Thursday 24 May 1990
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Yuya Matsushita and Joey Logano.
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 Means Of Ascent by Robert A. Caro was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Seinfeld.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amazing Penguin Osawagase! Penguin Boy or Arlington Horse Racing.
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- Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
- Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
- Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
- Eritrea: National Day.
- Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
- Saints Donatianus and Rogatianus
- Saint Amadl
- Saint Suzanna
- Mary, Help of the Christians
- Saint Sarah is celebrated in Camargue, France by the Roma or Gypsies.
- Bulgaria: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Script Day.
- Yuya Matsushita: Japanese singer dancer and actor.
- Joey Logano: American racing driver.
- Catalina Artusi: Argentinian actress.
- Andre Dawson receives a record 5 intentional walks in a game
- Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1
- A car carrying American Earth First! activists Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney explodes in Oakland, California, critically injuring both.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1990 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Madonna - Vogue
- Heart - All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You
- Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U
- Wilson Phillips - Hold On
- Janet Jackson - Alright
- Bell Biv DeVoe - Poison
- Linear - Sending All My Love
- Roxette - It Must Have Been Love
- M.C. Hammer - U Can't Touch This
- Rod Stewart - This Old Heart Of Mine
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