Wednesday May 23, 1990
US date format: 5/23/1990, UK date format: 23/5/1990
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 23, 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 Adrien Quatennens and Andrew Ilnyckyj.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Vogue by Madonna.
In UK Killer by Adamski was in the top 5 hits.
Back to the Future Part III, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while September by Rosamunde Pilcher was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cadaver or DragonStrike.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 23, 1990?
- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
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- Dow Jones Average hits a record 2,856.26
- A C Milan wins 35th Europe Cup 1 at Vienna, Austria.
- Cost of rescuing savings and loan failures in US is put at up to $130 billion.
- New York Yankees hit six homeruns to beat Minnesota Twins 12-0.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 23, 1990?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- En Vogue - Hold On
- Janet Jackson - Alright
- Johnny Gill - Rub You The Right Way
- Tony Toni Tone - The Blues
- Quincy Jones With Tevin Campbell - Tomorrow (A Better You, Better Me)
- Soul II Soul - Get A Life
- Today - Why You Get Funky On Me (From "House Party")
- The Winans - It's Time
- M.C. Hammer - U Can't Touch This
- Michael Cooper - My Baby's House
Top #1 Latin songs
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