Sunday August 12, 1990: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 8/12/1990, UK date format: 12/8/1990

August 12th, 1990 was the 224th day of the year 1990 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Leo. The day of the week was Sunday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Mario Balotelli and Perth (Australia).

The number one song in US was Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey. Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme was #1 song in the UK.

Dances With Wolves, directed by Kevin Costner, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1990 while The Bourne Ultimatum by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching The Last Laugh. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers: The Adventures in Nimnul's Castle or Battle Pingpong.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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August 12, 1990 Events

What happened on August 12, 1990?

Historical Events

  • 72nd PGA Championship: Wayne Grady shoots a 282 at Shoal Creek Ala
  • Cathy Gerring wins Stratton Mountain LPGA Golf Classic
  • Iraq President Saddam Hussein says he is ready to resolve the Gulf crisis if Israel withdraws from occupied territories.
  • The most complete skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus rex ("Sue") is discovered near Faith, South Dakota.

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What happened on August 12 in history? Find out the list of August 12th major events

What was 1990 famous for? Discover everything about 1990


August 12, 1990 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on August 12, 1990?

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How old am I?

If August 12, 1990 is your birthday you are 33 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on August 12.

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August 12, 1990 Famous Deaths

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August 12, 1990 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Leo personality

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Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo

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Chinese Zodiac

Horse chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Horse

Element: Metal

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August 12, 1990 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was August 12, 1990?

The day of the week was Sunday.

August 12th marks the 223rd day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1990.

There are 141 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


August 12, 1990 Holidays and Observances

What is special on August 12, 1990?


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Music charts

What was the number one song on August 12, 1990? Which were the top hits on August 12, 1990?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Vision Of Love
  2. - The Power
  3. - Rub You The Right Way
  4. - Cradle Of Love
  5. - If Wishes Came Trueyoutube

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Turtle Power
  2. - Tom's Diner
  3. - Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini
  4. - Naked In The Rain
  5. - U Can't Touch This

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Vision Of Love
  2. - Can't Stop
  3. - Talk To Me
  4. - Jerk Out
  5. - Do Me!

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Tengo Todo Excepto A Ti
  2. - Gracias A Tu Amor
  3. - Amnesia
  4. - El Carino Es Como Una Flor
  5. - Burbujas De Amor

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Dances With Wolves

Dances With Wolves

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Kevin Costner



Release year: 1990

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts, William Baldwin

Country: United States of America

Air America

Air America

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis, Ken Jenkins

Young Guns II

Young Guns II

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Geoff Murphy

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Christian Slater

Jeevan Ek Sanghursh

Jeevan Ek Sanghursh

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Rahul Rawail

Starring: Rakhee Gulzar, Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Anupam Kher

TV Series

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The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Kenny Young

Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Wes Craven

Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

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The Bourne Ultimatum by Robert Ludlum

The Bourne Ultimatum


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Two men witness a strange killing at a small-town carnival. They are each summoned by telegram.

Dragon by Clive Cussler




September by Rosamunde Pilcher



You will never forget Rosemunde Pilcher's Scotland...where greenery flourishes, bills are purple and the lochs sparkle with the bright blue sky.

An Inconvenient Woman by Dominick Dunne

An Inconvenient Woman


Jules Mendelson has a lot of wealth. Astrologically so. His wife, he leads a high-society, charity-giving, art-filled life.

Men At Work by George F. Will

Men At Work


In his classic tribute to America's pastime--now with a new introduction--political commentator, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and lifelong sports enthusiast George F.

Birth chart on this day

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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

Battle Pingpong

Battle Pingpong

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Quest

Akumajō Special: Boku Dracula-kun

Akumajō Special: Boku Dracula-kun

Platform: Famicom, Mobile Phone

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Konami

Deliverance: Stormlord II

Deliverance: Stormlord II

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Captain Skyhawk

Captain Skyhawk

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System PlayChoice-10

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: NA Milton Bradley Company; EU Rare


August 12, 1990 Lunar and Planetary phase

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Sport Games on August 12, 1990

Sport Games on August 12, 1990

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