July 17th, 1990, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 198 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.
30 years, 6 months and 11 days have passed since July 17th, 1990.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 17th, 1990:
United States: She Ain't Worth It - Glenn Medeiros & Bobby Brown
United Kingdom: Sacrifice / Healing Hands - Elton John
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Die Hard 2" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is July 17th, 1990 and it's a Tuesday. 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 She Ain't Worth It by Glenn Medeiros & Bobby Brown 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 Die Hard 2 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.
The film Ghost, starring Patrick Swayze, is currently being shown in movie theaters.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Charles in Charge", "Seinfeld", "Family Matters" and "Blossom". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "SimCity", "Golden Axe", "World Cup Italia '90" and "Phantasy Star II".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Muppet Babies", "Pingu", "Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers" and "Hey Dude". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Popples", "Micro Machines", "Jenga" and "Sega Genesis / Mega Drive".
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 July 17th, 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.
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. In 1991, the United Kingdom experienced rioting.
Basic facts and information about this date:
30 years, 6 months and 11 days have passed since July 17th, 1990.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 1990.
Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on July 17th, 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 648169200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around July 17th, 1990:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 21.8 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 74.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 23.61 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 20 degrees Celsius.
Who was the US President on July 17th, 1990?
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 17th, 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 July 17th, 1990 was probably conceived around the 7th of October, 1989. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 17th, 1990 is the 26th of April, 1991. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about July 17th, 1990.
11,153 days have passed since this date.
963,622,800 seconds have passed since the July 17th, 1990.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,124,226,600 times.
Since July 17th, 1990, earth has travelled approximately 497,229,364,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 160,603,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 82,871,561 steps. That's about 36,832 miles!
Since this date, 11,563,474 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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