Thursday April 26, 1990

US date format: 4/26/1990, UK date format: 26/4/1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 26, 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 Riley Voelkel and Jonathan Santos. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor. In UK Vogue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Swarg, directed by David Dhawan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Zone (FZ Senki Axis -- Japanese title) or Alien Brigade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
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Events

  • Accomplice opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 52 performances
  • 126 die in a (6.9) earthquake in China
  • Danny Wood of New Kids, steps on a stuffed animal and twists his ankle

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Movies

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Swarg

Swarg

Directed by: David Dhawan

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Govinda, Madhavi, Juhi Chawla

Short Time

Short Time

Directed by: Gregg Champion

Starring: Dabney Coleman, Matt Frewer, Teri Garr, Barry Corbin

Begotten

Begotten

Directed by: E. Elias Merhige

Starring: Brian Salzberg, Donna Dempsey, Stephen Charles Barry, James Gandia

Daddy's Dyin'... Who's Got the Will?

Daddy's Dyin'... Who's Got the Will?

Directed by: Jack Fisk

Starring: Beau Bridges, Keith Carradine, Beverly D'Angelo, Tess Harper

Class of 1999

Class of 1999

Directed by: Mark L. Lester

Starring: Bradley Gregg, Traci Lind, Malcolm McDowell, Stacy Keach

TV Series

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Jeeves and Wooster

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gossip

Gossip

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

Opportunity Knocks

Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Aerolina

Aerolina

Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Days to next April 26

If April 26, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 5 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum

It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It

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In his first phenomenal best-seller, EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN, Robert Fulghum reminded readers everywhere of some plain and still-true truths.

Means Of Ascent by Robert A. Caro

Means Of Ascent

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Robert A. Caro's life of Lyndon Johnson, which began with the greatly acclaimed The Path to Power, also winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, continues -- one of the

Bitter Sweet by LaVyrle Spencer

Bitter Sweet

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A touching novel about first loves and second chances from the author who "knows how to tug at readers' heartstrings" (Publishers Weekly).

Bright Star by Harold Coyle

Bright Star

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A tense, bitter Middle East truce two years after the Soviets and the U.S. stopped shooting in Iran...A covert war in the Sudan and Ethiopia.

Masquerade by Janet Dailey

Masquerade

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The story of a determined, courageous and intelligent woman, Remy Jardin, who must unravel the mystery behind an accident involving her family's shipping company or risk losing the man she loves

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Amazing Penguin Osawagase! Penguin Boy

Amazing Penguin Osawagase! Penguin Boy

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Final Zone (FZ Senki Axis -- Japanese title)

Final Zone (FZ Senki Axis -- Japanese title)

Platform: Sega Genesis, Sharp X68000

Genre: Isometric scrolling shooter

Publisher: Wolf Team Renovation Products (US Genesis), Telenet Japan (Japan Mega Drive)

Die Hard

Die Hard

Platform: Commodore 64, NES, MS-DOS, mobile

Genre: Side-scrolling

Publisher: Activision

Adventures of Lolo 3

Adventures of Lolo 3

Platform: Family Computer/NES

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

Alien Brigade

Alien Brigade

Platform: Atari 7800

Genre: Shooting gallery

Publisher: Atari Corporation

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 26, 1990?

On April 26, 1990 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is April 26, 1990?

On April 26, 1990 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 26, 1990?

On April 26, 1990 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 26, 1990?

On April 26, 1990 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 26, 1990?

On April 26, 1990 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 26, 1990?

On April 26, 1990 several famous people were born including, Riley Voelkel, Karty , Jonathan Santos.

Which famous people died on April 26, 1990?

Famous people died on April 26, 1990 include, Carlos Pizarro Leongomez.

What was the number one song in April 26, 1990?

The number one song in the week of April 26, 1990 was Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor in US and Vogue by Madonna in UK.

What were the top hits on April 26, 1990?

The top hits on April 26, 1990 were Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor, Don't Wanna Fall In Love by Jane Child, I Wanna Be Rich by Calloway in US and Vogue by Madonna, The Power by Snap!, Black Velvet by Alannah Myles in UK.


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