Friday October 26, 1990
US date format: 10/26/1990, UK date format: 26/10/1990
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 Henri Saivet and Mark Swanepoel.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Black Cat by Janet Jackson.
In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits.
Jacob's Ladder, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while The First Man In Rome by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Coasting.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air Diver: F-119 Stealth Fighter Simulation or Astro Fang: Super Machine.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 26, 1990?
- Nauru - Angam Day
- Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
- Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Quadragesimus
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- William Anthony Odom, North Carolina 15-year-old, accidentally hangs himself staging a gallows scene at a Halloween party.
- William Paley: CEO of CBS, dies at age 89 from a heart...
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 26, 1990?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Samuelle - So You Like What You See
- Keith Sweat - Merry Go Round
- Pebbles - Giving You The Benefit
- Johnny Gill - Fairweather Friend
- Mariah Carey - Love Takes Time
- Bell Biv DeVoe - B.B.D. (I Thought It Was Me)?
- Maxi Priest - Close To You
- Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby
- LL Cool J - The Boomin' System
- Caron Wheeler - Livin' In The Light
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 26If October 26, 1990 is your birthday you're 29 years, 10 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 1 day.
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?