What Happened on March 20, 1990

Historical Events

Sports History

LA Lakers retires Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's #33

Music History

Singer Gloria Estefan fractures her spine when a truck hits her tour bus near Scranton, Pennsylvania

Famous Birthdays

  • JJ [Jökull Júlíusson], Icelandic blues-rock singer-songwriter (Kaleo - Way Down We Go), born in Reykjavík, Iceland
Born in 1990

Famous Deaths

  • Jannetje Visser-Roosendaal, Dutch writer, dies at 90
  • Lev Yashin, Soviet- Russian soccer goalie, known as 'The Black Spider' (Dynamo Moscow, 1950-70), and namesake of FIFA award for best World Cup Finals goalkeeper, dies of stomach cancer at 60
  • Maurice Cloche, French film director and screenwriter, dies at 82

About March 20, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 33 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Black Velvet - Alannah Myles
  • UK #1 Song: Dub Be Good To Me - Beats International featuring Lindy Layton