Wednesday January 17, 1990

US date format: 1/17/1990, UK date format: 17/1/1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Brett McKinnon and Frank Golla. In that special week of January people in US were listening to How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton. In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Love at Large, directed by Alan Rudolph, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hotel Paradies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing CarVup or Crystals of Arborea.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed

Events

  • 5th Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Awards: Bobby Darin
  • The Who, Simon and Garfunkel, Four Seasons, Four Tops, Hank Ballard, Platters and Kinks inducted into Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Movies

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Love at Large

Love at Large

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

Starring: Tom Berenger, Elizabeth Perkins, Anne Archer, Kate Capshaw

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

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TV Series

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Hotel Paradies

Hotel Paradies

The Sweet Life

The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

The Simpsons

The Simpsons

Written by:

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

Tarrant on TV

Tarrant on TV

Days to next January 17

If January 17, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 8 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 20 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

Straight by Dick Francis

Straight

By:

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

Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder

Among Schoolchildren

By:

Tracy Kidder -- the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine and the extraordinary national bestseller House -- spent nine months in Mrs.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dynowarz: Destruction of Spondylus

Dynowarz: Destruction of Spondylus

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System/NES

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Bandai

Cyber Core

Cyber Core

Platform: TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine Sharp X68000

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: IGS

CarVup

CarVup

Platform: Commodore Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: Core Design

Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen

Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen

Platform: PlayStation Nintendo DS Android iOS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix (2007-present)

Crystals of Arborea

Crystals of Arborea

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST and PC

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Silmarils

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On January 17, 1990 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is January 17, 1990?

On January 17, 1990 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 17, 1990?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on January 17, 1990?

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

Which famous people are born on January 17, 1990?

On January 17, 1990 several famous people were born including, Brett McKinnon, Frank Golla, Kaori Matsumura.

Which famous people died on January 17, 1990?

Famous people died on January 17, 1990 include, Charles Hernu.

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

The number one song in the week of January 17, 1990 was How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton in US and Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block in UK.

What were the top hits on January 17, 1990?

The top hits on January 17, 1990 were How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton, Pump Up The Jam by Technotronic, Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins 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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