What Happened on November 1, 1990

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Last of Margaret Thatcher's original government resigns, Deputy PM Howe

Music Premiere

Revival of George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, and P. G. Wodehouse's musical "Oh, Kay!" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater, NYC; runs for 77 performances

Event of Interest

Rhetoric escalates as George Bush likens Saddam Hussein to Adolf Hitler

Sports History

Sandra Miller awarded $100 for Mike Tyson fondling her breasts

1990 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Sigala [Bruce Fielder], British electronic dance music record producer and club DJ ("Easy Love"), born in Norwich, England
Born in 1990

Famous Deaths

  • Ray Pohlman, American session upright and electric bass guitarist and arranger (The Wrecking Crew), and jazz guitarist, dies of heart failure at 60

About November 1, 1990

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice
  • UK #1 Song: Unchained Melody - Righteous Brothers