Sunday August 19, 1990
US date format: 8/19/1990, UK date format: 19/8/1990
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 19, 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 Joshua Tan and Stephen Parker.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey.
In UK Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme was in the top 5 hits.
After Dark, My Sweet, directed by James Foley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Parenthood.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Lord or Assault City.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 19, 1990?
- Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
- RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
- Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
- National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
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- Betsy King wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
- Dodger Jose Offerman hits HR in his 1st at bat
- Leonard Bernstein conducts his final concert, ending with Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
- New York Yankees' player Kevin Mass is quickest to reach 14 home runs (approx 128 at bat).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 19, 1990?
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