Wednesday February 28, 1990
US date format: 2/28/1990, UK date format: 28/2/1990
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 28, 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 Naomi Broady and Georgina Leonidas.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Escapade by Janet Jackson.
In UK Dub Be Good To Me by Beats International featuring Lindy Layton was in the top 5 hits.
Coupe de Ville, directed by Joe Roth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while What I Saw At The Revolution by Peggy Noonan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Aerolina.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Conflict: Middle East Political Simulator or Dead Heat Scramble.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 28, 1990?
- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
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- US 65th manned space mission STS 36 (Atlantis 6) launches into orbit
- Dutch police seize 3,000kg of cocaine.
- In Southern California, a magnitude 5.7 earthquake occurs.
- President of Nicaragua Daniel Ortega announces a cease-fire with the U.S.-backed ''contras''.
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- Fabia Drake: Actress (Nice Girl Like Me), dies at 86.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 28, 1990?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Beats International featuring Lindy Layton - Dub Be Good To Me
- Various Artists - The Brits 1990
- Michael Bolton - How Am I Supposed To Live Without You
- The B-52s - Love Shack
- Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stacy Lattisaw & Johnny Gill - Where Do We Go From Here
- Janet Jackson - Escapade
- Paula Abdul (Duet With The Wild Pair) - Opposites Attract
- Quincy Jones - The Secret Garden
- Miki Howard - Love Under New Management
- Michel'le - No More Lies
- Christopher Williams - Promises, Promises
- Lisa Stansfield - All Around The World
- Surface - Can We Spend Some Time
- Ruby Turner - It's Gonna Be Alright
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