Monday February 12, 1990

US date format: 2/12/1990, UK date format: 12/2/1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on February 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 Scott Jund and Moussa Koné. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul. In UK Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor was in the top 5 hits. La Femme Nikita, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Wonderful Life by Stephen Jay Gould was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Aerolina. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crazy Sue or Atomix.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Saint Alexis of Moscow
  • Saint Benedict of Aniane
  • Red Hand Day
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Events

  • Carmen Lawrence becomes the first female Premier in Australian history when she becomes Premier of Western Australia.
  • Represenatatives of NATO and the Warsaw Pact meet in Ottawa for an quotOpen Skiesquot conference. The conference results in agreements about superpower troop levels in Europe and on German reunification.
  • German reunification: An agreement is reached for a two-stage plan to reunite Germany.
  • Drexel Burnham Lambert files for bankruptcy protection, Chapter 11.

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Movies

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La Femme Nikita

La Femme Nikita

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Anne Parillaud, Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana, Alain Lathière

Country: United States of America

A Tale of Springtime

A Tale of Springtime

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Anne Teyssèdre, Hugues Quester, Florence Darel, Eloïse Bennett

Tremors

Tremors

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross

Country: United States of America

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Grand Slam

Grand Slam

Directed by: Giuliano Montaldo

Starring: Janet Leigh, Robert Hoffmann, Klaus Kinski, Riccardo Cucciolla

Nightbreed

Nightbreed

Directed by: Clive Barker

Starring: Craig Sheffer, David Cronenberg, Anne Bobby, Charles Haid

TV Series

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Hotel Paradies

Hotel Paradies

Aerolina

Aerolina

Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

The Simpsons

The Simpsons

Written by:

Starring: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Country: United States of America

Mr. Bean

Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Wonderful Life by Stephen Jay Gould

Wonderful Life

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"[An] extraordinary book. . . . Mr. Gould is an exceptional combination of scientist and science writer. . . . He is thus exceptionally well placed to tell these stories, and

The Second World War by John Keegan

The Second World War

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Praised as “the best military historian of our generation” by Tom Clancy, John Keegan here reconsiders his masterful study of World War II, The Second World War, with a new foreword.

White Ninja by Eric V. Lustbader

White Ninja

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Thrust into a world of lies and treachery, adventurer Tori Nunn must face her deadliest enemies, aided only by her chief rival.

The Great And Secret Show by Clive Barker

The Great And Secret Show

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In the little town of Palomo Grove, two great armies are amassing; forces shaped from the hearts and souls of America.

From Beirut To Jerusalem by Thomas L. Friedman

From Beirut To Jerusalem

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"If you're only going to read one book on the Middle East, this is it."---Seymour M. HershOne of the most thought-provoking books ever written about the Middle East, From Beirut to

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crazy Sue

Crazy Sue

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, Atari ST, PC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: cover disk of Amiga Fun magazine by MC Publications (UK)

Crossed Swords

Crossed Swords

Platform: Arcade, Neo Geo, Neo-Geo CD

Genre: Hack and slash Beat 'em up Action RPG

Publisher: SNK

Atomix

Atomix

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Commodore 64, Atari ST

Genre: Tile-based transport puzzle

Publisher: Thalion Software

Cosmo Tank

Cosmo Tank

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atlus

Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday

Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Sega Genesis

Genre: Role-playing video game, Tactical RPG

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On February 12, 1990 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is February 12, 1990?

On February 12, 1990 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 12, 1990?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on February 12, 1990?

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

Which famous people are born on February 12, 1990?

On February 12, 1990 several famous people were born including, Scott Jund, Moussa Koné, Robert Griffin III.

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

The number one song in the week of February 12, 1990 was Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul in US and Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor in UK.

What were the top hits on February 12, 1990?

The top hits on February 12, 1990 were Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul, Two To Make It Right by Seduction, Escapade by Janet Jackson in US and Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor, Get Up (Before The Night Is Over) by Technotronic featuring Ya Kid K, Dub Be Good To Me by Beats International featuring Lindy Layton in UK.