Wednesday January 24, 1990
US date format: 1/24/1990, UK date format: 24/1/1990
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Mao Abe and Artjom Artjunin.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton.
In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits.
Grand Slam, directed by Giuliano Montaldo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Aerolina.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Countdown or Captain Skyhawk.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 24, 1990?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- Japanese MUSES-A (Hiten) launched towards moon.
- Japan launches Hiten, the country's first lunar probe, the first robotic lunar probe since the Soviet Union's Luna 24 in 1976, and the first lunar probe launched by a country other than Soviet Union or the United States.
- Madge Bellamy: Actress (White Zombie), dies at 87.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 24, 1990?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Bolton - How Am I Supposed To Live Without You
- Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam
- Rod Stewart - Downtown Train
- Jody Watley - Everything
- Seduction - Two To Make It Right
- Lou Gramm - Just Between You And Me
- Tom Petty - Free Fallin'
- Paula Abdul - Opposites Attract
- Skid Row - I Remember You
- Phil Collins - Another Day In Paradise
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Quincy Jones Featuring Ray Charles & Chaka Khan - I'll Be Good To You
- Regina Belle - Make It Like It Was
- Skyy - Real Love
- Sybil - Walk On By
- Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly - Silky Soul
- Calloway - I Wanna Be Rich
- By All Means - Let's Get It On
- Good Girls - Your Sweetness
- Prince Featuring Kim Basinger - Scandalous!
- Entouch Featuring Keith Sweat - All Nite
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 24If January 24, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 6 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 20 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?