1990: On This Year

1990

1990 (MCMXC in Roman Numerals) was the year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1990th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations.

Is 1990 a year special to you? If so you may like to discover what 1990 was famous for, who won the Oscars and the Nobel Prizes in 1990, who was Time's Person of the Year in 1990, which books, music and movies were top of the charts in 1990, what Chinese zodiac sign is associated to 1990, what babynames were most popular that year, what was the World population on that year and what happend in 1990.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about 1990 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

history

What was 1990 known for ?

  • The children born in this year and subsequent are the millennials of today. The heavy metal band Judas Priest was involved in a multimillion-dollar suit after a boy committed suicide after listening to their song “Better by you Better than Me.” Metallica won their first Grammy award for the Best Metal Performance for their song “One.”
  • Ghost a movie starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, and Whoopi Goldberg was the highest-grossing film at the box office.
  • Three days before Valentine’s Day, Nelson Mandela walked free out of prison. A court sentenced him to 27 years in prison with hard labor in 1964. Mandela served the first 18 years in a prison on Robben Island in a cell that had neither a bed nor plumbing. He would send and receive a letter once every six months with one 30-minute visitation per year as per to the restrictions of the sentencing. F. W. de Klerk became South Africa’s president in 1989 and set about abolishing apartheid and top on his agenda were the freedom of Mandela. Mandela and de Klerk won the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts in ending apartheid.
  • Hardly a year after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Germans from the East and West came together for Unity Day on October 3, 1990. A divided Germany was the playing ground of the cold war. The unification of the country was a significant indication that the cold war was ending.
  • On July 2, a stampede left over 1,400 dead at a pedestrian tunnel in Mecca. The stampede involved Muslim pilgrims in the annual Hajj pilgrimage. This was another of tragedies that have happened at the pilgrimage. The cause of the incident points at law enforcement lacking proper organizational plans and the massive number of people that turned up.
  • As at 1990, technology advancement was becoming common and more people had color televisions in their homes. It is the same year that Satoshi Tajiri began creating the world-famous Pokémon game.

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Oscar

1990: Oscar Winners of the Year

In 1990, during the 63rd Academy Awards Cerimony, held on 25/03/1991 the following movies, actors, actresses and directors were awarded with the Oscar in 6 categories honoring the films released in 1990:

What movie won the Best Picture Oscar in 1990?

Dances With Wolves
The Oscar for Best Movie went to Dances With Wolves, directed by Kevin Costner, starring produced in the .

Who won the Best Director Oscar in 1990?

Dances With Wolves
The Oscar for Best Director went to Kevin Costner, for the movie Dances With Wolves, starring produced in the .

Who won the Best Actor Oscar in 1990?

Reversal of Fortune
The Oscar for Best Actor went to Jeremy Irons, for the movie Reversal of Fortune, starring Jeremy Irons, Glenn Close, Ron Silver, Annabella Sciorra produced in the .

Who won the Best Actress Oscar in 1990?

Misery
The Oscar for Best Actress went to Kathy Bates, for the movie Misery, starring James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth, Frances Sternhagen produced in the United States of America.

Who won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 1990?

Goodfellas
The Oscar for Best Supporting Actor went to Joe Pesci, for the movie Goodfellas, starring Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco produced in the United States of America.

Who won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 1990?

Ghost
The Oscar for Best Supporting Actress went to Whoopi Goldberg, for the movie Ghost, starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn produced in the United States of America.
world population

1990: Who was Time's Person of the Year?


George H. W. Bush
In 1990, George H. W. Bush was named by TIME magazine as Person of the Year. As President of the United States, Bush oversaw U.S. involvement in the Gulf War (1990–1991).

1990: What were the most popular books published that year?

The most popular and best selling books in 1990 were:

Megatrends 2000 by John Naisbitt and  Patricia Aburdene

Megatrends 2000

By:

This book offers predictions and modern "soothsayings," for the 1990s and beyond. It attempts to chart the future changes in culture, religion, and politics.

Men At Work by George F. Will

Men At Work

By:

In his classic tribute to America's pastime--now with a new introduction--political commentator, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and lifelong sports enthusiast George F.

September by Rosamunde Pilcher

September

By:

You will never forget Rosemunde Pilcher's Scotland...where greenery flourishes, bills are purple and the lochs sparkle with the bright blue sky.

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By:

Robert Fulghum published a simple credo twenty-five years ago. It became the #1 New York Times bestseller, All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten.

Liar'S Poker by Michael Lewis

Liar'S Poker

By:

It was the 1980s. Wall Street was the place. This game was known as Liar's Poker. Michael Lewis was just out of Princeton University and the London School of Economics.

Horse chinese zodiac sign

1990: What was the Chinese Zodiac sign associated with the year 1990?


According to the Chinese Zodiac and Astrology 1990 was the Year of the Horse.

Discover Zodiac Sign Characteristics and Personality Traits of people born under the Horse sign.

Nobel Prize

1990: Nobel Prize Winners of the Year


1990: Who won the Nobel Prize in None ?

In 1990 the Nobel Prize in None was awarded to:
  • Henry Way Kendall

1990: Who won the Nobel Prize in None ?

