December 23rd, 1990, fell on a Sunday. It was day 357 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.
30 years, 1 months and 2 days have passed since December 23rd, 1990.
On This Date
Events that occurred on December 23rd, 1990:
Slovenia votes to leave the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 23rd, 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 23rd, 1990 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
Christmas Day of 1990 is fast approaching and the excitement is building. Department stores are thronged with Christmas shoppers. 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. 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. 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.
The fantasy romance film "Edward Scissorhands", starring Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder, is currently being shown in movie theaters. Meanwhile, the film "Kindergarten Cop", starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, has also just been released. In Europe, the Soviet Union is continuing to dissolve. The people of Socialist Slovenia have just voted to become an independent state. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Sherlock Holmes", "Quantum Leap", "Twin Peaks" and "The Flash".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Super Mario Land", "Super Mario World" and "Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Married... with Children", "Adventures of the Little Koala", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air". Popular toys include the likes of "My Little Pony (figures)", "Popples", "Game Boy" 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 23rd, 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:
This date fell on a weekend.
30 years, 1 months and 2 days have passed since December 23rd, 1990.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 of 1990.
Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on December 23rd, 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 661910400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around December 23rd, 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 December 23rd, 1990?
John Major 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 December 23rd, 1990 was probably conceived around the 15th of March, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 23rd, 1990 is the 2nd of October, 1991. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about December 23rd, 1990.
10,991 days have passed since this date.
949,622,400 seconds have passed since the December 23rd, 1990.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,107,892,800 times.
Since December 23rd, 1990, earth has travelled approximately 490,005,158,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 158,270,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 81,667,526 steps. That's about 36,297 miles!
Since this date, 11,395,469 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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