Tuesday 2 October 1990
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Close To You by Maxi Priest.
In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits.
Henry & June, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while Four Past Midnight by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 October 1990 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
- Nichole Lee: YouTube Star.
- Dean Bouzanis: Australian footballer.
- Samantha Barks: Manx singer and actress.
- Michael Feinstein in Concert - opens at Golden NYC for 30 performances
- Allies cede any remaining rights as occupiers of Germany
- Chinese plane explodes, about 100 die
- US Senate votes 90-9 to confirm David Souter to the Supreme Court.
- Xiamen Airlines Flight 8301 is hijacked; after landing at Guangzhou, it crashes into two airliners on the ground, killing 132 people.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1990 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wilson Phillips - Release Me
- Jon Bon Jovi - Blaze Of Glory
- Maxi Priest - Close To You
- James Ingram - I Don't Have The Heart
- Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby
- Nelson - (Can't Live Without Your) Love And Affection
- George Michael - Praying For Time
- Bell Biv DeVoe - Do Me!
- Phil Collins - Something Happened On The Way To Heaven
- Paul Young - Oh Girl
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