In 1990 the Nobel Prize in None was awarded to:
  • Mikhail Gorbachev

1990: Who won the Nobel Prize in None ?

In 1990 the Nobel Prize in None was awarded to:
  • Octavio Paz

1990: Who won the Nobel Prize in None ?

In 1990 the Nobel Prize in None was awarded to:
  • Merton Miller

1990: Who won the Nobel Prize in None ?

In 1990 the Nobel Prize in None was awarded to:
  • Jerome Isaac Friedman

1990: Who won the Nobel Prize in None ?

In 1990 the Nobel Prize in None was awarded to:
  • William F. Sharpe

1990: Who won the Nobel Prize in None ?

In 1990 the Nobel Prize in None was awarded to:
  • Elias James Corey

1990: Who won the Nobel Prize in None ?

In 1990 the Nobel Prize in None was awarded to:
  • E. Donnall Thomas

1990: Who won the Nobel Prize in None ?

In 1990 the Nobel Prize in None was awarded to:
  • Joseph Murray

1990: Who won the Nobel Prize in None ?

In 1990 the Nobel Prize in None was awarded to:
  • Harry Markowitz

1990: Who won the Nobel Prize in None ?

In 1990 the Nobel Prize in None was awarded to:
  • Richard E. Taylor
world population

1990: What were the most popular baby names in the USA that year ?

The 3 most popular baby names in 1990 were Michael, Christopher and Matthew for boys and Jessica, Ashley and Brittany for girls according to the US Census Bureau historical records.

1990: What were the Top #10 male names given to baby boys that year?

The Top # 10 male names given to baby boys in 1990 in the USA according to the US Census Bureau historical records were:

  • Michael
  • Christopher
  • Matthew
  • Joshua
  • Daniel
  • David
  • Andrew
  • James
  • Justin
  • Joseph

1990: What were the Top #10 female names given to baby girls that year?

The Top # 10 female names given to baby girls in 1990 in the USA according to the US Census Bureau historical records were:

  • Jessica
  • Ashley
  • Brittany
  • Amanda
  • Samantha
  • Sarah
  • Stephanie
  • Jennifer
  • Elizabeth
  • Lauren

vinyl songs

1990: What was the number 1 song in the USA that year?

The number 1 song in the USA in 1990, i.e. the best selling and most popular song of tha year, was Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor

1990: What was the music chart in the USA that year?

The Music Chart in the USA in 1990 with the top 10 most popular songs, was:

  1. Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor
  2. Poison by Bell Biv DeVoe
  3. It Must Have Been Love by Roxette
  4. Do Me! by Bell Biv DeVoe
  5. Hold On by Wilson Phillips
  6. Vogue by Madonna
  7. Escapade by Janet Jackson
  8. Cradle Of Love by Billy Idol
  9. Blaze Of Glory by Jon Bon Jovi
  10. All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You by Heart

1990: What was the number 1 song in the UK that year?

The number 1 song in the UK in 1990, i.e. the best selling and most popular song of tha year, was Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme

1990: What was the music chart in the UK that year?

The Music Chart in the UK in 1990 with the top 10 most popular songs, was:

  1. Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme
  2. Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul With The Wild Pair
  3. Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee
  4. Unchained Melody by The Righteous Brothers
  5. Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John
  6. Dirty Cash by The Adventures Of Stevie V
  7. Killer by Adamski
  8. Tears On My Pillow by Kylie Minogue
  9. A Little Time by The Beautiful South
  10. Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini by Bombalurina

1990: What were the most popular movies that year ?

The most popular movies and box office hits in 1990 were:

Goodfellas

Goodfellas

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Country: United States of America

Coasting

Coasting

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

Rear Window

Rear Window

Release year: 1990

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

Jeeves and Wooster

Jeeves and Wooster

Release year: 1990

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Round the Twist

Round the Twist

Release year: 1990

Country: Australia

world population

1990: What was the world population that year?

The world population in 1990 was 5,327,231,061 people according to data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. This figure includes both urban and rural populations. The urban population at that time accounted for 43.0% of the total population, which is roughly 2.3 billion individuals.The annual population change in 1990 was an increase of +89.6 million people, representing a percentage increase of +1.71% over the previous year.The average population density in 1990 was 22 persons per square mile (or 36 persons per square kilometer).

history

What happened in 1990?

Here's what happened in 1990:

