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Published: Jan. 4, 2013 at 03:30 p.m.

The last time the Bengals won a playoff game...

Even though they’ll be playing in the postseason for the second year in a row, the Cincinnati Bengals have not won a playoff game since the 1990 season. Which got us thinking… what exactly was the world like the last time the Bengals found postseason success? The last time the Bengals won a playoff game…

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    Al Behrman

    The "Ickey Shuffle" was all the rage in Cincinnati.

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    Associated Press

    George H.W. Bush was president of the United States. George W. Bush was a part-owner of the Texas Rangers.

  • 8

    Paramount Pictures/Twentieth Century Fox

    Ghost was the highest grossing movie of the year, and Macaulay Culkin was Home Alone for the first time.

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    Associated Press/Special to

    Andy Dalton was three years old. A.J. Green was two.

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    Sam Jones/Associated Press

    "Hold On" by Wilson Phillips was the #1 Hot 100 Single on Billboard. Kristen Wiig, who brought the song back to relevance in Bridesmaids, was wrapping up high school in 1990.

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    Justin Sutcliffe/Associated Press

    1990 was Chris Farley's first year on SNL.

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    National Football League

    Pete Carroll was the defensive coordinator of the New York Jets.

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    Sam Jones/Associated Press

    We still couldn't touch MC Hammer. "U Can't Touch This" came out in January of 1990.

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    The Hubble Telescope launched.

  • 1

    20th Century Fox

    The Simpsons aired for the first time in 1990.

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