Friday 5 October 1990
It was Friday, 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.
Memphis Belle, directed by Michael Caton-Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while Four Past Midnight by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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Famous Birthdays:05 October
- Meir Kahane: American-Israeli rabbi and activist founded the Jewish Defense League (d. 1990).
- Cincinnati jury acquits art gallery of obscenity (Mapplethorpe photos).
- After one hundred and fifty years The Herald broadsheet newspaper in Melbourne, Australia, is published for the last time as a separate newspaper.
- Disney re-releases the film Fantasia to theaters, based on a two-year restoration from original film negatives, with the original soundtrack.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1990 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Maxi Priest - Close To You
- George Michael - Praying For Time
- Nelson - (Can't Live Without Your) Love And Affection
- Phil Collins - Something Happened On The Way To Heaven
- James Ingram - I Don't Have The Heart
- Jon Bon Jovi - Blaze Of Glory
- Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby
- Paul Young - Oh Girl
- Bell Biv DeVoe - Do Me!
- Wilson Phillips - Release Me
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