Thursday June 28, 1990

US date format: 6/28/1990, UK date format: 28/6/1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 28, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Indiana Evans and Taylor Phinney. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Step By Step by New Kids On The Block. In UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Days of Thunder, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Amazing Spider-Man or The California Raisins: The Grape Escape.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1990 or at June 28 across the years.

likes
Like this date if it is important to you!

Have a look at the old newspapers from June 28, 1990 and get them!

Get historic newspapers from June 28, 1990
The Times

Discover our US newspaper digital archive from June 28, 1990

Browse US newspapers from June 28, 1990
historic newspapers
pic

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

See other popular movies of the week

Days of Thunder

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid

Country: United States of America

Ghost Dad

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Starring: Bill Cosby, Kimberly Russell, Denise Nicholas, Ian Bannen

Ghayal

Directed by: Rajkumar Santoshi

Starring: Sunny Deol, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Amrish Puri, Moushumi Chatterjee

The Architects

Directed by: Peter Kahane

Starring: Kurt Naumann, Rita Feldmeier, Uta Eisold, Jürgen Watzke

A Chinese Ghost Story II

Directed by: Siu-Tung Ching

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Joey Wang, Michelle Reis, Jacky Cheung

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 28, 1990?


    Holidays

  • Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
  • Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
  • National Handshake Day

    Events

  • 17th annual Daytime Emmy Awards

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gossip

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

Counterstrike

Wild & Crazy Kids

Fort Boyard

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1990?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?

It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It

By: Robert Fulghum

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.

Second Child

By: John Saul

One hundred years ago, in the beautiful village of Secret Cove, Maine, on the night of the annual August Moon Ball, a shy and lovely servant girl committed an act so

Dragon

By: Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler, author of over twenty consecutive New York Times bestsellers, brings back beloved hero Dirk Pitt in this electrifying, edge-of-your-seat thriller.Japan,

Clear And Present Danger

By: Tom Clancy

THIS BOOK IS NOT AUTOGRAPHED!!!! The controversial bestseller from Tom Clancy, the all-time master of the techno-thriller. CIA Deputy Director Jack Ryan joins the war on drugs.

What I Saw At The Revolution

By: Peggy Noonan

On the hundredth anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s birth comes the twentieth-anniversary edition of Peggy Noonan’s critically acclaimed bestseller What I Saw at the Revolution, for which she provides a new Preface

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Darkspyre

Platform: Amiga, DOS

Platform: Amiga, MS-DOS, Commodore 64, Atari ST

Genre: Puzzle game, Platform game

Publisher: Paragon Software

The California Raisins: The Grape Escape

Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Capcom

Driver's Eyes

Platform: Namco System 21

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Namco

Dragon's Gate

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: GEnie, AOL, Mythic Realms, independent


Like this date if it is important to you!
likes