On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1990

Historical Events

  • Alan Ayckbourn's "Man of the Moment," premieres in London
  • Perrier recalls 160 million bottles of sparkling water after traces of benzene, a carcinogen, are found in some
  • Space probe Voyager 1 takes a photograph of the entire solar system, the images transmitted in real-time with earth a 'pale blue dot'

Famous Deaths

  • Graeme Hole, cricketer (18 Tests for Australia, 789 runs), dies
  • Jean Wallace [Walasek], actress (Big Combo), dies of hemorrhage at 66
  • Tony Holiday, German singer
1990 Highlights

About February 14, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius