What Happened on September 5, 1990

Historical Events

US Men's Tennis Open

#12 seed Pete Sampras ends #3 Ivan Lendl's bid for 9th straight US Open final with classic 6-4, 7-6, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2 quarter final win; goes on to win 1st career Grand Slam title

Event of Interest

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein urges Arabs to rise against the West

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeremy Snider, American actor (Eric Jr-Bold & Beautiful), born in California
  • Kim Yu-Na, Korean figure skater, born in Wonmi-gu, South Korea
Born in 1990

Famous Deaths

  • Beppo Brem, German actor (Frontgockel), dies of heart failure at 84
  • Ivan Mihailov, Bulgarian revolutionary (b. 1896)

About September 5, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 33 years and 24 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