What Happened on January 7, 1990

Historical Events

  • Lynn Jennings runs world record indoor 5km indoor at 15:22.64
  • Tower of Pisa closed to the public after leaning too far

Famous Birthdays

  • Camryn Grimes, American actress, born in Van Nuys, California
  • Elene Gedevanishvili, Georgian figure skater, born in Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Gregor Schlierenzauer, Austrian ski jumper, born in Tyrol, Austria
  • Liam Aiken, American actor, born in NYC, New York
Born in 1990

Famous Deaths

Bronko NagurskiBronko Nagurski (1908-1990)

Canadian-American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame fullback (Chicago Bears), dies at 81

  • Gail Lucas, American entertainer, dies at 37
  • Horace Stoneham, American baseball owner (Giants), dies at 86
  • Joseph Robbie, American lawyer and NFL owner and founder of the Miami Dolphins, dies at 73

About January 7, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 4 months and 21 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