Friday 26 January 1990
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sergio Perez and Christopher Massey.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton.
In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits.
Cinema Paradiso, directed by Giuseppe Tornatore, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while Straight by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Agatha Christie: Poirot.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Fantasy III or Battletech: The Crescent Hawks' Revenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 January 1990 ?
- 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
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
- Sergio Perez: Mexican racing driver.
- Christopher Massey: American actor.
- Nina Zander: German tennis player.
- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1990 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Bolton - How Am I Supposed To Live Without You
- Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam
- Rod Stewart - Downtown Train
- Jody Watley - Everything
- Seduction - Two To Make It Right
- Lou Gramm - Just Between You And Me
- Tom Petty - Free Fallin'
- Paula Abdul - Opposites Attract
- Skid Row - I Remember You
- Phil Collins - Another Day In Paradise
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