Wednesday 28 February 1990
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
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 Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor was in the top 5 hits.
The Hunt for Red October, directed by John McTiernan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while Counterattack by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Avonlea.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Centurion: Defender of Rome or Conflict: Middle East Political Simulator.
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- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Saint Romanus (died 463)
- Naomi Broady: English tennis player.
- Georgina Leonidas
- BigBStatz : YouTube Star.
- Brendan Robinson: TV Actor.
- Fabia Drake: Actress (Nice Girl Like Me), dies at 86.
- 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''.
- A fire at the Sheraton Hotel in Cairo, Egypt, kills 16 people.
- Steve Jackson Games is raided by the U.S. Secret Service, prompting the later formation of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
- The Royal New Zealand Navy discontinues its daily rum ration.
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