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25 Years Ago This Month...

July 1990


  • Les Miserables" opens at National Theatre, Washington
  • FIFA World Cup: Germany beats Argentina 1-0 for football's 14th World Cup in Rome
  • Minnesota Twins become 1st team to turn 2 triple plays in a game, but lose to Boston Red Sox 1-0
  • Pink Floyds' "Wall" is performed where Berlin Wall once stood
  • US warships in Persian Gulf placed on alert after Iraq masses nearly 30,000 troops near its border with Kuwait
  • US beats Soviet Union 17-0 in baseball at Goodwill Games
  • Boston Red Sox set major league record with 12 doubles in a game
  • The first Saturn automobile rolls off the assembly line.
  • NYC's Empire State Building catches fire-No fatalities
  • 104th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Stefan Edberg beats Boris Becker
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina declares independence
  • Ukraine declares independence
  • Germany accepts the Deutsche Mark as its currency
  • Cincinnati Red Pete Rose is sentence to 5 months for tax evasion
  • "Jetsons" the Movie premieres
  • Germany beats Argentina 1-0 in the World Cup
  • Betsy King wins the Women’s US Open
  • France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
  • Blackout hits Chicago
  • Nolan Ryan becomes 20th major league pitcher to win 300 games
  • US Seniors Golf Open: Lee Trevino
  • Andrew Dice Clay cries on Arsenio Hall Show
  • Richard Nixon library opens in Yorba Linda, Calif
  • President Bush signs Americans With Disabilities Act
  • Zsa Zsa Gabor begins a 3 day jail sentence for slapping a cop

Top #5 songs in the USA

1. Wilson Phillips - Hold On
2. Glenn Medeiros Featuring Bobby Brown - She Ain't Worth It
3. Billy Idol - Cradle of Love
4. Snap! - The Power
5. New Kids On The Block - Step By Step