April 1990 calendar

April 1990

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1990?


  • 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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Music charts

Which were the top hits in April 1990?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Black Velvetyoutube
  2. - Love Will Lead You Backyoutube
  3. - I'll Be Your Everythingyoutube
  4. - Nothing Compares 2 Uyoutube
  5. - Don't Wanna Fall In Love

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Vogueyoutube
  2. - Black Velvetyoutube
  3. - The Power
  4. - Kingston Town
  5. - Opposites Attract


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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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

Jeeves and Wooster

Jeeves and Wooster

Release year: 1990

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Round the Twist

Round the Twist

Release year: 1990

Country: Australia

The Juniper Tree

The Juniper Tree

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Nietzchka Keene

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



Release year: 1990

Directed by: David Dhawan

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Govinda, Madhavi, Juhi Chawla


Which were the most popular books released in April 1990?
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The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

The Joy Luck Club


Four mothers, four daughters and four families, whose histories change with the winds according to who is "saying" them.

A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time


Stephen Hawking is known as one of the greatest theoretical physicists since Einstein. This landmark book shares Hawking's brilliant intellect with all nonscientists, and guides us expertly.

The Gold Coast by Nelson DeMille

The Gold Coast


The Gold Coast is a stretch of Long Island's North Shore that once housed the most wealth and power.

In The Arena by Richard Nixon

In The Arena


Richard Nixon, former President of the United States, candidly discusses his career and talks about topics such as the U.S.S.R. Gorbachev's secrecy and Watergate.

The Cuckoo'S Egg by Clifford Stoll

The Cuckoo'S Egg


One American citizen was able to see the dangers of the Internet before it became a popular tool for terrorists.