On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1990

Historical Events

  • "Bradys" return to TV for 6 episodes on CBS TV
  • 40th Berlin International Film Festival: "Music Box" and "Larks on a String" win the Golden Bear (tie)
  • Doina Melinte runs world indoor record 1.5k (4:00:27) & mile (4:17:13)
  • Namibia's constitution ratified
  • Spacecraft Galileo flies by Venus at an altitude of 10,000 miles (16,000 km) in a gravity assist maneuver to gain speed on its way to Jupiter [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • Camille Winbush, American actress
1990 Highlights

About February 9, 1990

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius