Today in History for Year 1990 (Part 5)

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Historical Events

Events 401 - 500 of 950

Jun 10th - "Meet Me in St Louis" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 253 perfs
Jun 10th - 60th French Mens Tennis: Andres Gomez beats A Agassi (63 26 64 64)
Jun 10th - 8th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Jack Nicklaus
Jun 10th - Burger King begins using Newman's Own Salad Dressing
Jun 10th - Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers for 1st time since 1974 in Portland
Jun 10th - Patty Sheehan wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
Jun 10th - Rap group 2 Live crew members arrested in Fla for obscenity
Jun 11th - Supreme Court says law prohibiting desecration of US flag unconstitutional
Jun 11th - UN appoints Olivia Newton-John environmental ambassador
Jun 11th - Federal judge sentenced former national security adviser John M Poindexter to 6 months for making false statements to Congress
MLB Pitching Legend Nolan RyanMLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan Jun 11th - Nolan Ryan pitches his 6th no-hitter beating Oakland, in 9th he retires Ken Phelps, Rickey Henderson & Willie Randolph (all ex Yanks)
Jun 12th - Egypt (500-1 longshot) ties favorite Neth 1-1 in World Cup game
Jun 12th - NY Yankee reliever Dave Righetti becomes 9th to record 200 saves
Jun 12th - Oakland A's Rickey Henderson becomes 2nd to steal 900 bases
Jun 12th - Orioles Cal Ripken plays in his 1,308th consecutive game to move past Everett Scott into 2nd place on the all-time list
Jun 12th - NY Mets beat Chicago Cubs 19-8 at Wrigley Field, Cubs outfielder Doug Dazcenzo pitched a scoreless 9th inning
MLB Legend Cal Ripken JrMLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr Jun 13th - "Les Miserables" opens at S Alberta Jubilee Centre, Calgary
Jun 13th - Boeing 767 sets nonstop commercial flight, Seattle to Narobi Kenya
Jun 13th - Nelson & Winnie Mandela welcomed in NYC
Jun 13th - Wash DC mayor Marion Barry announces he will not seek a 4th term
Jun 14th - 44th NBA Championship: Det Pistons beat Por Trailblazers, 4 games to 1
Jun 14th - Date of the events in the movie Mr Destiny
Jun 14th - NL announces plans to expand from 12 to 14 teams for 1993 season
Jun 14th - Supreme Court rules police check for drunk drivers constitutional
Jun 15th - "Dick Tracy" with Warren Beatty & Madonna premieres
Jun 16th - "U Can't Touch This" by MC Hammer peaks at #8
Jun 16th - Nelson & Winnie Mandela visit Leidseplein, Amsterdam
Jun 17th - "Some Americans Abroad" closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC after 62 perfs
Jun 17th - "Zoya's Apartment" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 45 perfs
Jun 17th - 90th US Golf Open: Hale Irwin shoots a 280 at Medinah CC in Medinah Il
LPGA Golfer Christa JohnsonLPGA Golfer Christa Johnson Jun 17th - chris johnson wins LPGA Atlantic City Golf Classic
Jun 18th - 1st ever lose for Cameroon in Soccer World Cup, USSR-4 Cameroon-0
Jun 18th - 1st sudden death US Open Golf Championship is won by Hale Irwin
Jun 19th - Gary Carter catches his 1,862nd career game breaks Al Lopez's NL mark
Jun 20th - 40,000-50,000 die in a (7.6) earthquake in Iran
Jun 20th - Nelson Mandela lands in NYC to begin a tour of US
Jun 20th - Asteroid Eureka is discovered.
Jun 21st - 7.7 Earthquake with hundreds of after shocks hits Iran; about 50,000 die
Jun 21st - Little Richard gets a star on Hollywood's walk of fame
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson MandelaAnti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela Jun 21st - NYC's Zodiac killer shoots 4th victim, Larry Parham
Jun 21st - Parliaments of W & E Germany recognize Oder-Neissegrens
Jun 21st - US House of Representatives votes 254-177 to stop US flag burning, doesn't pass
Jun 21st - At Yankee Stadium rally, Nelson Mandela dons a NY Yankee baseball cap & proclaims "I am a Yankee!"
