What Happened on August 16, 1990

Historical Events

  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • Iraq orders 4000 Britons & 2500 Americans in Kuwait to Iraq

Event of Interest

South African President F. W. de Klerk and Nelson Mandela hold emergency talks in Pretoria about increasing violence in Soweto

1990 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Rina Sawayama, Japanese-British singer-songwriter (Sawayama), born in Niigata, Japan
Born in 1990

Famous Deaths

  • Pat O'Connor, New Zealand professional wrestler (b. 1925)

About August 16, 1990

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 9 months and 18 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