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July 14, 1990

July 14, 1990, was a Saturday. It was 33 years, 9 months, and 1 day ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

On This Day

What happened on this day?

What happened on July 14, 1990?

  • German actor Walter Sedlmayr is found murdered at his apartment in Munich.
Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on July 14, 1990:

  • United States: "Step By Step" by New Kids on the Block
  • United Kingdom: "Sacrifice / Healing Hands" by Elton John

The Billboard Hot 100 on July 14, 1990

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Step By Step - New Kids On The Block
  • She Ain't Worth It - Glenn Medeiros Featuring Bobby Brown
  • Hold On - En Vogue
  • I'll Be Your Shelter - Taylor Dayne
  • Cradle Of Love (From "Ford Fairlane") - Billy Idol
Play the top songs 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.
Die Hard 2

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Die Hard 2" was at the top of the box office on this day.

Facts

This date was 12,329 days ago. Approximately 411 months have passed. It was the 195th day of 1990, in week 28. The decade was the nineties. People born on this day are currently 33 years old and belong to the Millennial generation. We have gone through approximately 137 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to July 14, 1990

Ready for a walk down memory lane?

It is Saturday, July 14, 1990. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. People are currently enjoying their weekend.

The summer of 1990 is in full swing. The weather is warm, and the evenings are brighter than usual. Most schools and colleges are now finished until August or September. In America, the song "Step By Step" by New Kids on the Block is at the top of the singles charts, while "Sacrifice / Healing Hands" by Elton John is the number-one song in the UK. George W. Bush Snr. is the President of the United States, and the movie Die Hard 2 is at the top of the box office.

Margaret Thatcher is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Texting is not a thing yet. Instead, people are using landline phones and pagers. Furthermore, most people have never heard of the Internet. 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. West Germany have won the 1990 FIFA World Cup after beating Argentina 1-0 in the final. An 85th minute penalty from German defender Andreas Brehme was enough to seal the victory. The film Ghost, starring Patrick Swayze, is being shown in movie theaters.

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 still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Columbo", "Night Court", "Married... with Children", and "Roseanne". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Super Mario Land", "Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse", and "Batman: The Video Game".

Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "The Real Ghostbusters", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Hey Dude", and "The Simpsons". Popular toys at the moment include Cabbage Patch Kids, Transformers, Pogo ball / Lolo ball, and Jenga.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on July 14, 1990.

  • 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

    Pagers achieved mainstream popularity during the 1990s. 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.

    Bart Simpson t-shirts

    15 million Bart Simpson t-shirts were sold in 1990. 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 was largely a continuation of the 1980s. Popular outfits included colored tights, denim overalls, black leather jackets with shoulder pads, neon-colored 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.
  • Wallpaper is beginning to go out of style.

    Wallpaper is beginning to go out of style

    By the 1990s, "modernism" was starting to heavily influence interior design trends. As a result, sales of wallpaper started to decline. Instead of using decorative wallpaper, people were beginning to opt for minimalist, painted walls.
  • George H. W. Bush.

    George H. W. Bush

    US President George H. W. Bush was named Time Person of the Year in 1990.
  • The Scrunchie.

    The Scrunchie

    People are wearing an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie".
  • 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 game consoles. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.
  • The Game Boy.

    The Game Boy

    A hand-held game 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

    VCRs became a common household item in the mid-1980s. By that stage, prices had started to drop. This device gave people the ability to play VCR tapes and record TV programs and movies.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on July 14, 1990.

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to July 14, 1990.