  • Jan 1, 1990: New York City MTA stops token redemption at subway stations
  • Jan 2, 1990: Sting joins wrestlings 4 Horsemen
  • Jan 3, 1990: Former leader of Panama Manuel Noriega surrenders to American forces.
  • Jan 4, 1990: Two trains collide in Sangi, Pakistan, killing between 200 and 300 people and injuring an estimated 700 others.
  • Jan 5, 1990: J Donald Crump appointed 8th Commissioner of Canadian Football League.
  • Jan 6, 1990: New York Lotto pays US$35 million to one winner (numbers are 18-25-26-32-42-44).
  • Jan 7, 1990: Tower Of Pisa closed to the public after leaning too far
  • Jan 9, 1990: 64th US manned space mission STS 32 (Columbia 10) launches into orbit
  • Jan 10, 1990: Les Miserables, opens at Mechanic Theatre, Baltimore
  • Jan 11, 1990: Actor Joseph Cotton undergoes vocal cancer operation at 84
  • Jan 12, 1990: Civil Rights activist Reverand Al Sharpton is stabbed in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn.
  • Jan 13, 1990: 1st elected US black Governor inaugurated
  • Jan 14, 1990: Simpsons premiered on Fox-TV
  • Jan 15, 1990: 6th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Knots Landing wins
  • Jan 17, 1990: 5th Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Awards: Bobby Darin
  • Jan 18, 1990: Washington, D.C., Mayor Marion Barry is arrested for drug possession in an FBI sting.
  • Jan 19, 1990: Test debut of Mushtaq Ahmed, versus Australia at Adelaide.
  • Jan 20, 1990: 47th Golden Globes: Born on Fourth of July, Driving Miss Daisy win.
  • Jan 21, 1990: Bob Goodenow succeeds Alan Eagleson as NHL players association executive director.
  • Jan 22, 1990: 17th American Music Awards: Milli Vanilli.
  • Jan 23, 1990: Allen Larkin Collins, guitarist, dies of pneumonia at age 37. Collins was one of the founding members and guitarists of Southern US rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd.
  • Jan 24, 1990: Japanese MUSES-A (Hiten) launched towards moon.
  • Jan 25, 1990: Former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega is transferred to a Miami Florida jail.
  • Jan 26, 1990: Annular eclipse visible over Antarctica and South Atlantic.
  • Jan 28, 1990: Independent on Sunday begins publishing in London
  • Jan 29, 1990: Exxon Valdez Captain Joseph Hazelwood goes on trial due to oil spill
  • Jan 31, 1990: 1st ever all-sports daily National begins publishing
  • Feb 1, 1990: Nintendo ships the Super Mario Bros. 3 video game for the Nintendo Entertainment System in the US.
  • Feb 2, 1990: Marina Ogilvy (daughter of Engl Princess Alexandra) weds Paul Mowatt
  • Feb 3, 1990: New York Mets' Darryl Strawberry voluntarily enters Smither Center for alcohol rehabilitation.
  • Feb 4, 1990: Lyudmila Narozhi-Lenko runs world record 60 metre hurdles indoor (7.69).
  • Feb 5, 1990: Notre Dame becomes first team to sell its game to a major network (NBC).
  • Feb 6, 1990: Brett Hull becomes first son of NHL 50 goal scorer (Bobby) to score 50.
  • Feb 7, 1990: Lisa Leslie of Morningside HS in Inglewood California scores 101 in 1st half, South Torrance HS decides not to play 2nd half and loses 102-24
  • Feb 8, 1990: 60 Minutes commentator Andy Rooney suspended by CBS for racial remarks attributed to him by a gay magazine
  • Feb 9, 1990: Bradys return to TV for 6 episodes on CBS TV
  • Feb 10, 1990: 6th Largest wrestling crowd
  • Feb 11, 1990: US male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge.
  • Feb 12, 1990: Carmen Lawrence becomes the first female Premier in Australian history when she becomes Premier of Western Australia.
  • Feb 13, 1990: US, England, France and England give Germany OK to reunify
  • Feb 14, 1990: Space probe Voyager 1 takes photograph of entire solar system
  • Feb 15, 1990: Baseball owners lock out players
  • Feb 16, 1990: Keith Haring, American artist/cartoonist (brilliant baby), dies of AIDS at age 31 (born 1954).
  • Feb 18, 1990: Jane Crafter wins LPGA Phar-Mor at Inverrary Golf Tournament.
  • Feb 19, 1990: Police kill eight demonstrators for multi-party system in Nepal.
  • Feb 21, 1990: 32nd Grammy Awards: "Wind Beneath My Wings", Nick of Time win.
  • Feb 24, 1990: Beth Daniel wins LPGA Orix Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open.
  • Feb 25, 1990: Nicaraguans votes out Sandinistas
  • Feb 26, 1990: USSR agrees to withdraw all 73,500 troops from Czechoslovakia by July, 1991.
  • Feb 27, 1990: Exxon Corp and Exxon Shipping are indicted on five criminal counts for the grounding and oil spill of the Exxon Valdez.
  • Feb 28, 1990: US 65th manned space mission STS 36 (Atlantis 6) launches into orbit
  • Mar 1, 1990: Benin nullifies its constitution.
  • Mar 2, 1990: Greyhound Bus workers go on strike.
  • Mar 3, 1990: Carole Gist, 20, (Michigan 1st black), crowned 39th Miss USA
  • Mar 4, 1990: 20th Easter Seal Telethon
