What Happened on August 12, 1990

Historical Events

  • 12th annual Macy's Tap-o-mania

Event of Interest

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein says he is ready to resolve Gulf crisis if Israel withdraws from occupied territories

PGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Shoal Creek: Wayne Grady of Australia wins his only major title by 3 strokes from American Fred Couples

1990 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Mario Balotelli, Italian soccer striker (36 caps; Nice, Inter, Man City), born in Palermo, Italy
Born in 1990

Famous Deaths

  • B. Kliban, American cartoonist known for his drawings of cats, usually with horrible puns (Love to Eat Them Mousies), dies at 55
  • Dorothy Mackaill, British-American actress (Love Affair), dies of kidney failure at 87
  • Piotr Perkowski, Polish composer, dies at 89
  • Sara Seegar [Stone], actor (Mystery of Room 13), dies at 76

About August 12, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Vision Of Love - Mariah Carey
  • UK #1 Song: Turtle Power - Partners In Kryme