July 31st, 1990, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 212 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.
30 years, 2 months and 30 days have passed since July 31st, 1990.
July 31st, 1990 has been mentioned in a movie, book or television series:
Hagrid arrives to tell Harry Potter that he is a wizard.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 31st, 1990:
United States: Vision Of Love - Mariah Carey
United Kingdom: Turtle Power - Partners in Kryme
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Presumed Innocent" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is July 31st, 1990 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.
In America, the song Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey 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.
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 Europe, the Soviet Union is continuing to dissolve as Belarus declares its sovereignty. British politician Ian Gow has just been assassinated by the IRA in East Sussex.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Matlock", "21 Jump Street", "Seinfeld" and "Family Matters". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Golden Axe", "Herzog Zwei", "Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse" and "Phantasy Star II". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Adventures of the Little Koala", "The Wonder Years", "Noozles" and "Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Water Ring Toss", "My Little Pony (figures)", "Popples" and "Yo-yo".
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 31st, 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.
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, 2 months and 30 days have passed since July 31st, 1990.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of 1990.
Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on July 31st, 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 649378800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around July 31st, 1990:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 22.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 66.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.11 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 23.37cm.
London, England: Temperature: 22 degrees Celsius.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on July 31st, 1990.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on July 31st, 1990 was probably conceived around the 21st of October, 1989. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 31st, 1990 is the 10th of May, 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 July 31st, 1990.
11,049 days have passed since this date.
954,637,200 seconds have passed since the July 31st, 1990.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,113,743,400 times.
Since July 31st, 1990, earth has travelled approximately 492,592,795,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 159,106,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 82,098,799 steps. That's about 36,488 miles!
Since this date, 11,455,646 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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