18th of January, 1990

The 18th of January, 1990, fell on a Thursday. Day 18 of 1990. Decade: 1990s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 18th of January, 1990:

  • Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry is arrested for drug possession


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 18th of January, 1990:

  • United States: How Am I Supposed To Live Without You - Michael Bolton
  • United Kingdom: Hangin' Tough - New Kids on the Block

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "The War of the Roses" was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 18th of January, 1990.

  • Polly Pocket

    At the start of 1990, Polly Pocket began to grow in popularity.

  • Costs in 1990.

    In 1990, $100 USD was worth roughly $195 in today's money. i.e. A weekly wage of $300 in 1990 would the same as receiving $585 in 2019. A house in the United States could be purchased for around $122,000 in 1990. Gas was about $1.15 per gallon. Adjusted for inflation, that would be the same as paying $1.89 per gallon in 2019.

  • George H. W. Bush.

    U.S. President George H. W. Bush. was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1990.

  • 1990 in movies.

    Movies released in 1990 included Ghost, Home Alone, Pretty Woman, Total Recall, Dances with Wolves, Back to the Future Part III, Kindergarten Cop, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Presumed Innocent, Die Hard 2, Gremlins 2 and Predator 2.

  • Early 1990s Fashion

    Early 1990s fashion saw a continuation of the 1980s. Popular outfits included clothes such as coloured tights, denim overalls, black leather jackets with shoulder pads, neon coloured tops, flannel shirts, plaid skirts and ripped jeans.

  • 1990 in music.

    Popular artists in 1990 included Vanilla Ice, Adamski, Elton John, Sinead O'Connor, Robert Plant, Madonna, ZZ Top, Snap!, INXS, Maria McKee, Ice Cube, MC Hammer and The Beautiful South.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 18th of January:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 29 years, 8 months and 27 days have passed since the 18th of January, 1990.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 03 of 1990.
  • Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 18th of January, 1990, will be 29 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 632620800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 18th of January, 1990:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 18th of January, 1990, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1990 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 18th of January, 1990 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Weather

Weather information for the 18th of January, 1990:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 43.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 6.56 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 24.13cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 4.61 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0.25cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on the 18th of January, 1990.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 18th of January, 1990 was probably conceived around the 10th of April, 1989. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 18th of January, 1990 is the 28th of October, 1990. (Rough Estimate).

18th of January

Events that have occurred on the 18th of January:


Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Family Matters - Sitcom starring Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Otis Winslow.
  • Saved by the Bell - Comedy series about a group of friends in high school.
  • Seinfeld - Comedy sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld.
  • Quantum Leap - TV show about a scientist that finds himself inside the body of a different person each week.
  • Roseanne - Comedy TV show about a working class family called the Conners.
  • The Wonder Years - A TV show that was set in the late sixties.
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Animated series about a team of four teenage turtles.
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation - Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean?Luc Picard.
  • Full House - Sitcom about a widowed man who looks after his three daughters.
  • 21 Jump Street - TV series starring Johnny Depp.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • World Cup Italia '90 - Soccer game for the Sega Mega Drive.
  • Super Mario World - Released on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.
  • Batman: The Video Game - Released on the Nintendo Entertainment System.
  • Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse - Released on the Nintendo Entertainment System.
  • Super Mario Land - Released for the Game Boy.
  • SimCity - A city-building game that was released for the Macintosh computer.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 18th of January, 1990.

  • 10,863 days have passed since this date.
  • 938,559,600 seconds have passed since the 18th of January, 1990.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,094,986,200 times.
  • Since the 18th of January, 1990, earth has travelled approximately 484,296,753,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 156,426,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 80,716,126 steps. That's about 35,874 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,262,715 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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