November 1st, 1990, fell on a Thursday. It was day 305 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.
29 years, 9 months and 9 days have passed since November 1st, 1990.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 1st, 1990:
United States: Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice
United Kingdom: Unchained Melody - Righteous Brothers
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Graveyard Shift" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is November 1st, 1990 and it's a Thursday. Halloween has just come and passed. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder.
In America, the song Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Unchained Melody by Righteous Brothers is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Graveyard Shift 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. 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 Irish politics, Tanaiste and presidential candidate Brian Lenihan has been dismissed from government by Taoiseach Charles Haughey amid allegations that he lied about asking President Patrick Hillery not to dissolve the Irish parliament in 1982. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Cheers", "'Allo 'Allo!", "Charles in Charge" and "Married... with Children". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Super Mario Land", "Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse" and "Batman: The Video Game".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Real Ghostbusters", "Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers", "Hey Dude" and "Saved by the Bell". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "My Little Pony (figures)", "Sylvanian Families", "Polly Pocket" 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 November 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.
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:
29 years, 9 months and 9 days have passed since November 1st, 1990.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 44 of 1990.
Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on November 1st, 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 657417600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around November 1st, 1990:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 1st, 1990, will have the star sign Scorpio.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
Zodiac Element: Water.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1990 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
Native American Zodiac: November 1st, 1990 falls under the Snake.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Beverly Hills, 90210 - A series that followed the lives of a group of teenagers living in Beverly Hills.
The Flash - CBS TV show starring John Wesley Shipp as Flash.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - Sitcom about an inner-city teenager who moves to his aunt's house in Bel-Air.
Blossom - Starring Mayim Bialik as teenager Blossom Russo.
Twin Peaks - Crime drama.
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.
1990 - Kid's TV
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1990.
"Are You Afraid of the Dark?" - "Beverly Hills, 90210" - "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" - "Rosie and Jim" - "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:
Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
My Little Pony (figures)
Water Ring Toss
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of November:
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on November 1st, 1990.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on November 1st, 1990 was probably conceived around the 22nd of January, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 1st, 1990 is the 11th of August, 1991. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Wing Commander - A sci-fi space simulation game that was released for PC DOS.
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.
Golden Axe - Conan the Barbarian-style beat 'em-up game.
Super Mario Land - Released for the Game Boy.
Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about November 1st, 1990.
10,876 days have passed since this date.
939,682,800 seconds have passed since the November 1st, 1990.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,096,296,600 times.
Since November 1st, 1990, earth has travelled approximately 484,876,324,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 156,613,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 80,812,721 steps. That's about 35,917 miles!
Since this date, 11,276,194 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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