What Happened on January 3, 1990

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Panama's leader General Manuel Noriega surrenders to US authorities

Famous Birthdays

  • Yoichiro Kakitani, Japanese soccer midfielder (18 caps; Cerezo Osaka), born in Osaka, Japan
Born in 1990

Famous Divorces

Andrew Lloyd Webber & Sarah Brightman

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (41) divorces singer/dancer Sarah Brightman (29) after almost 7 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Gold, American pianist, half of Gold and Fizdale duo (b. 1917)
  • Ken Hill, American actor (Cobra, Protocol), dies at 49
1990 Highlights

About January 3, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Another Day In Paradise - Phil Collins
  • UK #1 Song: Do They Know It's Christmas? - Band Aid II