Thursday May 17, 1990: on this day

May 17, 1990 was the 137th day of the year 1990, under the sign of Taurus and the day of the week was Thursday.

Is May 17, 1990 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on May 17, 1990, who was born and died on May 17, 1990, what holidays and observances are celebrated on May 17, 1990, which were the most popular songs (ex. Vogue by Madonna), movies (e.g. Back to the Future Part III, directed by Robert Zemeckis), TV series (e.g. Jeeves And Wooster) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about May 17th, 1990 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was May 17, 1990?


May 17, 1990 was a Thursday and it was the 137th day of the year 1990 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 17, 1990 can also be written as 5/17/1990 in the US and as 17/5/1990 in UK and Europe.

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May 17, 1990: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on May 17, 1990:

  • 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.
  • The world health organization removes homosexuality from its list of diseases.

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May 17, 1990: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 17th is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and who should a Taurus marry.

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini.

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May 17, 1990: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 17, 1990 is Horse and the associated element is Metal.

Discover the Horse personality and how the Metal Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.

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May 17, 1990: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on May 17, 1990 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 17, 1990 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on May 17, 1990 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 40% full, rising at 01:33 am and setting at 01:27 pm.

The previous full moon was on May 09, 1990 while the next full moon would come on Jun 08, 1990.

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Who was born on May 17, 1990?


Famous people born on May 17, 1990:

  • Leven Rambin
    Leven Rambin

    Leven Rambin is an American actress known for her roles in The Hunger Games and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

  • Lakina Flores

    Lakina Flores is a professional athlete who has won multiple championships and awards in her sport, inspiring others with her dedication and...

  • Karuna Karan

    Versatile dancer known for blending traditional and modern styles.

  • Qusay H. Al-Azzawi

    Innovative data scientist known for groundbreaking data analysis techniques.

  • Yalena Volkov

    Yalena Volkov is a Russian writer known for her novels and short stories.

  • Eivan Moss

    Emerging novelist gaining recognition for his unique storytelling.

  • Tiron Nguyen

    Tiron Nguyen is a Vietnamese-American entrepreneur and the founder of a popular mobile app development company.

  • Harbour Smith

    Olympic gold medalist swimmer known for breaking world records in freestyle events.

  • Teo Gutiérrez

    Colombian soccer player known for his goal-scoring abilities.

  • Aran Singh

    Acclaimed musician known for blending traditional and modern music styles.

  • Elisa Wang

    Physicist known for her contributions to quantum computing research.

  • Guido Pella

    Argentinian tennis player who has achieved success on the ATP Tour.

  • Ross Butler

    Actor known for his roles in '13 Reasons Why' and 'Riverdale'.

  • Emeryn Klein

    Distinguished astronomer known for discoveries in exoplanet research.

  • Will Clyburn

    American basketball player.

  • Katrina Hart

    English runner.

  • Fabian Giefer

    German footballer.

  • Charlie Gubb

    New zealand rugby league player.

  • Charlotte-Letitia Crosby

    Reality star.

  • Kree Harrison

    American singer.

Whose famous birthday is on May 17th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 17th:

  • Dennis Hopper
    Dennis Hopper

    American actor and director, who at 19 was the first to land a part in "rebel without a cause".

  • Adel Imam
    Adel Imam

    Adel imam is an egyptian actor known for his comedic roles in film and television.

  • Sugar Ray Leonard
    Sugar Ray Leonard

    Sugar ray leonard is a retired professional boxer and former undisputed welterweight champion.

  • Ross Butler
    Ross Butler

    Ross butler is a tv actor known for his roles in popular series such as 13 reasons why and riverdale.

  • Bob Saget
    Bob Saget

    Bob saget is an american actor and comedian best known for his role as danny tanner on the sitcom full house and as the original host of...

  • Derek Hough
    Derek Hough

    Derek hough is an american dancer and choreographer, best known for his work on the reality dance competition show 'dancing with the stars'.

  • Nikki Reed
    Nikki Reed

    Nikki Reed is an American actress, model, and screenwriter, best known for her role as Rosalie Hale in the Twilight Saga film series.

  • Craig Ferguson
    Craig Ferguson

    Scots-american comedian, late-night tv host, writer, and director.

  • Sasha Alexander
    Sasha Alexander

    Sasha alexander is an american television actress known for her roles in ncis and rizzoli & isles.

  • Andrea Corr
    Andrea Corr

    Irish actress and singer (the corrs), pianist and pianist.

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May 17, 1990: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 33 years 11 months old,

or 407 months and 6 days old,

or 1770 weeks and 5 days old,

or 12395 days old,

if you were born on May 17, 1990.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old,

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 17, 1990?

There are 24 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday May 17th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 17, 1990?

You belong to the Millennial Generation if you were born on May 17, 1990.

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May 17, 1990: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on May 17, 1990:

  • Auguste Jordan
  • Detlev Peukert
  • Per Ljostveit
  • Antonio Montefusco

What famous deaths happened on May 17th?

Famous deaths on May 17th:

  • Frank Gorshin
    Frank Gorshin

    American actor.

  • Edward Hardwicke
    Edward Hardwicke

    English actor (born 1932).

  • Bruce Fairbairn
    Bruce Fairbairn

    Canadian record producer and musician (born 1949).

  • Robert Webber
    Robert Webber

    Actor (nuts assassin, 10, 10), dies at 74.

  • Hugh Burden
    Hugh Burden

    Actor (night of the laughing dead), passes away at 72.

  • Kyston Williams

    Famous for his groundbreaking plays that explore social issues.

  • Warda Al-Jazairia

    Warda Al-Jazairia was an Algerian singer who was known as the 'Flower of Algeria' and was one of the most famous Arab singers of the 20th...

