Wednesday 14 February 1990, Valentine's Day
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Emily Mae Young and Brett Dier.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul.
In UK Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor was in the top 5 hits.
Revenge, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while Devices And Desires by P. D. James was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Crystal Maze.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aerial Assault or Awesome.
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- Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
- Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
- Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
- Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
- Western World - Valentine's Day.
- Iraq - 'Communist Martyrs Day' celebrated by Iraqi Communist Party.
- Europe/Catholicism - Feast day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, patron saints of Europe.
- Saint Abraham (d. 422)
- Saint Valentine (d. 422).
- Emily Mae Young: American child actress.
- Brett Dier: Movie Actor.
- Jake Weary: TV Actor.
- Valentina Anyanwu: Reality Star.
- Alshon Jeffery: Football Player.
- Sefa Yılmaz: German-Turkish footballer
- Space probe Voyager 1 takes photograph of entire solar system
- Perrier recalls 160 million bottles of sparkling water after traces of benzene, a carcinogen, are found in some.
- 92 people are killed aboard Indian Airlines Flight 605 at Bangalore, India.
- The Pale Blue Dot picture was sent back from the Voyager 1 probe after completing its primary mission. It was around 3.5 billion miles away from earth.
- The United Kingdom and Argentina restore diplomatic relations after 8 years. The UK had severed ties in response to Argentina's invasion of the Falkland Islands, a British Dependent Territory, in 1982.
- In Cartagena, Colombia, a summit is held between President of the United States George H. W. Bush, President of Bolivia Jaime Paz Zamora, President of Colombia Virgilio Barco Vargas, and President of Peru Alan García. The leaders pledge additional cooperation in fighting international drug trafficking.
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