Saturday 24 March 1990
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Jafari and Keisha Castle-Hughes.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Black Velvet by Alannah Myles.
In UK Dub Be Good To Me by Beats International featuring Lindy Layton was in the top 5 hits.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, directed by Steve Barron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while The Bourne Ultimatum by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Avonlea.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captain Skyhawk or Cratermaze.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 March 1990 ?
- World Tuberculosis Day.
- Saint Simeon (died 1475)
- Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
- Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
- Jonathan Jafari: YouTube Star.
- Keisha Castle-Hughes: Movie Actress.
- Starlin Castro: Baseball Player.
- Aljur Abrenica: Filipino actor and singer.
- Libby Clegg: English runner.
- Tom Hunter swims world record 50-metre freestyle (21.81 seconds).
- Indian troops leave Sri Lanka.
- In the Australian federal election, the Australian Labor Party, led by Prime Minister of Australia Bob Hawke, clings to power with a reduced majority.
- In New York City, a fire due to arson at an illegal social club called ampquotHappy Landampquot kills 87.
- Archbishop of Canterbury Robert Runcie announces his intention to retire at the end of the year.
- In the Hungarian parliamentary election, Hungary's first multiparty election since 1948, the Hungarian Democratic Forum wins the most seats.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1990 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Alannah Myles - Black Velvet
- Taylor Dayne - Love Will Lead You Back
- Janet Jackson - Escapade
- The B-52's - Roam
- Phil Collins - I Wish It Would Rain Down
- Tommy Page - I'll Be Your Everything
- Lisa Stansfield - All Around The World
- Billy Joel - I Go To Extremes
- Madonna - Keep It Together
- Technotronic - Get Up! (Before The Night Is Over)
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