Thursday August 30, 1990
US date format: 8/30/1990, UK date format: 30/8/1990
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 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 Nicole Anderson and Nicole Gale Anderson.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to If Wishes Came True by Sweet Sensation.
In UK The Joker by The Steve Miller Band was in the top 5 hits.
Uncle Buck, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990
while A Natural History Of The Senses by Diane Ackerman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Parenthood.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyber Knight or Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 30, 1990?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Ken Griffey and Ken Griffey Jr become 1st father and son to play on same team (Seattle Mariners), both single in 1st inning
- Collapse of the Soviet Union: Azerbaijan declares independence from Soviet Union.
- September 1–10 ndash Pope John Paul II visits Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, and Côte d'Ivoire.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 30, 1990?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- The Steve Miller Band - The Joker
- Bombalurina - Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini
- Deee-Lite - Groove Is In The Heart / What Is Love
- Deacon Blue - Four Bacharach And David Songs (EP)
- Maria McKee - Show Me Heaven
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