Tuesday 13 March 1990
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Emory Cohen .
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Escapade by Janet Jackson.
In UK Dub Be Good To Me by Beats International featuring Lindy Layton was in the top 5 hits.
Lord of the Flies, directed by Harry Hook, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while The Second World War by John Keegan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Avonlea.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Columns or Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Nicholoas Braithwaite elected premier of Grenada.
- The Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union approves changes to the Constitution of the Soviet Union to create a strong U.S.-style presidency. Mikhail Gorbachev is elected to a five-year term as the first-ever President of the Soviet Union on March 15.
- Iraq hangs British journalist Farzad Bazoft for spying. Daphne Parish, a British nurse, is sentenced to 15 years' imprisonment as an accomplice.
- Cold War: The Soviet Union announces that Lithuania's declaration of independence is invalid.
- Fernando Collor de Mello takes office as President of Brazil, Brazil's first democratically elected president since 1961. The next day he announces a currency freeze and freezes large bank accounts for 18 months.
- Twelve paintings, collectively worth $100 to $300 million, are stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts by 2 thieves posing as police officers. This is the largest art theft in US history, and the paintings () have not been recovered.
- Cold War: East Germany holds its first free elections.
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