On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

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

Actor Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise
  • 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, Persian singer (b. 1942)
  • Miloslav Istvan, composer, dies at 61
  • Naruhito Higashi-Kuni, Japanese PM (1945), dies