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30 things turning 30 in 2019

Life moves so quickly that it feels like the years go by in the blink of an eye. It’s hard to believe the following 30 cultural icons will hit three decades in 2019. From the whimsical to the horrific, here’s what is turning the big 3-0 this year.

2. The fall of the Berlin Wall
2. The fall of the Berlin Wall
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It took 38 years, but in 1989 the Berlin Wall, which separated East and West Germany, came tumbling down as the Cold War began to thaw.

It was November 9, 1989, to be exact that East Berlin’s Communist Party said at midnight their citizens were allowed to cross the border.

According to History.com, more than 2 million East Berliners flocked to the checkpoints that once held them back to visit West Berlin that weekend.

For some, it's hard to believe the Berlin Wall even existed. It's even harder to believe these 11 events shaped history as we know it



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