Wednesday December 12, 1990

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

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 12, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Seungri and Dawin . In that special week of December people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Kindergarten Cop, directed by Ivan Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coasting. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Countdown or Lost Crystal.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)

Events

  • US ambassador to Kuwait, Nathaniel Howell, leaves Kuwait.
  • US accuses Iraq of dragging its feet on dates for talks.

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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

Edward Scissorhands

Edward Scissorhands

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall

Country: United States of America

Miller's Crossing

Miller's Crossing

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, John Turturro, Marcia Gay Harden

Country: United States of America

Misery

Misery

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth, Frances Sternhagen

Country: United States of America

Awakenings

Awakenings

Directed by: Penny Marshall

Starring: Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner, Ruth Nelson

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Coasting

Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

Going Places

Going Places

Directed by: Aaron Mostow

The Trials of Life

The Trials of Life

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers

Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers

Starring: Alan Alda

Country: United States of America

Die Kinder

Die Kinder

Starring: Miranda Richardson, Frederic Forrest, Hans Kremer, Sam Cox

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next December 12

If December 12, 1990 is your birthday you're 29 years, 11 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg

The Polar Express

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This holiday season, remind everyone that the world is full of wonder - all one must do is look for it, and listen...and believe. This lavish, limited edition box set will bring the magic into your home and enchant all …

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

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Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

Carl'S Christmas by Alexandra Day

Carl'S Christmas

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A family's faithful dog and the baby left in his charge share an adventure-filled Christmas Eve.

The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett

The Wild Christmas Reindeer

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Little Teeka thought she had to be firm with the reindeer to get them ready for Santa's important flight, but when her bossy yelling only got their antlerstangled up, she knew

The Witching Hour by Anne Rice

The Witching Hour

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Demonstrating once again her gift for spellbinding stoyrtelling, Anne Rice makes real a family of witches--a family given to poetry and incest, to murder and philsophy, a family that is itself haunted by a powerful, dangerous and seductive being."Unfolds

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Countdown

Countdown

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Access Software

Carrier Air Wing

Carrier Air Wing

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Lost Crystal

Lost Crystal

Platform: Apple Macintosh

Genre: Adventure game

Dragon's Gate

Dragon's Gate

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: GEnie, AOL, Mythic Realms, independent

Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge

Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade, Fighting

Publisher: Empire Software and Medalist International (UK), Paragon Software Corporation (United States)

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On December 12, 1990 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is December 12, 1990?

On December 12, 1990 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 12, 1990?

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

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

On December 12, 1990 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 12, 1990?

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

Which famous people are born on December 12, 1990?

On December 12, 1990 several famous people were born including, Seungri , Dawin , Dawin Polanco.

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

The number one song in the week of December 12, 1990 was Because I Love You (The Postman Song) by Stevie B in US and Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice in UK.

What were the top hits on December 12, 1990?

The top hits on December 12, 1990 were Because I Love You (The Postman Song) by Stevie B, From A Distance by Bette Midler, I'm Your Baby Tonight by Whitney Houston in US and Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice, Saviour's Day by Cliff Richard, Unbelievable by EMF in UK.


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