April 1st, 1990, fell on a Sunday. It was day 91 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.
31 years, 0 months and 21 days have passed since April 1st, 1990.
On This Date
Events that occurred on April 1st, 1990:
WrestleMania VI: The Ultimate Warrior defeats Hulk Hogan at the SkyDome in Toronto, Canada.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 1st, 1990:
United States: Black Velvet - Alannah Myles
United Kingdom: The Power - Snap
Movie Box Office
Which movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Pretty Woman" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is April 1st, 1990 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
It is April Fool's Day, which means that people are playing practical jokes on one another. The summer of 1990 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song Black Velvet by Alannah Myles is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, The Power by Snap is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Pretty Woman 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. In the Bronx borough of New York City, 87 people have died following an arson attack on an unlicensed social club called Happy Land. Most of the dead are young Hondurans who were celebrating Carnival.
The comedy drama film "Driving Miss Daisy" has won the Best Picture award at the Oscars. American athlete Jesse Owens has been posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal by President Bush. The film "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" is currently being shown in movie theaters.
A riot has recently broken out in Trafalgar Square, London over a poll tax that is due to come into effect. 341 people have been arrested and numerous shops have been left damaged. In wrestling, The Ultimate Warrior has defeated Hulk Hogan at WrestleMania VI. A riot is currently taking place at the Strangeways Prison in Manchester, England.
In the United States, the 1990 Census has started. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Charles in Charge", "The Golden Girls", "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and "Seinfeld". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Herzog Zwei", "Batman: The Video Game", "Super Mario World" and "Phantasy Star II".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Cosby Show", "Thomas the Tank Engine", "DuckTales" and "Noozles". Popular toys include the likes of "Water Ring Toss", "Micro Machines", "Sega Genesis / Mega Drive" and "Yo-yo".
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 April 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.
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:
This date fell on a weekend.
31 years, 0 months and 21 days have passed since April 1st, 1990.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 13 of 1990.
Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on April 1st, 1990, will be 31 years of age.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of April:
April Fools' Day
Islamic Republic Day (Iran)
Weather information for April 1st, 1990:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.8 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 42.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 6.06 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
London, England: Temperature: 12.28 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.
Who was the US President on April 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 April 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 April 1st, 1990 was probably conceived around the 22nd of June, 1989. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 1st, 1990 is the 9th of January, 1991. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about April 1st, 1990.
11,344 days have passed since this date.
980,121,600 seconds have passed since the April 1st, 1990.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,143,475,200 times.
Since April 1st, 1990, earth has travelled approximately 505,742,745,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 163,353,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 84,290,458 steps. That's about 37,462 miles!
Since this date, 11,761,459 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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