  • Mar 5, 1990: Gloria Carter Spann, President Carter's sister, dies at age 63 from cancer.
  • Mar 6, 1990: American SR-71 sets a transcontinental record, flying 2,404 miles in 1:08:17.
  • Mar 7, 1990: Three passengers killed and 162 injured as subway train derails in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Mar 8, 1990: New York City's Zodiac killer shoots first victim, Mario Orosco.
  • Mar 9, 1990: Dr Antonia Novello sworn-in as 1st hispanic / female US surgeon general
  • Mar 10, 1990: 4th American Comedy Awards: When Harry Met Sally.
  • Mar 11, 1990: Maggie Will wins Desert Inn LPGA Golf International.
  • Mar 12, 1990: Cold War: Soviet soldiers begin leaving Hungary under terms of an agreement to withdraw all Soviet troops by June 1.
  • Mar 13, 1990: Nicholoas Braithwaite elected premier of Grenada.
  • Mar 14, 1990: Mikhail S Gorbachev becomes President of the Soviet Congress
  • Mar 15, 1990: Tom Harmon, NFL tail back (Heisman Trophy), dies in Los Angeles at age 70.
  • Mar 17, 1990: PBA National Championship Won by Jim Pencak.
  • Mar 18, 1990: 1st free elections in East Germany, Conservatives beat Communists
  • Mar 19, 1990: The ethnic clashes of Târgu Mureș begin four days after the anniversary of the Revolutions of 1848 in the Austrian Empire.
  • Mar 20, 1990: Singer Gloria Estefan breaks her collarbone in a bus accident
  • Mar 21, 1990: Normal Life starring Moon Unit and Dweezil Zappa premieres on CBS-TV
  • Mar 22, 1990: Grapes of Wrath opens at Cort Theater NYC for 188 performances
  • Mar 23, 1990: Former Exxon Valdez Captain Joseph Hazelwood ordered to help clean up Prince William Sound and pay $50,000 in restitution for 1989 oil spill.
  • Mar 24, 1990: Tom Hunter swims world record 50-metre freestyle (21.81 seconds).
  • Mar 25, 1990: Lettice & Lovage opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 284 performances
  • Mar 26, 1990: 62nd Academy Awards: Driving Miss Daisy, Daniel Day-Lewis, Jessica Tandy win.
  • Mar 27, 1990: Bus accidentally touches high voltage wire in Karagpur, India; 21 die.
  • Mar 28, 1990: United States President George H. W. Bush posthumously awards Jesse Owens the Congressional Gold Medal.
  • Mar 29, 1990: New York City's Zodiac killer shoots second victim, Germaine Montenesdro.
  • Mar 30, 1990: Jack Nicklaus makes his debut in the "Seniors" golf tournament.
  • Mar 31, 1990: Carol & Company starring Carol Burnette premieres on NBC-TV
  • Apr 1, 1990: Jack Nicklaus wins 1st start on Senior PGA tour
  • Apr 4, 1990: Marshall Chronicles premieres on ABC-TV
  • Apr 5, 1990: Paul Newman wins a court victory over Julius Gold, to keep giving all profits from Newman foods to charity
  • Apr 6, 1990: Robert Mapplethorpe's quotThe Perfect Momentquot show of nude and homoerotic photographs opens at the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, in spite of accusations of indecency by Citizens for Community Values.
  • Apr 7, 1990: Farm Aid IV concert
  • Apr 8, 1990: Aspects of Love opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 377 performances
  • Apr 9, 1990: Capital News starring Lloyd Bridges premieres on ABC-TV
  • Apr 10, 1990: CUNY/Lehman College, Bronx, opens a branch campus in Hiroshma, Japan.
  • Apr 11, 1990: New York Rangers beat the New York Islanders 6-1, Rangers lead 3-1 in preliminary
  • Apr 12, 1990: James Brown moves to a work-release center after serving 15 months
  • Apr 13, 1990: New York Rangers beat the New York Islanders 6-5, Rangers win preliminary, 4-1
  • Apr 15, 1990: In Living Color premieres on FOX-TV
  • Apr 16, 1990: Piano Lesson opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC for 320 performances
  • Apr 17, 1990: Reverend Ralph David Abernathy, American civil rights activist, dies at 64 (born 1926).
  • Apr 18, 1990: Birmingham Fire issued an original franchise in the WLAF.
  • Apr 19, 1990: Contra guerrillas, leftist Sandinistas and incoming government agree to truce in Nicaragua's civil war.
  • Apr 20, 1990: Pete Rose pleads guilty to hiding $300,000 in income.
  • Apr 21, 1990: Cartoon All Stars to Rescue shown on all 4 TV networks
  • Apr 22, 1990: Truly Blessed opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 33 performances
  • Apr 23, 1990: 11th Emmy Sports Award presentation
  • Apr 24, 1990: US 66th manned space mission STS 31 (Discovery 10) launches into orbit
  • Apr 25, 1990: Hubble space telescope is placed into orbit by shuttle Discovery.
  • Apr 26, 1990: Accomplice opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 52 performances
  • Apr 27, 1990: 50th annual barbershop quartet singing convention held (Michigan).
  • Apr 28, 1990: Chorus Line closes at Shubert Theater in New York City after 6,137 performances (15 years).
  • Apr 29, 1990: Change in the Heir opens at Edison Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • Apr 30, 1990: As Met pitcher David Cone argues a call at 1st base, 2 Braves score
