On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1990

Historical Events

  • Comedy "Lettice & Lovage" closes at Barrymore Theater, NYC after 284 performances
  • Slovenians vote to secede from Yugoslavia

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Maria Perez de Tagle, American actress, model, and singer, born in San Francisco, California

Famous Deaths

  • Frank King, West Indian cricketer (WI fast bowler played 14 Tests 1953-56), dies at 64
  • Wendell Scott, American auto racer (first black driver to win a race at NASCAR's premier level [Jacksonville 200 1963]), dies from spinal cancer at 69
1990 Highlights

About December 23, 1990

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

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Because I Love You (The Postman Song) - Stevie B
  • UK #1 Song: Saviour's Day - Cliff Richard