Friday 6 April 1990
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Charlie McDermott and Andrei Veis.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Love Will Lead You Back by Taylor Dayne.
In UK Vogue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
Cry-Baby, directed by John Waters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while The Bourne Ultimatum by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shannon's Deal.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing American Horseshoes or Astro Rabby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 April 1990 ?
- Saint Isolde
- Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
- The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
- In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
- Saint Balderik
- Saint Marcellinus of Carthage (d.413)
- St. Sixtus
- Saint Wineboud
- Blessed Notker
- The start of the tax year in the United Kingdom (arising from the 11 day correction to March 25 at the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1752).
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- Robert Mapplethorpe's quotThe Perfect Momentquot show of nude and homoerotic photographs opens at the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, in spite of accusations of indecency by Citizens for Community Values.
- Iran Contra Affair: John Poindexter is found guilty of 5 charges for his part in the scandal the convictions are later reversed on appeal.
- ''Scandinavian Star'', a Bahamas-registered ferry, catches fire en route from Norway to Denmark, leaving 158 dead.
- In Nepal, Gyanendra of Nepal lifts a ban on political parties following violent protests.
- In the Greek legislative election, the conservative New Democracy wins the most seats in the Hellenic Parliament its leader, Konstantinos Mitsotakis, becomes Prime Minister of Greece on April 11.
- In the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, the Socialist Republic of Slovenia holds Yugoslavia's first multiparty election since 1938. After the election, a center-right coalition led by Lojze Peterle forms Yugoslavia's first non-Communist government since 1945.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1990 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Taylor Dayne - Love Will Lead You Back
- Tommy Page - I'll Be Your Everything
- Lisa Stansfield - All Around The World
- Phil Collins - I Wish It Would Rain Down
- Alannah Myles - Black Velvet
- Jane Child - Don't Wanna Fall In Love
- Technotronic - Get Up! (Before The Night Is Over)
- Luther Vandross - Here And Now
- Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U
- KISS - Forever
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