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

But much more happened on December 1990: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1990?


Events

  • 01 Dec 1990 New York Knicks' Patrick Ewing scores 50 points beating Charlotte Hornets 113-96.
  • 02 Dec 1990 1st parlimentary election in newly reunified Germany
  • 03 Dec 1990 At Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Northwest Airlines Flight 1482 (a McDonnell Douglas DC-9) collides with Northwest Airlines Flight 299 (a Boeing 727) on the runway, killing 8 passengers and 4 crewmembers on Flight 1482.
  • 04 Dec 1990 Due to Persian Gulf crisis gas hits $1.60 per gallon price in New York City, New York.
  • 05 Dec 1990 Blue Jays trade F McGriff and T Fernandez to SD for R Alomar and J Carter
  • 06 Dec 1990 Saddam anounces release of all foreign hostages.
  • 07 Dec 1990 Ted Turner and Jane Fonda announce their engagement
  • 08 Dec 1990 Galileo Earth-1 Flyby.
  • 09 Dec 1990 Houston scores most points against Cleveland, Oilers 58, Browns 14
  • 10 Dec 1990 Space Shuttle STS 35 (Columbia 11) lands
  • 11 Dec 1990 US 69th manned space mission STS 35 (Columbia 11) returns from space
  • 12 Dec 1990 US ambassador to Kuwait, Nathaniel Howell, leaves Kuwait.
  • 13 Dec 1990 Peter Pan opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • 14 Dec 1990 Right to Die case permits Nancy Cruzan to have her feeding tube removed, she dies 12 days later
  • 15 Dec 1990 Rocker Rod Stewart marries supermodel Rachel Hunter.
  • 16 Dec 1990 KUSW, Salt Lake City Utah, final shortwave radio transmissions
  • 17 Dec 1990 KTBN, Salt Lake City Utah, begins shortwave radio transmissions
  • 18 Dec 1990 NL releases short list of teams for 1993 NL expansion
  • 20 Dec 1990 Pentagon warns Saddam Hussein that US air power is ready to attack on January 15.
  • 22 Dec 1990 Israeli ferry capsizes killing 21 US servicemen.
  • 23 Dec 1990 Lettice & Lovage closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 284 performances
  • 24 Dec 1990 Ramsewak Shankar is ousted as President of Suriname by a military coup .
  • 25 Dec 1990 Godfather III premieres
  • 26 Dec 1990 Garry Kasparov beats Antatoly Karpov to retain chess championship
  • 28 Dec 1990 Two die in a New York City subway accident.
  • 29 Dec 1990 Olympic gymnast Mary Lou Retton weds Shannon Kelley.
  • 30 Dec 1990 Miser closes at Circle in the Square Theater NYC after 93 performances
  • 31 Dec 1990 United Somali Congress seizes Presidential Palace.

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Movies

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Chhoti Si Baat

Chhoti Si Baat

Directed by: Basu Chatterjee

Starring: Ashok Kumar, Vidya Sinha, Amol Palekar, Asrani

For a Few Dollars More

For a Few Dollars More

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volontè, Mario Brega

Country: United States of America

V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta

Directed by: James McTeigue

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, Rupert Graves, Stephen Rea

Country: United States of America

Heat

Heat

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer, Jon Voight

Country: United States of America

Barry Lyndon

Barry Lyndon

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Krüger

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in December 1990?
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Buffalo Girls by Larry McMurtry

Buffalo Girls

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In a letter to her daughter back East, Martha Jane is not shy about her own importance: "Martha Jane -- better known as Calamity -- is just one of the handful

The First Man In Rome by Colleen McCullough

The First Man In Rome

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With extraordinary narrative power, New York Times bestselling author Colleen McCullough sweeps the reader into a whirlpool of pageantry and passion, bringing to vivid life the most glorious epoch in human

Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

Jurassic Park

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From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Wonderful .

You Just Don'T Understand by Deborah Tannen

You Just Don'T Understand

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Women and men live in different worlds...made of different words.Spending nearly four years on the New York Times bestseller list, including eight months at number one, You Just Don't Understand is

Crow And Weasel by Tom Pohrt

Crow And Weasel

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"A brilliantly written and totally original New World adventure." - Jean Craighead GeorgeLong ago, when people and animals spoke the same language, two young men left their tribe to make an