February 11th, 1990, fell on a Sunday. It was day 42 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.
30 years, 9 months and 12 days have passed since February 11th, 1990.
On This Date
Events that occurred on February 11th, 1990:
Nelson Mandela is freed from prison.
Boxing: Buster Douglas causes an upset by defeating Mike Tyson in Tokyo, Japan.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 11th, 1990:
United States: Opposites Attract - Paula Abdul
United Kingdom: Nothing Compares 2 U - Sinead O'Connor
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Hard to Kill" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is February 11th, 1990 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
Valentine's Day is just around the corner. In America, the song Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor is the number one hit song.
George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Hard to Kill is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher is the current Prime Minister. 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. Actor Billy Idol has just been involved in a serious motorcycle accident. The Communist Party of the Soviet Union has agreed to give up its monopoly on power.
Footage of South African activist Nelson Mandela being released from prison after 27 years in captivity is being broadcast around the world. In boxing, Buster Douglas has just pulled off a shock win over the undefeated "Iron Mike" Tyson. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Dallas", "Knots Landing", "Magnum, P.I." and "Charles in Charge".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Gain Ground", "SimCity", "Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse" and "World Cup Italia '90". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Cosby Show", "Pingu", "The Real Ghostbusters" and "Noozles". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Water Ring Toss", "Sylvanian Families", "Popples" and "Game Boy".
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 February 11th, 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.
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.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
30 years, 9 months and 12 days have passed since February 11th, 1990.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 06 of 1990.
Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on February 11th, 1990, will be 30 years of age.
People born in 1990 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 634694400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around February 11th, 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 February 11th, 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 February 11th, 1990 was probably conceived around the 4th of May, 1989. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 11th, 1990 is the 21st of November, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
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.
Herzog Zwei - Real-time strategy video game for the SEGA.
The Revenge of Shinobi - Platform game by SEGA.
Golden Axe - Conan the Barbarian-style beat 'em-up game.
Super Mario Land - Released for the Game Boy.
SimCity - City-building simulation game developed by Maxis.
Gain Ground - Action-strategy arcade game.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about February 11th, 1990.
11,243 days have passed since this date.
971,395,200 seconds have passed since the February 11th, 1990.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,133,294,400 times.
Since February 11th, 1990, earth has travelled approximately 501,239,923,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 161,899,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 83,539,987 steps. That's about 37,129 miles!
Since this date, 11,656,742 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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