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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1990?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1990 Benin nullifies its constitution.
  • 02 Mar 1990 Greyhound Bus workers go on strike.
  • 03 Mar 1990 Carole Gist, 20, (Michigan 1st black), crowned 39th Miss USA
  • 04 Mar 1990 20th Easter Seal Telethon
  • 05 Mar 1990 Gloria Carter Spann, President Carter's sister, dies at age 63 from cancer.
  • 06 Mar 1990 American SR-71 sets a transcontinental record, flying 2,404 miles in 1:08:17.
  • 07 Mar 1990 Three passengers killed and 162 injured as subway train derails in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • 08 Mar 1990 New York City's Zodiac killer shoots first victim, Mario Orosco.
  • 09 Mar 1990 Dr Antonia Novello sworn-in as 1st hispanic / female US surgeon general
  • 10 Mar 1990 4th American Comedy Awards: When Harry Met Sally.
  • 11 Mar 1990 Maggie Will wins Desert Inn LPGA Golf International.
  • 12 Mar 1990 Cold War: Soviet soldiers begin leaving Hungary under terms of an agreement to withdraw all Soviet troops by June 1.
  • 13 Mar 1990 Nicholoas Braithwaite elected premier of Grenada.
  • 14 Mar 1990 Mikhail S Gorbachev becomes President of the Soviet Congress
  • 15 Mar 1990 Tom Harmon, NFL tail back (Heisman Trophy), dies in Los Angeles at age 70.
  • 17 Mar 1990 PBA National Championship Won by Jim Pencak.
  • 18 Mar 1990 1st free elections in East Germany, Conservatives beat Communists
  • 19 Mar 1990 The ethnic clashes of Targu Mures begin four days after the anniversary of the Revolutions of 1848 in the Habsburg areas.
  • 20 Mar 1990 Singer Gloria Estefan breaks her collarbone in a bus accident
  • 21 Mar 1990 Normal Life starring Moon Unit and Dweezil Zappa premieres on CBS-TV
  • 22 Mar 1990 Grapes of Wrath opens at Cort Theater NYC for 188 performances
  • 23 Mar 1990 Former Exxon Valdez Captain Joseph Hazelwood ordered to help clean up Prince William Sound and pay $50,000 in restitution for 1989 oil spill.
  • 24 Mar 1990 Tom Hunter swims world record 50-metre freestyle (21.81 seconds).
  • 25 Mar 1990 Lettice & Lovage opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 284 performances
  • 26 Mar 1990 62nd Academy Awards: Driving Miss Daisy, Daniel Day-Lewis, Jessica Tandy win.
  • 27 Mar 1990 Bus accidentally touches high voltage wire in Karagpur, India; 21 die.
  • 28 Mar 1990 U.S. President George H. W. Bush posthumously awards Jesse Owens the Congressional Gold Medal.
  • 29 Mar 1990 New York City's Zodiac killer shoots second victim, Germaine Montenesdro.
  • 30 Mar 1990 Jack Nicklaus makes his debut in the "Seniors" golf tournament.
  • 31 Mar 1990 Carol & Company starring Carol Burnette premieres on NBC-TV

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Movies

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Chupke Chupke

Chupke Chupke

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

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

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

Casino

Casino

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

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

Country: United States of America

Rebecca

Rebecca

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson

Country: United States of America

Underground

Underground

Directed by: Emir Kusturica

Starring: Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Lazar Ristovski, Mirjana Jokovic, Slavko Stimac

Country: United States of America

Books

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The Dark Half by Stephen King

The Dark Half

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Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic “wondrously frightening” (Publishers Weekly) #1 New York Times bestseller about a writer’s horrific and haunting pseudonym.“I’m back...I’m back from the dead and you don’t seem glad to see me at all, you ungrateful …

Bitter Sweet by LaVyrle Spencer

Bitter Sweet

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A touching novel about first loves and second chances from the author who "knows how to tug at readers' heartstrings" (Publishers Weekly).

Vineland by Thomas Pynchon

Vineland

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In his first novel for 17 years, the author tells the story of a group of Americans living in the 1980s who are still struggling with the consequences of their lives

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,

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

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Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.