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April 15, 1990 Easter Sunday

April 15, 1990, was a Sunday. It was 34 years, 2 months, and 5 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

On This Day

What happened on this day?

Notable events that occurred on April 15, 1990:

  • The first episode of the sketch comedy series "In Living Color" is aired.
Birthdays

Born on April 15, 1990

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on April 15, 1990:

  • United States: "I'll Be Your Everything" by Tommy Page
  • United Kingdom: "Vogue" by Madonna

The Billboard Hot 100 on April 15, 1990

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

  • I'll Be Your Everything - Tommy Page
  • Don't Wanna Fall In Love - Jane Child
  • All Around The World - Lisa Stansfield
  • Nothing Compares 2 U - Sinead O'Connor
  • Love Will Lead You Back - Taylor Dayne
Play the top singles 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.
Pretty Woman

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Pretty Woman" was at the top of the box office on this day.

Facts

This date occurred 12,485 days ago. Approximately 416 months have passed. It was the 105th day of 1990, in week 15. The decade was the nineties. People who were born on April 15, 1990, are now 34 years old and belong to the Millennial generation. We have gone through approximately 139 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to April 15, 1990

Ready for a walk down memory lane?

The date is April 15, 1990, and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. People are currently enjoying their weekend. However, because it's a Sunday, some are dreading the week ahead.

It is Easter Sunday, which means that people are attending church, eating Easter eggs, and participating in egg hunts. The summer of 1990 is drawing closer, and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song "I'll Be Your Everything" by Tommy Page is at the top of the singles charts, while "Vogue" by Madonna is the number-one song in the UK.

George W. Bush Snr. is the President of the United States, and the movie Pretty Woman is at the top of the box office. Margaret Thatcher is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Matlock", "My Two Dads", and "The Wonder Years".

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 riot is taking place at Strangeways Prison in Manchester, England. 18-year-old Ryan White has passed away from AIDS after having contracted the disease during a blood transfusion back in 1984. In Europe, the Soviet Union is continuing to dissolve as Communist-controlled Yugoslavia holds its first free elections since 1938. Meanwhile, Lothar de Maizière and his pro-union conservative party have gained power in East Germany.

Financier Michael Milken has pleaded guilty to fraud-related charges. 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. People are playing video games such as "Paperboy", "Golden Axe", "Herzog Zwei", and "Phantasy Star II".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "DuckTales", "The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh", "The Wonder Years", and "Hey Dude". Children are playing with toys such as Water Ring Toss, Popples, the Ghostbusters Proton Pack, and the Game Boy.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on April 15, 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

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around April 15, 1990.

  • 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.
  • April 6, 1990: The first episode of Australian children's TV show "Round the Twist" is aired.
  • April 7, 1990: 159 people die after a fire breaks out on the passenger ferry MS Scandinavian Star.
  • April 8, 1990: 18-year-old Ryan White dies from AIDS after having contracted the virus from contaminated blood during a treatment in 1984.
  • April 9, 1990: Four British soldiers are killed after the Provisional IRA detonates a land mine outside of Downpatrick in Northern Ireland.
  • This date: April 15, 1990
  • April 24, 1990: The Hubble Space Telescope is launched into space.
  • April 27, 1990: The video game "Final Fantasy III" is released.
  • May 4, 1990: Latvia declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
  • May 14, 1990: Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer moves into Apartment 213 on 924 North 25th Street.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 15, 1990, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1990 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 15, 1990 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

Early 1990s fashion

Photographs of early 1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Early 1990s fashion

Television shows

TV series on April 15, 1990

TV audiences were watching the following shows on April 15, 1990:

TV shows from April 1990.

Twin Peaks
Twin Peaks
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

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

Cartoons and children's TV shows in April 1990

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

In Living Color
In Living Color
Round the Twist
Round the Twist
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
Toys

Toys in 1990

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

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 April 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 April 15, 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 April 15, 1996, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on April 15.

Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci

Artist Deceased
Born on April 15, 1452
He was not alive on this date.

Frank Vincent

Frank Vincent

Actor Deceased
Born on April 15, 1937
He turned 53 on this day in 1990.

Dodi Fayed

Dodi Fayed

Film producer Deceased
Born on April 15, 1955
He turned 35 on this day in 1990.

Seth Rogen

Seth Rogen

Actor
Born on April 15, 1982
He turned 8 on this day in 1990.

Maisie Williams

Maisie Williams

Actress
Born on April 15, 1997
She was born exactly 7 years after this date.

USA

US President

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on April 15, 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 April 15, 1990 was most likely conceived around July 23, 1989.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 15, 1990 is close to January 6, 1991.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about April 15, 1990:

  • 12,485 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,783 weeks have passed.
  • 1,078,704,000 seconds have passed since April 15, 1990.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 1,258,488,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 556,611,264,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 179,784,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 92,768,544 steps. That's roughly 41,230 miles.
  • 12,944,448 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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