April 24th, 1990

April 24th, 1990, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 114 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.

30 years, 3 months and 17 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.


Music Singles

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

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 24th, 1990 and it's a Tuesday. 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. 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Married... with Children", "Star Trek: The Next Generation", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and "Saved by the Bell".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Super Mario Land", "Herzog Zwei" and "Super Mario World". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Real Ghostbusters", "DuckTales", "Hey Dude" and "Doogie Howser, M.D.". Popular toys include the likes of "Sylvanian Families", "Popples", "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 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.

  • 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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 30 years, 3 months and 17 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.
  • People born in 1990 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 640911600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 24th, 1990:

  • 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 8th, 1990: 18-year-old Ryan White dies from AIDS after having contracted the virus from contaminated blood during a treatment in 1984.
  • May 16th, 1990: Ice Cube releases his debut album "AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted".
  • May 17th, 1990: Manchester United win the FA Cup final with a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace.
  • May 17th, 1990: The World Health Organization removes homosexuality from its list of diseases.
  • May 21st, 1990: The last episode of the sitcom Newhart is aired.
  • May 23rd, 1990: Football: A.C Milan win the European Cup after defeating Benfica 1-0.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 24th, 1990, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1990 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 24th, 1990 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Twin Peaks - Crime drama.
  • 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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 24th of April:


Weather

Weather information for April 24th, 1990:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.1 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 61.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 16.5 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.17 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on April 24th, 1990.

Conception Dates

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).

Video Games

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

  • 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.
  • Golden Axe - Conan the Barbarian-style beat 'em-up game.
  • Super Mario Land - Released for the Game Boy.
  • Gain Ground - Action-strategy arcade game.
  • Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 24th, 1990.

  • 11,067 days have passed since this date.
  • 956,188,800 seconds have passed since the April 24th, 1990.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,115,553,600 times.
  • Since April 24th, 1990, earth has travelled approximately 493,393,420,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 159,364,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 82,232,237 steps. That's about 36,548 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,474,266 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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