Events in year of 1990

  • 01-01David Dinkins sworn in as 1st black Mayor of New York City
  • 01-01FCC implements "SYNDEX" giving independent stations more rights over cable TV outlets for exclusive syndicated programs
  • 01-01Mitsuko Nishiwaki beats Nakano to become Japan Women wrestling champ
  • 01-01New York City MTA stops token redemption at subway stations
  • 01-01Sports News Network begins operation on cable TV
  • 01-02Dow Jones hits record 2,800 (2,810.15)
  • 01-02Sting joins wrestlings 4 Horsemen (Flair, Arn Anderson, Ole Anderson)
  • 01-05J Donald Crump appointed 8th Commissioner of CFL
  • 01-06New York Lotto pays $35 million to one winner (#s are 18-25-26-32-42-44)
  • 01-07Lynn Jennings runs world record 5K indoor at 15:22.64
  • 01-07Tower Of Pisa closed to the public after leaning too far
  • 01-0964th US manned space mission STS 32 (Columbia 10) launches into orbit
  • 01-09Jim Palmer and Joe Morgan elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 01-10"Les Miserables, " opens at Mechanic Theatre, Baltimore
  • 01-10China lifts martial law (imposed after Tiananmen Square massacre)
  • 01-10NCAA approves random drug testing for college football players
  • 01-11Actor Joseph Cotton undergoes vocal cancer operation at 84
  • 01-11Pat Lafontaine sets New York Islander record of scoring goals in 11 straight
  • 01-12Civil Rights activist Rev Al Sharpton is stabbed in Bensonhurst Brooklyn
  • 01-12Romania bans Communist party (1st Warsaw Pact member to do so)
  • 01-131st elected US black Governor inaugurated (Douglas Wilder-Virginia)
  • 01-14"Simpsons" premiered on Fox-TV
  • 01-1411th ACE Cable Awards
  • 01-14Perez de Cuellar says he has lost all hope for peace in Gulf
  • 01-1542 year old George Foreman KOs George Cooney in 2 rounds
  • 01-156th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Knots Landing wins
  • 01-15AT&T experiences long distance problems due to a computer glitch
  • 01-15Blue Jay Cecil Fielder signs with Detroit as a free agent
  • 01-15New York Knicks Trent Tucker scores with 1 / 10 sec, beats Bulls, 109-106
  • 01-162 Bank of Credit and Commerce members plea guilty to money laundering

People born in year of 1990

  • 02-03Cody Newton Gifford: Son of Kathie Lee and Frank Gifford
  • 03-22Eugenie: Princess of Britain
  • 03-23Eugenie Princess of York: Daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson
  • 04-09Marston Glenn Hefner: Son of Hugh Hefner and Kimberley Conrad
  • 05-05Tatiana Celia Kennedy Schlossberg: NYC, New York -- Daughter of Caroline
  • 05-26Zenouska Mowatt: Granddaughter of English Princess Alexandra
  • 05-31Liberty Irene Kasem: Daughter of Casey and Jean Kasam
  • 08-01Landry Allbright: Actress (Bridget Forrester - Bold and the Beautiful)
  • 09-05Jeremy Snider: US actor (Eric Jr - Bold and the Beautiful)
  • 11-02Natasha Smirnoff: Daughter of Yakov Smirnov
  • 11-25Yasmin van der Meer: 15 millionth Netherlander
  • 11-29Blake Tuomy-Wilhoit: Actor (Full House)
  • 11-29Dylan Tuomy-Wilhoit: Actor (Full House)

