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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 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.

But much more happened on April 1990: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1990?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1990 Jack Nicklaus wins 1st start on Senior PGA tour
  • 04 Apr 1990 Marshall Chronicles premieres on ABC-TV
  • 05 Apr 1990 Paul Newman wins a court victory over Julius Gold, to keep giving all profits from Newman foods to charity
  • 06 Apr 1990 Robert Mapplethorpe's quotThe Perfect Momentquot show of nude and homoerotic photographs opens at the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, in spite of accusations of indecency by Citizens for Community Values.
  • 07 Apr 1990 Farm Aid IV concert
  • 08 Apr 1990 Aspects of Love opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 377 performances
  • 09 Apr 1990 Capital News starring Lloyd Bridges premieres on ABC-TV
  • 10 Apr 1990 CUNY/Lehman College, Bronx, opens a branch campus in Hiroshma, Japan.
  • 11 Apr 1990 New York Rangers beat the New York Islanders 6-1, Rangers lead 3-1 in preliminary
  • 12 Apr 1990 James Brown moves to a work-release center after serving 15 months
  • 13 Apr 1990 New York Rangers beat the New York Islanders 6-5, Rangers win preliminary, 4-1
  • 15 Apr 1990 In Living Color premieres on FOX-TV
  • 16 Apr 1990 Piano Lesson opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC for 320 performances
  • 17 Apr 1990 Reverend Ralph David Abernathy, American civil rights activist, dies at 64 (born 1926).
  • 18 Apr 1990 Birmingham Fire issued an original franchise in the WLAF.
  • 19 Apr 1990 Contra guerrillas, leftist Sandinistas and incoming government agree to truce in Nicaragua's civil war.
  • 20 Apr 1990 Pete Rose pleads guilty to hiding $300,000 in income.
  • 21 Apr 1990 Cartoon All Stars to Rescue shown on all 4 TV networks
  • 22 Apr 1990 Truly Blessed opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 33 performances
  • 23 Apr 1990 11th Emmy Sports Award presentation
  • 24 Apr 1990 US 66th manned space mission STS 31 (Discovery 10) launches into orbit
  • 25 Apr 1990 Hubble space telescope is placed into orbit by shuttle Discovery.
  • 26 Apr 1990 Accomplice opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 52 performances
  • 27 Apr 1990 50th annual barbershop quartet singing convention held (Michigan).
  • 28 Apr 1990 Chorus Line closes at Shubert Theater in New York City after 6,137 performances (15 years).
  • 29 Apr 1990 Change in the Heir opens at Edison Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 30 Apr 1990 As Met pitcher David Cone argues a call at 1st base, 2 Braves score

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Movies

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Rear Window

Rear Window

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

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

Country: United States of America

The Juniper Tree

The Juniper Tree

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Nietzchka Keene

Starring: Björk, Bryndis Petra Bragadóttir, Valdimar Örn Flygenring, Guðrún Gísladóttir

Swarg

Swarg

Release year: 1990

Directed by: David Dhawan

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Govinda, Madhavi, Juhi Chawla

Cry-Baby

Cry-Baby

Release year: 1990

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Johnny Depp, Ricki Lake, Amy Locane, Susan Tyrrell

Country: United States of America

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

The Evening News by Arthur Hailey

The Evening News

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A private crisis becomes front-page news when terrorists target a TV anchorman and his family in #1 New York Times–bestselling author Arthur Hailey’s riveting novel set in the high-pressure network news

Means Of Ascent by Robert A. Caro

Means Of Ascent

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Robert A. Caro's life of Lyndon Johnson, which began with the greatly acclaimed The Path to Power, also winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, continues -- one of the

It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum

It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It

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In his first phenomenal best-seller, EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN, Robert Fulghum reminded readers everywhere of some plain and still-true truths.

Counterattack by W. E. B. Griffin

Counterattack

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No one captures the drama of war as brilliantly as bestselling author W.E.B. Griffin. The Corps is his multi-volume portrait of the Marine Corps, the brave men and women who fought,