Thursday May 31, 1990

US date format: 5/31/1990, UK date format: 31/5/1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 31, 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 Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois and Lisanne De Jong. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Vogue by Madonna. In UK World In Motion by Englandneworder was in the top 5 hits. Another 48 Hrs., directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Stand by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arrow Flash or Bimini Run.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
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Events

  • Seinfeld starring Jerry Seinfeld, debuts on NBC as Seinfeld Chronicles
  • New York City's Zodiac killer shoots third victim, Joseph Ponce.
  • 63rd National Spelling Bee: Amy Marie Dimak wins spelling "fibranne".

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Movies

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Another 48 Hrs.

Another 48 Hrs.

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Brion James, Kevin Tighe

Ragin' Cajun

Ragin' Cajun

Directed by: William Byron Hillman

Starring: Charlene Tilton, David Heavener, Allan Rich, Sam Bottoms

Back to the Future Part III

Back to the Future Part III

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Thomas F. Wilson

Country: United States of America

The Witches

The Witches

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher, Rowan Atkinson

Country: United States of America

Fire Birds

Fire Birds

Directed by: David Green

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Tommy Lee Jones, Sean Young, Bryan Kestner

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

Gossip

Gossip

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

Opportunity Knocks

Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Issho ni kurashitai

Issho ni kurashitai

Singer & Sons

Singer & Sons

Days to next May 31

If May 31, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 4 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Stand by Stephen King

The Stand

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Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. A

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

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Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

Family Pictures by Sue Miller

Family Pictures

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A Masterful, Engrossing Novel About The Life Of A Large Family That Is Deeply Bounded By The Stranger In Their Midst -- An Autistic Child

What I Saw At The Revolution by Peggy  Noonan

What I Saw At The Revolution

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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

The Outlaws Of Mesquite by Louis L'Amour

The Outlaws Of Mesquite

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Meet the frontier bad men—like Leo Carver—a man so hated that everyone in the town of Canyon Gap planned to turn up for his hanging.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Arrow Flash

Arrow Flash

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Sega; NA Renovation Products; EU Sega

Aqua Jack

Aqua Jack

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Taito

Bimini Run

Bimini Run

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Action game, Third person shooter

Publisher: Nuvision Entertainment

Adventures of Lolo 3

Adventures of Lolo 3

Platform: Family Computer/NES

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge

Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade, Fighting

Publisher: Empire Software and Medalist International (UK), Paragon Software Corporation (United States)

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On May 31, 1990 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is May 31, 1990?

On May 31, 1990 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 31, 1990?

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

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

On May 31, 1990 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 31, 1990?

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

Which famous people are born on May 31, 1990?

On May 31, 1990 several famous people were born including, Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois, Lisanne De Jong, Liberty Irene Kasem.

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

The number one song in the week of May 31, 1990 was Vogue by Madonna in US and World In Motion by Englandneworder in UK.

What were the top hits on May 31, 1990?

The top hits on May 31, 1990 were Vogue by Madonna, All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You by Heart, Hold On by Wilson Phillips in US and World In Motion by Englandneworder, Killer by Adamski, Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John in UK.


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