What Happened on October 8, 1990

Historical Events

  • 24th Country Music Association Award: George Strait wins
  • Israeli police kill 17 Palestinian rioters
  • US doctors Joseph E Murray & E Donnall Thomas win Nobel Prize
1990 History

Famous Deaths

  • B.J. Wilson, British session and touring rock drummer (Procol Harum, 1967-77; Joe Cocker), dies of a drug overdose complications and pneumonia at 43

About October 8, 1990

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Columbus Day (United States), Thanksgiving (Canada)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Praying For Time - George Michael
  • UK #1 Song: Show Me Heaven - Maria Mckee