Wednesday December 26, 1990: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 12/26/1990, UK date format: 26/12/1990

December 26th, 1990 was the 360th day of the year 1990 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Capricorn. The day of the week was Wednesday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Andy Biersack and Jon Bellion.

The number one song in US was Because I Love You (The Postman Song) by Stevie B.

Dances With Wolves, directed by Kevin Costner, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1990 while Longshot by Dick Francis was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching The Baby-Sitters Club. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chocks Away or Castle Master.

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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December 26, 1990 Events

What happened on December 26, 1990?

Historical Events

  • Garry Kasparov beats Antatoly Karpov to retain chess championship
  • Senior Professional Baseball Association folds

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December 26, 1990 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on December 26, 1990?

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How old am I?

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December 26, 1990 Famous Deaths

Who died on December 26, 1990?

Other December 26th famous deaths

  • Gerald Ford

    American politician, lawyer, congressman, and Vice-President under Richard Nixon, 1969, and the 38th President the United States.

  • At 53, Zoologist (Gorillas In The Mist) was murdered.

  • Teena Marie

    American composer and singer (Born 1956).

  • Jason Robards

    American actor who appeared in more than 170 films over a forty-year career.

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December 26, 1990 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Capricorn personality

Who should a Capricorn marry?

Babies born in December are either Sagittarius or Capricorn. People born before December 21st are Sagittarius, while people born from December 22nd have the sign of Capricorn

Personality of December born

Chinese Zodiac

Horse chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Horse

Element: Metal

Horse personality

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December 26, 1990 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was December 26, 1990?

The day of the week was Wednesday.

December 26th marks the 359th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1990.

There are 5 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


December 26, 1990 Holidays and Observances

What is special on December 26, 1990?


  • The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
  • Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
  • First day of Junkanoo street parade in the Bahamas (the second day is on the New Year's Day)
  • Wren day in Ireland and the Isle of Man.
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Music charts

What was the number one song on December 26, 1990? Which were the top hits on December 26, 1990?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Because I Love You (The Postman Song)youtube
  2. - Justify My Loveyoutube
  3. - From A Distance
  4. - Impulsive
  5. - Tom's Diner

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - It Never Rains (In Southern California)
  2. - Love Me Down
  3. - Sensitivity
  4. - I Wanna Get With U
  5. - The First Timeyoutube

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Es Demasiado Tarde
  2. - Pajaro Herido
  3. - El Tribunal Del Amor
  4. - Y Se Que Vas A Llorar
  5. - Cuando Yo Amo

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Dances With Wolves

Dances With Wolves

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Kevin Costner



Release year: 1990

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, William Hurt, Joe Mantegna, June Squibb

Green Card

Green Card

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Andie MacDowell, Bebe Neuwirth, Gregg Edelman

The Willies

The Willies

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Brian Peck

Starring: Sean Astin, Jason Horst, Joshua Miller, James Karen

Kindergarten Cop

Kindergarten Cop

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed, Linda Hunt

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The Baby-Sitters Club

The Baby-Sitters Club

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Melanie Mayron



Release year: 1990

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

Through the Bible with Les Feldick

Through the Bible with Les Feldick

Release year: 1990

Written by:

Starring: Les Feldick

Country: United States of America

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Longshot by Dick Francis



You can be sure that you will get in the saddle. John Kendall, a writer, travels to England in order to interview a racehorse trainer. This secret could endanger Kendall's life.

The Burden Of Proof by Scott Turow

The Burden Of Proof


The highly acclaimed second novel by Turow, which was a bestseller internationally, is now available as a trade paperback. Sandy Stern, the brilliant defense lawyer from Presumed Innocent is confronted with an emotionally devastating event.

The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auel

The Plains of Passage


Jean M. Auel's captivating series Earth's Children(r), which has been a literary success, is beloved by readers all over the globe. Jean M. Auel has written a novel that is as authentic and entertaining as any of the others.

If I Ever Get Back To Georgia, I'M Gonna Nail My Feet To The Ground by Lewis Grizzard

If I Ever Get Back To Georgia, I'M Gonna Nail My Feet To The Ground


"Lewis Grizzard, one of America's zaniest authors. "THE ORLANDO SENTINEL" Lewis Grizzard's non-stop, one-way climb to the top is funny, sad, outrageous and irresistible.

The Cat And The Curmudgeon by Cleveland Amory

The Cat And The Curmudgeon


This collection of humorous stories tells the story of Polar Bear, a white cat named Polar Bear, and the old man who is ill-tempered.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chocks Away

Chocks Away

Platform: Acorn Archimedes (RISC OS)

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: The Fourth Dimension

Castle Master

Castle Master

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, IBM PC, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Role-playing video game, puzzle video game

Publisher: Incentive Software

Bases Loaded 3

Bases Loaded 3

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Publisher: Jaleco

Final Lap 2

Final Lap 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Namco

Carrier Air Wing

Carrier Air Wing

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom


December 26, 1990 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

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Sport Games on December 26, 1990

Sport Games on December 26, 1990

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