People died in year of 1990

  • 01-01Charles Boost: Dutch film critic, dies at 82
  • 01-01Suzuki Sochu: Zen teacher (Rinzai line) / abbot of Ryutakuji
  • 01-02Vladimir Alexis Ussachevsky: Manchuria Composer (Creation), dies at 78
  • 01-04Alberto Lleras Camargo: President of Colombia (1945-46, 58-62)
  • 01-04Robert F Adams: United States -- Sci-fi Author (Castaways in Time), dies at 57
  • 01-05Arthur Kennedy: Actor (Air Force), dies of a brain tumor at 76
  • 01-05Bart LaRue: Entertainer
  • 01-06Hans Jaray: Actor (Lydia, Fedora)
  • 01-06Ian Charleson: Actor (Gandhi, Chariots of Fire), dies of AIDS at 40
  • 01-07Bronislau "Bronko" Nagurski: Football hall of famer, dies at 81
  • 01-07Gail Lucas: Entertainer
  • 01-07Horace Stoneham: Baseball owner (Giants), dies at 86
  • 01-07Joseph Robbie: Lawyer / NFL owner (Miami Dolphins), dies at 73
  • 01-10Juliet Berto: Screenwriter / actress (Bastienne Bastien), dies at 42
  • 01-11Mary Jane Carr: Actress (Forbidden Trail, Second Wife)
  • 01-12Laurence J Peter: Author (Peter Princible), dies of a stroke at 70
  • 01-12Paul Amadeus Pisk: Composer, dies at 96
  • 01-14David Arkin: Actor (I Love You Alice B Toklas)
  • 01-15Gordon Jackson: Actor (Hamlet), dies after a short illness at 66
  • 01-17Charles Hernu: French Minister of Defense (1981-85)
  • 01-18Melanie Appleby: Rocker (Mel & Kim), dies of liver cancer at 23
  • 01-19Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh: Indian guru, dies at 58
  • 01-19Herbert Wehner: German ex-communist / Chairman (1958-73), dies at 83
  • 01-20Barbara Stanwyck [Ruby Stevens]: Actress (Big Valley), dies at 82
  • 01-20Miloslav Istvan: Composer, dies at 61
  • 01-20Naruhito Higashi-Kuni: Japanese Prime Minister (1945)
  • 01-24Madge Bellamy: Actress (White Zombie), dies at 87
  • 01-25Alexander Lockwood: Actor (Duel)
  • 01-25Ava Gardner: Actress (Barefoot Contessa), dies of pneumonia at 67
  • 01-25Ian Dudley Hardy: Entertainer

Events in year of 1991

  • 01-015% sales tax on consumer goods and services goes into effect in the USSR
  • 01-01Iraq rejects peace proposal from Egyptian President Hosi Mubarak
  • 01-01Les Miserables opens at Festival Theatre, Adelaide
  • 01-02Colorado wins its 1st AP national title poll
  • 01-03Israel reopens consulate in the USSR after 23 years
  • 01-03LA King Wayne Gretzky scores his 700th goal against New York Islanders
  • 01-04AT&T workers in Newark accidentally snap a cable
  • 01-04Fu Mingxia, 12, of China wins World Swimming Championships gold medal
  • 01-04Iraq agrees to send Aziz to Geneva to meet Baker on Jan 9th
  • 01-04Jan Krzystof Bielecki becomes Premier of Poland
  • 01-05"Oh, Kay!" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 77 performances
  • 01-05Edwin Jongejans of the Netherlands wins 1-meter springboard diving title
  • 01-05Kevin Bradshaw of US International scores NCAA Division 1 record 72 pts
  • 01-06"Gypsy" closes at St. James Theater NYC after 477 performances
  • 01-06"Real Life With Jane Pauley" premieres on NBC-TV
  • 01-06Qian Hong swims female world record 50m butterfly (27.30 seconds)
  • 01-07"Nia Peeples Party Machine" premieres on TV
  • 01-08"Davis Rules, " with Jonathan Winters and Randy Quaid premieres on ABC-TV
  • 01-08Gaylord Perry, Ferguson Jenkins and Rod Carew elected to Hall of Fame
  • 01-08Rod Carew is 22nd player elected to Hall of Fame on 1st try
  • 01-09Baker and Aziz meet in Geneva; talks fail to defuse gulf crisis
  • 01-09Baseball officially bans Pete Rose from being elected to Hall of Fame
  • 01-09Dean Smith of NC is 6th to win 700 career coaching basketball games
  • 01-10Japan ends routine fingerprinting of all adult ethnic Koreans
  • 01-10US Congress begins debate on Persian Gulf crisis
  • 01-11Ben Johnson 1st race after being stripped of his 1988 Olympic Gold medal for steroid use, he finished 2nd
  • 01-11Congress empowers Bush to order attack on Iraq
  • 01-11Ric Flair wins NWA / WCW wrestling title
  • 01-11Soviets storm buildings in Vilnius to block Lithuania independence
  • 01-12Largest crowd to watch Atlantic Coast Womens Basketball game (11,520)

