Wednesday May 02, 1990

US date format: 5/2/1990, UK date format: 2/5/1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on May 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 Kay Panabaker and Paul George (basketball). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor. In UK Killer by Adamski was in the top 5 hits. Far Out Man, directed by Tommy Chong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Masquerade by Janet Dailey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air Duel or Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
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Events

  • Some Americans Abroad opens at Vivian Beaumont NYC for 62 performances
  • South African government and African National Congress open talks to end apartheid.
  • May 2–4 – First talks between the government of South Africa and the African National Congress.

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Movies

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Rear Window

Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

The Hunt for Red October

The Hunt for Red October

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill

Country: United States of America

Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac

Directed by: Jean-Paul Rappeneau

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Anne Brochet, Vincent Perez, Jacques Weber

La Femme Nikita

La Femme Nikita

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Anne Parillaud, Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana, Alain Lathière

Country: United States of America

A Tale of Springtime

A Tale of Springtime

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Anne Teyssèdre, Hugues Quester, Florence Darel, Eloïse Bennett

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Jeeves and Wooster

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Opportunity Knocks

Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Gossip

Gossip

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

Shannon's Deal

Shannon's Deal

Written by:

Starring: Jamey Sheridan, Elizabeth Peña, Jenny Lewis, Richard Edson

Country: United States of America

The Crystal Maze

The Crystal Maze

Written by:

Starring: Richard O'Brien, Sandra Caron, Edward Tudor-Pole

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Masquerade by Janet Dailey

Masquerade

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The story of a determined, courageous and intelligent woman, Remy Jardin, who must unravel the mystery behind an accident involving her family's shipping company or risk losing the man she loves

Head First by Norman Cousins

Head First

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"An eloquent plea for two needed emphases: more humane doctor-patient relations, and greater patient involvement in the struggle with disease."—Melvin

Clear And Present Danger by Tom Clancy

Clear And Present Danger

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THIS BOOK IS NOT AUTOGRAPHED!!!! The controversial bestseller from Tom Clancy, the all-time master of the techno-thriller. CIA Deputy Director Jack Ryan joins the war on drugs.

Megatrends 2000 by John Naisbitt and  Patricia Aburdene

Megatrends 2000

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Offering predictions and modern "soothsayings" for the 1990s and onwards, this book attempts to chart the changes to come, in politics, religion, advertising and culture.

Bitter Sweet by LaVyrle Spencer

Bitter Sweet

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A touching novel about first loves and second chances from the author who "knows how to tug at readers' heartstrings" (Publishers Weekly).

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Air Duel

Air Duel

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Irem

Hatris

Hatris

Platform: NES, Game Boy, arcade, TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software

Alien Brigade

Alien Brigade

Platform: Atari 7800

Genre: Shooting gallery

Publisher: Atari Corporation

Dragon's Gate

Dragon's Gate

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: GEnie, AOL, Mythic Realms, independent

Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge

Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade, Fighting

Publisher: Empire Software and Medalist International (UK), Paragon Software Corporation (United States)

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On May 02, 1990 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 02, 1990?

On May 02, 1990 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 02, 1990?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 02, 1990?

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

Which famous people are born on May 02, 1990?

On May 02, 1990 several famous people were born including, Kay Panabaker, Paul George (basketball), Flora Gueï.

Which famous people died on May 02, 1990?

Famous people died on May 02, 1990 include, William Levi Dawson, Oleg Anatolyevich Yakovlev, David Rappaport.

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

The number one song in the week of May 02, 1990 was Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor in US and Killer by Adamski in UK.

What were the top hits on May 02, 1990?

The top hits on May 02, 1990 were Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor, I Wanna Be Rich by Calloway, How Can We Be Lovers by Michael Bolton in US and Killer by Adamski, Better The Devil You Know by Kylie Minogue, Vogue by Madonna in UK.