Monday 8 October 1990
It was Monday, 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 Praying For Time by George Michael.
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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Which were the important events of 8 October 1990 ?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
- Garrick Baugh: YouTube Star.
- Luanna Perez-Garreaud: YouTube Star.
- Rachel Klamer: Zimbabwean-Dutch triathlete.
- BJ Wilson: English musician (Procol Harum) (Born 1947).
- 24th Country Music Association Award: George Strait wins
- Israeli police kill 17 Palestinian rioters
- US doctors Joseph E Murray and E Donnall Thomas win Nobel Prize.
- Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: In Jerusalem, Israeli police kill 17 Palestinians and wound over 100 near the Dome of the Rock mosque on the Temple Mount.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1990 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Michael - Praying For Time
- Maxi Priest - Close To You
- James Ingram - I Don't Have The Heart
- Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby
- Janet Jackson - Black Cat
- Nelson - (Can't Live Without Your) Love And Affection
- Dino - Romeo
- Phil Collins - Something Happened On The Way To Heaven
- Black Box - Everybody Everybody
- Paul Young - Oh Girl
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