December 28th, 1990, was a Friday. It was day 362 of 1990. The decade was the Nineties.
31 years, 9 months and 9 days have passed since December 28th, 1990.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.
On December 28th, 1990, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK.
The following singles were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
The top "Box Office" movie on this date was the film "Home Alone".
These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on December 28th, 1990.
On December 21st, 1990, the action comedy film "Kindergarten Cop", starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, was released in movie theaters.
During the fall of 1990, slap bracelets became the latest fad. The bracelets, which were originally sold under the brand name "Slap Wrap", came in various different designs and colors.
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.
During the 1990s, pagers achieved mainstream popularity. These small devices allowed the owner to receive messages. More often than not, the message was a short memo or a phone number that they were supposed to call back.
During the year 1990, 15 million Bart Simpson t-shirts were sold. The t-shirts and their "cheeky" quotes became so popular that a number of schools decided to ban them.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The best 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.
"Dances with Wolves" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1990.
By the 1990s, "modernism" was starting to heavily influence interior design trends. As a result, wallpaper started to decline in popularity. Instead of using decorative wallpaper, many people opted for minimalist plain-colored walls.
U.S. President George H. W. Bush. was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1990.
During the 1990s, an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie" was in fashion.
"From a Distance" by Bette Midler would go on to win a Grammy for 1990's Song of the Year.
The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video games consoles during this period. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.
During this time, a hand-held game console called the "Game Boy" was all the rage. The console boasted games such as Super Mario Land, Tetris, Donkey Kong, Kirby's Dream Land and a number of Pokémon releases.
From the mid-80s onward, VCRs started to become a common household item. This device gave people the ability to play VCR tapes and record TV programs and movies.
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Notable events that happened close to December 28th, 1990.
Zodiac and birthstone information.
Television shows that people were watching in December, 1990.
CBS TV show starring John Wesley Shipp as Flash.
One Foot in the Grave
British sitcom following the life of Victor Meldrew.
Sitcom starring Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Otis Winslow.
Comedy sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld.
TV show about a scientist that finds himself inside the body of a different person each week.
Comedy TV show about a working class family called the Conners.
In the Heat of the Night
Drama series starring Carroll O'Connor as police chief Bill Gillespie and Howard Rollins as detective Virgil Tibbs.
The Wonder Years
A TV show that was set in the late sixties.
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean‑Luc Picard.
Sitcom about a widowed man who looks after his three daughters.
21 Jump Street
TV series starring Johnny Depp.
Married... with Children
Comedy series starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy.
Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.
TV show about a resourceful secret agent who can solve almost any problem using the mundane objects around him.
The Golden Girls
Television series about four mature women who live together in Miami, Florida.
Murder, She Wrote
Mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher.
Who's the Boss?
Sitcom about a retired baseball player who relocates to work as a live-in housekeeper.
The Cosby Show
American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby.
Starring Jeremy Brett.
Sitcom about a night court in Manhattan.
BBC sitcom starring Gorden Kaye.
Sitcom starring Ted Danson.
Only Fools and Horses
British television comedy.
Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.
American soap opera.
1990 saw the introduction of cars such as the Honda Inspire, the Nissan Primera, the Toyota Previa, the Ford Explorer, the Renault Clio and the Audi S2.
Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1990.
Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Beverly Hills, 90210
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Rosie and Jim
In Living Color
Round the Twist
Nellie the Elephant
Doogie Howser, M.D.
Dink, the Little Dinosaur
Saved by the Bell
Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers
Garfield and Friends
The Wonder Years
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Adventures of the Little Koala
21 Jump Street
Married... with Children
The Real Ghostbusters
The Care Bears
Adventures of the Gummi Bears
Thomas the Tank Engine
The Cosby Show
Alvin and the Chipmunks
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1990.
The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
The Game Boy
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
Boglins (hand puppets)
The Nintendo Entertainment System
Pogo ball / Lolo ball
My Little Pony (figures)
Cabbage Patch Kids
Water Ring Toss
The Easy-Bake Oven
Popular video games that people were playing in December of 1990.
Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
A platform game that was originally released on the Sega Mega Drive.
Business simulation game designed by Sid Meier.
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.
Real-time strategy video game for the SEGA.
Conan the Barbarian-style beat 'em-up game.
Originally released for the Nintendo Entertainment System.
Super Mario Land
Released for the Game Boy.
A city-building simulation game developed by Maxis.
Action game where the player takes control of a paperboy.
Light gun shooter game.
A nostalgic video that emulates what television was like back in 1990.
Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on December 28th.
Historical weather information for December 28th, 1990.
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on December 28th, 1990.
John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 28th, 1990.
Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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