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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

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Hunt for Red October

The Hunt for Red October

Release year: 1990

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill

Country: United States of America

La Femme Nikita

La Femme Nikita

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Anne Parillaud, Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana, Alain Lathière

Country: United States of America

A Tale of Springtime

A Tale of Springtime

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Anne Teyssèdre, Hugues Quester, Florence Darel, Eloïse Bennett

Coupe de Ville

Coupe de Ville

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Joe Roth

Starring: Patrick Dempsey, Arye Gross, Daniel Stern, Annabeth Gish

Nightbreed

Nightbreed

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Clive Barker

Starring: Craig Sheffer, David Cronenberg, Anne Bobby, Charles Haid

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1990?
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Education Of A Wandering Man by Louis L'Amour

Education Of A Wandering Man

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From his decision to leave school at fifteen to roam the world, to his recollections of life as a hobo on the Southern Pacific Railroad, as a cattle skinner in Texas,

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly …

Who Needs God by Harold Kushner

Who Needs God

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If you have lost faith or have never known it, or if you have ever wondered "What can religion offer?" here are wise and thoughtful answers.

Head First by Norman Cousins

Head First

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"An eloquent plea for two needed emphases: more humane doctor-patient relations, and greater patient involvement in the struggle with disease."—Melvin

From Beirut To Jerusalem by Thomas L. Friedman

From Beirut To Jerusalem

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"If you're only going to read one book on the Middle East, this is it."---Seymour M. HershOne of the most thought-provoking books ever written about the Middle East, From Beirut to