What Happened on July 15, 1990

Historical Events

US Women's Golf Open

US Open Women's Golf, Atlanta Athletic Club: Defending champion Betsy King wins consecutive titles, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Patty Sheehan, the leader after each of first 3 rounds

Famous Birthdays

  • Damian Lillard, American basketball player (Portland Trail Blazers), born in Oakland, California
  • Olly Alexander [Oliver Thornton], British actor, singer-songwriter (Years & Years), and LGBT activist, born in Harrogate, England
Born in 1990

Famous Deaths

  • Alison Leggatt, British character actress (Day of Triffids, Cows), dies at 86
  • Margaret Lockwood, British actress (Cast a Dark Shadow, The Lady Vanishes), dies of cirrhosis of the liver at 73
  • Troy Dixon, Ameican rapper (Trouble T-Roy of Heavy D), dies at 22 of a fall
1990 Highlights

About July 15, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: She Ain't Worth It - Glenn Medeiros Featuring Bobby Brown
  • UK #1 Song: Sacrifice/Healing Hands - Elton John