The movie "Darkman" was at the top of the box office on this date.
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 the 30th of August, 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.
Kids' TV - 1990.
Children in 1990 would have been watching TV shows such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Cosby Show, Saved by the Bell, Doogie Howser, Art Attack, M.D., "Married... with Children", Attack of the Killer Tomatoes, Bobby's World, "Captain Planet and the Planeteers", "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", The Wonder Years, The New Adventures of He-Man, Barbar, Nellie the Elephant and Widget the World Watcher.
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:
29 years, 5 months and 21 days have passed since the 30th of August, 1990.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 1990.
Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on the 30th of August, 1990, will be 29 years of age.
People born in 1990 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 651970800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around the 30th of August, 1990:
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
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.
Super Mario Land - Released for the Game Boy.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 30th of August, 1990.
10,766 days have passed since this date.
930,186,000 seconds have passed since the 30th of August, 1990.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,085,217,000 times.
Since the 30th of August, 1990, earth has travelled approximately 479,975,976,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 155,031,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 79,995,996 steps. That's about 35,554 miles!
Since this date, 11,162,232 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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