On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 25th Academy of Country Music Awards: George Strait, Clint Black, and Kathy Mattea win
  • Hong Kong actress Carina Lau is abducted by Triad members
  • Hubble space telescope is placed into orbit by shuttle Discovery
  • Violeta Barrios de Chamorro begins a 6-year term as Nicaragua's president

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestHolaSoyGerman

HolaSoyGerman [Germán Garmendia], Chilean YouTube star (second-most subscribed channel), born in Copiapó, Chile

YouTube Star HolaSoyGerman
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Famous Deaths

  • Dexter Gordon, American jazz tenor saxophonist and actor (Round Midnight, The Other Side of Round Midnight), dies of kidney failure at 67