  • May 1, 1990: Prelude to a Kiss opens at Helen Hayes Theater, New York City
  • May 2, 1990: Some Americans Abroad opens at Vivian Beaumont NYC for 62 performances
  • May 4, 1990: Angela Bowie reveals that ex husband David slept with Mick Jagger
  • May 5, 1990: ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Chris Warren.
  • May 6, 1990: Tom Cruise is ticketed for careless operation of a vehicle in SC
  • May 8, 1990: Cuyahoga County voters approve sin tax to build Cleveland Gateway.
  • May 9, 1990: New York Newsday reporter Jimmy Breslin suspended for a racial slur
  • May 10, 1990: Howard Stern holds a mock funeral for rival John DeBella
  • May 11, 1990: New York Yankees trade Dave Winfield to California Angels for Mike Witt.
  • May 12, 1990: 3rd time Saturday Night Live uses time delay
  • May 13, 1990: Change in the Heir closes at Edison Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • May 14, 1990: Dow Jones Average hits a record 2,821.53
  • May 15, 1990: Cemetery Club opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 56 performances
  • May 16, 1990: Juventus wins 19th UEFA Cup in Avellino.
  • May 17, 1990: Dow Jones Average hits a record 2,831.71
  • May 18, 1990: Judy Carne arrested at JFK airport on an 11 year old drug warrant
  • May 19, 1990: General Elvis, TV Drama last airs on ABC
  • May 20, 1990: Truly Blessed closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 33 performances
  • May 21, 1990: Dow Jones Average hits a record 2,844.68
  • May 22, 1990: Andre Dawson sets record being intentionally walked 5 times
  • May 23, 1990: Dow Jones Average hits a record 2,856.26
  • May 24, 1990: Andre Dawson receives a record 5 intentional walks in a game
  • May 27, 1990: 74th Indianapolis 500 runs; Arie Luyendyk wins with an average speed of 185.981 mph.
  • May 28, 1990: Dave Thomas Comedy Show, debuts on CBS-TV
  • May 29, 1990: An earthquake hit Peru, killing 56
  • May 30, 1990: 135 die in a (6.4) earthquake in Peru
  • May 31, 1990: Seinfeld starring Jerry Seinfeld, debuts on NBC as Seinfeld Chronicles
  • Jun 1, 1990: Cemetery Club closes at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • Jun 2, 1990: Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme hits #13
  • Jun 3, 1990: 44th Tony Awards: Grapes of Wrath and City of Angels win
  • Jun 4, 1990: 24th Music City News Country Awards: R Van Shelton and Patty Loveless
  • Jun 6, 1990: 2nd International Rock Awards
  • Jun 7, 1990: Michael Jackson hospitalized for chest pains
  • Jun 8, 1990: Phil Bradley hits the 18th inside-the-park home run in Baltimore Orioles' history.
  • Jun 9, 1990: 122nd Belmont: Michael Kinane aboard Go and Go wins in 2:27.2
  • Jun 10, 1990: Accomplice closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 52 performances
  • Jun 11, 1990: Federal judge sentenced former national security adviser John M Poindexter to 6 months for making false statements to Congress
  • Jun 12, 1990: Egypt (500-1 longshot) ties favorite Netherlands 1-1 in World Cup game
  • Jun 13, 1990: Les Miserables, opens at S Alberta Jubilee Centre, Calgary
  • Jun 14, 1990: 44th NBA Championship: Detroit Pistons beat Por Trailblazers, 4 games to 1
  • Jun 15, 1990: Dick Tracy with Warren Beatty and Madonna premieres
  • Jun 16, 1990: Nelson andWinnie Mandela visit Leidseplein, Amsterdam
  • Jun 17, 1990: Some Americans Abroad closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC after 62 performances
  • Jun 19, 1990: The current international law defending indigenous peoples, Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989, is ratified for the first time by Norway.
  • Jun 20, 1990: 40,000-50,000 die in a (7.6) earthquake in Iran
  • Jun 21, 1990: At Yankee Stadium rally, Nelson Mandela dons a New York Yankee baseball cap and proclaims I am a Yankee!
  • Jun 22, 1990: Billy Joel performs a concert at Yankee Stadium
  • Jun 23, 1990: A rally to save Alien Nation from cancellation held at Stat of Liberty
  • Jun 24, 1990: Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
  • Jun 25, 1990: Dave Thomas Comedy Show, last airs on CBS-TV
  • Jun 26, 1990: 8 KS and OK radio stations boycott k d lang, due to her anti-meat ad
  • Jun 27, 1990: Salman Rushdie, condemned to death by Iran, contributes $8600 to help their earthquake victims
  • Jun 28, 1990: 17th annual Daytime Emmy Awards
  • Jun 29, 1990: Marla Maples father sues National Enquirer for $12M
  • Jun 30, 1990: East Germany and West Germany merge their economies.
  • Jul 1, 1990: 11th US Seniors Golf Open: Lee Trevino
  • Jul 2, 1990: Panic in tunnel of Mecca: 1,426 pilgrims trampled to death
  • Jul 3, 1990: Members of 2 Live Crew formally charged with obscenity in Florida
  • Jul 4, 1990: 2 Live Crew release Banned in the USA the lyrics quote Star Spangled Banner and Gettysburg Address
