August 30th, 1990, fell on a Thursday. It was day 242 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.
29 years, 10 months and 9 days have passed since August 30th, 1990.
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The date is August 30th, 1990 and it's a Thursday. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song If Wishes Came True by Sweet Sensation is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini by Bombalurina is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Darkman 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.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Charles in Charge", "The Golden Girls", "Roseanne" and "Quantum Leap". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Golden Axe", "Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse" and "Super Mario World". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "DuckTales", "Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers", "Saved by the Bell" and "The Simpsons".
Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Popples", "Micro Machines" and "Yo-yo".
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"From a Distance" by Bette Midler would go on to win a Grammy for 1990's Song of the Year.
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.
U.S. President George H. W. Bush. was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1990.
"Dances with Wolves" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1990.
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 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.
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.
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.
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"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"
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