November 8th, 1990, fell on a Thursday. It was day 312 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.
30 years, 2 months and 12 days have passed since November 8th, 1990.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 8th, 1990:
United States: Love Takes Time - Mariah Carey
United Kingdom: Unchained Melody - Righteous Brothers
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Jacob's Ladder" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is November 8th, 1990 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder.
In America, the song Love Takes Time by Mariah Carey 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 Jacob's Ladder 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.
Mary Robinson has become the first female President of Ireland after defeating Brian Lenihan and Austin Currie in the 1990 Irish presidential election. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "The Cosby Show", "Charles in Charge" and "Beverly Hills, 90210". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "SimCity", "Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse" and "Railroad Tycoon".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Growing Pains", "Roseanne", "Doogie Howser, M.D." and "Beverly Hills, 90210". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Easy-Bake Oven", "Transformers", "Sega Genesis / Mega Drive" 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 8th, 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, 2 months and 12 days have passed since November 8th, 1990.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 45 of 1990.
Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on November 8th, 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 658022400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around November 8th, 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 November 8th, 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 November 8th, 1990 was probably conceived around the 29th of January, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 8th, 1990 is the 18th of August, 1991. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about November 8th, 1990.
11,031 days have passed since this date.
953,078,400 seconds have passed since the November 8th, 1990.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,111,924,800 times.
Since November 8th, 1990, earth has travelled approximately 491,788,454,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 158,846,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 81,964,742 steps. That's about 36,429 miles!
Since this date, 11,436,941 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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