  • Jul 5, 1990: Zina Garrison upsets Steffi Graf in Wimbeldon semi-finals.
  • Jul 6, 1990: After pitching a no-hitter lose, New York Yankee Andy Hawkins pitches a complete 12 inn game and loses 2-0
  • Jul 7, 1990: 97th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Z Garrison
  • Jul 8, 1990: 12:34:56 on 7 / 8 / 90
  • Jul 9, 1990: 104th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: S Edberg beats B Becker
  • Jul 10, 1990: 61st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-0 at Wrigley Field, Chicago
  • Jul 11, 1990: New York City police arrest "Dartman" (stabbed over 50 women with darts).
  • Jul 12, 1990: Les Miserables, opens at National Theatre, Washington
  • Jul 13, 1990: An earthquake with its epicentre in Afghanistan results in the greatest number of fatalities in a mountaineering accident in High Asian mountains when an avalanche kills 43 climbers in Camp I on Pik Lenina (Lenin Peak).
  • Jul 16, 1990: 400 die in a (7.7) earthquake in Philippines
  • Jul 17, 1990: Minn Twins become 1st team to turn 2 triple plays in a game but lose to Boston Red Sox 1-0
  • Jul 19, 1990: Dave Raghetti pitches in his 499th game as a New York Yankee, passing Whitey Ford in most appearances as a New York Yankee
  • Jul 20, 1990: Justice William Brennan resigns from the US Supreme Court after 36 years.
  • Jul 21, 1990: Goodwill Games opens in Seattle, Washington.
  • Jul 22, 1990: 119th British Golf Open: Nick Faldo shoots 270 at St. Andrews Scotland
  • Jul 23, 1990: Rosie Jones, (St. Louis), 26, crowned 22nd Miss Black America
  • Jul 24, 1990: Ms. Magazine hits newstands again after an 8 month hiatus
  • Jul 25, 1990: Les Miserables, opens at Princess Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver
  • Jul 26, 1990: General Hospital tapes its 7,000th episode
  • Jul 27, 1990: White-Russia declares independence
  • Jul 28, 1990: Blackout hits Chicago
  • Jul 29, 1990: 26th Curtis Cup: US wins 14-4
  • Jul 30, 1990: 5 Bank of Credit and Commerce members found guilty of money
  • Jul 31, 1990: Bosnia-Hercegovina declares independence
  • Aug 1, 1990: Soyuz TM-10 launches
  • Aug 2, 1990: Iraq invades and occupies Kuwait, Emir flees to Saudi Arabia
  • Aug 3, 1990: Little Night Music opens at New York State Theater NYC for 11 performances
  • Aug 4, 1990: European community proposes a boycott of Iraq.
  • Aug 5, 1990: Barb Mucha wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
  • Aug 6, 1990: President Ghulam Ishaq Kahn dismisses Premier Benazir Bhutto in Pakistan
  • Aug 7, 1990: Saudi Arabia allows US troops on their soil to stop an Iraqi invasion.
  • Aug 8, 1990: Iraq annexes Kuwait as its 19th province
  • Aug 10, 1990: American Magellan spacecraft lands on Venus.
  • Aug 11, 1990: Egypt and Morocco troops land in Saudi Arabia to prevent Iraqi invasion.
  • Aug 12, 1990: 72nd PGA Championship: Wayne Grady shoots a 282 at Shoal Creek Ala
  • Aug 14, 1990: Denver votes for a 1 percent sales tax to pay for a baseball franchise.
  • Aug 15, 1990: 51st PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Gary Player
  • Aug 16, 1990: Iraq orders 4000 Britons and 2500 Americans in Kuwait to Iraq.
  • Aug 17, 1990: Exorcist 3 premieres
  • Aug 18, 1990: B.F. Skinner, American psychologist (Skinner Box), dies from Leukemia at age 86 (born 1904).
  • Aug 19, 1990: Betsy King wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
  • Aug 20, 1990: Gene Michael names New York Yankee VP / GM replacing Harding Peterson
  • Aug 21, 1990: Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone send peacekeepers to intervene in the First Liberian Civil War.
  • Aug 22, 1990: US President George Bush calls up military reserves.
  • Aug 23, 1990: US begins call up of 46,000 reservists to the Persian Gulf
  • Aug 24, 1990: 3,500 peacekeepers arrive in Liberia
  • Aug 26, 1990: Beth Daniel wins LPGA Northgate Golf Classic
  • Aug 27, 1990: Brewers-Blue Jays game is delayed 35 minutes due to gnats
  • Aug 28, 1990: Stefan Edberg (#1 seeded player) loses in 1st round to Alex Volkov
  • Aug 29, 1990: Saddam Hussein declares America can't beat Iraq.
  • Aug 30, 1990: Ken Griffey and Ken Griffey Jr become 1st father and son to play on same team (Seattle Mariners), both single in 1st inning
  • Aug 31, 1990: Dennis Eckersley saves his 40th game of the season
  • Sep 1, 1990: Heidi Chronicles closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 621 performances
  • Sep 2, 1990: Grapes of Wrath closes at Cort Theater NYC after 188 performances
  • Sep 3, 1990: 9th no-hitter of 1990: Blue Jay Dave Steib beats Cleveland 3-0
  • Sep 4, 1990: Jerry Lewis' 25th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $44,172,186.
  • Sep 5, 1990: Iraqi President Saddam Hussein urges Arabs to rise against the West.
