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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 1990?


Events

  • 01 May 1990 Prelude to a Kiss opens at Helen Hayes Theater, New York City
  • 02 May 1990 Some Americans Abroad opens at Vivian Beaumont NYC for 62 performances
  • 04 May 1990 Angela Bowie reveals that ex husband David slept with Mick Jagger
  • 05 May 1990 ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Chris Warren.
  • 06 May 1990 Tom Cruise is ticketed for careless operation of a vehicle in SC
  • 08 May 1990 Cuyahoga County voters approve sin tax to build Cleveland Gateway.
  • 09 May 1990 New York Newsday reporter Jimmy Breslin suspended for a racial slur
  • 10 May 1990 Howard Stern holds a mock funeral for rival John DeBella
  • 11 May 1990 New York Yankees trade Dave Winfield to California Angels for Mike Witt.
  • 12 May 1990 3rd time Saturday Night Live uses time delay (Andrew Dice Clay hosts)
  • 13 May 1990 Change in the Heir closes at Edison Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 14 May 1990 Dow Jones Average hits a record 2,821.53
  • 15 May 1990 Cemetery Club opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 56 performances
  • 16 May 1990 Juventus wins 19th UEFA Cup in Avellino.
  • 17 May 1990 Dow Jones Average hits a record 2,831.71
  • 18 May 1990 Judy Carne arrested at JFK airport on an 11 year old drug warrant
  • 19 May 1990 General Elvis, TV Drama last airs on ABC
  • 20 May 1990 Truly Blessed closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 33 performances
  • 21 May 1990 Dow Jones Average hits a record 2,844.68
  • 22 May 1990 Andre Dawson sets record being intentionally walked 5 times
  • 23 May 1990 Dow Jones Average hits a record 2,856.26
  • 24 May 1990 Andre Dawson receives a record 5 intentional walks in a game
  • 27 May 1990 74th Indianapolis 500 runs; Arie Luyendyk wins with an average speed of 185.981 mph.
  • 28 May 1990 Dave Thomas Comedy Show, debuts on CBS-TV
  • 29 May 1990 An earthquake hit Peru, killing 56
  • 30 May 1990 135 die in a (6.4) earthquake in Peru
  • 31 May 1990 Seinfeld starring Jerry Seinfeld, debuts on NBC as Seinfeld Chronicles

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Shining

The Shining

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

Country: United States of America

Braveheart

Braveheart

Directed by: Mel Gibson

Starring: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen

Country: United States of America

Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3

Directed by: Lee Unkrich

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty

Country: United States of America

Requiem for a Dream

Requiem for a Dream

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans

Country: United States of America

Batman Begins

Batman Begins

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe, Liam Neeson

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in May 1990?
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Devices And Desires by P. D. James

Devices And Desires

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National Bestseller Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions,

Parting With Illusions by Vladimir  Pozner

Parting With Illusions

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Now in paperback--leading Soviet commentator Vladimir Pozner's bestselling book of personal memoir and political observation. Aside from Gorbachev, Pozner is the most widely known Russian personality in America, and he earns

The Gold Coast by Nelson DeMille

The Gold Coast

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Welcome to the fabled Gold Coast, that stretch on the North Shore of Long Island that once held the greatest concentration of wealth and power in America.

September by Rosamunde Pilcher

September

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A place you will never forgetRosamunde Pilcher's Scotland...where the fields flourish with greenery, the bills bloom with purple, and the lochs glitter with the bright blue of the sky.A

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