April 7th, 1990

April 7th, 1990, fell on a Saturday. It was day 97 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.

31 years, 0 months and 14 days have passed since April 7th, 1990.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 7th, 1990:

  • United States: Love Will Lead You Back - Taylor Dayne
  • 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 7th, 1990 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

The summer of 1990 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song Love Will Lead You Back by Taylor Dayne 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. 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.

Former National Security Advisor John Poindexter has been found guilty of 5 charges relating to his involvement in the Iran-Contra affair. 158 people have tragically lost their lives in a fire that broke out on a ferry travelling between Norway and Denmark. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Matlock", "21 Jump Street", "The Wonder Years" and "Roseanne".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Super Mario Land", "Herzog Zwei", "Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse" and "Batman: The Video Game". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Growing Pains", "Married... with Children", "Noozles" and "Hey Dude". Popular toys include the likes of "Water Ring Toss", "My Little Pony (figures)", "Micro Machines" 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 April 7th, 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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 31 years, 0 months and 14 days have passed since April 7th, 1990.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 14 of 1990.
  • Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 7th, 1990, will be 31 years of age.
  • People born in 1990 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 639442800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 7th, 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.
  • This date: April 7th, 1990
  • April 8th, 1990: 18-year-old Ryan White dies from AIDS after having contracted the virus from contaminated blood during a treatment in 1984.
  • April 15th, 1990: The first episode of the sketch comedy series "In Living Color" is aired.
  • April 24th, 1990: The Hubble Space Telescope is launched into space.
  • April 27th, 1990: The video game "Final Fantasy III" is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 7th, 1990, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1990 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 7th, 1990 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would have been watching around this time.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 21 Jump Street - TV series starring Johnny Depp.
  • Married... with Children - Comedy series starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy.

1990 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing 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
  • The Real Ghostbusters
  • Pingu
  • Growing Pains
  • Thomas the Tank Engine
  • The Cosby Show
  • Muppet Babies
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks
  • Danger Mouse
  • Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

1990 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1990:

  • Yo-yo
  • Polly Pocket
  • Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
  • Game Boy
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Popples
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • Water Ring Toss
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 7th of April:


Weather

Weather information for April 7th, 1990:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.6 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 31.2 degrees Fahrenheit. -0.44 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.61 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on April 7th, 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 7th, 1990?

  • Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 7th, 1990 was probably conceived around the 28th of June, 1989. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 7th, 1990 is the 15th of January, 1991. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 7th, 1990.

  • 11,337 days have passed since this date.
  • 979,516,800 seconds have passed since the April 7th, 1990.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,142,769,600 times.
  • Since April 7th, 1990, earth has travelled approximately 505,430,668,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 163,252,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 84,238,445 steps. That's about 37,439 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,754,202 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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