Tuesday October 23, 1990

US date format: 10/23/1990, UK date format: 23/10/1990

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 Stan Walker and Matt Angel. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Black Cat by Janet Jackson. In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. Jacob's Ladder, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The First Man In Rome by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coasting. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Cliffhanger: Edward Randy or Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Iraq announces release of 330 French hostages.

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Movies

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Jacob's Ladder

Jacob's Ladder

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven

Country: United States of America

China Cry: A True Story

China Cry: A True Story

Directed by: James F. Collier

Starring: Julia Nickson, France Nuyen, James Shigeta, Russell Wong

Mr. & Mrs. Bridge

Mr. & Mrs. Bridge

Directed by: James Ivory

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Saundra McClain, Margaret Welsh

Prayer of the Rollerboys

Prayer of the Rollerboys

Directed by: Rick King

Starring: Corey Haim, Patricia Arquette, Christopher Collet, Julius Harris

Bullseye!

Bullseye!

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Michael Caine, Roger Moore, Sally Kirkland, Deborah Moore

TV Series

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Coasting

Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

Going Places

Going Places

Directed by: Aaron Mostow

Parenthood

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Days to next October 23

If October 23, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The First Man In Rome by Colleen McCullough

The First Man In Rome

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With extraordinary narrative power, New York Times bestselling author Colleen McCullough sweeps the reader into a whirlpool of pageantry and passion, bringing to vivid life the most glorious epoch in human

Hocus Pocus by Kurt Vonnegut

Hocus Pocus

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From the author of Timequake, this "irresistible" novel (Cleveland Plain Dealer) tells the story of Eugene Debs Hartke-Vietnam veteran, jazz pianist, college professor, and prognosticator of the apocalypse.

Lady Boss by Jackie Collins

Lady Boss

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THE DANGEROUSLY BEAUTIFUL LUCKY — RETURNS IN LADY BOSS. AND THIS TIME THE SHOCKINGLY SENSUAL, RUTHLESSLY CLEVER LUCKY IS OUT TO CONQUER HOLLYWOOD!. She

By Way Of Deception by Victor Ostrovsky and Claire Hoy

By Way Of Deception

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The # 1 New York Times best seller the Israeli foreign intelligence agency The Mossad tried to ban. The making of a Mossad officer is the true story of an officer

Ava by Ava Gardner

Ava

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The late actress and sex symbol discusses her early days in Hollywood; her marriages to Mickey Rooney, Artie Shaw, and Frank Sinatra; her memorable roles; her friendships and affairs;

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Combo Racer

Combo Racer

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

The Cliffhanger: Edward Randy

The Cliffhanger: Edward Randy

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Data East

Danan: The Jungle Fighter

Danan: The Jungle Fighter

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Action, platform

Publisher: Sega

Dead Heat Scramble

Dead Heat Scramble

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Arcade racing

Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday

Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Sega Genesis

Genre: Role-playing video game, Tactical RPG

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 23, 1990?

On October 23, 1990 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is October 23, 1990?

On October 23, 1990 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 23, 1990?

On October 23, 1990 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 23, 1990?

On October 23, 1990 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 23, 1990?

On October 23, 1990 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 23, 1990?

On October 23, 1990 several famous people were born including, Stan Walker, Stevie Brock, Matt Angel.

Which famous people died on October 23, 1990?

Famous people died on October 23, 1990 include, Louis Althusser.

What was the number one song in October 23, 1990?

The number one song in the week of October 23, 1990 was Black Cat by Janet Jackson in US and Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee in UK.

What were the top hits on October 23, 1990?

The top hits on October 23, 1990 were Black Cat by Janet Jackson, I Don't Have The Heart by James Ingram, Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice in US and Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee, A Little Time by The Beautiful South, Blue Velvet by Bobby Vinton in UK.


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