What Happened on November 3, 1990

Historical Events

NBA Record

Atlanta Hawks' center Moses Malone sets an NBA record for free throws made in a career by hitting 7-of-9 in a 121-120 win over Indiana Pacers at the Omni; passes Oscar Robinson's record (7,694)

  • Gro Harlem Brundtland is installed as Prime Minister of Norway
  • MLB club owners agree to pay players $280 million in damages under a settlement to close aftermath of the owners' 3-year conspiracy case against free agents; largest owner-to-player payment ever made in sports
  • TCU quarterback Matt Vogler completes 44 passes including 5 touchdowns for an NCAA football record 690 passing yards in a 56-35 loss to Houston at the Astrodome; Cougars quarterback David Klingler throws for 7 TDs
1990 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Ellyse Perry, Australian soccer defender and cricket all-rounder (top Test score 213no; NSW; Sydney Sixers), born in Sydney NSW
Born in 1990

Famous Deaths

Mary MartinMary Martin (1913-1990)

American actress (Peter Pan) and Larry Hagman's mom, dies of cancer at 76

  • Sashadhar Mukherjee, Indian film producer (Jagrit), dies at 81
  • Valerie French, British actress (Jubal), dies of leukemia at 62

About November 3, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 4 months and 21 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