Friday April 06, 1990

US date format: 4/6/1990, UK date format: 6/4/1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 6, 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 Charlie McDermott and Andrei Veis. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Love Will Lead You Back by Taylor Dayne. In UK Vogue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Rear Window, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Vineland by Thomas Pynchon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gossip. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aerial Assault or Adventures in the Magic Kingdom.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
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Events

  • Robert Mapplethorpe's quotThe Perfect Momentquot show of nude and homoerotic photographs opens at the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, in spite of accusations of indecency by Citizens for Community Values.
  • Iran Contra Affair: John Poindexter is found guilty of 5 charges for his part in the scandal the convictions are later reversed on appeal.
  • ''Scandinavian Star'', a Bahamas-registered ferry, catches fire en route from Norway to Denmark, leaving 158 dead.
  • In Nepal, Gyanendra of Nepal lifts a ban on political parties following violent protests.
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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 Juniper Tree

The Juniper Tree

Directed by: Nietzchka Keene

Starring: Björk, Bryndis Petra Bragadóttir, Valdimar Örn Flygenring, Guðrún Gísladóttir

Mister Frost

Mister Frost

Directed by: Philippe Setbon

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Kathy Baker, Alan Bates, Jean-Pierre Cassel

Il y a des jours... et des lunes

Il y a des jours... et des lunes

Directed by: Claude Lelouch

Starring: Gérard Lanvin, Patrick Chesnais, Annie Girardot, Marie-Sophie L.

Vital Signs

Vital Signs

Directed by: Marisa Silver

Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Diane Lane, Jack Gwaltney, Laura San Giacomo

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TV Series

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Gossip

Gossip

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

Opportunity Knocks

Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Aerolina

Aerolina

Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Hotel Paradies

Hotel Paradies

Days to next April 06

If April 06, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 5 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Vineland by Thomas Pynchon

Vineland

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In his first novel for 17 years, the author tells the story of a group of Americans living in the 1980s who are still struggling with the consequences of their lives

The Scions Of Shannara by Terry Brooks

The Scions Of Shannara

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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Terry Brooks's The Measure of the Magic.Since the death of Allanon, life in the Four Lands has drastially changed.

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.

The Bad Place by Dean R. Koontz

The Bad Place

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The Bad Place

What I Saw At The Revolution by Peggy  Noonan

What I Saw At The Revolution

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On the hundredth anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s birth comes the twentieth-anniversary edition of Peggy Noonan’s critically acclaimed bestseller What I Saw at the Revolution, for which she provides a new Preface

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Aerial Assault

Aerial Assault

Platform: Sega Master System Sega Game Gear

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Sega

Danan: The Jungle Fighter

Danan: The Jungle Fighter

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Action, platform

Publisher: Sega

Adventures in the Magic Kingdom

Adventures in the Magic Kingdom

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action

Publisher: Capcom

Challenge of the Ancient Empires!

Challenge of the Ancient Empires!

Platform: DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Educational/Adventure

Publisher: The Learning Company

Crystalis

Crystalis

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System Game Boy Color

Genre: Action RPG, Action-adventure

Publisher: SNK (NES) Nintendo (Game Boy Color)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 06, 1990?

On April 06, 1990 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is April 06, 1990?

On April 06, 1990 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 06, 1990?

On April 06, 1990 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 06, 1990?

On April 06, 1990 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 06, 1990?

On April 06, 1990 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 06, 1990?

On April 06, 1990 several famous people were born including, Charlie McDermott, Andrei Veis.

Which famous people died on April 06, 1990?

Famous people died on April 06, 1990 include, Ronald E Evans, Nancy Hawkes.

What was the number one song in April 06, 1990?

The number one song in the week of April 06, 1990 was Love Will Lead You Back by Taylor Dayne in US and Vogue by Madonna in UK.

What were the top hits on April 06, 1990?

The top hits on April 06, 1990 were Love Will Lead You Back by Taylor Dayne, I'll Be Your Everything by Tommy Page, All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield in US and Vogue by Madonna, The Power by Snap!, Black Velvet by Alannah Myles in UK.


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