On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1990

Historical Events

  • Heavy earthquake strikes Sicily, 18 die
  • Musical "Peter Pan", starring Cathy Rigby, opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater, NYC; runs for 45 performances
  • US Secretary of State Baker questions Iraq's seriousness about Middle East peace

Famous Deaths

Alice Marble

Alice Marble, American tennis player (US Open 1936, 1938-40), dies of pernicious anaemia at 77

1990 Highlights

About December 13, 1990

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Because I Love You (The Postman Song) - Stevie B
  • UK #1 Song: Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice