Wednesday June 20, 1990

US date format: 6/20/1990, UK date format: 20/6/1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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 Miranda Simms and DeQuan Jones. In that special week of June people in US were listening to It Must Have Been Love by Roxette. In UK World In Motion by Englandneworder was in the top 5 hits. Days of Thunder, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Outlaws Of Mesquite by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei II or DragonStrike.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
  • West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
  • Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
  • UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
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Events

  • 40,000-50,000 die in a (7.6) earthquake in Iran
  • Nelson Mandela lands in NYC to begin a tour of US

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Famous Deaths

  • : Actress (Patsy), dies at 52 of pulmonary...

Movies

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Days of Thunder

Days of Thunder

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid

Country: United States of America

Ghost Dad

Ghost Dad

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Starring: Bill Cosby, Kimberly Russell, Denise Nicholas, Ian Bannen

Ghayal

Ghayal

Directed by: Rajkumar Santoshi

Starring: Sunny Deol, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Amrish Puri, Moushumi Chatterjee

A Chinese Ghost Story II

A Chinese Ghost Story II

Directed by: Siu-Tung Ching

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Joey Wang, Michelle Reis, Jacky Cheung

The Architects

The Architects

Directed by: Peter Kahane

Starring: Kurt Naumann, Rita Feldmeier, Uta Eisold, Jürgen Watzke

TV Series

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Jeeves and Wooster

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gossip

Gossip

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

Opportunity Knocks

Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Waiting for God

Waiting for God

Record of the Lodoss War

Record of the Lodoss War

Days to next June 20

If June 20, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 3 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Outlaws Of Mesquite by Louis L'Amour

The Outlaws Of Mesquite

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Meet the frontier bad men—like Leo Carver—a man so hated that everyone in the town of Canyon Gap planned to turn up for his hanging.

Family Pictures by Sue Miller

Family Pictures

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A Masterful, Engrossing Novel About The Life Of A Large Family That Is Deeply Bounded By The Stranger In Their Midst -- An Autistic Child

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 Search For Modern China by  Jonathan D. Spence

The Search For Modern China

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The leading textbook by the leading scholar. This text, the classic introduction to modern China for students and general readers, emerged from Spence’s highly successful introductory course at Yale, in which

The Gold Coast by Nelson DeMille

The Gold Coast

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Welcome to the fabled Gold Coast, that stretch on the North Shore of Long Island that once held the greatest concentration of wealth and power in America.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei II

Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei II

Platform: Family Computer, Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Namcot

Atomix

Atomix

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Commodore 64, Atari ST

Genre: Tile-based transport puzzle

Publisher: Thalion Software

European Soccer Challenge

European Soccer Challenge

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari Lynx, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Software Sorcery

DragonStrike

DragonStrike

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, NES, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing video game, Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Adidas Championship Football

Adidas Championship Football

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Ocean Software

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On June 20, 1990 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is June 20, 1990?

On June 20, 1990 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 20, 1990?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on June 20, 1990?

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

Which famous people are born on June 20, 1990?

On June 20, 1990 several famous people were born including, Miranda Simms, DeQuan Jones.

Which famous people died on June 20, 1990?

Famous people died on June 20, 1990 include, Ina Balin.

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

The number one song in the week of June 20, 1990 was It Must Have Been Love by Roxette in US and World In Motion by Englandneworder in UK.

What were the top hits on June 20, 1990?

The top hits on June 20, 1990 were It Must Have Been Love by Roxette, Step By Step by New Kids On The Block, Poison by Bell Biv DeVoe in US and World In Motion by Englandneworder, Killer by Adamski, Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John in UK.


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