What Happened on December 4, 1990

Historical Events

  • An Iraqi official reports that Iraq will withdraw if it can retain control of the Rumailah field and keep Bubiyan and Werbah islands; also says that demands that the Palestinian issue be treated separately would not be surmountable
  • Due to Persian Gulf crisis gas hits $1.60 per gallon price in NYC
  • Iraq announces it will release all 3,300 Soviet hostages

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Binns, American actor (12 Angry Men; Fail-Safe), dies of a heart attack at 74
1990 Highlights

About December 4, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 11 months and 23 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