December 4th, 1990, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 338 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.
29 years, 8 months and 4 days have passed since December 4th, 1990.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 4th, 1990:
United States: Because I Love You - Stevie B
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 December 4th, 1990 and it's a Tuesday. In America, the song Because I Love You by Stevie B 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. 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.
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 "Magnum, P.I.", "'Allo 'Allo!", "Murder, She Wrote" and "Twin Peaks".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse", "Batman: The Video Game", "Wing Commander" and "Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Cosby Show", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Roseanne" and "Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers". Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Water Ring Toss", "Transformers" 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 December 4th, 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.
Home Alone (1990)
The movie "Home Alone", starring Macaulay Culkin, would have been showing in movie theaters at this time.
Basic facts and information about this date:
29 years, 8 months and 4 days have passed since December 4th, 1990.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 49 of 1990.
Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on December 4th, 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 660268800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around December 4th, 1990:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 4th, 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 Ophiuchus.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1990 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
Native American Zodiac: December 4th, 1990 falls under the Owl.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
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" - "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 4th of December:
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.
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 December 4th, 1990.
10,841 days have passed since this date.
936,658,800 seconds have passed since the December 4th, 1990.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,092,768,600 times.
Since December 4th, 1990, earth has travelled approximately 483,315,940,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 156,109,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 80,552,657 steps. That's about 35,801 miles!
Since this date, 11,239,906 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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