Wednesday 17 January 1990
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Brett McKinnon and Frank Golla.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton.
In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits.
Tremors, directed by Ron Underwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while The Dark Half by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Agatha Christie: Poirot.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Countdown or Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 January 1990 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Brett McKinnon: Scottish child murder victim in the Dunblane school massacre.
- Frank Golla: Filipino basketball player.
- Kaori Matsumura: Japanese singer and actress (SKE48).
- Santiago Tréllez: Colombian footballer.
- Charles Hernu: French Minister of Defense 1981-1985 who ordered the sabotage of the Greenpeace ship in which one person was killed.
- 5th Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Awards: Bobby Darin
- The Who, Simon and Garfunkel, Four Seasons, Four Tops, Hank Ballard, Platters and Kinks inducted into Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1990 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Bolton - How Am I Supposed To Live Without You
- Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam
- Phil Collins - Another Day In Paradise
- Jody Watley - Everything
- Rod Stewart - Downtown Train
- Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
- Lou Gramm - Just Between You And Me
- Tom Petty - Free Fallin'
- Seduction - Two To Make It Right
- Tesla - Love Song
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