What Happened on November 12, 1990

Historical Events

  • "The Body Bag Game" - after Eagles coach Buddy Ryan threatens beating Redskins so badly "they'll have to be carted off in body bags" the Eagles defense score 3 touchdowns winning 28–14, knocking 8 Redskins out of the game

Historic Event

Crown Prince Akihito is formally installed as Emperor Akihito of Japan, becoming the 125th Japanese monarch.

Historic Event

The World Wide Web is first proposed by CERN computer scientists Tim Berners-Lee and Robert Cailliau [1]


Famous Birthdays

  • James McCarthy, Scottish footballer (Celtic), born in Glasgow, Scotland

Famous Deaths

  • Dave Willock, American actor (Queen of Outer Space), dies at 81
  • Eve Arden [Eunice Quedens], American stage and screen actress (Stage Door; Our Miss Brooks; The Mothers-In-Law; Grease), dies at 82
  • Nico Haak, Dutch singer (Foxy Foxtrot), dies
  • Rifaat El-Maghub, Egyptian MP leader, assassinated at 64
  • Yannis Ritsos, Greek poet and political activist, dies at 81
1990 Highlights

About November 12, 1990

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Veterans Day (United States)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Love Takes Time - Mariah Carey
  • UK #1 Song: Unchained Melody - Righteous Brothers