What Happened on October 4, 1990

Historical Events

  • "Stand Up Tragedy" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 13 performances
  • Regional elections held in East Germany

Television Premiere

US premiere of Fox TV's "Beverly Hills, 90210" created by Darren Star and starring Luke Perry, Jason Priestley and Shannen Doherty


Famous Deaths

  • Avis Bunnage, British actress (Rising Damp, Coronation Street), dies at 67
  • Jill Bennett, British actress (Lady Jane, Concrete Jungle), overdoses at 58
1990 Highlights

About October 4, 1990

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 3 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Close To You - Maxi Priest
  • UK #1 Song: Show Me Heaven - Maria Mckee