Friday August 10, 1990
US date format: 8/10/1990, UK date format: 10/8/1990
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 10, 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 Lucas Till and Gwen Zamora.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey.
In UK Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme was in the top 5 hits.
Flatliners, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while Coyote Waits by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Last Laugh.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Lap 2 or Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 10, 1990?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
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- American Magellan spacecraft lands on Venus.
- The Magellan space probe reaches Venus.
- More than 127 Muslims are killed in North East Sri Lanka by paramilitary troops.
- Richard Haines: Director (Splatter University).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 10, 1990?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 10If August 10, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 1 month, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 20 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?