January 1st, 1990, fell on a Monday. It was day 1 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.
31 years, 3 months and 19 days have passed since January 1st, 1990.
On This Date
Events that occurred on January 1st, 1990:
The first episode of "Mr. Bean" is aired.
January 1st, 1990 relates to an event in a movie, book, game or television series:
Ghostbusters II (1989) - The Ghostbusters defeat Vigo the Carpathian.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 1st, 1990:
United States: Another Day In Paradise - Phil Collins
United Kingdom: Do They Know It's Christmas - Band Aid II
Movie Box Office
Which 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.
Take Me Back!
The date is January 1st, 1990 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. It's New Years Day, the official start of the year 1990 and a brand new decade. A lot of people are relaxing at home. Others are nursing hangovers from the night before.
In America, the song Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Do They Know It's Christmas by Band Aid II is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie The War of the Roses is at the top of the Box Office.
In the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher is the current Prime Minister. In fashion, many of the trends from the late 80s are still popular. Colored tights, denim overalls, leotards, flannel shirts and shoulder pads are all fashionable at the moment. A toy called "Polly Pocket" has become the latest craze.
It's 1990, so the airwaves are being dominated by music artists such as Sinéad O'Connor, Paula Abdul, Janet Jackson, Vanilla Ice, Mariah Carey, Stevie B, Madonna and MC Hammer. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Columbo.", "Cheers", "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and "The Wonder Years". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Altered Beast", "Gain Ground", "Super Mario Land" and "Herzog Zwei".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Pingu", "Babar", "Saved by the Bell" and "Doogie Howser, M.D.". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Transformers", "Micro Machines", "Jenga" and "Polly Pocket".
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 January 1st, 1990.
Bette Midler - "From a Distance"
"From a Distance" by Bette Midler would go on to win a Grammy for 1990's Song of the Year.
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.
Dances with Wolves
"Dances with Wolves" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1990.
Best football players in 1990.
The best soccer / football players in 1990 were Lothar Matthäus, Diego Maradona, Salvatore Schillaci, Andreas Brehme, Paul Gascoigne, Franco Baresi, Enzo Scifo, Jürgen Klinsmann, Roberto Baggio, Frank Rijkaard and Guido Buchwald.
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.
Who were the best NBA players in 1990?
In 1990, the best NBA players were Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Karl Malone, Patrick Ewing, Larry Bird, Akeem Olajuwon, John Stockton, Tom Chambers, Kevin Johnson, James Worthy, Chris Mullin, David Robinson, Clyde Drexler and Joe Dumars.
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.
Basic facts and information about this date:
31 years, 3 months and 19 days have passed since January 1st, 1990.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 1990.
Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on January 1st, 1990, will be 31 years of age.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of January:
New Year's Day
Weather information for January 1st, 1990:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.7 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 29.6 degrees Fahrenheit. -1.33 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 6.35cm.
London, England: Temperature: 4.22 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.
Who was the US President on January 1st, 1990?
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 1st, 1990?
Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?
Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on January 1st, 1990 was probably conceived around the 24th of March, 1989. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 1st, 1990 is the 11th of October, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about January 1st, 1990.
11,433 days have passed since this date.
987,807,600 seconds have passed since the January 1st, 1990.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,152,442,200 times.
Since January 1st, 1990, earth has travelled approximately 509,708,721,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 164,634,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 84,951,454 steps. That's about 37,756 miles!
Since this date, 11,853,691 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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