Thursday May 17, 1990
US date format: 5/17/1990, UK date format: 17/5/1990
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Leven Rambin and Clémence Calvin.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Vogue by Madonna.
In UK Killer by Adamski was in the top 5 hits.
Back to the Future Part III, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while Bright Star by Harold Coyle was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Balloon Kid or Exodus: Journey to the Promised Land.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 17, 1990?
- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
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- Dow Jones Average hits a record 2,831.71
- European court rules pension rights for both men and women.
- WIBC Bowling Queens won by Patty Ann.
- The General Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO) eliminates homosexuality from the list of psychiatric diseases.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 17, 1990?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Johnny Gill - Rub You The Right Way
- En Vogue - Hold On
- Janet Jackson - Alright
- Freddie Jackson - All Over You (From "Def By Temptation")
- Soul II Soul - Get A Life
- Bell Biv DeVoe - Poison
- Howard Hewett - Show Me
- Tony Toni Tone - The Blues
- Quincy Jones With Tevin Campbell - Tomorrow (A Better You, Better Me)
- Today - Why You Get Funky On Me (From "House Party")
Top #1 Latin songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 17If May 17, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 4 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 22 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?