  • Sep 6, 1990: In Burma, the State Law and Order Restoration Council orders the arrest of Aung San Suu Kyi and five other political dissidents.
  • Sep 7, 1990: Street Scene opens at New York State Theater NYC for 6 performances
  • Sep 8, 1990: 104th US Womens Tennis: Gabriela Sabatini beats Steffi Graf
  • Sep 9, 1990: 110th US Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi
  • Sep 10, 1990: 1st time since 1966 that all 8 grand slam tennis champs are different
  • Sep 11, 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.
  • Sep 12, 1990: Les Miserables, opens at Cirkus Theater, Stockholm
  • Sep 13, 1990: Commuter train at Johannesburg South Africa attacked, 36 die
  • Sep 14, 1990: Ken Griffey, Sr and Jr, hit back-to-back HRs in 1st inning
  • Sep 15, 1990: 42nd Emmy Awards - LA Law and Murphy Brown win
  • Sep 16, 1990: 42nd Emmy Awards: LA Law, Murphy Brown, Peter Falk and Patricia Wettig
  • Sep 17, 1990: Newspaper Guild votes 242-35 to keep New York Post publishing.
  • Sep 18, 1990: Atlanta is chosen to host 1996 (centennial) Summer Olympics
  • Sep 20, 1990: Saddam Hussein demands US networks broadcast his message.
  • Sep 21, 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
  • Sep 22, 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.
  • Sep 23, 1990: Nancy Lopez wins MBS LPGA Golf Classic
  • Sep 24, 1990: East Germany leaves Warsaw Pact
  • Sep 25, 1990: Saddam Hussein warns that US will repeat Vietnam experience
  • Sep 26, 1990: Motion Picture Association of America creates new NC-17 rating.
  • Sep 27, 1990: Dee Dee Ramone arrested on marijuana possession
  • Sep 28, 1990: Exiled emir of Kuwait visits White House
  • Sep 29, 1990: Love & Affection by Nelson peaks at #1 on pop singles chart
  • Sep 30, 1990: Chicago White Sox beat Seattle 2-1 in last game at Comiskey Park
  • Oct 1, 1990: 10,000 Uganda RPF rebels move into Rwanda
  • Oct 2, 1990: Michael Feinstein in Concert - opens at Golden NYC for 30 performances
  • Oct 3, 1990: East Germany and West Germany merge to become Germany
  • Oct 4, 1990: Stand Up Tragedy opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 13 performances
  • Oct 5, 1990: Cincinnati jury acquits art gallery of obscenity (Mapplethorpe photos).
  • Oct 6, 1990: Spacecraft Ulysses launched towards pole of Sun
  • Oct 7, 1990: Beth Daniel wins LPGA Centel Golf Classic
  • Oct 8, 1990: 24th Country Music Association Award: George Strait wins
  • Oct 9, 1990: David Hackett Souter, sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
  • Oct 10, 1990: Oakland Athletics sweep Red Sox in 4 games to win ALCS
  • Oct 11, 1990: Miser opens at Circle in the Square Theater NYC for 93 performances
  • Oct 13, 1990: Target Center in Minneapolis opens
  • Oct 14, 1990: Cathy Gerring wins LPGA Trophee Urban World Golf Championship
  • Oct 15, 1990: Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev wins Nobel Peace Prize
  • Oct 16, 1990: Stand Up Tragedy closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 13 performances
  • Oct 17, 1990: Jackie Mason - Brand New opens at Neil Simon NYC for 216 performances
  • Oct 18, 1990: Once on this Island opens at Booth Theater NYC for 469 performances
  • Oct 19, 1990: HCA, Helsinki Citizens Assembly, forms in Prague
  • Oct 20, 1990: 3 members of 2 Live Crew acquitted on obsenity charges in Florida
  • Oct 21, 1990: Esther Canseco calls Oakland Athletics manager Tony La Russa a punk for not starting husband Jose in the World Series
  • Oct 23, 1990: Iraq announces release of 330 French hostages.
  • Oct 24, 1990: Italian prime minister Giulio Andreotti reveals to the Italian parliament the existence of Gladio, the Italian ''stay-behind'' clandestine paramilitary NATO army.
  • Oct 25, 1990: New York Daily News goes on strike (lasts through March, 1991).
  • Oct 26, 1990: William Anthony Odom, North Carolina 15-year-old, accidentally hangs himself staging a gallows scene at a Halloween party.
  • Oct 27, 1990: Michael Feinstein in Concert closes at Golden NYC after 30 performances
  • Oct 29, 1990: 30 die in a (5.7) earthquake in Algeria
  • Oct 30, 1990: England-France complete Chunnel
  • Oct 31, 1990: Pakistan make 3-0 drubbing of New Zealand, Waqar Younis 29 series wkts
  • Nov 1, 1990: Oh, Kay! opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 77 performances
  • Nov 2, 1990: 1st NBA game at Target Center, Minn Timberwolves beat Mavericks 98-85
  • Nov 3, 1990: Gro Harlem Brundtland installed as Premier of Norway
  • Nov 4, 1990: Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story opens at Shubert NYC for 225 performances
  • Nov 5, 1990: Disney's Yacht Club Resort hotel opens in Walt Disney World in Florida.
  • Nov 6, 1990: Braves Dave Justice wins NL Rookie of Year
  • Nov 7, 1990: Little Night Music closes at New York State NYC after 11 performances
