What Happened on September 2, 1990

Historical Events

The Grapes of Wrath

Frank Galati's adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel "The Grapes of Wrath" closes at Cort Theater, NYC. after 188 performances

  • Steve Allen, installed as a new abbot of Hartford St Zen Center, San Francisco
  • Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Dave Stieb throws MLB record 9th no-hitter of the season; beats Cleveland, 3-0
1990 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Marcus Ericsson, Swedish auto racer (Indianapolis 500 2022, runner-up 2023; Formula BMW UK 2007; All-Japan Formula 3 C'ship 2009), born in Kumla, Sweden
Born in 1990

Famous Deaths

  • John Bowlby, British psychologist, dies at 83

About September 2, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 33 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Blaze Of Glory (From "Young Guns II") - Jon Bon Jovi
  • UK #1 Song: Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini - Bombalurina Ft. Timmy Mallett