What Happened on September 9, 1990

Historical Events

  • George H. W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev meet in Helsinki & urge Iraq to leave Kuwait
  • Liberia president Samuel K Doe is captured by Mr Johnson's forces
  • Oakland beats NY 7-3 to complete a 12-game sweep of Yankees this year

US Men's Tennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: 19 year old Pete Sampras wins his first Grand Slam title; beats fellow American Andre Agassi 6-4, 6-3, 6-2; Sampras youngest male US Open winner

Famous Birthdays

  • Magnus Larsson, Danish rock bassist (Lukas Graham - "7 Years"), born in Denmark
  • Melody Klaver, Dutch actress, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Shaun Johnson, New Zealand Rugby League halfback (Auckland Warriors, Cronulla Sharks), born in Auckland, NZ

Famous Deaths

  • Rimantas Stankevičius, Lithuanian cosmonaut, dies at 46
  • Samuel Doe, Liberian politician (b. 1951)
1990 Highlights

About September 9, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Release Me - Wilson Phillips
  • UK #1 Song: The Joker - Steve Miller Band