Thursday December 20, 1990

US date format: 12/20/1990, UK date format: 20/12/1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 20, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include JoJo (singer) and Andrea Guasch. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Because I Love You (The Postman Song) by Stevie B. In UK Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice was in the top 5 hits. Alice, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coasting. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Combatribes or Ayakashi no Shiro.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.

Events

  • Pentagon warns Saddam Hussein that US air power is ready to attack on January 15.
  • Robert F X Sillerman purchases WAFL New York-New Jersey Knights for $11 million.
  • Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze resigns.
  • Eduard Shevardnadze announces his resignation as Soviet Minister of Foreign Affairs
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Movies

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Alice

Alice

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, William Hurt, Joe Mantegna, June Squibb

Green Card

Green Card

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Andie MacDowell, Bebe Neuwirth, Gregg Edelman

The Willies

The Willies

Directed by: Brian Peck

Starring: Sean Astin, Jason Horst, Joshua Miller, James Karen

Kindergarten Cop

Kindergarten Cop

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed, Linda Hunt

Country: United States of America

The Russia House

The Russia House

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Starring: Sean Connery, Michelle Pfeiffer, Roy Scheider, James Fox

TV Series

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Coasting

Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

A Life in Pieces

A Life in Pieces

Starring: Peter Cook, Ludovic Kennedy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Alleyn Mysteries

Alleyn Mysteries

True Detectives

True Detectives

Bullerfnis

Bullerfnis

Days to next December 20

If December 20, 1990 is your birthday you're 29 years, 9 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 29 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auel

The Plains of Passage

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Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

Powershift by Alvin Toffler

Powershift

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Toffler argues that while headlines focus on shifts of power at the global level, equally significant shifts are taking place in our everyday world--supermarkets, hospitals, banks, television, and politics.

The Cat And The Curmudgeon by Cleveland Amory

The Cat And The Curmudgeon

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Presents humorous stories relating the true adventures of a white cat called Polar Bear and the ill-tempered old man he owns

A Life On The Road by Charles Kuralt

A Life On The Road

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"A professional memoir of a gifted, good-humored and gracious man...The book has the feel of good conversation on a long trip."THE

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cadaver

Cadaver

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, Acorn Archimedes

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Image Works

Aqua Jack

Aqua Jack

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Taito

The Combatribes

The Combatribes

Platform: Arcade, Super NES, Wii Virtual Console

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: American Technos Inc.

Ayakashi no Shiro

Ayakashi no Shiro

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: SETA Corporation

Basketbrawl

Basketbrawl

Platform: Atari 7800 Atari Lynx

Genre: Sports Beat 'em up

Publisher: Atari


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