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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

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

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

Country: United States of America

Gladiator

Gladiator

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

Country: United States of America

Chupke Chupke

Chupke Chupke

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri

Casino

Casino

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods

Country: United States of America

All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Arnold Lucy

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1990?
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In The Arena by Richard Nixon

In The Arena

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Former U.S. President Richard Nixon candidly reflects on his career and discusses such topics as the U.S.S.R., Gorbachev, secrecy, Watergate, and more.

Men At Work by George F. Will

Men At Work

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In his classic tribute to America's pastime—now with a new introduction—political commentator, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and lifelong sports enthusiast George F.

Bright Star by Harold Coyle

Bright Star

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A tense, bitter Middle East truce two years after the Soviets and the U.S. stopped shooting in Iran...A covert war in the Sudan and Ethiopia.

Raw Recruits by Alexander Wolff and Armen  Keteyian

Raw Recruits

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A hardcover book about colleges relationship with new , incoming basketball players.

Caribbean by James A. Michener

Caribbean

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In this acclaimed classic novel, James A. Michener sweeps readers off to the Caribbean, bringing to life the eternal allure and tumultuous history of this glittering string of islands.