  • Nov 8, 1990: 6 Degrees of Separation opens at Vivian Beaumont NYC for 496 performances
  • Nov 9, 1990: Tanzania government of Malecela forms
  • Nov 10, 1990: Lebanon releases two French hostages (Camille Sontag and Marcel Coudari).
  • Nov 11, 1990: Shadowlands opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 169 performances
  • Nov 12, 1990: Crown Prince Akihito is formally installed as Emperor Akihito of Japan, becoming the 125th Japanese monarch.
  • Nov 13, 1990: In Aramoana, New Zealand, David Gray shoots dead 13 people, in what becomes known as the Aramoana Massacre.
  • Nov 14, 1990: Doug Drabek (22-6) wins NL Cy Young Award
  • Nov 15, 1990: US 68th manned space mission STS 38 (Atlantis 7) launches into orbit
  • Nov 16, 1990: Manuel Noriega claims US denied him a fair trial.
  • Nov 17, 1990: Fugendake, part of the Mount Unzen volcanic complex, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan, becomes active again and erupts.
  • Nov 18, 1990: Fiddler on the Roof opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 241 performances
  • Nov 19, 1990: Greyhound files reorganization plan so they can be traded publicly.
  • Nov 20, 1990: Sacramento Kings last NBA win on the road for over a year
  • Nov 21, 1990: Michael Milken is sentenced to ten years for security law violations.
  • Nov 22, 1990: George Bush visits US troops in Saudi Arabia
  • Nov 23, 1990: Model Cheryl Tiegs marries actor Tony Peck
  • Nov 25, 1990: 78th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeat Edmonton Eskimos, 50-11
  • Nov 26, 1990: 1st Billboard Music Awards: Janet Jackson wins
  • Nov 27, 1990: Women's suffrage was introduced in the last Swiss half canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden.
  • Nov 28, 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.
  • Nov 29, 1990: Shogun - The Musical opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 72 performances
  • Nov 30, 1990: Actor Burt Lancaster suffers a stroke
  • Dec 1, 1990: New York Knicks' Patrick Ewing scores 50 points beating Charlotte Hornets 113-96.
  • Dec 2, 1990: 1st parlimentary election in newly reunified Germany
  • Dec 3, 1990: At Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Northwest Airlines Flight 1482 (a McDonnell Douglas DC-9) collides with Northwest Airlines Flight 299 (a Boeing 727) on the runway, killing 8 passengers and 4 crewmembers on Flight 1482.
  • Dec 4, 1990: Due to Persian Gulf crisis gas hits $1.60 per gallon price in New York City, New York.
  • Dec 5, 1990: Blue Jays trade F McGriff and T Fernandez to SD for R Alomar and J Carter
  • Dec 6, 1990: Saddam anounces release of all foreign hostages.
  • Dec 7, 1990: Ted Turner and Jane Fonda announce their engagement
  • Dec 8, 1990: Galileo Earth-1 Flyby.
  • Dec 9, 1990: Houston scores most points against Cleveland, Oilers 58, Browns 14
  • Dec 10, 1990: Space Shuttle STS 35 (Columbia 11) lands
  • Dec 11, 1990: US 69th manned space mission STS 35 (Columbia 11) returns from space
  • Dec 12, 1990: US ambassador to Kuwait, Nathaniel Howell, leaves Kuwait.
  • Dec 13, 1990: Peter Pan opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • Dec 14, 1990: Right to Die case permits Nancy Cruzan to have her feeding tube removed, she dies 12 days later
  • Dec 15, 1990: Rocker Rod Stewart marries supermodel Rachel Hunter.
  • Dec 16, 1990: KUSW, Salt Lake City Utah, final shortwave radio transmissions
  • Dec 17, 1990: KTBN, Salt Lake City Utah, begins shortwave radio transmissions
  • Dec 18, 1990: NL releases short list of teams for 1993 NL expansion
  • Dec 20, 1990: Pentagon warns Saddam Hussein that US air power is ready to attack on January 15.
  • Dec 22, 1990: Israeli ferry capsizes killing 21 US servicemen.
  • Dec 23, 1990: Lettice & Lovage closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 284 performances
  • Dec 24, 1990: Ramsewak Shankar is ousted as President of Suriname by a military coup .
  • Dec 25, 1990: Godfather III premieres
  • Dec 26, 1990: Garry Kasparov beats Antatoly Karpov to retain chess championship
  • Dec 28, 1990: Two die in a New York City subway accident.
  • Dec 29, 1990: Olympic gymnast Mary Lou Retton weds Shannon Kelley.
  • Dec 30, 1990: Miser closes at Circle in the Square Theater NYC after 93 performances
  • Dec 31, 1990: United Somali Congress seizes Presidential Palace.
  • Jan 1, 1990: David Dinkins is sworn in as New York City's first black mayor.

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What does the year 1990 refer to in the Gregorian calendar?

The year 1990 refers to a specific year in the Gregorian calendar, which is commonly used internationally. It is the 91st year of the 20th century and the 0th year of the 1990s decade. In the Gregorian calendar, it follows 1989 and precedes 1991.

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