What Happened on August 27, 1990

Historical Events

Album Release

"No Fences" second studio album by Garth Brooks is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1991)

  • 52 Americans arrive in Turkey from Iraq
  • Brewers-Blue Jays game is delayed 35 minutes due to gnats
  • Market prices plunge as OPEC nears informal agreement to increase output to cover shortfall due to invasion; cash market trading experiences abrupt decline.

Sports History

Rosa Mota wins female marathon (2:31:27)

  • WWF Summer Slam-Ultimate Warrior beats Rick Rude
1990 History

Famous Deaths

  • Raymond St Jacques, American actor, director and producer, who was the 1st African-American to hold a regular role in a western series (Simon Blake in "Rawhide"), dies of cancer at 60

Stevie Ray VaughanStevie Ray Vaughan (1954-1990)

American blues guitarist (Texas Flood; "Pride And Joy"; David Bowie - "Let's Dance"), dies in a helicopter crash at 35

About August 27, 1990

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Late Summer Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: If Wishes Came True - Sweet Sensation
  • UK #1 Song: Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini - Bombalurina Ft. Timmy Mallett