Wednesday October 24, 1990
US date format: 10/24/1990, UK date format: 24/10/1990
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 Kirby Bliss Blanton and Ilkay Gündogan.
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 DuckTales: The Quest for Gold or Cyber Knight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 24, 1990?
- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
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- Italian prime minister Giulio Andreotti reveals to the Italian parliament the existence of Gladio, the Italian ''stay-behind'' clandestine paramilitary NATO army.
- In the Pakistani general election, Prime Minister Bhutto's Pakistan Peoples Party loses power to a center-right coalition government.
- Cold War: The Supreme Soviet of Kyrgyzstan chooses Askar Akayev as the republic's first president.
- The New Zealand general election is won by the New Zealand National Party, and its leader, Jim Bolger, becomes prime minister.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 24, 1990?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Samuelle - So You Like What You See
- Keith Sweat - Merry Go Round
- Pebbles - Giving You The Benefit
- Johnny Gill - Fairweather Friend
- Mariah Carey - Love Takes Time
- Bell Biv DeVoe - B.B.D. (I Thought It Was Me)?
- Maxi Priest - Close To You
- Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby
- LL Cool J - The Boomin' System
- Caron Wheeler - Livin' In The Light
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 24, 1990?
On October 24, 1990 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is October 24, 1990?
On October 24, 1990 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on October 24, 1990?
On October 24, 1990 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 24, 1990?
On October 24, 1990 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 24, 1990?
On October 24, 1990 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 24, 1990?
On October 24, 1990 several famous people were born including, Kirby Bliss Blanton, Ilkay Gündogan, Eric Choi.
What was the number one song in October 24, 1990?
The number one song in the week of October 24, 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 24, 1990?
The top hits on October 24, 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.