Monday August 20, 1990

US date format: 8/20/1990, UK date format: 20/8/1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 20, 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 Ranomi Kromowidjojo and Jake Hall. 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. Cadence, directed by Martin Sheen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Memories of Midnight by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Parenthood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aurail or Columns II.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
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Events

  • Gene Michael names New York Yankee VP / GM replacing Harding Peterson
  • George Steinbrenner steps down as New York Yankees owner.
  • New York Yankees' player Kevin Mass is quickest to reach 15 home runs (approx 132 at bat).
  • Iraq moves Western hostages to military installations (human shields).

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Movies

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Cadence

Cadence

Directed by: Martin Sheen

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Jay Brazeau, Matt Clark

The Hot Spot

The Hot Spot

Directed by: Dennis Hopper

Starring: Don Johnson, Virginia Madsen, Jennifer Connelly, Charles Martin Smith

The Comfort of Strangers

The Comfort of Strangers

Directed by: Paul Schrader

Starring: Christopher Walken, Rupert Everett, Natasha Richardson, Helen Mirren

American Ninja 4: The Annihilation

American Ninja 4: The Annihilation

Directed by: Cedric Sundstrom

Starring: Michael Dudikoff, David Bradley, James Booth, Dwayne Alexandre

After Dark, My Sweet

After Dark, My Sweet

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Jason Patric, Rachel Ward, Bruce Dern, Rocky Giordani

TV Series

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Parenthood

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

Haywire

Haywire

Starring: Brad Slaight

Country: United States of America

Days to next August 20

If August 20, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 2 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 20 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

Every Spy A Prince by Dan Raviv and Yossi Melman

Every Spy A Prince

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The first comprehensive and balanced account of the most controversial and well-known espionage organization in the world, taking readers through the complex web of politics and personal ambition that led to

A Natural History Of The Senses by Diane Ackerman

A Natural History Of The Senses

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Diane Ackerman's lusciously written grand tour of the realm of the senses includes conversations with an iceberg in Antarctica and a professional nose in New York, along with dissertations on kisses

You Just Don'T Understand by Deborah Tannen

You Just Don'T Understand

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Women and men live in different worlds...made of different words.Spending nearly four years on the New York Times bestseller list, including eight months at number one, You Just Don't Understand is

An Inconvenient Woman by Dominick Dunne

An Inconvenient Woman

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Jules Mendelson is wealthy. Astronomically so. He and his wife lead the kind of charity-giving, art-filled, high-society life for which each has been carefully groomed.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Battle Command

Battle Command

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, MS-DOS, Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Ocean Software

Aurail

Aurail

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game First-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

Conquest of the Crystal Palace

Conquest of the Crystal Palace

Platform: NES

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Asmik Corporation of America (J:COM)

Columns II

Columns II

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sega

Disney's Cartoon Arcade

Disney's Cartoon Arcade

Platform: View-Master Interactive Vision

Genre: Minigames

Publisher: View-Master

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 20, 1990?

On August 20, 1990 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is August 20, 1990?

On August 20, 1990 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 20, 1990?

On August 20, 1990 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 20, 1990?

On August 20, 1990 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 20, 1990?

On August 20, 1990 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 20, 1990?

On August 20, 1990 several famous people were born including, Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Leigh Griffiths, Jake Hall.

Which famous people died on August 20, 1990?

Famous people died on August 20, 1990 include, Marc Turfkruijer.

What was the number one song in August 20, 1990?

The number one song in the week of August 20, 1990 was Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey in US and Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme in UK.

What were the top hits on August 20, 1990?

The top hits on August 20, 1990 were Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey, Come Back To Me by Janet Jackson, If Wishes Came True by Sweet Sensation in US and Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme, Tom's Diner by DNA featuring Suzanne Vega, Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini by Bombalurina in UK.


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