Thursday October 11, 1990

US date format: 10/11/1990, UK date format: 11/10/1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 11, 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 Rakul Preet Singh . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Praying For Time by George Michael. In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. Dances with Wolves, directed by Kevin Costner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Memories of Midnight by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Going Places. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armor Alley or Air Inferno.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Miser opens at Circle in the Square Theater NYC for 93 performances
  • Center for Urban archaeology opens in New York City South Street Seaport Museum.
  • Oil hits a record US$40.42 per barrel.
  • Octavio Paz wins Nobel Prize for literature.

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Movies

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Dances with Wolves

Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant

Country: United States of America

Avalon

Avalon

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth Perkins, Leo Fuchs, Eve Gordon

Night of the Living Dead

Night of the Living Dead

Directed by: Tom Savini

Starring: Tony Todd, Patricia Tallman, Tom Towles, McKee Anderson

Country: United States of America

Quigley Down Under

Quigley Down Under

Directed by: Simon Wincer

Starring: Tom Selleck, Laura San Giacomo, Alan Rickman, Chris Haywood

White Palace

White Palace

Directed by: Luis Mandoki

Starring: Susan Sarandon, James Spader, Jason Alexander, Kathy Bates

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 11

If October 11, 1990 is your birthday you're 29 years, 11 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 14 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Memories of Midnight by Sidney Sheldon

Memories of Midnight

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In THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT, they played the ultimate game of love, lust, and death.Now, in MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT, the survivors meet to play one last time...Shadowed

Hocus Pocus by Kurt Vonnegut

Hocus Pocus

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From the author of Timequake, this "irresistible" novel (Cleveland Plain Dealer) tells the story of Eugene Debs Hartke-Vietnam veteran, jazz pianist, college professor, and prognosticator of the apocalypse.

Looking For A Ship by John McPhee

Looking For A Ship

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This is an extraordinary tale of life aboard what may be one of the last American merchant ships. As the story begins, Andy Chase, who holds a license as a second

By Way Of Deception by Victor Ostrovsky and Claire Hoy

By Way Of Deception

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The # 1 New York Times best seller the Israeli foreign intelligence agency The Mossad tried to ban. The making of a Mossad officer is the true story of an officer

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 …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Armor Alley

Armor Alley

Platform: MS-DOS, Mac OS

Genre: Horizontal scrolling shooter, Real-time tactics

Publisher: Three-Sixty Pacific Inc.

Conflict: Middle East Political Simulator

Conflict: Middle East Political Simulator

Platform: MS-DOS, Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Government simulation game

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

Final Zone (FZ Senki Axis -- Japanese title)

Final Zone (FZ Senki Axis -- Japanese title)

Platform: Sega Genesis, Sharp X68000

Genre: Isometric scrolling shooter

Publisher: Wolf Team Renovation Products (US Genesis), Telenet Japan (Japan Mega Drive)

Air Duel

Air Duel

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Irem

Air Inferno

Air Inferno

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight Simulator

Publisher: Taito

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 11, 1990?

On October 11, 1990 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is October 11, 1990?

On October 11, 1990 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 11, 1990?

On October 11, 1990 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 11, 1990?

On October 11, 1990 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 11, 1990?

On October 11, 1990 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 11, 1990?

On October 11, 1990 several famous people were born including, Rakul Preet Singh.

Which famous people died on October 11, 1990?

Famous people died on October 11, 1990 include, Robert Tessier, Douglas Edwards.

What was the number one song in October 11, 1990?

The number one song in the week of October 11, 1990 was Praying For Time by George Michael in US and Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee in UK.

What were the top hits on October 11, 1990?

The top hits on October 11, 1990 were Praying For Time by George Michael, Close To You by Maxi Priest, I Don't Have The Heart by James Ingram 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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