Saturday February 24, 1990

US date format: 2/24/1990, UK date format: 24/2/1990

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 24, 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 Jaymi Hensley and Stefan Müller. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul. In UK Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor was in the top 5 hits. The Hunt for Red October, directed by John McTiernan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Hollywood by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Aerolina. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cratermaze or Daedalian Opus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
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Events

  • Beth Daniel wins LPGA Orix Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open.
  • The Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic holds the first democratic election in the history of the Soviet Union.
  • The Sandinistas are defeated in the Nicaraguan elections, with Violeta Chamorro elected as the new president of Nicaragua, replacing Daniel Ortega.
  • The USSR agrees to withdraw all 73,500 troops from Czechoslovakia by July, 1991.

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Movies

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The Hunt for Red October

The Hunt for Red October

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill

Country: United States of America

Lionheart

Lionheart

Directed by: Sheldon Lettich

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Harrison Page, Deborah Rennard, Lisa Pelikan

Country: United States of America

Waiting for the Light

Waiting for the Light

Directed by: Christopher Monger

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Teri Garr, Louis Guzzo, Colin Baumgartner

Buried Alive

Buried Alive

Directed by: Gérard Kikoïne

Starring: Robert Vaughn, Donald Pleasence, Karen Lorre, John Carradine

La Femme Nikita

La Femme Nikita

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Anne Parillaud, Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana, Alain Lathière

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Aerolina

Aerolina

Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Hotel Paradies

Hotel Paradies

The Simpsons

The Simpsons

Written by:

Starring: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Country: United States of America

Mr. Bean

Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next February 24

If February 24, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 7 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Hollywood by Gore Vidal

Hollywood

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"Wicked and provocative...Vidal's purview of Hollywood in one of its golden ages is fascinating." —Chicago TribuneIn his brilliant and dazzling new novel, Gore Vidal sweeps us into one of the most

White Ninja by Eric V. Lustbader

White Ninja

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Thrust into a world of lies and treachery, adventurer Tori Nunn must face her deadliest enemies, aided only by her chief rival.

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly …

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 Cuckoo'S Egg by Clifford Stoll

The Cuckoo'S Egg

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Before the Internet became widely known as a global tool for terrorists, one perceptive U.S. citizen recognized its ominous potential.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Champions of Krynn

Champions of Krynn

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, C64, MS-DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game, Tactical RPG

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Driver's Eyes

Driver's Eyes

Platform: Namco System 21

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Namco

Cratermaze

Cratermaze

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Action

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Daedalian Opus

Daedalian Opus

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sunsoft

Challenge of the Dragon

Challenge of the Dragon

Platform: NES

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Color Dreams

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On February 24, 1990 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is February 24, 1990?

On February 24, 1990 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 24, 1990?

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

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

On February 24, 1990 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 24, 1990?

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

Which famous people are born on February 24, 1990?

On February 24, 1990 several famous people were born including, Jaymi Hensley, Stefan Müller.

Which famous people died on February 24, 1990?

Famous people died on February 24, 1990 include, Johnnie Ray, Tony Conigliaro, Sandro Pertini.

What was the number one song in February 24, 1990?

The number one song in the week of February 24, 1990 was Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul in US and Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor in UK.

What were the top hits on February 24, 1990?

The top hits on February 24, 1990 were Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul, Escapade by Janet Jackson, Dangerous by Roxette in US and Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor, Get Up (Before The Night Is Over) by Technotronic featuring Ya Kid K, Dub Be Good To Me by Beats International featuring Lindy Layton in UK.


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