Sunday 1 April 1990
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marissa Ghavami and Julia Fischer.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Black Velvet by Alannah Myles.
In UK Vogue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover, directed by Peter Greenaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Twin Peaks.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dirty Harry or Challenge of the Dragon.
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- Saint Waleric
- Saint Hugh of Grenoble
- Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
- India - Start of financial year.
- Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
- Japan - The official start of school years in most universities and schools. Also, the official First Day of Work at companies and offices for new university graduates hires, marked by welcoming ceremonies and speeches.
- April 1 is known as April Fool's Day or All Fools' Day in many countries.
- Roman Empire - Veneralia celebrated to honor Venus.
- In San Marino, two Captains Regent, elected by Parliament, take office for six months.
- Last day of the Assyrian New Year Celebration
- Saint Jacoba
- International Day of the Birds.
- In England and Wales, local government reorganisations traditionally happen on April 1.
- Brielle celebrates victory of 1572 over Spaniards.
- Pigasus Award announcement.
Famous Birthdays:01 April
- 2nd Seniors Golf Tradition: Jack Nicklaus wins
- Jack Nicklaus wins 1st start on Senior PGA tour
- Ha! comedy Channel on cable TV begins transmitting
- 19th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Betsy King.
- CBS fires sportscaster Brent Mussburger.
- Wrestlemania VI (67,678 in Toronto); Ultimate Warrior beats Hulk Hogan for championship.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1990 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Alannah Myles - Black Velvet
- Taylor Dayne - Love Will Lead You Back
- Phil Collins - I Wish It Would Rain Down
- Tommy Page - I'll Be Your Everything
- Lisa Stansfield - All Around The World
- Jane Child - Don't Wanna Fall In Love
- Janet Jackson - Escapade
- Madonna - Keep It Together
- Technotronic - Get Up! (Before The Night Is Over)
- Luther Vandross - Here And Now
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