Tuesday 2 January 1990
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Garrett Watterson and Karel Abraham.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins.
Always, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while Daddy by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Secret Cabaret.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crystals of Arborea or Dead Heat Scramble.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 January 1990 ?
- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
- The eighth day of Christmas (and ninth night of same) in Western Christianity.
- Science Fiction Day
- Garrett Watterson: American victim of hazing.
- Karel Abraham: Czech motorcycle racer.
- Maurício Peruchi: Brazilian footballer (d. 2014).
- Sting joins wrestlings 4 Horsemen (Flair, Arn Anderson, Ole Anderson)
- Alan Hale Jr, American actor (Skipper Jonas Grumby - Gilligan's Island), dies of cancer at age 71 (born 1921).
- Dow Jones Industrial Average hits record 2,800 (2,810.15).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1990 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Another Day In Paradise
- Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
- Linda Ronstadt - Don't Know Much
- Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam
- Taylor Dayne - With Every Beat Of My Heart
- Michael Bolton - How Am I Supposed To Live Without You
- New Kids On The Block - This One's For The Children
- Cher - Just Like Jesse James
- Billy Joel - We Didn't Start The Fire
- Jody Watley - Everything
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