Friday 12 October 1990
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Melody and Henri Lansbury.
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.
Night of the Living Dead, directed by Tom Savini, 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 Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers: The Adventures in Nimnul's Castle or Aretha.
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Which were the important events of 12 October 1990 ?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
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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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