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..
Which were the important events of January 12, 1990?
- 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
- Civil Rights activist Reverand Al Sharpton is stabbed in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn.
- Romania bans Communist party (first Warsaw Pact member to do so).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 12, 1990?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Another Day In Paradise
- Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
- Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam
- Michael Bolton - How Am I Supposed To Live Without You
- Linda Ronstadt - Don't Know Much
- Jody Watley - Everything
- New Kids On The Block - This One's For The Children
- Cher - Just Like Jesse James
- Taylor Dayne - With Every Beat Of My Heart
- Lou Gramm - Just Between You And Me
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
- Quincy Jones Featuring Ray Charles & Chaka Khan - I'll Be Good To You
- Babyface - Tender Lover
- By All Means - Let's Get It On
- Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly - Silky Soul
- Regina Belle - Make It Like It Was
- Entouch Featuring Keith Sweat - All Nite
- The Gap Band - All Of My Love
- Skyy - Real Love
- Technotronic Featuring Felly - Pump Up The Jam
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 12If 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.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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.