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Millennium: 2nd millennium
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Years: 1987 1988 198919901991 1992 1993

1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. It was also the first year of the 1990s decade.

Events

January

The Leaning Tower of Pisa, closed on January 7

February

March

April

May

June

July

Washington National Cathedral, completed on September 29
Germany is reunited on October 3
Margaret Thatcher leaves office on November 28

August

September

October

November

December

Other Events

  • Chris Farley and Adam Sandler join Saturday Night Live.
  • The poorly received Cop Rock preimieres on television, TV's first (and last) musical police drama.
  • Legislation is signed into United States law requiring close captioning decoders in all large color TVs manufactured after July 1, 1993.

Births

Kristen Stewart, born on April 9, 1990
Soulja Boy, born on July 28, 1990
Kim Yu-Na, born on September 5, 1990
Mao Asada, born on September 25, 1990

Deaths

January – March

Roman Vishniac 1897-1990

April – June

Greta Garbo 1905-1990

July – September

Bruno Kreisky 1911-1990

October – December

Roald Dahl 1916-1990

Nobel Prizes

Mikhail Gorbachev (pictured with Ronald Reagan) won the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize.

New books

Movies released

Hit songs


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