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December 29th, 1990.

December 29th, 1990, was a Saturday. It was day 363 of 1990. The decade was the 1990s.

30 years, 4 months and 11 days have passed since December 29th, 1990.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

Music charts.

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

  • United States: Because I Love You - Stevie B
  • United Kingdom: Saviour's Day - Cliff Richard

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Home Alone" was at the top of the box office on December 29th, 1990.

Take me back to December 29th, 1990!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is December 29th, 1990 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

Christmas Day of 1990 has just passed and many people are relaxing at home and enjoying the holiday season. In America, the song Because I Love You by Stevie B is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Saviour's Day by Cliff Richard is the number one hit song.

George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Home Alone 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.

In Europe, the Soviet Union is continuing to dissolve. The people of Socialist Slovenia have just voted to become an independent state. In celebrity news, actor Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman have just been married. In soccer, German midfielder Lothar Matthäus has been awarded the 1990 Ballon d'Or.

The films Godfather III, Edward Scissorhands and Kindergarten Cop are currently being shown in movie theaters. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Married... with Children", "Roseanne", "Seinfeld" and "Twin Peaks". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Super Mario World", "Phantasy Star II", "Railroad Tycoon" and "Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Pingu", "Full House", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Water Ring Toss, Popples, Micro Machines and the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on December 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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 30 years, 4 months and 11 days have passed since December 29th, 1990.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 1990.
  • Leap Year: 1990 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 29th, 1990, will be 30 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1990 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 662428800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around December 29th, 1990.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 29th, 1990, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1990 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 29th, 1990 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.

Photos of early 1990s fashion.

Photographs of early 1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 1990s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on December 29th, 1990.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 1990.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1990.

  • Yo-yo
  • Polly Pocket
  • The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
  • The Game Boy
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Popples
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • Water Ring Toss
  • The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • SimCity - City-building simulation game developed by Maxis.
  • Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.

1990 - TV stations, commercials and shows.

A nostalgic video that emulates what television was like back in 1990.

1990 playlist.

A Spotify playlist of songs from 1990. Take a trip back to the days of Roxette, George Michael, UB40 and Sinéad O'Connor.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 29th of December.

Weather on December 29th, 1990.

Historical weather information for December 29th, 1990.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 4.6 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 46.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 7.94 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 7.11cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.56 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 10.92cm.

US President.

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on December 29th, 1990.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 29th, 1990.

Irish Taoiseach.

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on December 29th, 1990 was most likely conceived around the 21st of March, 1990.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 29th, 1990 is close to the 8th of October, 1991.

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Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 11,090 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,584 weeks have passed.
  • 958,172,400 seconds have passed since the December 29th, 1990.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,117,867,800 times.
  • Since December 29th, 1990, the earth has travelled approximately 494,416,958,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 159,695,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 82,402,826 steps. That's about 36,623 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,498,069 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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