September 1990 calendar

September 1990

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1990?


  • 01 Sep 1990 Heidi Chronicles closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 621 performances
  • 02 Sep 1990 Grapes of Wrath closes at Cort Theater NYC after 188 performances
  • 03 Sep 1990 9th no-hitter of 1990: Blue Jay Dave Steib beats Cleveland 3-0
  • 04 Sep 1990 Jerry Lewis' 25th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $44,172,186.
  • 05 Sep 1990 Iraqi President Saddam Hussein urges Arabs to rise against the West.
  • 06 Sep 1990 In Burma, the State Law and Order Restoration Council orders the arrest of Aung San Suu Kyi and five other political dissidents.
  • 07 Sep 1990 Street Scene opens at New York State Theater NYC for 6 performances
  • 08 Sep 1990 104th US Womens Tennis: Gabriela Sabatini beats Steffi Graf
  • 09 Sep 1990 110th US Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi
  • 10 Sep 1990 1st time since 1966 that all 8 grand slam tennis champs are different
  • 11 Sep 1990 Cold War: The two German states and the Four Powers sign the Treaty on the Final Settlement With Respect to Germany in Moscow, paving the way for German reunification.
  • 12 Sep 1990 Les Miserables, opens at Cirkus Theater, Stockholm
  • 13 Sep 1990 Commuter train at Johannesburg South Africa attacked, 36 die
  • 14 Sep 1990 Ken Griffey, Sr and Jr, hit back-to-back HRs in 1st inning
  • 15 Sep 1990 42nd Emmy Awards - LA Law and Murphy Brown win
  • 16 Sep 1990 42nd Emmy Awards: LA Law, Murphy Brown, Peter Falk and Patricia Wettig
  • 17 Sep 1990 Newspaper Guild votes 242-35 to keep New York Post publishing.
  • 18 Sep 1990 Atlanta is chosen to host 1996 (centennial) Summer Olympics
  • 20 Sep 1990 Saddam Hussein demands US networks broadcast his message.
  • 21 Sep 1990 Pirate Bobby Bond is 2nd to hit 30 HRs and steal 50 bases in a season (so he can play in 6 decades) because it is a publicity stunt
  • 22 Sep 1990 Andre Dawson steals his 300th base and is only player other than Willie Mays to have 300 home runs, 300 steals and 2,000 hits.
  • 23 Sep 1990 Nancy Lopez wins MBS LPGA Golf Classic
  • 24 Sep 1990 East Germany leaves Warsaw Pact
  • 25 Sep 1990 Saddam Hussein warns that US will repeat Vietnam experience
  • 26 Sep 1990 Motion Picture Association of America creates new NC-17 rating.
  • 27 Sep 1990 Dee Dee Ramone arrested on marijuana possession
  • 28 Sep 1990 Exiled emir of Kuwait visits White House
  • 29 Sep 1990 Love & Affection by Nelson peaks at #1 on pop singles chart
  • 30 Sep 1990 Chicago White Sox beat Seattle 2-1 in last game at Comiskey Park
  • 05 Sep 1990 Sri Lankan Civil War: Sri Lankan Army soldiers slaughter 158 civilians.
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Music charts

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

  1. - If Wishes Came Trueyoutube
  2. - Blaze Of Glory
  3. - Release Meyoutube
  4. - (Can't Live Without Your) Love And Affection
  5. - Close To You

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - The Joker
  2. - Show Me Heaven
  3. - Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini
  4. - Blue Velvet
  5. - Groove Is In The Heart / What Is Love


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in September 1990?

Seventh Heaven by Alice Hoffman

Seventh Heaven


Nora Silk isn't a good fit for Hemlock Street where every house looks exactly the same. She's divorced. She has a charm bracelet, high heels and red toreador trousers.

Coyote Waits by Tony Hillerman

Coyote Waits


Delbert Nez, Navajo Tribal Policeman, was not killed by the car fire. A bullet did. The whiskey-soaked shaman Ashie Pinto is the man who has the murder weapon.

Hocus Pocus by Kurt Vonnegut

Hocus Pocus


This "irresistible" novel by Timequake (Cleveland Plain Dealer), tells the story Eugene Debs Hartke Hartke-Vietnam veteran and jazz pianist, college professor and prognosticator for the apocalypse.

Memories of Midnight by Sidney Sheldon

Memories of Midnight


They played the ultimate game: love, lust and death in THE OTHER SIDE of MIDNIGHT. Now, in MEMORIES Of MIDNIGHT, they meet up to play one final time...Shadowed

Every Spy A Prince by Dan Raviv and Yossi Melman

Every Spy A Prince


This is the first balanced and comprehensive account of the most controversial and well-known spy agency in the world. It takes readers through the complicated web of politics, personal ambition and that led to.