from around the world joined the Peak 90 International Scout and Guide Camp at Chatsworth Park, Derbyshire in July 1990
Youngsters enjoying the Ringinglow Fire Station Gala on August 11, 1990
Deborah and Giles Hawtin with children Stacey and Scott, pictured at Bakewell Show on August 1, 1990
Tony the Tiger was a roaring success with children in Sheffield city centre for the climax of the Kellogg's Tour of Britain Cycle Race on August 2, 1990
Phew, what a scorcher! The Star of August 3, 1990 reports on record summer temperatures
By December 8, 1990 we'd gone from baking to freezing, as this snowy Sheffield scene shows.