Tuesday 9 January 1990
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Melissa Ricks and Ryan Fletcher.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins.
In UK Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice was in the top 5 hits.
Internal Affairs, directed by Mike Figgis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching A Sense of Guilt.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Columns II or Final Countdown.
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Which were the important events of 9 January 1990 ?
- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
- Melissa Ricks: Filipina actress.
- Ryan Fletcher: Bassist.
- Kevin Ghost: Metal Singer.
- Justin Blackmon: American football player.
- 64th US manned space mission STS 32 (Columbia 10) launches into orbit
- Jim Palmer and Joe Morgan are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
- US Supreme Court strikes down Dallas' ordinance imposing strict zoning on sexually oriented businesses.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1990 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Another Day In Paradise
- Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
- Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam
- Michael Bolton - How Am I Supposed To Live Without You
- Linda Ronstadt - Don't Know Much
- Jody Watley - Everything
- New Kids On The Block - This One's For The Children
- Cher - Just Like Jesse James
- Taylor Dayne - With Every Beat Of My Heart
- Lou Gramm - Just Between You And Me
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby
- New Kids On The Block - Hangin' Tough
- Cliff Richard - Saviour's Day
- Jason Donovan - When You Come Back To Me
- Kylie Minogue - Tears On My Pillow
- EMF - Unbelievable
- Soul II Soul - Get A Life
- Band Aid II - Do They Know It's Christmas?
- 49ers - Touch Me
- The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody
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