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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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Dances with Wolves

Dances with Wolves

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Kevin Costner

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

Country: United States of America

My Mother's Castle

My Mother's Castle

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Yves Robert

Starring: Julien Ciamaca, Philippe Caubère, Nathalie Roussel, Didier Pain

Jacob's Ladder

Jacob's Ladder

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven

Country: United States of America

Avalon

Avalon

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth Perkins, Leo Fuchs, Eve Gordon

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1990?
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Darkness Visible by William Styron

Darkness Visible

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A work of great personal courage and a literary tour de force, this bestseller is Styron's true account of his descent into a crippling and almost suicidal depression.

Prime Directive by Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens

Prime Directive

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Starfleet's most sacred commandment has been violated. Its most honored captain is in disgrace, its most celebrated starship in pieces, and the crew of that ship scattered among the thousand worlds

The Cat And The Curmudgeon by Cleveland Amory

The Cat And The Curmudgeon

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Presents humorous stories relating the true adventures of a white cat called Polar Bear and the ill-tempered old man he owns

Buffalo Girls by Larry McMurtry

Buffalo Girls

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In a letter to her daughter back East, Martha Jane is not shy about her own importance: "Martha Jane -- better known as Calamity -- is just one of the handful

You Just Don'T Understand by Deborah Tannen

You Just Don'T Understand

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Women and men live in different worlds...made of different words.Spending nearly four years on the New York Times bestseller list, including eight months at number one, You Just Don't Understand is