Monday 21 May 1990
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Scotty Leavenworth and Calum McSwiggan.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Vogue by Madonna.
In UK Killer by Adamski was in the top 5 hits.
Back to the Future Part III, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while The Stand by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Answers with Bayless Conley.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boxy Boy or Double Dragon 3: The Rosetta Stone.
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Which were the important events of 21 May 1990 ?
- Saint Constantine the Great
- Saints Constantine and Helena
- Saint Mireille
- Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
- Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
- Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.
- Saint Goderik
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- Dow Jones Average hits a record 2,844.68
- Last episode of Newhart airs on CBS-TV
- Democratic Republic of Yemen and North Yemen agree to merge into the Republic of Yemen.
- In Kashmir, a Kashmiri Islamic leader is assassinated and Indian security forces open fire on mourners carrying his body, killing at least 47 people.
- Microsoft releases Windows 3.0.
- In the Burmese general election, Burma's first multiparty election in 30 years, the National League for Democracy led by Aung San Suu Kyi wins in a landslide, but the State Law and Order Restoration Council nullifies the election results.
- In the Colombian presidential election, César Gaviria is elected President of Colombia he takes office on August 7.
- Mikhail Gorbachev arrives in Ottawa for a 29-hour visit.
- Boris Yeltsin is elected as the first ever elected president of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic.
- European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) founded.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1990 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Madonna - Vogue
- Heart - All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You
- Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U
- Wilson Phillips - Hold On
- Janet Jackson - Alright
- Bell Biv DeVoe - Poison
- Linear - Sending All My Love
- Roxette - It Must Have Been Love
- M.C. Hammer - U Can't Touch This
- Rod Stewart - This Old Heart Of Mine
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