December 7th, 1990, fell on a Friday. It was day 341 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.
29 years, 11 months and 20 days have passed since December 7th, 1990.
On This Date
Events that occurred on December 7th, 1990:
Edward Scissorhands (1990) is released.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 7th, 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 7th, 1990 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.
The Christmas season of 1990 has just started. 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. In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister. 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. 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.
MTV has banned Madonna's music video for "Justify My Love" after executives deemed it to be too explicit. In response, Madonna has appeared on Nightline to defend the video. The fantasy romance film "Edward Scissorhands", starring Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder, is currently being shown in movie theaters. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "The Cosby Show", "Roseanne" and "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "SimCity", "Golden Axe", "Herzog Zwei" and "Phantasy Star II". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Full House", "Count Duckula", "Blossom" and "Beverly Hills, 90210". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Easy-Bake Oven", "My Little Pony (figures)", "Sylvanian Families" and "Sega Genesis / Mega Drive".
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 7th, 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, 11 months and 20 days have passed since December 7th, 1990.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 49 of 1990.
Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on December 7th, 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 660528000.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around December 7th, 1990:
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.
Golden Axe - Conan the Barbarian-style beat 'em-up game.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about December 7th, 1990.
10,948 days have passed since this date.
945,907,200 seconds have passed since the December 7th, 1990.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,103,558,400 times.
Since December 7th, 1990, earth has travelled approximately 488,088,115,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 157,651,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 81,348,019 steps. That's about 36,155 miles!
Since this date, 11,350,886 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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