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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1990?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1990 11th US Seniors Golf Open: Lee Trevino
  • 02 Jul 1990 Panic in tunnel of Mecca: 1,426 pilgrims trampled to death
  • 03 Jul 1990 Members of 2 Live Crew formally charged with obscenity in Florida
  • 04 Jul 1990 2 Live Crew release Banned in the USA the lyrics quote Star Spangled Banner and Gettysburg Address
  • 05 Jul 1990 Zina Garrison upsets Steffi Graf in Wimbeldon semi-finals.
  • 06 Jul 1990 After pitching a no-hitter lose, New York Yankee Andy Hawkins pitches a complete 12 inn game and loses 2-0
  • 07 Jul 1990 97th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Z Garrison (64 61)
  • 08 Jul 1990 12:34:56 on 7 / 8 / 90 (1234567890)
  • 09 Jul 1990 104th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: S Edberg beats B Becker (62 62 36 36 64)
  • 10 Jul 1990 61st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-0 at Wrigley Field, Chicago
  • 11 Jul 1990 New York City police arrest "Dartman" (stabbed over 50 women with darts).
  • 12 Jul 1990 Les Miserables, opens at National Theatre, Washington
  • 13 Jul 1990 An earthquake with its epicentre in Afghanistan results in the greatest number of fatalities in a mountaineering accident in High Asian mountains when an avalanche kills 43 climbers in Camp I on Pik Lenina (Lenin Peak).
  • 16 Jul 1990 400 die in a (7.7) earthquake in Philippines
  • 17 Jul 1990 Minn Twins become 1st team to turn 2 triple plays in a game but lose to Boston Red Sox 1-0
  • 19 Jul 1990 Dave Raghetti pitches in his 499th game as a New York Yankee, passing Whitey Ford in most appearances as a New York Yankee
  • 20 Jul 1990 Justice William Brennan resigns from the US Supreme Court after 36 years.
  • 21 Jul 1990 Goodwill Games opens in Seattle, Washington.
  • 22 Jul 1990 119th British Golf Open: Nick Faldo shoots 270 at St. Andrews Scotland
  • 23 Jul 1990 Rosie Jones, (St. Louis), 26, crowned 22nd Miss Black America
  • 24 Jul 1990 Ms. Magazine hits newstands again after an 8 month hiatus
  • 25 Jul 1990 Les Miserables, opens at Princess Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver
  • 26 Jul 1990 General Hospital tapes its 7,000th episode
  • 27 Jul 1990 White-Russia declares independence
  • 28 Jul 1990 Blackout hits Chicago
  • 29 Jul 1990 26th Curtis Cup: US wins 14-4
  • 30 Jul 1990 5 Bank of Credit and Commerce members found guilty of money
  • 31 Jul 1990 Bosnia-Hercegovina declares independence

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Movies

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Die Hard 2

Die Hard 2

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Bruce Willis, William Atherton, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Country: United States of America

Ghost

Ghost

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Jerry Zucker

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn

Country: United States of America

Presumed Innocent

Presumed Innocent

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Harrison Ford, Raul Julia, Greta Scacchi, Brian Dennehy

Presumed Innocent memorabilia

Enemy

Enemy

Release year: 1990

Directed by: George Rowe

Starring: Peter Fonda, Tia Carrere, Mako, James Mitchum

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1990?
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Coyote Waits by Tony Hillerman

Coyote Waits

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The car fire didn't kill Navajo Tribal Policeman Delbert Nez—a bullet did. And the old man in possession of the murder weapon is a whiskey-soaked shaman named Ashie Pinto.

The Bourne Ultimatum by Robert Ludlum

The Bourne Ultimatum

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER At a small-town carnival, two men, each mysteriously summoned by telegram, witness a bizarre killing.

Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton by Edward Rice

Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton

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Thirty-four illustrative plates in two sections--some are quite unique, with a Tantric initiate; India in Burton's period; Burton in turban and robes; one rare photo taken before the tragic year of

The Worst Years Of Our Lives by Barbara Ehrenreich

The Worst Years Of Our Lives

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Essays, Political Studies, Humor

Barbarians At The Gate by Bryan  Burrough and John Helyar

Barbarians At The Gate

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“One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980’s.”—New York Times Book ReviewA #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the