Tuesday April 17, 1990

US date format: 4/17/1990, UK date format: 17/4/1990

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 17, 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 Constance Jablonski and Tara Gill. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor. In UK Vogue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Q & A, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Means Of Ascent by Robert A. Caro was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Knight II or The Adventures of Rad Gravity.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
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Events

  • Reverend Ralph David Abernathy, American civil rights activist, dies at 64 (born 1926).
  • Gas explodes on passenger train in Kumrahar, India, 80 die.

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Movies

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Q & A

Q & A

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Nick Nolte, Timothy Hutton, Armand Assante, Patrick O'Neal

The Guardian

The Guardian

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Jenny Seagrove, Dwier Brown, Carey Lowell, Brad Hall

Spaced Invaders

Spaced Invaders

Directed by: Patrick Read Johnson

Starring: Douglas Barr, Royal Dano, Ariana Richards, J.J. Anderson

Bad Jim

Bad Jim

Directed by: Clyde Ware

Starring: James Brolin, Richard Roundtree, John Clark Gable, Harry Carey Jr.

Miami Blues

Miami Blues

Directed by: George Armitage

Starring: Fred Ward, Alec Baldwin, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Cecilia Pérez-Cervera

TV Series

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Jeeves and Wooster

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gossip

Gossip

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

Opportunity Knocks

Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Aerolina

Aerolina

Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Days to next April 17

If April 17, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 5 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 20 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Means Of Ascent by Robert A. Caro

Means Of Ascent

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Robert A. Caro's life of Lyndon Johnson, which began with the greatly acclaimed The Path to Power, also winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, continues -- one of the

What I Saw At The Revolution by Peggy  Noonan

What I Saw At The Revolution

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On the hundredth anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s birth comes the twentieth-anniversary edition of Peggy Noonan’s critically acclaimed bestseller What I Saw at the Revolution, for which she provides a new Preface

A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time

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Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

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.

Liar'S Poker by Michael Lewis

Liar'S Poker

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The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chew Man Fu

Chew Man Fu

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, i-Revo, Wii and Wii U Virtual Console

Publisher: Hudson Soft NEC Konami (Wii U VC)

Dragon Knight II

Dragon Knight II

Platform: MSX2, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X68000, PC Engine Super CD-ROM²

Publisher: ELF Corporation NEC Avenue (PC Engine)

Captain Comic II: Fractured Reality

Captain Comic II: Fractured Reality

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: side-scrollers

Publisher: ComputerEasy

Die Hard

Die Hard

Platform: Commodore 64, NES, MS-DOS, mobile

Genre: Side-scrolling

Publisher: Activision

The Adventures of Rad Gravity

The Adventures of Rad Gravity

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Activision

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 17, 1990?

On April 17, 1990 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is April 17, 1990?

On April 17, 1990 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 17, 1990?

On April 17, 1990 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 17, 1990?

On April 17, 1990 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 17, 1990?

On April 17, 1990 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 17, 1990?

On April 17, 1990 several famous people were born including, Constance Jablonski, Tara Gill, Gia Mantegna.

Which famous people died on April 17, 1990?

Famous people died on April 17, 1990 include, Ralph David Abernathy.

What was the number one song in April 17, 1990?

The number one song in the week of April 17, 1990 was Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor in US and Vogue by Madonna in UK.

What were the top hits on April 17, 1990?

The top hits on April 17, 1990 were Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor, Don't Wanna Fall In Love by Jane Child, All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield in US and Vogue by Madonna, The Power by Snap!, Black Velvet by Alannah Myles in UK.


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