April 21st, 1990, fell on a Saturday. It was day 111 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.
30 years, 7 months and 12 days have passed since April 21st, 1990.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 21st, 1990:
United States: Nothing Compares 2 U - Sinead O'Connor
United Kingdom: Vogue - Madonna
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is April 21st, 1990 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
The summer of 1990 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Vogue by Madonna is the number one hit song.
George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher is the current Prime Minister. 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 currently taking place at the Strangeways Prison in Manchester, England. Financier Michael Milken has pleaded guilty to fraud-related charges. Authorities in Eagan, Minnesota are searching for missing 17-year-old Christopher Kerze, who recently disappeared from his family home.
Former baseball player Pete Rose has just pleaded guilty to two charges of filing false income tax returns. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Knots Landing", "Magnum, P.I.", "The Golden Girls" and "One Foot in the Grave". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Gain Ground", "Super Mario Land", "Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse" and "Batman: The Video Game".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "The Wonder Years" and "The Simpsons". Popular toys include the likes of "Water Ring Toss", "My Little Pony (figures)", "Jenga" 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 21st, 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.
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.
30 years, 7 months and 12 days have passed since April 21st, 1990.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 16 of 1990.
Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on April 21st, 1990, will be 30 years of age.
People born in 1990 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 640652400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around April 21st, 1990:
March 23rd, 1990: The movie Pretty Woman (1990), starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere, is released.
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 21st, 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 21st, 1990 was probably conceived around the 12th of July, 1989. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 21st, 1990 is the 29th of January, 1991. (Rough Estimate).
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about April 21st, 1990.
11,184 days have passed since this date.
966,301,200 seconds have passed since the April 21st, 1990.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,127,351,400 times.
Since April 21st, 1990, earth has travelled approximately 498,611,419,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 161,050,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 83,101,903 steps. That's about 36,934 miles!
Since this date, 11,595,614 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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