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May 27th, 1990.

May 27th, 1990, was a Sunday. It was day 147 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.

30 years, 11 months and 14 days have passed since May 27th, 1990.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 27th, 1990.

  • United States: Vogue - Madonna
  • United Kingdom: Killer - Adamski

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Back to the Future Part III" was at the top of the box office on May 27th, 1990.

Take me back to May 27th, 1990!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is May 27th, 1990 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

The summer of 1990 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual. In America, the song Vogue by Madonna is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Killer by Adamski is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Back to the Future Part III 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. Rapper Ice Cube has just released his solo debut album "AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted". This is the rapper's first album since his bitter split with N.W.A. In Europe, the Soviet Union is continuing to fall apart. Romania, which was once a Soviet state, has just held its first parliamentary elections after the execution of Communist dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu last December.

The series finale of Newhart has just been aired on television and viewers are shocked that the entire sitcom was a dream that the main character was having. Italian side A.C Milan have won the European Cup after defeating Benfica 1-0 in the final. A 68th minute goal by Frank Rijkaard was enough to secure the victory. A dark comedy film called "The Witches" is currently being shown in movie theaters.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Magnum, P.I.", "Only Fools and Horses", "Family Matters" and "One Foot in the Grave". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Gain Ground", "SimCity", "Super Mario Land" and "Phantasy Star II". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Muppet Babies", "Growing Pains", "Saved by the Bell" and "Doogie Howser, M.D.".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Easy-Bake Oven, My Little Pony (figures), Sylvanian Families and Popples.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on May 27th, 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.

  • Eurovision 1990.

    The 1990 Eurovision song contest is held in Zagreb, Croatia. Italy win the contest with the song "Insieme: 1992" by Toto Cutugno.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 30 years, 11 months and 14 days have passed since May 27th, 1990.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1990.
  • Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 27th, 1990, will be 30 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1990 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 643762800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around May 27th, 1990.

  • April 27th, 1990: The video game "Final Fantasy III" is released.
  • May 4th, 1990: Latvia declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
  • May 14th, 1990: Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer moves into Apartment 213 on 924 North 25th Street.
  • May 16th, 1990: Ice Cube releases his debut album "AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted".
  • May 16th, 1990: "The Muppets" creator Jim Henson dies from pneumonia at the age of 53.
  • May 16th, 1990: American singer Sammy Davis Jr. dies from cancer at the age of 64.
  • 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.
  • May 25th, 1990: Back to the Future Part III (1990) is released in cinemas.
  • May 25th, 1990: The Witches (1990) is released.
  • This date: May 27th, 1990
  • May 29th, 1990: Investor Warren Buffet becomes a billionaire.
  • June 7th, 1990: The Nickelodeon Studios open.
  • June 8th, 1990: The 1990 FIFA World Cup starts in Italy.
  • June 14th, 1990: The Detroit Pistons win the 1990 NBA Finals after they defeat the Portland Trail Blazers 4-1.
  • June 15th, 1990: Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) is released.
  • June 22nd, 1990: RoboCop 2 (1990) is released in cinemas.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 27th, 1990, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1990 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 27th, 1990 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.

Photos of early 1990s fashion.

Photographs of early 1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 1990s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Twin Peaks - Crime drama.
  • One Foot in the Grave - British sitcom following the life of Victor Meldrew.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on May 27th, 1990.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 1990.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1990.

  • Yo-yo
  • Polly Pocket
  • The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
  • The Game Boy
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Popples
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • Water Ring Toss
  • The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.
  • Gain Ground - Action-strategy arcade game.
  • Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.

1990 - TV stations, commercials and shows.

A nostalgic video that emulates what television was like back in 1990.

1990 playlist.

A Spotify playlist of songs from 1990. Take a trip back to the days of Roxette, George Michael, UB40 and Sinéad O'Connor.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 27th of May.

  • May 27th, 1943: Cilla Black (Singer / Media personality) (Deceased)
  • May 27th, 1967: Paul Gascoigne (Soccer player) turned 23 on this day in 1990.
  • May 27th, 1971: Lisa Lopes (Rapper) (Deceased)
  • May 27th, 1975: Jamie Oliver (Celebrity chef) turned 15 on this day in 1990.
  • May 27th, 1975: Andre 3000 (American rapper) turned 15 on this day in 1990.
  • May 27th, 1975: Jadakiss (American rapper) turned 15 on this day in 1990.

Weather on May 27th, 1990.

Historical weather information for May 27th, 1990.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.1 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 63.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 17.44 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14.44 degrees Celsius.

US President.

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on May 27th, 1990.

UK Prime Minister.

Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 27th, 1990.

Irish Taoiseach.

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 27th, 1990 was most likely conceived around the 17th of August, 1989.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 27th, 1990 is close to the 6th of March, 1991.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about May 27th, 1990.

  • A total of 11,306 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,615 weeks have passed.
  • 976,838,400 seconds have passed since the May 27th, 1990.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,139,644,800 times.
  • Since May 27th, 1990, the earth has travelled approximately 504,048,614,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 162,806,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 84,008,102 steps. That's about 37,337 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,722,061 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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