May 30th, 1990, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 150 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.
30 years, 6 months and 2 days have passed since May 30th, 1990.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 30th, 1990:
United States: Vogue - Madonna
United Kingdom: Killer - Adamski
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Back to the Future Part III" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is May 30th, 1990 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. 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. 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.
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. In Europe, Boris Yeltsin has just been elected as the first ever elected president of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Magnum, P.I.", "Sherlock Holmes", "Murder, She Wrote" and "Full House". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Super Mario Land", "The Revenge of Shinobi", "Batman: The Video Game" and "Phantasy Star II". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "The Wonder Years", "Roseanne" and "Doogie Howser, M.D.".
Popular toys include the likes of "Water Ring Toss", "Sylvanian Families", "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 May 30th, 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.
The 1990 Eurovision song contest is held in Zagreb, Croatia. Italy win the contest with the song "Insieme: 1992" by Toto Cutugno.
Basic facts and information about this date:
30 years, 6 months and 2 days have passed since May 30th, 1990.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 22 of 1990.
Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on May 30th, 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 644022000.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around May 30th, 1990:
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 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.
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 30th, 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 May 30th, 1990 was probably conceived around the 20th of August, 1989. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 30th, 1990 is the 9th of March, 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 May 30th, 1990.
11,143 days have passed since this date.
962,758,800 seconds have passed since the May 30th, 1990.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,123,218,600 times.
Since May 30th, 1990, earth has travelled approximately 496,783,540,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 160,459,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 82,797,257 steps. That's about 36,799 miles!
Since this date, 11,553,106 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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