Monday January 29, 1990
US date format: 1/29/1990, UK date format: 29/1/1990
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 29, 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 MacKenzie Porter and Grzegorz Krychowiak.
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 Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor was in the top 5 hits.
Stanley & Iris, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while The Cuckoo'S Egg by Clifford Stoll was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Aerolina.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blood Bros. or Centurion: Defender of Rome.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 29, 1990?
- Exxon Valdez Captain Joseph Hazelwood goes on trial due to oil spill
- The trial of Joseph Hazelwood, former skipper of the Exxon Valdez, begins in Anchorage, Alaska. He is accused of negligence that resulted in America's worst oil spill to date.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 29, 1990?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Bolton - How Am I Supposed To Live Without You
- Paula Abdul - Opposites Attract
- Rod Stewart - Downtown Train
- Seduction - Two To Make It Right
- Aerosmith - Janie's Got A Gun
- Skid Row - I Remember You
- Tom Petty - Free Fallin'
- Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam
- Lou Gramm - Just Between You And Me
- Jody Watley - Everything
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Regina Belle - Make It Like It Was
- Skyy - Real Love
- Sybil - Walk On By
- Quincy Jones Featuring Ray Charles & Chaka Khan - I'll Be Good To You
- Calloway - I Wanna Be Rich
- Good Girls - Your Sweetness
- Prince Featuring Kim Basinger - Scandalous!
- Michel'le - No More Lies
- Ruby Turner - It's Gonna Be Alright
- The Temptations - Special
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?