Thursday March 01, 1990
US date format: 3/1/1990, UK date format: 1/3/1990
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Eva Daeleman and Krystle Dsouza.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Escapade by Janet Jackson.
In UK Dub Be Good To Me by Beats International featuring Lindy Layton was in the top 5 hits.
Coupe de Ville, directed by Joe Roth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while What I Saw At The Revolution by Peggy Noonan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Aerolina.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aerial Assault or Elvira: Mistress of the Dark.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 01, 1990?
- Saint Eudoxia
- Self Injury Awareness Day
- Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
- Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
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- Benin nullifies its constitution.
- In Texas, near-stock ZR-1 and L-98 Corvettes set a dozen land speed records. Average speed for all runs is 170- to 175-MPH.
- Luis Alberto Lacelle sworn in as President of Uruguay.
- Steve Jackson Games is raided by the United States Secret Service, prompting the later formation of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
- Claude Spaak: Belgian dramatist, dies.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 01, 1990?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Beats International featuring Lindy Layton - Dub Be Good To Me
- Various Artists - The Brits 1990
- Michael Bolton - How Am I Supposed To Live Without You
- The B-52s - Love Shack
- Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stacy Lattisaw & Johnny Gill - Where Do We Go From Here
- Janet Jackson - Escapade
- Paula Abdul (Duet With The Wild Pair) - Opposites Attract
- Quincy Jones - The Secret Garden
- Miki Howard - Love Under New Management
- Michel'le - No More Lies
- Christopher Williams - Promises, Promises
- Lisa Stansfield - All Around The World
- Surface - Can We Spend Some Time
- Ruby Turner - It's Gonna Be Alright
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 01If March 01, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 6 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 7 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?