Tuesday October 02, 1990

US date format: 10/2/1990, UK date format: 2/10/1990

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Nichole Lee and Dean Bouzanis. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Close To You by Maxi Priest. In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. Mr. Destiny, directed by James Orr, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Prime Directive by Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Going Places. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atomix or American Horseshoes.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Michael Feinstein in Concert - opens at Golden NYC for 30 performances
  • Allies cede any remaining rights as occupiers of Germany
  • Chinese plane explodes, about 100 die
  • US Senate votes 90-9 to confirm David Souter to the Supreme Court.
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Movies

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Mr. Destiny

Mr. Destiny

Directed by: James Orr

Starring: Jim Belushi, Linda Hamilton, Michael Caine, Jon Lovitz

Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael

Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Starring: Winona Ryder, Jeff Daniels, Laila Robins, Thomas Wilson Brown

She-Wolf of London

She-Wolf of London

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Don Porter, June Lockhart, Sara Haden, Jan Wiley

Desperate Hours

Desperate Hours

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Anthony Hopkins, Mimi Rogers, Lindsay Crouse

Red Blooded American Girl

Red Blooded American Girl

Directed by: David Blyth

Starring: Andrew Stevens, Heather Thomas, Christopher Plummer, Kim Coates

TV Series

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Going Places

Going Places

Directed by: Aaron Mostow

Parenthood

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

Days to next October 02

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Prime Directive by Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens

Prime Directive

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Starfleet's most sacred commandment has been violated. Its most honored captain is in disgrace, its most celebrated starship in pieces, and the crew of that ship scattered among the thousand worlds

Lady Boss by Jackie Collins

Lady Boss

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THE DANGEROUSLY BEAUTIFUL LUCKY — RETURNS IN LADY BOSS. AND THIS TIME THE SHOCKINGLY SENSUAL, RUTHLESSLY CLEVER LUCKY IS OUT TO CONQUER HOLLYWOOD!. She

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly …

Barbarians At The Gate by Bryan  Burrough and John Helyar

Barbarians At The Gate

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“One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980’s.”—New York Times Book ReviewA #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the

The Politics Of Rich And Poor by Kevin Phillips

The Politics Of Rich And Poor

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The enormous concentration of wealth in the United States during the 1980s--most of it in the hands of the top 1% of the population--will provoke what Phillips calls a watershed change

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crazy Sue

Crazy Sue

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, Atari ST, PC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: cover disk of Amiga Fun magazine by MC Publications (UK)

Castle Master

Castle Master

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, IBM PC, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Role-playing video game, puzzle video game

Publisher: Incentive Software

Atomix

Atomix

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Commodore 64, Atari ST

Genre: Tile-based transport puzzle

Publisher: Thalion Software

Dirty Harry

Dirty Harry

Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mindscape

American Horseshoes

American Horseshoes

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Taito

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On October 02, 1990 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is October 02, 1990?

On October 02, 1990 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 02, 1990?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on October 02, 1990?

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

Which famous people are born on October 02, 1990?

On October 02, 1990 several famous people were born including, Nichole Lee, Dean Bouzanis, Samantha Barks.

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

The number one song in the week of October 02, 1990 was Close To You by Maxi Priest in US and Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee in UK.

What were the top hits on October 02, 1990?

The top hits on October 02, 1990 were Close To You by Maxi Priest, Praying For Time by George Michael, (Can't Live Without Your) Love And Affection by Nelson in US and Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee, A Little Time by The Beautiful South, Blue Velvet by Bobby Vinton in UK.


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