Monday January 01, 1990, NewYear’s Day
US date format: 1/1/1990, UK date format: 1/1/1990
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Samantha Gradoville and Zita Hanrot.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins.
In UK Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice was in the top 5 hits.
Internal Affairs, directed by Mike Figgis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while Foucault'S Pendulum by Umberto Eco was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bill Elliott's NASCAR Challenge or Dead Heat Scramble.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 01, 1990?
- New York City MTA stops token redemption at subway stations
- US Federal Communications Commission implements "SYNDEX" giving independent stations more rights over cable TV outlets for exclusive syndicated programs.
- Mitsuko Nishiwaki beats Nakano to become Japan Women wrestling champ.
- Sports News Network begins operation on cable TV.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 01, 1990?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Another Day In Paradise
- Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
- Linda Ronstadt - Don't Know Much
- Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam
- Taylor Dayne - With Every Beat Of My Heart
- Michael Bolton - How Am I Supposed To Live Without You
- New Kids On The Block - This One's For The Children
- Cher - Just Like Jesse James
- Billy Joel - We Didn't Start The Fire
- Jody Watley - Everything
Top #11 songs in the UK
- Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby
- New Kids On The Block - Hangin' Tough
- Jason Donovan - When You Come Back To Me
- Cliff Richard - Saviour's Day
- Kylie Minogue - Tears On My Pillow
- Soul II Soul - Get A Life
- EMF - Unbelievable
- Band Aid II - Do They Know It's Christmas?
- 49ers - Touch Me
- Madonna - Dear Jessie
- The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 01If January 01, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 8 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 13 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?