Tuesday August 14, 1990

US date format: 8/14/1990, UK date format: 14/8/1990

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 14, 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 Jaydee Bixby and Warren Spencer. In that special week of August people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. After Dark, My Sweet, directed by James Foley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Burden Of Proof by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Parenthood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse or Carrier Air Wing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1990, at August 14 across the years or at August 1990 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
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Events

  • Denver votes for a 1 percent sales tax to pay for a baseball franchise.

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Movies

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Ghayal

Ghayal

Directed by: Rajkumar Santoshi

Starring: Sunny Deol, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Amrish Puri, Moushumi Chatterjee

An Angel at My Table

An Angel at My Table

Directed by: Jane Campion

Starring: Kerry Fox, Alexia Keogh, Karen Fergusson, Iris Churn

Back to the Future Part III

Back to the Future Part III

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Thomas F. Wilson

Country: United States of America

Ghost

Ghost

Directed by: Jerry Zucker

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn

Country: United States of America

A Chinese Ghost Story II

A Chinese Ghost Story II

Directed by: Siu-Tung Ching

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Joey Wang, Michelle Reis, Jacky Cheung

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Parenthood

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

Beyond the Groove

Beyond the Groove

Days to next August 14

If August 14, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 3 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 18 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly …

The Stand by Stephen King

The Stand

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Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. A

Megatrends 2000 by John Naisbitt and  Patricia Aburdene

Megatrends 2000

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Offering predictions and modern "soothsayings" for the 1990s and onwards, this book attempts to chart the changes to come, in politics, religion, advertising and culture.

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.

An Inconvenient Woman by Dominick Dunne

An Inconvenient Woman

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Jules Mendelson is wealthy. Astronomically so. He and his wife lead the kind of charity-giving, art-filled, high-society life for which each has been carefully groomed.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Alpha Waves

Alpha Waves

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Infogrames (International)/Data East (North America)

Bigfoot

Bigfoot

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Acclaim

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

Platform: Sega Genesis, Master System, Game Gear, Sega Saturn

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Sega

European Soccer Challenge

European Soccer Challenge

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari Lynx, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Software Sorcery

Carrier Air Wing

Carrier Air Wing

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 14, 1990?

On August 14, 1990 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is August 14, 1990?

On August 14, 1990 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 14, 1990?

On August 14, 1990 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 14, 1990?

On August 14, 1990 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 14, 1990?

On August 14, 1990 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 14, 1990?

On August 14, 1990 several famous people were born including, Jaydee Bixby, Warren Spencer.

What was the number one song in August 14, 1990?

The number one song in the week of August 14, 1990 was Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey in US and Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme in UK.

What were the top hits on August 14, 1990?

The top hits on August 14, 1990 were Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey, Come Back To Me by Janet Jackson, If Wishes Came True by Sweet Sensation in US and Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme, Tom's Diner by DNA featuring Suzanne Vega, Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini by Bombalurina in UK.


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