On This Day

What Happened on November 4, 1990

Historical Events

  • "Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story" opens at Shubert Theatre, NYC; runs for 225 performances
  • 20th NYC Women's Marathon won by Wanda Panfil in 2:30:45
  • 21st NYC Marathon won by Douglas Wakiihuri in 2:12:39

Sports History

Ayrton Senna retires with gearbox trouble during the season-ending Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide; wins by 7 points from Alain Prost; McLaren-Honda wins Constructors title for 3rd straight year

  • Iraq says it is preparing for a "dangerous war"
  • US Secretary of State James Baker visits American troops in Saudi Arabia
1990 Highlights

About November 4, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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