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). 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 Liar'S Poker by Michael Lewis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Fang: Super Machine or Ayakashi no Shiro.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1990 or at June 20 across the years.

likes
Like this date if it is important to you!

Have a look at the old newspapers from June 20, 1990 and get them!

Get historic newspapers from June 20, 1990
The Times

Discover our US newspaper digital archive from June 20, 1990

Browse US newspapers from June 20, 1990
historic newspapers
pic

What the sky looked like on June 20, 1990

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

get the map of the stars on your day
star banner

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in those months ?

See other popular movies of the week

Days of Thunder

Directed by: Tony Scott

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

Country: United States of America

Ghost Dad

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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

Ghayal

Directed by: Rajkumar Santoshi

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

The Architects

Directed by: Peter Kahane

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

A Chinese Ghost Story II

Directed by: Siu-Tung Ching

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

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 20, 1990?


    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.
  • See more

    Events

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

    Famous Deaths

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

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in those months ?

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gossip

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Record of the Lodoss War

Waiting for God

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1990?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?

Liar'S Poker

By: Michael Lewis

The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By: Robert Fulghum

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 Stand

By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. A

Men At Work

By: George F. Will

In his classic tribute to America's pastime—now with a new introduction—political commentator, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and lifelong sports enthusiast George F.

The Search For Modern China

By: Jonathan D. Spence

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Castle of Deceit

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Bunch Games

Arlington Horse Racing

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horse racing

Publisher: Strata

Astro Fang: Super Machine

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Driving involving vehicular combat

Publisher: A-Wave

Dirty Harry

Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mindscape

Ayakashi no Shiro

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: SETA Corporation


Like this date if it is important to you!
likes