Sunday August 12, 1990

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

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 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 Mario Balotelli and Perth (Australia). In that special week of August people in US were listening to by . In UK by 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 The Adventures of Rad Gravity or Dr. Mario.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1990, at August 12 across the years or at August 1990 calendar.

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Historical Events

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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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Movies

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Ghayal

Ghayal

Directed by: Rajkumar Santoshi

Starring: Sunny Deol, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Amrish Puri, Moushumi Chatterjee

An Angel at My Table

An Angel at My Table

Directed by: Jane Campion

Starring: Kerry Fox, Alexia Keogh, Karen Fergusson, Iris Churn

Back to the Future Part III

Back to the Future Part III

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Thomas F. Wilson

Country: United States of America

Ghost

Ghost

Directed by: Jerry Zucker

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn

Country: United States of America

A Chinese Ghost Story II

A Chinese Ghost Story II

Directed by: Siu-Tung Ching

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Joey Wang, Michelle Reis, Jacky Cheung

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

Beyond the Groove

Beyond the Groove

Bashti i sinove

Bashti i sinove

Days to next August 12

If August 12, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 3 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Coyote Waits by Tony Hillerman

Coyote Waits

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The car fire didn't kill Navajo Tribal Policeman Delbert Nez—a bullet did. And the old man in possession of the murder weapon is a whiskey-soaked shaman named Ashie Pinto.

September by Rosamunde Pilcher

September

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A place you will never forgetRosamunde Pilcher's Scotland...where the fields flourish with greenery, the bills bloom with purple, and the lochs glitter with the bright blue of the sky.A

Get Shorty by Elmore Leonard

Get Shorty

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“A Hollywood hit….Taut, inimitable prose and characters who could have only sprung from the mind of Elmore Leonard.” —Detroit NewsThe Chicago Tribune has dubbed Elmore Leonard, “the coolest, hottest writer in

The Bourne Ultimatum by Robert Ludlum

The Bourne Ultimatum

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER At a small-town carnival, two men, each mysteriously summoned by telegram, witness a bizarre killing.

Sullivan'S Sting by Lawrence Sanders

Sullivan'S Sting

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From the New York Times bestselling author of the Deadly Sins seriescomes the story of a female FBI agent on the most dangerous mission of her career Rita Sullivan is the

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.

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

Platform: Sega Genesis, Master System, Game Gear, Sega Saturn

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Sega

American Horseshoes

American Horseshoes

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Taito

The Adventures of Rad Gravity

The Adventures of Rad Gravity

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Activision

Dr. Mario

Dr. Mario

Platform: NES, Nintendo VS. System, PlayChoice-10, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 12, 1990?

On August 12, 1990 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is August 12, 1990?

On August 12, 1990 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 12, 1990?

On August 12, 1990 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 12, 1990?

On August 12, 1990 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 12, 1990?

On August 12, 1990 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 12, 1990?

On August 12, 1990 several famous people were born including, Mario Balotelli, Perth (Australia), Christina Cimorelli.

Which famous people died on August 12, 1990?

Famous people died on August 12, 1990 include, Sara Seegar [Stone], B Kliban, Dorothy Mackaill.

What was the number one song in August 12, 1990?

The number one song in the week of August 12, 1990 was Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey in US and Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme in UK.

What were the top hits on August 12, 1990?

The top hits on August 12, 1990 were Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey, The Power by Snap!, Rub You The Right Way by Johnny Gill in US and Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme, Tom's Diner by DNA featuring Suzanne Vega, Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini by Bombalurina in UK.


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