Jun 22nd - Billy Joel performs a concert at Yankee Stadium
Jun 22nd - Braves replace manager Russ Nixon with GM Bobby Cox
Jun 22nd - Florida passes a law prohibits wearing a throng bathing suit
Jun 22nd - Longest game in Toronto, Yanks beat Blue Jays 8-7 in 15 inns
Jun 22nd - Nelson Mandela addresses the United Nations Special Committee against Apartheid in New York, saying that nothing, which has happened in South Africa, calls for a revision of the position that the Organisation has taken in its struggle against apartheid; he adds that a democratic, non-racial SA is within reach
Pianist, songwriter, and composer Billy JoelPianist, songwriter, and composer Billy Joel Jun 23rd - A rally to save Alien Nation from cancellation held at Statue of Liberty
Jun 23rd - Moldavia declares independence
Jun 23rd - Police find marijuana at Chuck Berry's home
Jun 23rd - TV Guide selects Arsenio Hall as TV personality of year
Jun 23rd - Zimbabwe beat the Netherlands by 6 wickets to win ICC Trophy
Jun 23rd - African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela, on a US tour, receives a tumultuous welcome in Boston.
Jun 24th - Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
Jun 25th - "Dave Thomas Comedy Show" last airs on CBS-TV
Jun 25th - 120°F in Phoenix Arizona
LPGA Golfer Patty SheehanLPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan Jun 25th - NBC decides to air episodes of "Quantum Leap" for 5 straight days
Jun 25th - Supreme Court rules family members cannot end lives of comatose relatives unless those relatives previously made their wishes known
Jun 25th - Anti-government riots break out in Lusaka, Zambia
Jun 25th - African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela meets with President George Bush at the White House
Jun 26th - 122°F in Phoenix Arizona
Jun 26th - 8 KS & OK radio stations boycott k d lang, due to her anti-meat ad
Jun 26th - New Kid on the Block Donnie Wahlberg release from hospital after fall
Jun 27th - Jose Canseco signs record $4,700,000 per year Oak A's contract
Jun 27th - Salman Rushdie, condemned to death by Iran, contributes $8600 to help their earthquake victims
Jun 28th - 17th annual Daytime Emmy Awards
Jun 28th - Emmy 17th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 11th time
Jun 29th - Marla Maples father sues National Enquirer for $12M
Jun 29th - NY Mets tie their team career high 11 game win streak
Jun 29th - A's Dave Stewart no-hits Blue Jays & Dodger's Fernando Valenzuela no-hits St Louis 6-0, 1st time no-hitters in both leagues
Jun 29th - World's first female diocesan Anglican bishop, Dr Penny Jamieson, appointed, New Zealand
Jun 30th - East & West Germany merge their economies
Jul 1st - 11th US Seniors Golf Open: Lee Trevino
Jul 1st - 18th du Maurier Golf Classic: Cathy Johnston
Jul 1st - 1st Zen winter session in Sydney Zen Center's Gorrick's Run Zendo
Jul 1st - Despite Andy Hawkins no-hitting White Sox, Yankees lose 4-0
Jul 1st - Dordrecht '90 soccer team forms in Dordrecht
Jul 1st - FC Swells soccer team forms in Swells
Jul 1st - German Democratic Republic accepts Deutsche Mark as its currency
Jul 1st - In Victoria, Australia, helmetless bike riding becomes illegal
Jul 1st - NY Yankee Andy Hawkins throws no-hitter in Comiskey Park, losing 4-0
Jul 2nd - Imelda Marcos & Adnan Khashoggi found not guilty of racketeering
Jul 2nd - Panic in tunnel of Mecca: 1,426 pilgrims trampled to death
Jul 3rd - Members of 2 Live Crew formally charged with obscenity in Florida
