Friday January 12, 1990

US date format: 1/12/1990, UK date format: 12/1/1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Sergey Karjakin and Helsinki (Finland). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins. In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Tremors, directed by Ron Underwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Roseanne by Roseanne Barr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hotel Paradies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armor Alley or Akumajō Special: Boku Dracula-kun.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day

Events

  • Civil Rights activist Reverand Al Sharpton is stabbed in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn.
  • Romania bans Communist party (first Warsaw Pact member to do so).

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Movies

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Tremors

Tremors

Directed by: Ron Underwood

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

Country: United States of America

Brain Dead

Brain Dead

Directed by: Adam Simon

Starring: Bill Pullman, Bill Paxton, Bud Cort, Nicholas Pryor

Everybody Wins

Everybody Wins

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Debra Winger, Nick Nolte, Will Patton, Judith Ivey

Internal Affairs

Internal Affairs

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Starring: Richard Gere, Andy Garcia, Nancy Travis, Laurie Metcalf

Country: United States of America

Downtown

Downtown

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Anthony Edwards, Forest Whitaker, Penelope Ann Miller, Joe Pantoliano

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TV Series

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Hotel Paradies

Hotel Paradies

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

The Sweet Life

The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

The Simpsons

The Simpsons

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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

Days to next January 12

If January 12, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 8 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Roseanne by Roseanne Barr

Roseanne

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An autobiography which tells the story of a fat, Jewish girl brought up in Salt Lake City. She relates stories of her childhood and the year she spent in an asylum,

Chronicle Of America by Clifton Daniel

Chronicle Of America

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The updated edition of this popular volume offers American history as if it were today's front page news and contains an introduction by President Clinton and a complete 1992

Straight by Dick Francis

Straight

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A jockey becomes the sole inheritor of his late brother's business, horse, mistress, and enemies.

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.

Harmful Intent by Robin Cook

Harmful Intent

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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.

Battle Command

Battle Command

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, MS-DOS, Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Ocean Software

Astro Rabby

Astro Rabby

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: IGS

Akumajō Special: Boku Dracula-kun

Akumajō Special: Boku Dracula-kun

Platform: Famicom, Mobile Phone

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Konami

Amida (video game)

Amida (video game)

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Coconuts Japan

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On January 12, 1990 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is January 12, 1990?

On January 12, 1990 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 12, 1990?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on January 12, 1990?

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

Which famous people are born on January 12, 1990?

On January 12, 1990 several famous people were born including, Sergey Karjakin, Helsinki (Finland), Mariya Pirogova.

Which famous people died on January 12, 1990?

Famous people died on January 12, 1990 include, Laurence J Peter, Paul Amadeus Pisk.

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

The number one song in the week of January 12, 1990 was Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins in US and Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block in UK.

What were the top hits on January 12, 1990?

The top hits on January 12, 1990 were Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins, Rhythm Nation by Janet Jackson, Pump Up The Jam by Technotronic in US and Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block, Tears On My Pillow by Kylie Minogue, When You Come Back To Me by Jason Donovan in UK.


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