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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1990?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1990 10,000 Uganda RPF rebels move into Rwanda
  • 02 Oct 1990 Michael Feinstein in Concert - opens at Golden NYC for 30 performances
  • 03 Oct 1990 East Germany and West Germany merge to become Germany
  • 04 Oct 1990 Stand Up Tragedy opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 13 performances
  • 05 Oct 1990 Cincinnati jury acquits art gallery of obscenity (Mapplethorpe photos).
  • 06 Oct 1990 Spacecraft Ulysses launched towards pole of Sun
  • 07 Oct 1990 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Centel Golf Classic
  • 08 Oct 1990 24th Country Music Association Award: George Strait wins
  • 09 Oct 1990 David Hackett Souter, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
  • 10 Oct 1990 Oakland Athletics sweep Red Sox in 4 games to win ALCS
  • 11 Oct 1990 Miser opens at Circle in the Square Theater NYC for 93 performances
  • 13 Oct 1990 Target Center in Minneapolis opens
  • 14 Oct 1990 Cathy Gerring wins LPGA Trophee Urban World Golf Championship
  • 15 Oct 1990 Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev wins Nobel Peace Prize
  • 16 Oct 1990 Stand Up Tragedy closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 13 performances
  • 17 Oct 1990 Jackie Mason - Brand New opens at Neil Simon NYC for 216 performances
  • 18 Oct 1990 Once on this Island opens at Booth Theater NYC for 469 performances
  • 19 Oct 1990 HCA, Helsinki Citizens Assembly, forms in Prague
  • 20 Oct 1990 3 members of 2 Live Crew acquitted on obsenity charges in Florida
  • 21 Oct 1990 Esther Canseco calls Oakland Athletics manager Tony La Russa a punk for not starting husband Jose in the World Series
  • 23 Oct 1990 Iraq announces release of 330 French hostages.
  • 24 Oct 1990 Italian prime minister Giulio Andreotti reveals to the Italian parliament the existence of Gladio, the Italian ''stay-behind'' clandestine paramilitary NATO army.
  • 25 Oct 1990 New York Daily News goes on strike (lasts through March, 1991).
  • 26 Oct 1990 William Anthony Odom, North Carolina 15-year-old, accidentally hangs himself staging a gallows scene at a Halloween party.
  • 27 Oct 1990 Michael Feinstein in Concert closes at Golden NYC after 30 performances
  • 29 Oct 1990 30 die in a (5.7) earthquake in Algeria
  • 30 Oct 1990 England-France complete Chunnel
  • 31 Oct 1990 Pakistan make 3-0 drubbing of New Zealand, Waqar Younis 29 series wkts

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Movies

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

The Great Dictator

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner

Country: United States of America

All About Eve

All About Eve

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm

Country: United States of America

Le cercle rouge

Le cercle rouge

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Alain Delon, Bourvil, Gian Maria Volontè, Yves Montand

Country: United States of America

Dances with Wolves

Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant

Country: United States of America

Afonya

Afonya

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Leonid Kuravlyov, Evgeniya Simonova, Evgeniy Leonov, Saveliy Kramarov

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1990?
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Message From Nam by Danielle Steel

Message From Nam

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As a journalist, Paxton Andrews would experience Vietnam firsthand. We follow her from high school in Savannah to college in Berkeley and then to work in Saigon.For

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

Spy Sinker by Len Deighton

Spy Sinker

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The long-awaited reissue of the final part of the classic spy trilogy, HOOK, LINE and SINKER, when the Berlin Wall divided not just a city but a world.Bernard

Hocus Pocus by Kurt Vonnegut

Hocus Pocus

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From the author of Timequake, this "irresistible" novel (Cleveland Plain Dealer) tells the story of Eugene Debs Hartke-Vietnam veteran, jazz pianist, college professor, and prognosticator of the apocalypse.

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 …