Tuesday 2 October 1990
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nichole Lee and Samantha Barks.
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.
Henry & June, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while Barbarians At The Gate by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Prisoners of Gravity.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blue's Journey or Dragon Knight II.
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- 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)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
- Nichole Lee: YouTube Star.
- Samantha Barks: Manx singer and actress.
- Dean Bouzanis: Australian footballer.
- 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.
- Xiamen Airlines Flight 8301 is hijacked; after landing at Guangzhou, it crashes into two airliners on the ground, killing 132 people.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1990 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Maxi Priest - Close To You
- George Michael - Praying For Time
- Nelson - (Can't Live Without Your) Love And Affection
- Phil Collins - Something Happened On The Way To Heaven
- James Ingram - I Don't Have The Heart
- Jon Bon Jovi - Blaze Of Glory
- Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby
- Paul Young - Oh Girl
- Bell Biv DeVoe - Do Me!
- Wilson Phillips - Release Me
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