  • Zahki Khan

    Successful business magnate known for revolutionizing the tech industry.

  • Lyndle Smith

    Pioneering scientist in the field of genetics, known for groundbreaking research.

  • Geovannie Ramirez

    Renowned painter known for his vibrant and expressive artworks.

See more famous people and celebrities who died on May 17th

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May 17, 1990: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on May 17, 1990:

  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • International Day Against Homophobia aka IDAHO
  • Bahá'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bahá'f Calendar.

Observances on May 17, 1990:

  • UN Global Road Safety Week, 17-23 May (biennial) [WHO]
  • World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

Saints celebrated on May 17, 1990:

  • Saint Solochon
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
  • Saint Dietmar
  • Saint Pamphamer
  • Saint Pamphalon
  • Saint Adrian of Alexandria
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May 17, 1990: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 17, 1990 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 14th and May 20th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


May 17, 1990: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 17, 1990 was Vogue by Madonna, according to the music chart for the week May 14th and May 20th.

May 17, 1990: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 17, 1990 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 14th and May 20th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Vogue youtube
  2. - Nothing Compares 2 U youtube
  3. - All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You
  4. - Hold On youtube
  5. - Sending All My Love

May 17, 1990: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on May 17, 1990 was Killer by Adamski, according to the music chart for the week May 14th and May 20th.

May 17, 1990: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on May 17, 1990 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 14th and May 20th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Killer
  2. - Better The Devil You Know
  3. - Opposites Attract
  4. - Dirty Cash

May 17, 1990: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on May 17, 1990 was Rub You The Right Way by Johnny Gill, according to the R&B music chart for the week May 14th and May 20th.

May 17, 1990: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on May 17, 1990 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week May 14th and May 20th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Rub You The Right Way
  2. - Hold On
  3. - Alright
  4. - All Over You (From "Def By Temptation")
  5. - Get A Life

May 17, 1990: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on May 17, 1990 was Quien Como Tu by Ana Gabriel, according to the Latin music chart for the week May 14th and May 20th.

May 17, 1990: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on May 17, 1990 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week May 14th and May 20th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Quien Como Tu
  2. - El Carino Es Como Una Flor
  3. - Abre Las Ventanas Al Amor
  4. - Flor Dormida
  5. - Me Va A Extranar

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May 17, 1990: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on May 17, 1990 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Back to the Future Part III

Back to the Future Part III

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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

Country: United States of America

The Witches

The Witches

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher, Rowan Atkinson

Country: United States of America

Fire Birds

Fire Birds

Release year: 1990

Directed by: David Green

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Tommy Lee Jones, Sean Young, Bryan Kestner

Dances With Wolves

Dances With Wolves

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart

Release year: 1990

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe, J.E. Freeman

Country: United States of America

May 17, 1990: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 17, 1990 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Jeeves and Wooster

Jeeves and Wooster

Release year: 1990

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Round the Twist

Round the Twist

Release year: 1990

Country: Australia

Gossip

Gossip

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

Opportunity Knocks

Opportunity Knocks

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Donald Petrie

May 17, 1990: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on May 17, 1990 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Broken Cord by Michael Dorris

The Broken Cord

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This controversial bestseller, which received unprecedented media attention, raised national interest in the situation of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome children and touched a nerve within all of us.

Men At Work by George F. Will

Men At Work

By:

In his classic tribute to America's pastime--now with a new introduction--political commentator, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and lifelong sports enthusiast George F.

The Stand by Stephen King

The Stand

By:

Stephen King's vision of a post-apocalyptic world in which the plague has destroyed all life and everyone is caught up in a conflict between good and bad remains riveting and plausible. A

Clear And Present Danger by Tom Clancy

Clear And Present Danger

By:

This book is not autographed! ! This controversial bestseller is by Tom Clancy, the legendary techno-thriller master. Jack Ryan, CIA Deputy Director, joins the war against drugs.

Means Of Ascent by Robert A. Caro

Means Of Ascent

By:

Robert A. Caro continues to live the life of Lyndon Johnson. It began with The Path to Power, which was also a National Book Critics Circle Award winner.

May 17, 1990: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on May 17, 1990 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Beetlejuice

Beetlejuice

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System[1] Game Boy[2] MS-DOS

Genre: Action[1]/Adventure

Publisher: LJN (NES)[1][2] Hi Tech (DOS)

1941: Counter Attack

1941: Counter Attack

Platform: Arcade, SuperGrafx

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Arlington Horse Racing

Arlington Horse Racing

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horse racing

Publisher: Strata

Dash Galaxy in the Alien Asylum

Dash Galaxy in the Alien Asylum

Platform: NES

Genre: Action Puzzle

Publisher: Data East

Centurion: Defender of Rome

Centurion: Defender of Rome

Platform: PC DOS, Amiga, Sega Genesis

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time strategy, action

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Who was the US President on May 17, 1990?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 17, 1990?

On May 17, 1990 the Pope was St John Paul II.

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What is special about May 17th?

May 17th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 17th day of the month of May. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on May 17th, such as:

  • 2019 - Canada-united states relations, mexico-united states relations: the united states lifted tariffs on steel from canada and mexico.
  • 2018 - International military intervention against isil. denmark announces partial withdrawal of its special forces in iraq after the fall of isil.
  • 2017 - Bundu dia kongo supporters free their leader and 50 others with an attack on makala prison in kinshasa (democratic republic of the congo).

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What happened in 1990?

1990 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Houston scores most points against Cleveland, Oilers 58, Browns 14
  • Oakland Athletics sweep Red Sox in 4 games to win ALCS
  • New York City MTA stops token redemption at subway stations

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What was the calendar for May 1990?

May 1990 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with May being the 5th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how May 1990 calendar looked like.

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