What Happened on April 1, 1990

Historical Events

  • "Ha!" comedy Channel on cable TV begins transmitting
  • 9th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Stanford beats Auburn, 88-81; Cardinal point guard Jennifer Azzi MOP
  • It becomes illegal in Salem Oregon to be within 2 feet of nude dancers

Golf Major

Nabisco Dinah Shore Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: Betsy King wIns the 2nd of her 3 Dinah Shore events, 2 strokes ahead of Shirley Furlong and Kathy Postlewait

Golf Tournament

The Tradition Senior Men's Golf, GC at Desert Mountain: Jack Nicklaus wins his first start on the Senior PGA Tour by 4 strokes from Gary Player


WrestleMania VI, Skydome, Toronto, ON (67,678): Ultimate Warrior beats Hulk Hogan for WWF Heavyweight and Intercontinental titles

1990 History

Famous Divorces

  • Guns & Roses' Duff McKagan divorces Mandy Brix, lead singer for Lame Flames

Famous Deaths

  • Russell Vis, American Greco-Roman wrestler (Olympic gold freestyle lightweight 1924), dies at 89

About April 1, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Love Will Lead You Back - Taylor Dayne
  • UK #1 Song: The Power - Snap