Monday April 30, 1990

US date format: 4/30/1990, UK date format: 30/4/1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on April 30, 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 Mac DeMarco and Kaarel Kiidron. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor. In UK Killer by Adamski was in the top 5 hits. Far Out Man, directed by Tommy Chong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Masquerade by Janet Dailey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse or Amida (video game).
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
  • Mexico - Children's Day.
  • The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
  • Saint Pope Pius V
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Events

  • As Met pitcher David Cone argues a call at 1st base, 2 Braves score
  • US hostage Frank Reed freed after four years in hands of pro-Iranians.
  • US 66th manned space mission STS 31 (Discovery 10) returns from space.
  • Lebanon hostage crisis: Lebanese kidnappers release American educator Frank H. Reed, who had been held hostage since September 1986.

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Movies

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Rear Window

Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

The Hunt for Red October

The Hunt for Red October

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill

Country: United States of America

Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac

Directed by: Jean-Paul Rappeneau

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Anne Brochet, Vincent Perez, Jacques Weber

La Femme Nikita

La Femme Nikita

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Anne Parillaud, Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana, Alain Lathière

Country: United States of America

A Tale of Springtime

A Tale of Springtime

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Anne Teyssèdre, Hugues Quester, Florence Darel, Eloïse Bennett

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Jeeves and Wooster

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Opportunity Knocks

Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Gossip

Gossip

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

Shannon's Deal

Shannon's Deal

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Starring: Jamey Sheridan, Elizabeth Peña, Jenny Lewis, Richard Edson

Country: United States of America

The Crystal Maze

The Crystal Maze

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Starring: Richard O'Brien, Sandra Caron, Edward Tudor-Pole

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Masquerade by Janet Dailey

Masquerade

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The story of a determined, courageous and intelligent woman, Remy Jardin, who must unravel the mystery behind an accident involving her family's shipping company or risk losing the man she loves

Head First by Norman Cousins

Head First

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"An eloquent plea for two needed emphases: more humane doctor-patient relations, and greater patient involvement in the struggle with disease."—Melvin

Clear And Present Danger by Tom Clancy

Clear And Present Danger

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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.

Megatrends 2000 by John Naisbitt and  Patricia Aburdene

Megatrends 2000

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Offering predictions and modern "soothsayings" for the 1990s and onwards, this book attempts to chart the changes to come, in politics, religion, advertising and culture.

Bitter Sweet by LaVyrle Spencer

Bitter Sweet

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A touching novel about first loves and second chances from the author who "knows how to tug at readers' heartstrings" (Publishers Weekly).

Videogames

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Battle Command

Battle Command

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, MS-DOS, Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Ocean Software

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

Platform: Sega Genesis, Master System, Game Gear, Sega Saturn

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Sega

The California Raisins: The Grape Escape

The California Raisins: The Grape Escape

Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Capcom

Amida (video game)

Amida (video game)

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Coconuts Japan

Blue's Journey

Blue's Journey

Platform: Arcade, Neo-Geo, Neo Geo CD, Virtual Console

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: SNK

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 30, 1990?

On April 30, 1990 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is April 30, 1990?

On April 30, 1990 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 30, 1990?

On April 30, 1990 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 30, 1990?

On April 30, 1990 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 30, 1990?

On April 30, 1990 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 30, 1990?

On April 30, 1990 several famous people were born including, Mac DeMarco, Kaarel Kiidron.

What was the number one song in April 30, 1990?

The number one song in the week of April 30, 1990 was Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor in US and Killer by Adamski in UK.

What were the top hits on April 30, 1990?

The top hits on April 30, 1990 were Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor, I Wanna Be Rich by Calloway, How Can We Be Lovers by Michael Bolton in US and Killer by Adamski, Better The Devil You Know by Kylie Minogue, Vogue by Madonna in UK.