What Happened on April 8, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Aspects of Love" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 377 performances
  • "Twin Peaks" created by David Lynch and starring Kyle MacLachlan premieres on ABC-TV

Sport awardGolf Major

54th Masters Golf Tournament: Nick Faldo wins, shooting a 278

Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner Nick Faldo
Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner
Nick Faldo
  • King Birendra of Nepal lifts 30-year ban on political parties
  • Kris Monaghan wins LPGA Red Robin Kyocera Inamori Golf Classic
  • New Democracy wins the national election in Greece.
  • Norwegian ferry Scandinavian Star catches fire; 159 people die

Famous Deaths

  • Doreen Sloane, English actress (Coronation Street), dies of cancer at 56
  • Jose De Vega, dies of AIDS at 56
  • Ryan White, hemophiliac AIDS sufferer, dies at 18