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June 28th, 1990.

June 28th, 1990, was a Thursday. It was day 179 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.

31 years, 3 months and 19 days have passed since June 28th, 1990.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 28th, 1990.

  • United States: Step By Step - New Kids on the Block
  • United Kingdom: Sacrifice / Healing Hands - Elton John
Play the top hits from 1990.
A Spotify playlist of songs from 1990. Take a trip back to the days of Roxette, George Michael, UB40 and Sinéad O'Connor.
Dick Tracy

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Dick Tracy" was at the top of the box office on June 28th, 1990.

Take me back to June 28th, 1990!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is June 28th, 1990 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song Step By Step by New Kids on the Block is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Dick Tracy is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher is the current Prime Minister. Texting is not a thing yet. Instead, people are using landline phones and pagers. Furthermore, the vast majority of people still have no idea what "the Internet" is. 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. In Italy, the 1990 FIFA World Cup is currently taking place. The films "Gremlins 2" and "RoboCop 2" are currently being shown in movie theaters.

Kathleen Young and Irene Templeton have just been ordained as the first female Anglican priests in the United Kingdom. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Stevie Ray Vaughan, Roald Dahl, John Bardeen and Miles Davis would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Dallas", "Murder, She Wrote", "Quantum Leap" and "One Foot in the Grave".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Golden Axe", "The Revenge of Shinobi", "Herzog Zwei" and "Batman: The Video Game". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Alvin and the Chipmunks", "The Real Ghostbusters", "Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers" and "Babar". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Water Ring Toss, Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures, the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive and Yo-yo.

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 June 28th, 1990.

  • 1990 FIFA World Cup.

    1990 FIFA World Cup.

    The 1990 FIFA World Cup was taking place in Italy at this time. The competition was won by West Germany after they defeated Argentina 1-0 in the final.

  • Early 1990s recession.

    Early 1990s recession.

    During the start of the 1990s, most of the Western World was affected by a recession, which had been caused by a loss of consumer confidence and restrictive monetary policies by central banks.

  • People are using pagers to communicate.

    People are using pagers to communicate.

    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.

  • Bart Simpson t-shirts are all the rage.

    Bart Simpson t-shirts are all the rage.

    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.

  • 1990 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1990?

    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.

  • Early 1990s Fashion.

    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 movies.

    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.

  • Best football players in 1990.

    Best football players in 1990.

    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.

    Dances with Wolves.

    "Dances with Wolves" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1990.

  • Although wallpaper is still common, it is beginning to go out of fashion.

    Although wallpaper is still common, it is beginning to go out of fashion.

    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.

  • George H. W. Bush.

    George H. W. Bush.

    U.S. President George H. W. Bush. was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1990.

  • The Scrunchie.

    The Scrunchie.

    During the 1990s, an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie" was in fashion.

  • Bette Midler - "From a Distance"

    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.

  • The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis.

    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.

  • The Game Boy.

    The Game Boy.

    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.

  • VCRs have become a common household item.

    VCRs have become a common household item.

    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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 31 years, 3 months and 19 days have passed since June 28th, 1990.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 26 of 1990.
  • Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 28th, 1990, will be 31 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1990 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 646527600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around June 28th, 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.
  • This date: June 28th, 1990
  • July 2nd, 1990: Vanilla Ice releases his song "Ice Ice Baby".
  • July 3rd, 1990: Soccer: Dennis Wise signs for Chelsea.
  • July 3rd, 1990: 1990 Hajj disaster: 1,426 Muslim pilgrims are killed in a crowd crush in a pedestrian tunnel in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
  • July 4th, 1990: Die Hard 2 (1990) is released.
  • July 8th, 1990: West Germany wins the World Cup.
  • July 13th, 1990: The movie Ghost (1990), starring Patrick Swayze, is released.
  • July 14th, 1990: German actor Walter Sedlmayr is found murdered at his apartment in Munich.
  • July 18th, 1990: The film Arachnophobia (1990) is released.
  • July 27th, 1990: Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor begins a 3-day jail sentence for slapping a Beverly Hills police officer in the face.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 28th, 1990, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually .
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1990 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 28th, 1990 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

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.
  • In the Heat of the Night - Drama series starring Carroll O'Connor as police chief Bill Gillespie and Howard Rollins as detective Virgil Tibbs.
  • 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.
  • Matlock - Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.
  • MacGyver - TV show about a resourceful secret agent who can solve almost any problem using the mundane objects around him.
  • The Golden Girls - Television series about four mature women who live together in Miami, Florida.
  • Charles in Charge - TV show about a 19-year-old student called Charles, who is played by Scott Baio.
  • Murder, She Wrote - Mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher.
  • Who's the Boss? - Sitcom about a retired player who relocates to work as a live-in housekeeper.

Cars in 1990.

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.

Cars in 1990.

Kid's TV shows on June 28th, 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
  • Lego Pirates
  • Polly Pocket
  • The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
  • The Game Boy
  • Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
  • The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
  • 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 - A 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.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1990.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out June 28th, 1996 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on June 28th.

Henry VIII

King of England. Deceased
Born on June 28th, 1491
He was not alive on this date.

Kevin De Bruyne

Soccer player.
Born on June 28th, 1991
He was born exactly one year after this date.

Weather on June 28th, 1990.

Historical weather information for June 28th, 1990.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.7 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 63.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 17.72 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.61 degrees Celsius.

US President.

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on June 28th, 1990.

UK Prime Minister.

Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 28th, 1990.

Irish Taoiseach.

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about June 28th, 1990.

  • A total of 11,434 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,633 weeks have passed.
  • 987,897,600 seconds have passed since the June 28th, 1990.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,152,547,200 times.
  • Since June 28th, 1990, the earth has travelled approximately 509,755,161,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 164,649,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 84,959,194 steps. That's about 37,760 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,854,771 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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