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March 4, 1990

March 4, 1990, was a Sunday. It was 34 years, 1 month, and 10 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

On This Day

On this day

What happened on March 4, 1990?

  • American college basketball player Hank Gathers dies after collapsing during a game.
Birthdays

Born on March 4, 1990

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Music charts

Songs that were on top of the charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 4, 1990:

  • United States: "Escapade" by Janet Jackson
  • United Kingdom: "Dub Be Good To Me" by Beats International

The Billboard Hot 100 on March 4, 1990

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Escapade - Janet Jackson
  • Dangerous - Roxette
  • Opposites Attract - Paula Abdul (Duet With The Wild Pair)
  • Roam - The B-52s
  • All Or Nothing - Milli Vanilli
Play the top songs from 1990
A Spotify playlist of songs from 1990. Take a trip back to the days of Roxette, George Michael, UB40 and Sinéad O'Connor.
Driving Miss Daisy

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Driving Miss Daisy" was at the top of the box office on March 4, 1990.

Facts

This date was 12,461 days ago. Approximately 415 months have passed. It was the 63rd day of 1990, in week 09. The decade was the nineties. People born on this day are currently 34 years old and belong to the Millennial generation. The Earth has experienced 138 seasons of weather since then.

Take me back to March 4, 1990

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

It is Sunday, March 4, 1990. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. People are currently enjoying their weekend. However, because it's a Sunday, some are dreading the days ahead.

Spring is creeping in, and the evenings are starting to get brighter. In America, the song "Escapade" by Janet Jackson is at the top of the singles charts, while "Dub Be Good To Me" by Beats International is the number-one song in the UK. George W. Bush Snr. is the President of the United States, and the movie Driving Miss Daisy is at the top of the box office.

Margaret Thatcher is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Texting is not a thing yet. Instead, people are using landline phones and pagers. Furthermore, most people have never heard of the Internet. 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.

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. A new rule that bans smoking on all cross-country flights in the USA has just come into effect. The Soviet Union is continuing to dissolve, with the USSR agreeing to withdraw all of its troops from Czechoslovakia by July, 1991.

Tributes are pouring in for American college basketball player Hank Gathers, who recently died after he collapsed during a game. Gathers was 23 years of age and had a heart condition. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Sammy Davis, Jr, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Roald Dahl, and John Bardeen would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Dallas", "Knots Landing", "Cheers", and "Star Trek: The Next Generation".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "RoboCop", "Golden Axe", "Batman: The Video Game", and "Super Mario World". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Care Bears", "Pingu", "Hey Dude", and "Saved by the Bell". Popular toys at the moment include Water Ring Toss, Pogo ball / Lolo ball, Micro Machines, and the Ghostbusters Proton Pack.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on March 4, 1990.

  • People are using pagers to communicate.

    People are using pagers to communicate

    Pagers achieved mainstream popularity during the 1990s. These small devices allowed the owner to receive messages. More often than not, the message was a short memo or a phone number that they were supposed to call back.
  • Bart Simpson t-shirts.

    Bart Simpson t-shirts

    15 million Bart Simpson t-shirts were sold in 1990. The t-shirts and their "cheeky" quotes became so popular that a number of schools decided to ban them.
  • 1990 in music.

    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.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 1990?

    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.
  • Early 1990s fashion.

    Early 1990s fashion

    Early 1990s fashion was largely a continuation of the 1980s. Popular outfits included colored tights, denim overalls, black leather jackets with shoulder pads, neon-colored tops, flannel shirts, plaid skirts, and ripped jeans.
  • 1990 in movies.

    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.
  • Best football players in 1990.

    Best football players in 1990

    The best 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.
  • Dances with Wolves.

    Dances with Wolves

    "Dances with Wolves" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1990.
  • Wallpaper is beginning to go out of style.

    Wallpaper is beginning to go out of style

    By the 1990s, "modernism" was starting to heavily influence interior design trends. As a result, sales of wallpaper started to decline. Instead of using decorative wallpaper, people were beginning to opt for minimalist, painted walls.
  • George H. W. Bush.

    George H. W. Bush

    US President George H. W. Bush was named Time Person of the Year in 1990.
  • The Scrunchie.

    The Scrunchie

    People are wearing an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie".
  • Bette Midler - "From a Distance"

    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.
  • The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis

    The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video game consoles. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.
  • The Game Boy.

    The Game Boy

    A hand-held game console called the "Game Boy" was all the rage. The console boasted games such as Super Mario Land, Tetris, Donkey Kong, Kirby's Dream Land, and a number of Pokémon releases.
  • VCRs have become a common household item.

