Monday December 31, 1990, NewYear’s Eve

US date format: 12/31/1990, UK date format: 31/12/1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 31, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Patrick Chan and Sam Faiers. In that special week of December people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. White Fang, directed by Randal Kleiser, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Foucault'S Pendulum by Umberto Eco was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coasting. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crazy Sue or Captive.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1990, at December 31 across the years or at December 1990 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 31, 1990?


Holidays

  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.

Events

  • United Somali Congress seizes Presidential Palace.
  • Iraq begins a military draft of 17-year-olds.
  • The Sci-Fi Channel on cable TV begins transmitting.
  • Homosexual acts between consenting adults are decriminalized in Queensland.

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Movies

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White Fang

White Fang

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Seymour Cassel, Susan Hogan

New Jack City

New Jack City

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne, Chris Rock

Country: United States of America

The Terror Within II

The Terror Within II

Directed by: Andrew Stevens

Starring: Andrew Stevens, Stella Stevens, Chick Vennera, R. Lee Ermey

Dances with Wolves

Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant

Country: United States of America

Edward Scissorhands

Edward Scissorhands

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall

Country: United States of America

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NFL

American Football
  • Los Angeles Rams - New Orleans Saints : 17 - 20
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TV Series

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Coasting

Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

The Baby-Sitters Club

The Baby-Sitters Club

Directed by: Melanie Mayron

Boys from the Bush

Boys from the Bush

Written by:

Starring: Tim Healy, Chris Haywood, Mark Haddigan, Nadine Garner

Country: Australia

Dark Shadows

Dark Shadows

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Days to next December 31

If December 31, 1990 is your birthday you're 29 years, 10 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 5 days.
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Books

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Foucault'S Pendulum by Umberto Eco

Foucault'S Pendulum

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Bored with their work, three Milanese editors cook up "the Plan," a hoax that connects the medieval Knights Templar with other occult groups from ancient to modern times.

A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time

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Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

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.

My Turn by Nancy Reagan with William Novak

My Turn

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In these memoirs, Nancy Reagan talks about her role in the Reagan administration, the assassination attempt, their bouts with cancer, their family disagreements and personal betrayals over eight years in the White House.

Four Past Midnight by Stephen King

Four Past Midnight

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The #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crazy Sue

Crazy Sue

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, Atari ST, PC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: cover disk of Amiga Fun magazine by MC Publications (UK)

Adventures in the Magic Kingdom

Adventures in the Magic Kingdom

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action

Publisher: Capcom

Captive

Captive

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, PC (DOS)

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Mindscape

Coloris

Coloris

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Avesoft

Ayakashi no Shiro

Ayakashi no Shiro

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: SETA Corporation

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 31, 1990?

On December 31, 1990 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is December 31, 1990?

On December 31, 1990 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on December 31, 1990?

On December 31, 1990 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 31, 1990?

On December 31, 1990 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 31, 1990?

On December 31, 1990 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 31, 1990?

On December 31, 1990 several famous people were born including, Patrick Chan, Sam Faiers, Marlon Williams (New Zealand musician).

Which famous people died on December 31, 1990?

Famous people died on December 31, 1990 include, Dalton Cathey, Vasili Lazarev, Vasily Grigoryevich Lazarev.

What was the number one song in December 31, 1990?

The number one song in the week of December 31, 1990 was Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins in US and Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice in UK.

What were the top hits on December 31, 1990?

The top hits on December 31, 1990 were Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins, Rhythm Nation by Janet Jackson, Don't Know Much by Linda Ronstadt in US and Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice, Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block, When You Come Back To Me by Jason Donovan in UK.


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