What Happened on April 8, 1990

Historical Events

  • "Aspects of Love" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 377 performances

Television Premiere

"Twin Peaks" created by David Lynch and starring Kyle MacLachlan premieres on ABC-TV

US Masters Golf

54th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Nick Faldo of England goes back-to-back with a par on the 2nd sudden-death playoff hole with Raymond Floyd

  • King Birendra of Nepal lifts 30-year ban on political parties
  • New Democracy wins the national election in Greece.
  • Norwegian ferry Scandinavian Star catches fire; 159 people die
1990 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonghyun [Kim Jong-hyun], South Korean singer-songwriter, radio host, and author (SHINee), born in Jung District, Seoul, South Korea (d. 2017)
Born in 1990

Famous Deaths

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

About April 8, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'll Be Your Everything - Tommy Page
  • UK #1 Song: Vogue - Madonna