November 1990 calendar

November 1990

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1990?


  • 01 Nov 1990 Oh, Kay! opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 77 performances
  • 02 Nov 1990 1st NBA game at Target Center, Minn Timberwolves beat Mavericks 98-85
  • 03 Nov 1990 Gro Harlem Brundtland installed as Premier of Norway
  • 04 Nov 1990 Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story opens at Shubert NYC for 225 performances
  • 05 Nov 1990 Disney's Yacht Club Resort hotel opens in Walt Disney World in Florida.
  • 06 Nov 1990 Braves Dave Justice wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 07 Nov 1990 Little Night Music closes at New York State NYC after 11 performances
  • 08 Nov 1990 6 Degrees of Separation opens at Vivian Beaumont NYC for 496 performances
  • 09 Nov 1990 Tanzania government of Malecela forms
  • 10 Nov 1990 Lebanon releases two French hostages (Camille Sontag and Marcel Coudari).
  • 11 Nov 1990 Shadowlands opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 169 performances
  • 12 Nov 1990 Crown Prince Akihito is formally installed as Emperor Akihito of Japan, becoming the 125th Japanese monarch.
  • 13 Nov 1990 In Aramoana, New Zealand, David Gray shoots dead 13 people, in what becomes known as the Aramoana Massacre.
  • 14 Nov 1990 Doug Drabek (22-6) wins NL Cy Young Award
  • 15 Nov 1990 US 68th manned space mission STS 38 (Atlantis 7) launches into orbit
  • 16 Nov 1990 Manuel Noriega claims US denied him a fair trial.
  • 17 Nov 1990 Fugendake, part of the Mount Unzen volcanic complex, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan, becomes active again and erupts.
  • 18 Nov 1990 Fiddler on the Roof opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 241 performances
  • 19 Nov 1990 Greyhound files reorganization plan so they can be traded publicly.
  • 20 Nov 1990 Sacramento Kings last NBA win on the road for over a year
  • 21 Nov 1990 Michael Milken is sentenced to ten years for security law violations.
  • 22 Nov 1990 George Bush visits US troops in Saudi Arabia
  • 23 Nov 1990 Model Cheryl Tiegs marries actor Tony Peck
  • 25 Nov 1990 78th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeat Edmonton Eskimos, 50-11
  • 26 Nov 1990 1st Billboard Music Awards: Janet Jackson wins
  • 27 Nov 1990 Women's suffrage was introduced in the last Swiss half canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden.
  • 28 Nov 1990 Gulf War: The United Nations Security Council passes UN Security Council Resolution 678, authorizing military intervention in Iraq if that nation does not withdraw its forces from Kuwait and free all foreign hostages by Tuesday, January 15, 1991.
  • 29 Nov 1990 Shogun - The Musical opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 72 performances
  • 30 Nov 1990 Actor Burt Lancaster suffers a stroke
  • 02 Nov 1990 British Satellite Broadcasting and Sky Television plc merge to form BSkyB as a result of massive losses.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in November 1990?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Ice Ice Babyyoutube
  2. - Love Takes Timeyoutube
  3. - I'm Your Baby Tonightyoutube
  4. - Black Catyoutube
  5. - Pray

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Unchained Melody
  2. - Ice Ice Babyyoutube
  3. - A Little Time
  4. - Saviour's Day
  5. - Don't Worry


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in November 1990?

Darkness Visible by William Styron

Darkness Visible


This bestseller is Styron’s honest account of his descent into crippling, almost suicidal depression. It is a work of remarkable personal courage.

Bo Knows Bo by Bo Jackson and Dick Schaap

Bo Knows Bo


6 1/2"x9 1/2" 218 pages illustrated hardcover with dustjacket, published by Doubleday in 1990. Bo Jackson's autobiography.

Ava by Ava Gardner



The actress and sex icon, who died in 2012, discusses her childhood, her marriages to Mickey Rooney and Artie Shaw, as well as her memorable roles, friendships, and affairs.

Friday Night Lights by H. G. Bissinger

Friday Night Lights


This 25th anniversary edition is the #1 New York Times Bestseller and Sports Illustrated's Best Football Book of All Time.

Rabbit At Rest by John Updike

Rabbit At Rest


The Pulitzer Prize winner, the Howells Medal and the National Book Critics Circle Award Winner in John Updike's fourth novel about Harry "Rabbit," Angstrom, the hero has been awarded the following: