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..
Which were the important events of January 17, 1990?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- 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.
- Charles Hernu: French Minister of Defense 1981-1985 who...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 17, 1990?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Bolton - How Am I Supposed To Live Without You
- Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam
- Phil Collins - Another Day In Paradise
- Jody Watley - Everything
- Rod Stewart - Downtown Train
- Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
- Lou Gramm - Just Between You And Me
- Tom Petty - Free Fallin'
- Seduction - Two To Make It Right
- Tesla - Love Song
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Quincy Jones Featuring Ray Charles & Chaka Khan - I'll Be Good To You
- Regina Belle - Make It Like It Was
- By All Means - Let's Get It On
- Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly - Silky Soul
- Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
- Skyy - Real Love
- Entouch Featuring Keith Sweat - All Nite
- Sybil - Walk On By
- The O'Jays - Serious Hold On Me
- Calloway - I Wanna Be Rich
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 17If 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.
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 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.