On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1990

Historical Events

Historic Event

Iraqi Parliament endorses Saddam Hussein's decision to free hostages

Engagement of Interest

Ted Turner & Jane Fonda announce their engagement

Famous Birthdays

  • Marte Olsbu Røiseland, Norwegian biathlete (Olympic gold women's sprint, pursuit, mixed relay 2022; 11 x World C'ship gold), born in Arendal, Norway

Famous Deaths

  • Dee Clark, American pop singer ("Raindrops"), dies at 52
  • Horst Bienek, German writer and director (The First Polka), dies at 60
  • Jean Duceppe, Quebec actor (Mon oncle Antoine), dies at 67
  • Jean Paul Lemieux, Canadian painter, dies at 86
  • Joan Bennett, American actress (House Across the Bay), dies at 80
  • Peter Mieg, Swiss composer, dies at 84
  • Reinaldo Arenas, Cuban poet and novelist (Pentagonia), dies at 47
1990 Highlights

About December 7, 1990

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 6 months and 18 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