Monday 24 December 1990, Christmas Eve
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). 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.
Kindergarten Cop, directed by Ivan Reitman, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 December 1990 ?
- December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
- It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
- In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
- The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
- Marcus Jordan: American college basketball player who played for the UCF Knights men's basketball team of Conference USA.
- Brittany Fogarty: Reality Star.
- Adam Pitts: Drummer.
- Brigetta Barrett: American high jumper.
- Ryo Miyake: Japanese fencer.
- Thorbj?rn Egner: Norwegian author (Born 1922).
- Expos trade Tim Raines to White Sox for Ivan Calderon and Barry Jones
- Ramsewak Shankar is ousted as President of Suriname by a military coup .
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)
- Madonna - Justify My Love
- Bette Midler - From A Distance
- Wilson Phillips - Impulsive
- DNA - Tom's Diner
- Damn Yankees - High Enough
- Whitney Houston - I'm Your Baby Tonight
- George Michael - Freedom
- UB40 - The Way You Do The Things You Do
- Ralph Tresvant - Sensitivity
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