    VCRs have become a common household item

    VCRs became a common household item in the mid-1980s. By that stage, prices had started to drop. This device gave people the ability to play VCR tapes and record TV programs and movies.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on March 4, 1990.

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to March 4, 1990.

  • February 7, 1990: The Soviet Communist Party agrees to give up its monopoly on power.
  • February 11, 1990:
    • Boxing: Buster Douglas causes an upset by defeating Mike Tyson in Tokyo, Japan.
    • Nelson Mandela is freed from prison.
  • February 14, 1990: The famous "Pale Blue Dot" photograph of Earth is sent back by Voyager 1.
  • March 2, 1990: The Hunt for Red October (1990) is released.
  • This date: March 4, 1990
  • March 11, 1990: Lithuania declares independence from the Soviet Union.
  • March 18, 1990: 15-year-old twins Dannette and Jeanette Millbrook go missing in Augusta, Georgia.
  • March 23, 1990: The movie Pretty Woman (1990), starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere, is released.
  • March 30, 1990: The movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) is released.
  • March 31, 1990: Hundreds of thousands of people take to the streets of London to protest against the newly introduced Poll Tax.
  • April 1, 1990: WrestleMania VI: The Ultimate Warrior defeats Hulk Hogan at the SkyDome in Toronto, Canada.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 4, 1990, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1990 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 4, 1990 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

Early 1990s fashion

Photographs of early 1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Early 1990s fashion

Television shows

TV shows in 1990

Television shows that people were watching in March 1990:

TV shows from March 1990.

One Foot in the Grave
One Foot in the Grave
Family Matters
Family Matters
Seinfeld
Seinfeld
Quantum Leap
Quantum Leap
Roseanne
Roseanne
In the Heat of the Night
In the Heat of the Night
The Wonder Years
The Wonder Years
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Full House
Full House
My Two Dads
My Two Dads
21 Jump Street
21 Jump Street
Married... with Children
Married... with Children

Cars in 1990

1990 saw the introduction of cars such as the Honda Inspire, the Nissan Primera, the Toyota Previa, the Ford Explorer, the Renault Clio, and the Audi S2.

Cars in 1990.

Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on March 4, 1990

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1990:

Nellie the Elephant
Nellie the Elephant
Mr. Bean
Mr. Bean
The Simpsons
The Simpsons

Doogie Howser, M.D.
Doogie Howser, M.D.
Dink, the Little Dinosaur
Dink, the Little Dinosaur
Beetlejuice
Beetlejuice
Saved by the Bell
Saved by the Bell
Hey Dude
Hey Dude
Babar
Babar
Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers
Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers
Noozles
Noozles
Toys

Popular toys and games in 1990

Toys and games that were popular in 1990:

Fear Street books
Fear Street books
Yo-yo
Yo-yo
Lego Pirates
Lego Pirates
Polly Pocket
Polly Pocket
The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
The Game Boy
The Game Boy
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
Koosh Ball
Koosh Ball
Boglins (hand puppets)
Boglins (hand puppets)
Jenga
Jenga
Micro Machines
Micro Machines
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in March 1990.

Phantasy Star II 1990
Phantasy Star II
World Cup Italia '90 1990
World Cup Italia '90
Super Mario World 1990
Super Mario World
Batman: The Video Game 1989
Batman: The Video Game
Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse 1989
Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse
Herzog Zwei 1989
Herzog Zwei
The Revenge of Shinobi 1989
The Revenge of Shinobi
Golden Axe 1989
Golden Axe
DuckTales 1989
DuckTales
Super Mario Land 1989
Super Mario Land
SimCity 1989
SimCity
RoboCop 1988
RoboCop

Were you born on March 4, 1990?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1990.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out March 4, 1996, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on March 4.

Catherine O'Hara

Catherine O'Hara

Actress
Born on March 4, 1954
She turned 36 on this day in 1990.

Jason Newsted

Jason Newsted

Bassist
Born on March 4, 1963
He turned 27 on this day in 1990.

Landon Donovan

Landon Donovan

Soccer player
Born on March 4, 1982
He turned 8 on this day in 1990.

USA

US President

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on March 4, 1990.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 4, 1990 was most likely conceived around June 11, 1989.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 4, 1990 is close to November 25, 1990.

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Stats for March 4, 1990

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about March 4, 1990:

  • 12,461 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,780 weeks have passed.
  • 1,076,626,800 seconds have passed since March 4, 1990.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 1,256,064,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 555,539,428,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 179,437,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 92,589,905 steps. That's roughly 41,151 miles.
  • 12,919,522 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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