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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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 February 1990: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1990?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1990 Nintendo ships the Super Mario Bros. 3 video game for the Nintendo Entertainment System in the US.
  • 02 Feb 1990 Marina Ogilvy (daughter of Engl Princess Alexandra) weds Paul Mowatt
  • 03 Feb 1990 New York Mets' Darryl Strawberry voluntarily enters Smither Center for alcohol rehabilitation.
  • 04 Feb 1990 Lyudmila Narozhi-Lenko runs world record 60 metre hurdles indoor (7.69).
  • 05 Feb 1990 Notre Dame becomes first team to sell its game to a major network (NBC).
  • 06 Feb 1990 Brett Hull becomes first son of NHL 50 goal scorer (Bobby) to score 50.
  • 07 Feb 1990 Lisa Leslie of Morningside HS in Inglewood California scores 101 in 1st half, South Torrance HS decides not to play 2nd half and loses 102-24
  • 08 Feb 1990 60 Minutes commentator Andy Rooney suspended by CBS for racial remarks attributed to him by a gay magazine
  • 09 Feb 1990 Bradys return to TV for 6 episodes on CBS TV
  • 10 Feb 1990 6th Largest wrestling crowd (63,900 - Tokyo Dome)
  • 11 Feb 1990 US male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge.
  • 12 Feb 1990 Carmen Lawrence becomes the first female Premier in Australian history when she becomes Premier of Western Australia.
  • 13 Feb 1990 US, England, France and England give Germany OK to reunify
  • 14 Feb 1990 Space probe Voyager 1 takes photograph of entire solar system
  • 15 Feb 1990 Baseball owners lock out players
  • 16 Feb 1990 Keith Haring, American artist/cartoonist (brilliant baby), dies of AIDS at age 31 (born 1954).
  • 18 Feb 1990 Jane Crafter wins LPGA Phar-Mor at Inverrary Golf Tournament.
  • 19 Feb 1990 Police kill eight demonstrators for multi-party system in Nepal.
  • 21 Feb 1990 32nd Grammy Awards: "Wind Beneath My Wings", Nick of Time win.
  • 24 Feb 1990 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Orix Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open.
  • 25 Feb 1990 Nicaraguans votes out Sandinistas
  • 26 Feb 1990 USSR agrees to withdraw all 73,500 troops from Czechoslovakia by July, 1991.
  • 27 Feb 1990 Exxon Corp and Exxon Shipping are indicted on five criminal counts for the grounding and oil spill of the Exxon Valdez.
  • 28 Feb 1990 US 65th manned space mission STS 36 (Atlantis 6) launches into orbit

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Movies

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Directed by: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones

Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Directed by: Vladimir Menshov

Starring: Vera Alentova, Aleksey Batalov, Irina Muravyova, Raisa Ryazanova

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Directed by: Robert Wiene

Starring: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Lil Dagover

Country: United States of America

Shutter Island

Shutter Island

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley

Country: United States of America

Bombay

Bombay

Directed by: Mani Ratnam

Starring: Arvind Swamy, Manisha Koirala, Kitty, Master Harsha

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1990?
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Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder

Among Schoolchildren

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Tracy Kidder -- the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine and the extraordinary national bestseller House -- spent nine months in Mrs.

Mystery by Peter Straub

Mystery

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MYSTERY. Tom Pasmore, ten years old, survives a near fatal accident. During his long recovery, he becomes obsessed with an unsolved murder and finds he has clues to solving it that he shouldn’t.

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,

The Cuckoo'S Egg by Clifford Stoll

The Cuckoo'S Egg

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Before the Internet became widely known as a global tool for terrorists, one perceptive U.S. citizen recognized its ominous potential.

White Ninja by Eric V. Lustbader

White Ninja

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Thrust into a world of lies and treachery, adventurer Tori Nunn must face her deadliest enemies, aided only by her chief rival.