Name the Year by KlionskyG

Question 12

Person of the Year:
Mikhail Gorbachev

Some words added to M-W this year:
  • bcc
  • caffeinate
  • Generation X
  • helicopter parent
  • misgender

What year was it?

1989 (if you've been paying attention to my quizzes, you'll know from the start of the year that I turned 31 in 2020 and of course I was going to end on 1989!). Happy new year!