Thursday February 01, 1990
US date format: 2/1/1990, UK date format: 1/2/1990
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 1, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Laura Marling and Davi Santos.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton.
In UK Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor was in the top 5 hits.
Stanley & Iris, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while The Cuckoo'S Egg by Clifford Stoll was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Aerolina.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bakushō! Star Monomane Shitennō or Cyber-Lip.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 01, 1990?
- St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
- In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
- Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
- The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
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- Nintendo ships the Super Mario Bros. 3 video game for the Nintendo Entertainment System in the US.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 01, 1990?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Bolton - How Am I Supposed To Live Without You
- Paula Abdul - Opposites Attract
- Rod Stewart - Downtown Train
- Seduction - Two To Make It Right
- Aerosmith - Janie's Got A Gun
- Skid Row - I Remember You
- Tom Petty - Free Fallin'
- Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam
- Lou Gramm - Just Between You And Me
- Jody Watley - Everything
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Regina Belle - Make It Like It Was
- Skyy - Real Love
- Sybil - Walk On By
- Quincy Jones Featuring Ray Charles & Chaka Khan - I'll Be Good To You
- Calloway - I Wanna Be Rich
- Good Girls - Your Sweetness
- Prince Featuring Kim Basinger - Scandalous!
- Michel'le - No More Lies
- Ruby Turner - It's Gonna Be Alright
- The Temptations - Special
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?