Saturday November 17, 1990

US date format: 11/17/1990, UK date format: 17/11/1990

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Félix Hemmen and Quentin Lafargue. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Love Takes Time by Mariah Carey. In UK Unchained Melody by The Righteous Brothers was in the top 5 hits. The Nutcracker Prince, directed by Paul Schibli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Friday Night Lights by H. G. Bissinger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coasting. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Bull or Dash Galaxy in the Alien Asylum.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
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Events

  • Fugendake, part of the Mount Unzen volcanic complex, Nagasaki prefecture, Japan becomes active again and erupts.
  • Soviet Presiden Gorbachev proposes a radical restructuring of the Soviet government, including the creation of a Federal Council to be made up of the heads of the 15 Soviet republics.
  • November 19–21 ndash Leaders of Canada, the United States, and 32 European nations meet in Paris to formally mark the end of the Cold War.
  • Charter of Paris for a New Europe signed.
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Movies

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The Nutcracker Prince

The Nutcracker Prince

Directed by: Paul Schibli

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Megan Follows, Peter O'Toole, Mike MacDonald

Predator 2

Predator 2

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Starring: Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Kevin Peter Hall, Rubén Blades

Country: United States of America

Europa Europa

Europa Europa

Directed by: Agnieszka Holland

Starring: Solomon Perel, Marco Hofschneider, René Hofschneider, Piotr Kozlowski

The Rescuers Down Under

The Rescuers Down Under

Directed by: Hendel Butoy, Mike Gabriel

Starring: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, John Candy, Tristan Rogers

Country: United States of America

Disturbed

Disturbed

Directed by: Charles Winkler

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Geoffrey Lewis, Priscilla Pointer, Pamela Gidley

TV Series

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Coasting

Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

Going Places

Going Places

Directed by: Aaron Mostow

Parenthood

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

Sea Dragon

Sea Dragon

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Days to next November 17

If November 17, 1990 is your birthday you're 29 years, 10 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 19 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Friday Night Lights by H. G. Bissinger

Friday Night Lights

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The 25th anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller and Sports Illustrated’s best football book of all time, with a new afterword by the authorReturn once again to the

Memories of Midnight by Sidney Sheldon

Memories of Midnight

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In THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT, they played the ultimate game of love, lust, and death.Now, in MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT, the survivors meet to play one last time...Shadowed

The First Man In Rome by Colleen McCullough

The First Man In Rome

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With extraordinary narrative power, New York Times bestselling author Colleen McCullough sweeps the reader into a whirlpool of pageantry and passion, bringing to vivid life the most glorious epoch in human

Darkness Visible by William Styron

Darkness Visible

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A work of great personal courage and a literary tour de force, this bestseller is Styron's true account of his descent into a crippling and almost suicidal depression.

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Battle Bull

Battle Bull

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Conflict: Middle East Political Simulator

Conflict: Middle East Political Simulator

Platform: MS-DOS, Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Government simulation game

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

Combo Racer

Combo Racer

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

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)

Dash Galaxy in the Alien Asylum

Dash Galaxy in the Alien Asylum

Platform: NES

Genre: Action Puzzle

Publisher: Data East

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On November 17, 1990 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is November 17, 1990?

On November 17, 1990 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 17, 1990?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on November 17, 1990?

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

Which famous people are born on November 17, 1990?

On November 17, 1990 several famous people were born including, Félix Hemmen, Quentin Lafargue, Ng Yee.

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

The number one song in the week of November 17, 1990 was Love Takes Time by Mariah Carey in US and Unchained Melody by The Righteous Brothers in UK.

What were the top hits on November 17, 1990?

The top hits on November 17, 1990 were Love Takes Time by Mariah Carey, Pray by M.C. Hammer, More Than Words Can Say by Alias in US and Unchained Melody by The Righteous Brothers, A Little Time by The Beautiful South, Don't Worry by Kim Appleby in UK.


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