April 24th, 1990, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 114 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.
30 years, 11 months and 26 days have passed since April 24th, 1990.
On This Date
Events that occurred on April 24th, 1990:
The Hubble Space Telescope is launched into space.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 24th, 1990:
United States: Nothing Compares 2 U - Sinead O'Connor
United Kingdom: Vogue - Madonna
Movie Box Office
Which 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 24th, 1990 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. 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. 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 currently taking place at the Strangeways Prison in Manchester, England. 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.
Lebanese kidnappers have released American business professor Robert Polhill after three years of holding him captive. The Hubble Space Telescope has just been launched into space. Meanwhile, in Europe, West Germany and East Germany have agreed to merge their economies. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Only Fools and Horses", "MacGyver", "Saved by the Bell" and "Twin Peaks".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Golden Axe", "The Revenge of Shinobi", "World Cup Italia '90" and "Phantasy Star II". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Muppet Babies", "21 Jump Street", "Doogie Howser, M.D." and "The Simpsons". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Water Ring Toss", "Transformers", "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 24th, 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:
30 years, 11 months and 26 days have passed since April 24th, 1990.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 1990.
Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on April 24th, 1990, will be 30 years of age.
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 24th, 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 24th, 1990 was probably conceived around the 15th of July, 1989. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 24th, 1990 is the 1st of February, 1991. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about April 24th, 1990.
11,319 days have passed since this date.
977,961,600 seconds have passed since the April 24th, 1990.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,140,955,200 times.
Since April 24th, 1990, earth has travelled approximately 504,628,185,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 162,993,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 84,104,698 steps. That's about 37,380 miles!
Since this date, 11,735,539 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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