September 1st, 1990

September 1st, 1990, fell on a Saturday. It was day 244 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.

30 years, 3 months and 1 days have passed since September 1st, 1990.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 1st, 1990:

  • United States: If Wishes Came True - Sweet Sensation
  • United Kingdom: Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini - Bombalurina

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Darkman" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is September 1st, 1990 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves. 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. In the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher is the current Prime Minister. 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.

Music fans are in shock following the news that American musician Stevie Ray Vaughan has died in a helicopter crash near East Troy, Wisconsin. Despite international condemnation, economic sanctions and demands from the UN Security Council, Saddam Hussein's forces are continuing to occupy Kuwait. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Magnum, P.I.", "Who's the Boss?", "21 Jump Street" and "Star Trek: The Next Generation".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Gain Ground", "Super Mario Land", "Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse" and "Phantasy Star II". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Count Duckula", "Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers", "Hey Dude" and "Blossom". Popular toys include the likes of "Water Ring Toss", "Transformers", "Micro Machines" 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 September 1st, 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.

  • 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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 30 years, 3 months and 1 days have passed since September 1st, 1990.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 1990.
  • Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on September 1st, 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 652143600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around September 1st, 1990:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 1st, 1990, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1990 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: September 1st, 1990 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • 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.
  • 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.

1990 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing 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

1990 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1990:

  • Yo-yo
  • Polly Pocket
  • Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
  • Game Boy
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Popples
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • Water Ring Toss
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of September:


Weather

Weather information for September 1st, 1990:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.3 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 70.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 21.61 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 19.06 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on September 1st, 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 September 1st, 1990?

  • Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on September 1st, 1990 was probably conceived around the 22nd of November, 1989. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 1st, 1990 is the 11th of June, 1991. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about September 1st, 1990.

  • 11,050 days have passed since this date.
  • 954,723,600 seconds have passed since the September 1st, 1990.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,113,844,200 times.
  • Since September 1st, 1990, earth has travelled approximately 492,637,377,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 159,120,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 82,106,230 steps. That's about 36,492 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,456,683 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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