Wednesday December 05, 1990

US date format: 12/5/1990, UK date format: 5/12/1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 5, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Montee Ball and Ryan McNulty. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Because I Love You (The Postman Song) by Stevie B. In UK Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice was in the top 5 hits. Awakenings, directed by Penny Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The First Man In Rome by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coasting. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air Duel or Darwin's Dilemma.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Blue Jays trade F McGriff and T Fernandez to SD for R Alomar and J Carter
  • Former Noriega aide Luis del Cid pleads guilty
  • Salman Rushdie, author (ordered to death by Iran for blasphemy), appears in public for first time in two years.

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Movies

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Awakenings

Awakenings

Directed by: Penny Marshall

Starring: Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner, Ruth Nelson

Country: United States of America

Mermaids

Mermaids

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Cher, Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder, Michael Schoeffling

Country: United States of America

Vincent and Me

Vincent and Me

Directed by: Michael Rubbo

Starring: Tchéky Karyo, Nina Petronzio, Christopher Forrest, Paul Klerk

Edward Scissorhands

Edward Scissorhands

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall

Country: United States of America

Misery

Misery

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth, Frances Sternhagen

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Coasting

Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

Going Places

Going Places

Directed by: Aaron Mostow

Sophie and Virginia

Sophie and Virginia

You Take the Kids

You Take the Kids

A História de Ana Raio e Zé Trovão

A História de Ana Raio e Zé Trovão

Days to next December 05

If December 05, 1990 is your birthday you're 29 years, 9 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The First Man In Rome by Colleen McCullough

The First Man In Rome

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With extraordinary narrative power, New York Times bestselling author Colleen McCullough sweeps the reader into a whirlpool of pageantry and passion, bringing to vivid life the most glorious epoch in human

A Life On The Road by Charles Kuralt

A Life On The Road

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"A professional memoir of a gifted, good-humored and gracious man...The book has the feel of good conversation on a long trip."THE

Crow And Weasel by Tom Pohrt

Crow And Weasel

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"A brilliantly written and totally original New World adventure." - Jean Craighead GeorgeLong ago, when people and animals spoke the same language, two young men left their tribe to make an

Iron John by Robert Bly

Iron John

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In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.Bly's

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

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Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers: The Adventures in Nimnul's Castle

Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers: The Adventures in Nimnul's Castle

Platform: DOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Disney Computer Software Hi Tech Expressions

Air Duel

Air Duel

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Irem

Arrow Flash

Arrow Flash

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Sega; NA Renovation Products; EU Sega

Darwin's Dilemma

Darwin's Dilemma

Platform: Macintosh 512K Macintosh Plus Macintosh SE Macintosh LC Macintosh II Sharp X68000

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Inline Design

Days of Thunder

Days of Thunder

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, C64, DOS, Game Boy, NES, iOS, Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Mindscape Group

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 05, 1990?

On December 05, 1990 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is December 05, 1990?

On December 05, 1990 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 05, 1990?

On December 05, 1990 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 05, 1990?

On December 05, 1990 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 05, 1990?

On December 05, 1990 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 05, 1990?

On December 05, 1990 several famous people were born including, Montee Ball, Ryan McNulty.

Which famous people died on December 05, 1990?

Famous people died on December 05, 1990 include, Steven Shaw.

What was the number one song in December 05, 1990?

The number one song in the week of December 05, 1990 was Because I Love You (The Postman Song) by Stevie B in US and Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice in UK.

What were the top hits on December 05, 1990?

The top hits on December 05, 1990 were Because I Love You (The Postman Song) by Stevie B, I'm Your Baby Tonight by Whitney Houston, From A Distance by Bette Midler in US and Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice, Saviour's Day by Cliff Richard, Unbelievable by EMF in UK.


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