Thursday August 02, 1990

US date format: 8/2/1990, UK date format: 2/8/1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 2, 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 Skylar Diggins and Cameron Hurley. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey. In UK Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme was in the top 5 hits. Flatliners, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while You Just Don'T Understand by Deborah Tannen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Swamp Thing. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Conquest of the Crystal Palace or Coloris.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
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Events

  • Iraq invades and occupies Kuwait, Emir flees to Saudi Arabia
  • Yankees rookie Kevin Maas hits his 10th home run in just 77 at bats
  • US President signs executive order banning importation of ancient coins and antiquities from Iraq.
  • President of Pakistan Ghulam Ishaq Khan dismisses Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto, accusing her of corruption and abuse of power.
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Movies

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Flatliners

Flatliners

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts, William Baldwin

Country: United States of America

Air America

Air America

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis, Ken Jenkins

Young Guns II

Young Guns II

Directed by: Geoff Murphy

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Christian Slater

Jeevan Ek Sanghursh

Jeevan Ek Sanghursh

Directed by: Rahul Rawail

Starring: Rakhee Gulzar, Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Anupam Kher

Presumed Innocent

Presumed Innocent

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Harrison Ford, Raul Julia, Greta Scacchi, Brian Dennehy

TV Series

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Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

Drop the Dead Donkey

Drop the Dead Donkey

New Attitude

New Attitude

Rugrats

Rugrats

Days to next August 02

If August 02, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 1 month, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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You Just Don'T Understand by Deborah Tannen

You Just Don'T Understand

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Women and men live in different worlds...made of different words.Spending nearly four years on the New York Times bestseller list, including eight months at number one, You Just Don't Understand is

The Burden Of Proof by Scott Turow

The Burden Of Proof

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Turow's acclaimed second novel, which topped international bestseller lists, is now available in trade paperback. Sandy Stern, the brilliant defense attorney from Presumed Innocent, faces an event so emotionally shattering that

Men At Work by George F. Will

Men At Work

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In his classic tribute to America's pastime—now with a new introduction—political commentator, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and lifelong sports enthusiast George F.

Sullivan'S Sting by Lawrence Sanders

Sullivan'S Sting

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From the New York Times bestselling author of the Deadly Sins seriescomes the story of a female FBI agent on the most dangerous mission of her career Rita Sullivan is the

Hammerheads by Dale Brown

Hammerheads

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Bestselling author Dale Brown tackles the controversial subject on America's drug war. The U.S. government has created an all-new drug-defense agency--Hammerheades--that will never make the war against drugs the same.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Aurail

Aurail

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game First-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

Conquest of the Crystal Palace

Conquest of the Crystal Palace

Platform: NES

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Asmik Corporation of America (J:COM)

Coloris

Coloris

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Avesoft

Alex Kidd in Shinobi World

Alex Kidd in Shinobi World

Platform: Master System, Virtual Console

Genre: Platform, hack and slash

Publisher: Sega

Dr. Mario

Dr. Mario

Platform: NES, Nintendo VS. System, PlayChoice-10, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 02, 1990?

On August 02, 1990 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is August 02, 1990?

On August 02, 1990 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 02, 1990?

On August 02, 1990 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 02, 1990?

On August 02, 1990 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 02, 1990?

On August 02, 1990 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 02, 1990?

On August 02, 1990 several famous people were born including, Skylar Diggins, Cameron Hurley, Ima Bohush.

Which famous people died on August 02, 1990?

Famous people died on August 02, 1990 include, Norman Mclean, Edwin Richfield.

What was the number one song in August 02, 1990?

The number one song in the week of August 02, 1990 was Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey in US and Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme in UK.

What were the top hits on August 02, 1990?

The top hits on August 02, 1990 were Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey, Cradle Of Love by Billy Idol, Rub You The Right Way by Johnny Gill in US and Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme, Tom's Diner by DNA featuring Suzanne Vega, Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini by Bombalurina in UK.


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