Thursday 26 April 1990
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Riley Voelkel and Tootsie Jackson.
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.
Wild Orchid, directed by Zalman King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while The Gold Coast by Nelson DeMille was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crazy Sue or Hatris.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 April 1990 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Riley Voelkel: Canadian-American actress.
- Tootsie Jackson: YouTube Star.
- Jonathan Santos: Soccer Player.
- Karty : Indian actor and dancer.
- See Business: Irish race horse (d. 2014).
- Nevin Spence: Irish rugby player (d. 2012).
- Kim Yu-mi: South Korean model and actress Miss Korea 2012.
- Carlos Pizarro Leongomez: Colombian presidential candidate, is assassinated.
- 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
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1990 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U
- Jane Child - Don't Wanna Fall In Love
- Calloway - I Wanna Be Rich
- Lisa Stansfield - All Around The World
- Michael Bolton - How Can We Be Lovers
- Babyface - Whip Appeal
- Luther Vandross - Here And Now
- Without You - Mötley Crüe
- A'me Lorain - Whole Wide World
- Heart - All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You
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