What Happened on February 6, 1990

Historical Events

Sports History

Brett Hull becomes 1st son of NHL 50 goal scorer (Bobby Hull) to score 50

  • Groundbreaking begins on Baltimore Orioles' new $102 million stadium
  • Steve Briers of Wales recites entire lyrics of Queen's album "A Night At The Opera" in 9 minutes 58.44 seconds backwards!

Famous Birthdays

  • Dominic Sherwood, English actor (Christian Ozera-Vampire Academy; Jeff Murphy-Partner Track), born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England

Famous Deaths

  • Jane Novak, silent screen actress (Ghost Town), dies of stroke at 94
  • Jimmy Van Heusen [Edward Chester Babcock], American composer and songwriter (All the Way, Love & Marriage), dies following a stroke at 77
  • John Merivale, actor (Caltiki), dies
1990 Highlights

About February 6, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 33 years
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Waitangi Day (New Zealand)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius

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