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March 9th, 1990.

March 9th, 1990, was a Friday. It was day 68 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.

31 years, 4 months and 20 days have passed since March 9th, 1990.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 9th, 1990.

  • United States: Escapade - Janet Jackson
  • United Kingdom: Dub Be Good To Me - Beats International
Play the top hits 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 9th, 1990.

Take me back to March 9th, 1990!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is March 9th, 1990 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

Spring has started to creep in and the days are beginning to get longer. In America, the song Escapade by Janet Jackson is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Dub Be Good To Me by Beats International is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Driving Miss Daisy 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.

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. 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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Cheers", "Star Trek: The Next Generation", "The Wonder Years" and "Family Matters".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Golden Axe", "Super Mario World" and "World Cup Italia '90". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Danger Mouse", "Thomas the Tank Engine", "Adventures of the Little Koala" and "The Wonder Years". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as My Little Pony (figures), Popples, the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive and Yo-yo.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on March 9th, 1990.

  • People are using pagers to communicate.

    People are using pagers to communicate.

    During the 1990s, pagers achieved mainstream popularity. 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 are all the rage.

    Bart Simpson t-shirts are all the rage.

    During the year 1990, 15 million Bart Simpson t-shirts were sold. 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 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 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.

  • George H. W. Bush.

    George H. W. Bush.

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

  • The Scrunchie.

    The Scrunchie.

    During the 1990s, an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie" was in fashion.

  • 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 games console during this period. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.

  • The Game Boy.

    The Game Boy.

    During this time, a hand-held games 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.

    From the mid-80s onward, VCRs started to become a common household item. This device gave people the ability to play VCR tapes and record TV programs and movies.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 31 years, 4 months and 20 days have passed since March 9th, 1990.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 10 of 1990.
  • Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 9th, 1990, will be 31 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1990 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 636940800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around March 9th, 1990.

  • February 11th, 1990: Boxing: Buster Douglas causes an upset by defeating Mike Tyson in Tokyo, Japan.
  • February 11th, 1990: Nelson Mandela is freed from prison.
  • February 14th, 1990: The famous "Pale Blue Dot" photograph of Earth is sent back by Voyager 1.
  • March 2nd, 1990: The Hunt for Red October (1990) is released.
  • March 4th, 1990: American college basketball player Hank Gathers dies after collapsing during a game.
  • This date: March 9th, 1990
  • March 11th, 1990: Lithuania declares independence from the Soviet Union.
  • March 18th, 1990: 15-year-old twins Dannette and Jeanette Millbrook go missing in Augusta, Georgia.
  • March 23rd, 1990: The movie Pretty Woman (1990), starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere, is released.
  • March 30th, 1990: The movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) is released.
  • April 1st, 1990: WrestleMania VI: The Ultimate Warrior defeats Hulk Hogan at the SkyDome in Toronto, Canada.
  • April 6th, 1990: The first episode of Australian children's TV show "Round the Twist" is aired.
  • April 8th, 1990: 18-year-old Ryan White dies from AIDS after having contracted the virus from contaminated blood during a treatment in 1984.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 9th, 1990, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
  • 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 4.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 9th, 1990 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

Photos of early 1990s fashion.

Photographs of early 1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 1990s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • One Foot in the Grave - British sitcom following the life of Victor Meldrew.
  • 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.
  • In the Heat of the Night - Drama series starring Carroll O'Connor as police chief Bill Gillespie and Howard Rollins as detective Virgil Tibbs.
  • 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.
  • My Two Dads - Sitcom about two single men raising a teenage daughter.
  • 21 Jump Street - TV series starring Johnny Depp.
  • Married... with Children - Comedy series starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy.
  • Matlock - Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.
  • ALF - Sitcom about an alien called ALF.
  • MacGyver - TV show about a resourceful secret agent who can solve almost any problem using the mundane objects around him.
  • The Golden Girls - Television series about four mature women who live together in Miami, Florida.
  • Charles in Charge - TV show about a 19-year-old student called Charles, who is played by Scott Baio.
  • Murder, She Wrote - Mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher.

Kid's TV shows on March 9th, 1990.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1990.

  • Nellie the Elephant
  • The Simpsons
  • Doogie Howser, M.D.
  • Saved by the Bell
  • Hey Dude
  • Babar
  • Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers
  • Noozles
  • Roseanne
  • Garfield and Friends
  • Count Duckula
  • The Wonder Years
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Fireman Sam
  • Full House
  • DuckTales
  • Adventures of the Little Koala
  • 21 Jump Street
  • Married... with Children
  • ALF
  • The Real Ghostbusters
  • Pingu
  • Growing Pains
  • Thomas the Tank Engine
  • The Cosby Show
  • Muppet Babies
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks
  • Danger Mouse
  • Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Popular toys and games in 1990.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1990.

  • Yo-yo
  • Lego Pirates
  • Polly Pocket
  • The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
  • The Game Boy
  • Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
  • The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Popples
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • Water Ring Toss
  • The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Phantasy Star II - RPG game developed by SEGA.
  • 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.
  • Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.

1990 - TV stations, commercials and shows.

A nostalgic video that emulates what television was like back in 1990.

Were you born on this date?

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 from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out March 9th, 1996 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on March 9th.

Amerigo Vespucci

Explorer. Deceased
Born on March 9th, 1454
He was not alive on this date.

Dennis Rader

Serial killer.
Born on March 9th, 1945
He turned 45 on this day in 1990.

Bobby Sands

IRA member. Deceased
Born on March 9th, 1954
He was not alive on this date.

Bow Wow

Rapper.
Born on March 9th, 1987
He turned 3 on this day in 1990.

Suga

BTS member.
Born on March 9th, 1993
He was born exactly 3 years after this date.

Weather on March 9th, 1990.

Historical weather information for March 9th, 1990.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.1 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 37.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 3.17 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.28 degrees Celsius.

US President.

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on March 9th, 1990.

UK Prime Minister.

Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 9th, 1990.

Irish Taoiseach.

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 9th, 1990 was most likely conceived around the 30th of May, 1989.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 9th, 1990 is close to the 17th of December, 1990.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 9th, 1990.

  • A total of 11,466 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,638 weeks have passed.
  • 990,658,800 seconds have passed since the March 9th, 1990.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,155,768,600 times.
  • Since March 9th, 1990, the earth has travelled approximately 511,179,940,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 165,109,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 85,196,657 steps. That's about 37,865 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,887,906 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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