Saturday 17 November 1990
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Shanica Knowles and Pat.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Love Takes Time by Mariah Carey.
In UK Unchained Melody by The Righteous Brothers was in the top 5 hits.
Predator 2, directed by Stephen Hopkins, 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.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Adventures of Rad Gravity or Battle Pingpong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 November 1990 ?
- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Shanica Knowles: American actress.
- Pat: YouTube Star.
- Doriemus : New Zealand race horse (d. 2015).
- Ng Yee: Hong Kong snooker player.
- Fugendake, part of the Mount Unzen volcanic complex, Nagasaki prefecture, Japan becomes active again and erupts.
- Soviet Presiden Gorbachev proposes a radical restructuring of the Soviet government, including the creation of a Federal Council to be made up of the heads of the 15 Soviet republics.
- November 19–21 ndash Leaders of Canada, the United States, and 32 European nations meet in Paris to formally mark the end of the Cold War.
- Charter of Paris for a New Europe signed.
- Super Famicom released in Japan.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1990 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - Love Takes Time
- M.C. Hammer - Pray
- Alias - More Than Words Can Say
- Deee-Lite - Groove Is In The Heart
- Whitney Houston - I'm Your Baby Tonight
- Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby
- Poison - Something To Believe In
- Stevie B - Because I Love You (The Postman Song)
- James Ingram - I Don't Have The Heart
- Bette Midler - From A Distance
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