What Happened on December 5, 1990

Historical Events

  • Blue Jays trade F McGriff & T Fernandez to SD for R Alomar & J Carter

Event of Interest

British Indian novelist Salman Rushdie appears in public for 1st time in 2 years after Iran called for his assassination

  • Former Noriega aide Luis del Cid pleads guilty
  • Iraq announces willingness to speak with US about resolving the Persian Gulf crisis
1990 History

Famous Deaths

  • Steven Shaw, dies at 25

About December 5, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 9 months and 30 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