Monday December 24, 1990, Christmas Eve

US date format: 12/24/1990, UK date format: 24/12/1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 24, 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 Brittany Fogarty and Marcus Jordan. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Because I Love You (The Postman Song) by Stevie B. Alice, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Baby-Sitters Club. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beetlejuice or Duck Maze.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.

Events

  • Ramsewak Shankar is ousted as President of Suriname by a military coup .

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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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The Baby-Sitters Club

The Baby-Sitters Club

Directed by: Melanie Mayron

Coasting

Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

Chanakya

Chanakya

Starring: Hemant M. Pandya, Ashok Banthia, Sudhir Dalvi, Neena Gupta

Country: India

Through the Bible with Les Feldick

Through the Bible with Les Feldick

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Starring: Les Feldick

Country: United States of America

Unsolved Mysteries

Unsolved Mysteries

Days to next December 24

If December 24, 1990 is your birthday you're 29 years, 9 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 26 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

Jurassic Park

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From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Wonderful .

Iron John by Robert Bly

Iron John

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In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.Bly's

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

Possession by A. S. Byatt

Possession

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National Bestseller Winner of England’s Booker Prize and the literary sensation of the year, Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once an intellectual mystery and triumphant love

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Beetlejuice

Beetlejuice

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System[1] Game Boy[2] MS-DOS

Genre: Action[1]/Adventure

Publisher: LJN (NES)[1][2] Hi Tech (DOS)

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

Platform: Sega Genesis, Master System, Game Gear, Sega Saturn

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Sega

A.B. Cop

A.B. Cop

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sega

Driver's Eyes

Driver's Eyes

Platform: Namco System 21

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Namco

Duck Maze

Duck Maze

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform, Puzzle

Publisher: HES Interactive

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 24, 1990?

On December 24, 1990 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is December 24, 1990?

On December 24, 1990 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on December 24, 1990?

On December 24, 1990 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 24, 1990?

On December 24, 1990 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 24, 1990?

On December 24, 1990 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 24, 1990?

On December 24, 1990 several famous people were born including, Marcus Jordan, Brittany Fogarty, Adam Pitts.

Which famous people died on December 24, 1990?

Famous people died on December 24, 1990 include, Thorbj?rn Egner.


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