On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1990

Historical Events

Music Concert

1st 'Three Tenors' concert featuring Plácido Domingo, José Carreras and Luciano Pavarotti at Baths of Caracalla in Rome; recording becomes world's best-selling classical record

  • New Jersey Devils sign star Russian defensemen Viacheslav Fetisov & Sergei Starikov to NHL contracts despite criticism they are taking North American jobs

Wimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova wins her record 9th Wimbledon singles title beating American Zina Garrison 6-4, 6-1


Famous Deaths

  • Bill Cullen, game show host (Price is Right), dies at 70 of cancer
  • Cazuza, Brazilian poet, singer and composer, dies at 32
  • Hugo Enomiya-Lassalle, German Jesuit priest and Buddhism Zen teacher, dies at 92
1990 Highlights

About July 7, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer