Saturday 6 October 1990
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hotaru Yamaguchi and Scarlett Byrne.
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.
On TV people were watching Les nuls, l'émission.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei II or Exodus: Journey to the Promised Land.
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- Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
- Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
- U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
- French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
- Also see October 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Bruno, St Faith
- Hotaru Yamaguchi: Soccer Player.
- Scarlett Byrne: Movie Actress.
- Nazem Kadri: Hockey Player.
- Han Sunhwa: South Korean singer and actress (Secret).
- Spacecraft Ulysses launched towards pole of Sun
- Ulysses launched (Solar Polar Orbiter)
- US 67th manned space mission STS 41 (Discovery 11) launches into orbit
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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