Thursday 13 December 1990
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joseph Garrett and Cody Calafiore.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Because I Love You (The Postman Song) by Stevie B.
In UK Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice was in the top 5 hits.
The Godfather: Part III, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, 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 Schmidteinander.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barker Bill's Trick Shooting or Challenge of the Dragon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 December 1990 ?
- Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
- Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
- In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
- Malta - Republic Day (since 1974)
- St. Lucia's Day in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.
- Joseph Garrett: YouTube Star.
- Cody Calafiore: Reality Star.
- Nick Roux: TV Actor.
- Emmanuel Hudson: YouTube Star.
- Alice Marble: American tennis champion who won Wimbledon in 1938 and 1939 and the U.S.
- Peter Pan opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 45 performances
- Heavy earthquake strikes Sicily, 18 die
- President De Klerk of South Africa meets with Nelson Mandela to talk of end of apartheid.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1990 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Stevie B - Because I Love You (The Postman Song)
- Bette Midler - From A Distance
- Whitney Houston - I'm Your Baby Tonight
- Madonna - Justify My Love
- Wilson Phillips - Impulsive
- UB40 - The Way You Do The Things You Do
- DNA - Tom's Diner
- Poison - Something To Believe In
- George Michael - Freedom
- Damn Yankees - High Enough
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