People born in year of 1991

  • 02-15Nicholas Garland: Son of Pamela Sue Martin
  • 03-16Wolfgang Van Halen: Son of Eddie Van Halan and Valerie Bertinelli
  • 04-13Dylan Francis Penn: Los Angeles, California -- Daughter of Sean Penn and Robin Wright
  • 06-09Abraham Joseph Groening: Son of Simpson creator Matt Groening
  • 06-10James Cleveland McFadden-Talbot: Son of Gates McFaden (Star Trek NG)
  • 08-02Gabriel Anthony Cohen: Son of Meredith Viera and Richard Cohen
  • 08-17Mikhail Moseyevich Botvinnik: World Chess Champion
  • 09-28Saffron LeBon: London, England -- Daughter of Simon and Yasmon
  • 10-02Beau Grayson: Son of country singer Tanya Tucker
  • 10-15Owen Joseph Kline: Son of Phoebe Cates and Kevin Kline

People died in year of 1991

  • 01-01Charles B Timmer: Dutch writer (Russia Black on White), dies at 83
  • 01-01Yvonne Waegemans: Flemish Author (Gnome Patjoepelke), dies at 81
  • 01-02Renato Rascel: Actor (7 Hills of Rome), dies of heart failure at 78
  • 01-04Berry Kroeger: Actor (Demon Seed), dies of kidney failure at 78
  • 01-04Harry Krimer: Actor (Napoleon), committed suicide at 94
  • 01-04Leo N Wright: US saxophonist (I Left My Heart in San Francisco), dies at 57
  • 01-05John Eckhardt: Actor born without legs (Freaks), dies at 82
  • 01-05Marie Madeline Sullivan: Actress (Elvira Mistress of Dark), dies at 80
  • 01-05Vasko Popa: Serbian WWII-partisan / Poet (Sporedno Nebo), dies at 68
  • 01-06Ada Moore: Entertainer, dies of cancer at 64
  • 01-07Joe Hicks: Baseball coach, dies of cancer at 64
  • 01-08Steve Clark: Guitarist (Def Leppard-Hysteria), dies at 30
  • 01-10Dimitris Myrat: Dies of cancer at 62
  • 01-11Jason Christmas: Dies at 49 of gunshot wound during robbery in New York
  • 01-12Vasco Pratolini: Italy -- Writer (Ragazze di San Frediano), dies at 77
  • 01-14Sallah Kharaf [Abu Iyad]: Co-founder (Al-Fatah), assassinated
  • 01-17Olav AFEC van Sleeswijk-Holstein-S-G V: King of Norway (1957)
  • 01-18Hamilton Fish: Congressman (NY), dies at 102
  • 01-18Lillian Bond: Actress (Air Mail, Pick-up, Blond Cheat), dies at 83
  • 01-18Nita Krebs: Actor (Munchkin-Wizard of Oz), dies of heart attack at 85
  • 01-19Don Beddoe: Actor (Bullwhip, Loophole, Texas), dies at 87
  • 01-19Glenn Langan: Actor (Big Chase, Jungle Heat, Rapture), dies at 73
  • 01-19John Russell: Actor / writer (Apache Uprising, Yellow Sky), dies at 70
  • 01-20Bill Riordon: US tennis promotor (Jimmy Connors)
  • 01-20Louis Seigner: Actor (Eclipse, Special Section), dies in a fire at 87
  • 01-21Frank Mitchell: Actor (Music is Magic, Prairie Gunsmoke)
  • 01-24Lawrence Lott: Actor (Real Men, Philadelphia Experiment), dies of AIDS at 40
  • 01-25Stanley Brock: Actor (Tin Men), dies of heart attack at 59
  • 01-26Johnny van Doorn: Dutch writer / poet, dies at 46
  • 01-28Dale Long: Hit HRs in 8 consecutive games, dies at 66