Friday January 26, 1990

US date format: 1/26/1990, UK date format: 26/1/1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Peter Sagan and Sergio Pérez. In that special week of January people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Grand Slam, directed by Giuliano Montaldo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Aerolina. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DuckTales: The Quest for Gold or American Horseshoes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1990, at January 26 across the years or at January 1990 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
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Events

  • Annular eclipse visible over Antarctica and South Atlantic.
  • Boston Red Sox hires Elaine Weddington as assistant general manager (highest-ranking black female in a major-league front office).

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Tremors

Tremors

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross

Country: United States of America

Grand Slam

Grand Slam

Directed by: Giuliano Montaldo

Starring: Janet Leigh, Robert Hoffmann, Klaus Kinski, Riccardo Cucciolla

Internal Affairs

Internal Affairs

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Starring: Richard Gere, Andy Garcia, Nancy Travis, Laurie Metcalf

Country: United States of America

Stella

Stella

Directed by: John Erman

Starring: Bette Midler, John Goodman, Trini Alvarado, Stephen Collins

Brain Dead

Brain Dead

Directed by: Adam Simon

Starring: Bill Pullman, Bill Paxton, Bud Cort, Nicholas Pryor

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Hotel Paradies

Hotel Paradies

Aerolina

Aerolina

Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

The Simpsons

The Simpsons

Written by:

Starring: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Country: United States of America

Mr. Bean

Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next January 26

If January 26, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 10 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder

Among Schoolchildren

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Tracy Kidder -- the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine and the extraordinary national bestseller House -- spent nine months in Mrs.

Wonderful Life by Stephen Jay Gould

Wonderful Life

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"[An] extraordinary book. . . . Mr. Gould is an exceptional combination of scientist and science writer. . . . He is thus exceptionally well placed to tell these stories, and

Barbarians At The Gate by Bryan  Burrough and John Helyar

Barbarians At The Gate

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“One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980’s.”—New York Times Book ReviewA #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the

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.

Straight by Dick Francis

Straight

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A jockey becomes the sole inheritor of his late brother's business, horse, mistress, and enemies.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Creatures

Creatures

Platform: Commodore 64 Amiga Atari ST

Genre: Puzzle/Platform

Publisher: Thalamus Ltd

DuckTales: The Quest for Gold

DuckTales: The Quest for Gold

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, Windows, Mac OS 8

Genre: Action, Platform game

Publisher: Walt Disney Computer Software

Ayakashi no Shiro

Ayakashi no Shiro

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: SETA Corporation

American Horseshoes

American Horseshoes

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Taito

Dead Heat Scramble

Dead Heat Scramble

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Arcade racing

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On January 26, 1990 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is January 26, 1990?

On January 26, 1990 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 26, 1990?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on January 26, 1990?

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

Which famous people are born on January 26, 1990?

On January 26, 1990 several famous people were born including, Peter Sagan, Sergio Pérez, Kherington Payne.

Which famous people died on January 26, 1990?

Famous people died on January 26, 1990 include, FHP "Boy" Trip, Bob Gerard.

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

The number one song in the week of January 26, 1990 was How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton in US and Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block in UK.

What were the top hits on January 26, 1990?

The top hits on January 26, 1990 were How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton, Pump Up The Jam by Technotronic, Downtown Train by Rod Stewart in US and Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block, Tears On My Pillow by Kylie Minogue, When You Come Back To Me by Jason Donovan in UK.


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