On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1990

Historical Events

  • 2 Live Crew release "Banned in the USA" the lyrics quote Star Spangled Banner and Gettysburg Address
  • 400 New Kids on the Block fans treated for heat exhaustion in Minnesota
  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll

Famous Deaths

  • Ludi Claire, American actress, dies at 70
1990 Highlights

About July 4, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Step By Step - New Kids On The Block
  • UK #1 Song: Sacrifice/Healing Hands - Elton John