What Happened on January 20, 1990

Historical Events

Golden Globes

47th Golden Globes: "Born on the Fourth of July", Tom Cruise and Michelle Pfeiffer win

  • Black January - crackdown of Azerbaijani pro-independence demonstrations by Soviet army in Baku
  • US 64th manned space mission STS 32 (Columbia 10) returns from space

Famous Deaths

  • Barbara Stanwyck [Ruby Stevens], actress (Big Valley), dies at 82
  • Hayedeh [Ma'soumeh Dadehbala], Persian classical, pop, and folk singer, dies of a heart attack at 47
  • Naruhito Higashi-Kuni, Japanese PM (1945), dies
  • Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni, Japanese imperial prince and 30th Prime Minister of Japan, dies at 102
1990 Highlights

About January 20, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: How Am I Supposed To Live Without You - Michael Bolton
  • UK #1 Song: Hangin' Tough - New Kids On The Block