May 12th, 1990, was a Saturday. It was day 132 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.
31 years, 5 months and 5 days have passed since May 12th, 1990.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.
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The movie "Pretty Woman" was at the top of the box office on May 12th, 1990.
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The 1990 Eurovision song contest was held in Zagreb, Croatia. Italy won the contest with the song "Insieme: 1992" by Toto Cutugno.
During the 1990s, pagers achieved mainstream popularity. 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.
During the year 1990, 15 million Bart Simpson t-shirts were sold. The t-shirts and their "cheeky" quotes became so popular that a number of schools decided to ban them.
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.
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 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.
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.
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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1990.
By the 1990s, "modernism" was starting to heavily influence interior design trends. As a result, wallpaper started to decline in popularity. Instead of using decorative wallpaper, many people opted for minimalist plain-colored walls.
U.S. President George H. W. Bush. was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1990.
During the 1990s, an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie" was in fashion.
"From a Distance" by Bette Midler would go on to win a Grammy for 1990's Song of the Year.
The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video games console during this period. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.
During this time, a hand-held games 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.
From the mid-80s onward, VCRs started to become a common household item. This device gave people the ability to play VCR tapes and record TV programs and movies.
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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.
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George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on May 12th, 1990.
Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 12th, 1990.
Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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