October 19th, 1990, fell on a Friday. It was day 292 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.
30 years, 6 months and 3 days have passed since October 19th, 1990.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 19th, 1990:
United States: I Don't Have The Heart - James Ingram
United Kingdom: Show Me Heaven - Maria McKee
Movie Box Office
Which movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Marked for Death" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is October 19th, 1990 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.
The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker. Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear. In America, the song I Don't Have The Heart by James Ingram is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Marked for Death is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher is the current Prime Minister.
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. Despite international condemnation, economic sanctions and demands from the UN Security Council, Saddam Hussein's forces are continuing to occupy Kuwait.
A civil war has broken out in the African nation of Rwanda. In Europe, the Soviet Union is continuing to dissolve. A new teen drama called "Beverly Hills, 90210" has just made its television debut.
In celebrity news, actor Jeff Goldblum and Geena Davis have filed for divorce after just two years of marriage. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "'Allo 'Allo!", "Who's the Boss?", "The Golden Girls" and "Star Trek: The Next Generation". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Batman: The Video Game", "Super Mario World" and "World Cup Italia '90".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Alvin and the Chipmunks", "Married... with Children", "Count Duckula" and "Rosie and Jim". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Easy-Bake Oven", "Water Ring Toss", "Sylvanian Families" 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 October 19th, 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.
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.
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, 6 months and 3 days have passed since October 19th, 1990.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 42 of 1990.
Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on October 19th, 1990, will be 30 years of age.
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 19th, 1990?
Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?
Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on October 19th, 1990 was probably conceived around the 9th of January, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 19th, 1990 is the 29th of July, 1991. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on October 19th, 1990.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about October 19th, 1990.
11,143 days have passed since this date.
962,755,200 seconds have passed since the October 19th, 1990.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,123,214,400 times.
Since October 19th, 1990, earth has travelled approximately 496,781,683,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 160,459,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 82,796,947 steps. That's about 36,799 miles!
Since this date, 11,553,062 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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