November 29th, 1990

November 29th, 1990, fell on a Thursday. It was day 333 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.

30 years, 1 months and 17 days have passed since November 29th, 1990.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 29th, 1990:

  • United States: I'm Your Baby Tonight - Whitney Houston
  • United Kingdom: Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Child's Play 2" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is November 29th, 1990 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder.

In America, the song I'm Your Baby Tonight by Whitney Houston is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Child's Play 2 is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, John Major 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.

A civil war has broken out in the African nation of Rwanda. In Europe, the Soviet Union is continuing to dissolve. Pop star Madonna has just released her greatest hits album "The Immaculate Collection".

The films "Rocky V", "Home Alone" and "Predator 2" currently being shown in movie theaters. Tributes are pouring in for author Roald Dahl, who recently passed away due to a rare cancer of the blood called myelodysplastic syndrome. MTV has banned Madonna's music video for "Justify My Love" after executives deemed it to be too explicit.

Following a leadership challenge, Margaret Thatcher has decided to step down as leader of the Conservative Party after 15 years of being in charge. Thatcher has been succeeded by John Major. Iraqi forces are continuing to occupy Kuwait following an invasion at the start of August. The UN Security Council has given Iraq a deadline to withdraw from the country by the 15th of January. If Iraqi forces fail to withdraw on time, "all necessary means" will be used to push them out. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Dallas", "Magnum, P.I.", "Saved by the Bell" and "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Batman: The Video Game", "Phantasy Star II", "Railroad Tycoon" and "Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Growing Pains", "Pingu", "Babar" and "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air". Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Transformers", "Jenga" and "Polly Pocket".


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 29th, 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.

  • Home Alone (1990)

    The movie "Home Alone", starring Macaulay Culkin, would have been showing in movie theaters at this time.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 30 years, 1 months and 17 days have passed since November 29th, 1990.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 48 of 1990.
  • Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on November 29th, 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 659836800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around November 29th, 1990:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 29th, 1990, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1990 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: November 29th, 1990 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.

Television Shows

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.
  • 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.

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
  • 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

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse - A platform game that was originally released on the Sega Mega Drive.
  • Railroad Tycoon - Business simulation game designed by Sid Meier.
  • Wing Commander - A sci-fi space simulation game that was released for PC DOS.
  • 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.
  • Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 29th of November:


Weather

Weather information for November 29th, 1990:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 6.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 38.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 3.56 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 6.83 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.

US President

Who was the US President on November 29th, 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 29th, 1990?

  • John Major 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 November 29th, 1990 was probably conceived around the 19th of February, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 29th, 1990 is the 8th of September, 1991. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about November 29th, 1990.

  • 11,006 days have passed since this date.
  • 950,918,400 seconds have passed since the November 29th, 1990.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,109,404,800 times.
  • Since November 29th, 1990, earth has travelled approximately 490,673,894,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 158,486,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 81,778,982 steps. That's about 36,346 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,411,021 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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