Jul 3rd - Liberian President, Samuel Kanyon Doe offers to resign in response to rebel incursions in his country; he will later be kidnapped and executed
Jul 4th - 400 New Kids on the Block fans treated for heat exhaustion in Minn
Jul 4th - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
Jul 4th - Wrestler Brutus Beefcake injured during para-sailing
Jul 4th - 2 Live Crew release "Banned in the USA" the lyrics quote Star Spangled Banner & Gettysburg Address
Tennis Player Zina GarrisonTennis Player Zina Garrison Jul 5th - Zina Garrison upsets Steffi Graf in Wimbledon semi-finals
Jul 6th - "Jetson's the Movie" with Tiffany, premieres
Jul 6th - After pitching a no-hitter lose, NY Yankee Andy Hawkins pitches a complete 12 inn game & loses 2-0
Jul 7th - 97th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Z Garrison (64 61)
Jul 7th - NJ Devils sign Russians Viacheslav Fetisov & Sergei Starikov
Jul 7th - Italy beats England in soccer's World Cup consolation game
Jul 8th - 12:34:56 on 7/8/90 (1234567890)
Jul 8th - Brewers beat Angels 20-7, including 13 in 5th inning
Jul 8th - Germany beats Argentina 1-0 for soccer's 14th World Cup in Rome
Jul 8th - Greg Lemond wins his 3rd Tour de France (90:43:20 avg 23.3 mph)

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 401 - 481 of 481

Nov 8th - Anya Seton, US author, dies
Nov 8th - Grampy Davis, dies of heart attack at 87
Nov 10th - Lisa Kirk, US Broadway-singer, dies
Nov 10th - Ronnie Dyson, US singer (Salvation-I Don't Wanna Cry), dies at 40
Nov 10th - Mário Schenberg, Brazilian physicist (b. 1914)
Nov 11th - Attilio Demaría, Argentinian footballer (b. 1909)
Nov 11th - Alexis Minotis, Greek actor (b. 1898)
Nov 12th - Dave Willock, actor (Queen of Outer Space), dies at 81
Nov 12th - Eve Arden, actress (Our Miss Brooks), dies at 82
Nov 12th - Nico Haak, Dutch singer (Foxy Foxtrot), dies
Nov 12th - Rifaat El-Maghub, Egyptian MP leader, murdered
Nov 12th - Yannis Ritsos, Greek poet, dies at 81
Nov 13th - Charlie Carpenter, dies at 77
Nov 14th - K L Poll, journalist/author, dies
Nov 14th - Malcolm Muggeridge, WW II spy for Britain, dies at 87
Nov 14th - Robert Mariano, entertainer, dies at 21
Nov 15th - Bill E Herndon, actor (Rivals), dies at 54
Nov 15th - Alydar, American racehorse (b. 1975)
Physicist Robert HofstadterPhysicist Robert Hofstadter (Nov 17th) Nov 17th - Robert Hofstadter, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1915)
Nov 18th - Peter Schilperoort, saxophonist/clarinetist, dies
Nov 19th - Sun Li-jen, Chinese general (b. 1900)
Nov 21st - Dean Hart, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1954)
Nov 23rd - Bo Diaz, catcher, crushed to death by a satellite dish at 37
Nov 23rd - Nguyen Van Tam, PM of Vietnam (1952-53), dies
Nov 23rd - Renate Rubinstein, author/columnist (Tamar), dies
Nov 23rd - Roald Dahl, British short story author (Sweet Mystery of Life), dies at 74
Nov 24th - Bulent Arel, composer, dies at 72
Nov 24th - Nistani Keiji, philosopher, dies in Kyoto Japan
Nov 24th - Dodie Smith, English novelist and playwright (b. 1896)
Author Roald DahlAuthor Roald Dahl (Nov 23rd) Nov 24th - Juan Manuel Bordeu, Argentine racing driver (b. 1934)
Nov 24th - Marion Post Wolcott, American photographer of the depression, dies aged 80
Nov 25th - Bill Vukovich, Indie 500 driver, dies in crash at 27
Nov 26th - David White, actor (Bewitched), dies of heart attack at 74
Nov 27th - David White, actor (Larry Tate-Bewitched), dies at 74