  • June 14, 1990: The Detroit Pistons win the 1990 NBA Finals after they defeat the Portland Trail Blazers 4-1.
  • June 15, 1990: Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) is released.
  • June 22, 1990: RoboCop 2 (1990) is released in cinemas.
  • July 2, 1990: Vanilla Ice releases his song "Ice Ice Baby".
  • July 3, 1990:
    • Soccer: Dennis Wise signs for Chelsea.
    • 1990 Hajj disaster: 1,426 Muslim pilgrims are killed in a crowd crush in a pedestrian tunnel in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
  • July 4, 1990: Die Hard 2 (1990) is released.
  • July 8, 1990: West Germany wins the World Cup.
  • July 13, 1990: The movie Ghost (1990), starring Patrick Swayze, is released.
  • This date: July 14, 1990
  • July 18, 1990: The film Arachnophobia (1990) is released.
  • July 27, 1990: Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor begins a 3-day jail sentence for slapping a Beverly Hills police officer in the face.
  • July 30, 1990: Former British politician Ian Gow is killed by an IRA car bomb outside of his home.
  • August 2, 1990: Iraq invades Kuwait.
  • August 7, 1990: Gulf War: US soldiers begin to arrive in Saudi Arabia.
  • August 8, 1990: Iraq formally announces that it has annexed the country of Kuwait.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 14, 1990, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • 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 4.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 14, 1990 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.

Early 1990s fashion

Photographs of early 1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Early 1990s fashion

Television shows

TV series on July 14, 1990

TV audiences were watching the following shows on July 14, 1990:

TV shows from July 1990.

Twin Peaks
Twin Peaks
One Foot in the Grave
One Foot in the Grave
Family Matters
Family Matters
Seinfeld
Seinfeld
Quantum Leap
Quantum Leap
Roseanne
Roseanne
In the Heat of the Night
In the Heat of the Night
The Wonder Years
The Wonder Years
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Full House
Full House
21 Jump Street
21 Jump Street
Married... with Children
Married... with Children

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.

Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on July 14, 1990

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1990:

Blossom
Blossom
Art Attack
Art Attack
In Living Color
In Living Color

Round the Twist
Round the Twist
Nellie the Elephant
Nellie the Elephant
Mr. Bean
Mr. Bean
The Simpsons
The Simpsons
Doogie Howser, M.D.
Doogie Howser, M.D.
Dink, the Little Dinosaur
Dink, the Little Dinosaur
Beetlejuice
Beetlejuice
Saved by the Bell
Saved by the Bell
Toys

Popular toys and games in 1990

Toys and games that were popular in 1990:

Fear Street books
Fear Street books
Yo-yo
Yo-yo
Lego Pirates
Lego Pirates
Polly Pocket
Polly Pocket
The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
The Game Boy
The Game Boy
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
Koosh Ball
Koosh Ball
Boglins (hand puppets)
Boglins (hand puppets)
Jenga
Jenga
Micro Machines
Micro Machines
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in July 1990.

Phantasy Star II 1990
Phantasy Star II
World Cup Italia '90 1990
World Cup Italia '90
Super Mario World 1990
Super Mario World
Batman: The Video Game 1989
Batman: The Video Game
Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse 1989
Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse
Herzog Zwei 1989
Herzog Zwei
The Revenge of Shinobi 1989
The Revenge of Shinobi
Golden Axe 1989
Golden Axe
DuckTales 1989
DuckTales
Super Mario Land 1989
Super Mario Land
SimCity 1989
SimCity
RoboCop 1988
RoboCop

Were you born on July 14, 1990?

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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out July 14, 1996, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on July 14.

Gerald Ford

Gerald Ford

US President Deceased
Born on July 14, 1913
He turned 77 on this day in 1990.

Vincent Pastore

Vincent Pastore

Actor
Born on July 14, 1946
He turned 44 on this day in 1990.

Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor

MMA fighter
Born on July 14, 1988
He turned 2 on this day in 1990.

Vinnie Hacker

Vinnie Hacker

TikTok star
Born on July 14, 2002
He was born exactly 12 years after this date.

Holidays

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on July 14:

USA

US President

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on July 14, 1990.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 14, 1990 was most likely conceived around October 21, 1989.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 14, 1990 is close to April 6, 1991.

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Stats for July 14, 1990

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about July 14, 1990:

  • 12,329 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,761 weeks have passed.
  • 1,065,225,600 seconds have passed since July 14, 1990.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 1,242,763,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 549,656,409,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 177,537,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 91,609,402 steps. That's roughly 40,715 miles.
  • 12,782,707 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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