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July 27th, 1990.

July 27th, 1990, was a Friday. It was day 208 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.

31 years, 1 months and 23 days have passed since July 27th, 1990.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

On this day.

What happened on July 27th, 1990?

  • Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor begins a 3-day jail sentence for slapping a Beverly Hills police officer in the face.

Born on July 27th, 1990.

People who were born on this exact date.

Music charts.

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

  • United States: She Ain't Worth It - Glenn Medeiros & Bobby Brown
  • United Kingdom: Turtle Power - Partners in Kryme
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.
Presumed Innocent

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Presumed Innocent" was at the top of the box office on July 27th, 1990.

Take me back to July 27th, 1990!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is July 27th, 1990 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

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, Turtle Power by Partners in Kryme is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Presumed Innocent 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. Former baseball player Pete Rose has just been sentenced to five months in prison for filing false income tax returns.

The comedy horror film Arachnophobia is currently being shown in movie theaters. In Europe, the Soviet Union is continuing to dissolve as Belarus declares its sovereignty. 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 "Charles in Charge", "Married... with Children", "In the Heat of the Night" and "Roseanne". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "SimCity", "Super Mario Land" and "Super Mario World". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Adventures of the Little Koala", "DuckTales", "Fireman Sam" and "Nellie the Elephant".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Water Ring Toss, My Little Pony (figures), Sylvanian Families and the Ghostbusters Proton Pack.

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 July 27th, 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.

    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.

  • 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, 1 months and 23 days have passed since July 27th, 1990.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 of 1990.
  • Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 27th, 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 649033200.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around July 27th, 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.
  • This date: July 27th, 1990
  • July 30th, 1990: Former British politician Ian Gow is killed by an IRA car bomb outside of his home.
  • August 2nd, 1990: Iraq invades Kuwait.
  • August 7th, 1990: Gulf War: US soldiers begin to arrive in Saudi Arabia.
  • August 8th, 1990: Iraq formally announces that it has annexed the country of Kuwait.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 27th, 1990, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • 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: July 27th, 1990 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.

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.

  • Blossom - Starring Mayim Bialik as teenager Blossom Russo.
  • 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.

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

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1990.

  • Blossom
  • 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 July 27th, 1996 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on July 27th.

Triple H

Wrestler.
Born on July 27th, 1969
He turned 21 on this day in 1990.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Actor.
Born on July 27th, 1977
He turned 13 on this day in 1990.

Jordan Spieth

Pro Golfer.
Born on July 27th, 1993
He was born exactly 3 years after this date.

Weather on July 27th, 1990.

Historical weather information for July 27th, 1990.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.4 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 74.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 23.56 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 20.61 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.

US President.

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

UK Prime Minister.

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

Irish Taoiseach.

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

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

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Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 11,377 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,625 weeks have passed.
  • 982,972,800 seconds have passed since the July 27th, 1990.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,146,801,600 times.
  • Since July 27th, 1990, the earth has travelled approximately 507,213,964,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 163,828,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 84,535,661 steps. That's about 37,571 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,795,674 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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