Nov 28th - Tamara De Treaux, actress (ET), dies at 31
Nov 30th - Hilde Spiel, writer, dies at 78
Nov 30th - Horst Bienek, German author, dies
Nov 30th - Norman Cousins, editor (Saturday Review), dies at 75
Dec 1st - Jan H de Groot, Dutch co-founder (Vrij Nederland), dies
Indian Politician and Diplomat Vijaya Lakshmi PanditIndian Politician and Diplomat Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (Dec 1st) Dec 1st - Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Indian diplomat and politician, dies at 90
Dec 2nd - Aaron Copland, American composer (Billy the Kid, Fanfare for Common Man), dies at 90
Dec 2nd - Robert Cummings, actor (Love that Bob), dies of kidney failure at 82
Dec 3rd - Gavin Reed, actor (Body Beneath), dies at 59
Dec 4th - Edward Binns, US actor (12 Angry One), dies of heart attack at 74
Dec 5th - Steven Shaw, dies at 25
Dec 6th - Tunku Abdul Rahman, PM of Malaysia (1957-70), dies
Dec 7th - Delecta "Dee" Clark, US singer (Raindrops), dies at 52
Dec 7th - Horst Bienek, writer, dies at 60
Dec 7th - Joan Bennett, US actress (House Across the Bay), dies at 80
Composer Aaron CoplandComposer Aaron Copland (Dec 2nd) Dec 7th - Jean Paul Lemieux, Quebec painter (b. 1904)
Dec 8th - Martin Ritt, US, director/actor (Norma Rae), dies at 70
Dec 8th - Pony Sherrell Metcalf, NY, singer, dies of heart attack
Dec 9th - Mike Mazurski, wrestler/actor (Centerfold Girls), dies at 80
Dec 10th - Armand Hammer, CEO (Occidental Petroleum), dies at 92
Dec 11th - Fernand J Collin, Belgian economist/banker, dies at 92
Dec 13th - Alice Marble, California, tennis star, dies at 77
Dec 13th - Friedrich Dörrenmatt, Swiss writer (Besuch der alten Dame), dies at 69
Tennis Champion Alice MarbleTennis Champion Alice Marble (Dec 13th) Dec 14th - Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Swiss writer, dies of heart failure at 69
Dec 14th - Hope Sansberry, actress (Rats are Coming), dies at 94
Dec 14th - Johannes von Thurn und Taxis, prince in Germany, dies at 64
Dec 15th - Betty Warren actress (Passport to Pimlico), dies
Dec 15th - Jean Paige, actress (Capt Blood, Black Beauty), dies
Dec 16th - Douglas Campbell, American pilot (b. 1896)
Dec 17th - Don Draper, actor (Pepper Agent 00X), dies of AIDS at 61
Dec 17th - Mieke Verstraete, Belgian/Neth actress (Pleasant Settled), dies at 79
Dec 18th - Anne Revere, actress (National Velvet), dies of pneumonia at 87
Dec 18th - Paul Tortelier, composer, dies at 76
Dec 19th - Basil Henson, actor (Change Partners), dies of stroke at 71
Dec 21st - Clarence "Kelly" Johnson, American aeronautical engineer (Lockheed Skunk Works; b. 1910)
Dec 22nd - Cecil Effinger, composer, dies at 76
Dec 22nd - Helene Stanley, actress (Carnival Story, Roar of the Crowd), dies
Dec 23rd - Frank King, cricketer (WI fast bowler played 14 Tests 1953-56), dies
Dec 24th - Thorbjørn Egner, Norwegian author (b. 1922)
Dec 25th - Marguerite N Wittenberg, entertainer, dies of cancer at 77
Dec 26th - Nancy Cruznan, accident victim/right-to-die case, dies at 33
Dec 28th - Ed van der Elsken, Dutch photographer (Sweet Life), dies at 65
Dec 28th - Kiel Martin, actor (Det LaRue-Hill Street Blues), dies of cancer at 46
Dec 28th - Lucas Polhaupessy, Moluccan leader, dies
Dec 31st - Dalton Cathey, dies of AIDS at 44
Dec 31st - George Allen, US football coach (LA Rams, Wash Redskins), dies
Dec 31st - Vasily Grigoryevich Lazarev, cosmonaut (Soyuz 12, 18A), dies at 62

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