On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1990

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Dances with Wolves" directed by Kevin Costner and starring Kevin Costner and Mary McDonnell premieres in Washington, D.C. (Academy Awards Best Picture 1991)

  • HCA, Helsinki Citizens Assembly, forms in Prague

Famous Deaths

  • Lew Worsham, American golfer (US Open 1947; Ryder Cup 1947), dies at 73