Sunday August 26, 1990
US date format: 8/26/1990, UK date format: 26/8/1990
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 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 Lil' Chris and Mateo Musacchio.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey.
In UK Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme was in the top 5 hits.
Cadence, directed by Martin Sheen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while You Just Don'T Understand by Deborah Tannen was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Parenthood.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventures of Lolo 3 or Duck Maze.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 26, 1990?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Beth Daniel wins LPGA Northgate Golf Classic
- Bo Jackson hits 4th of 4 consecutive HRs
- Two slain college students found in Gainesville, Florida.
- In Sofia, protestors set fire to the headquarters of the governing Bulgarian Socialist Party.
- Minoru Honda: Japanese astronomer (Born 1913).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 26, 1990?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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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?