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25 Years Ago This Month...

November 1990


  • Iraq says it is preparing for a "dangerous war"
  • Philippines hit by typhoon, 110 die
  • Mary Robinson elected as 1st female president of Ireland
  • Lech Walesa wins in Poland's first popular election
  • Crown Prince Akihito is formally installed as Emperor Akihito of Japan, becoming the 125th Japanese monarch.
  • US President Bush signs Clear Air Act of 1990
  • Producers confirm that Milli Vanilli didn't sing on their album
  • Margaret Thatcher resigns as Britain's PM, replaced by John Major
  • 1st Billboard Music Awards: M.C. Hammer & Janet Jackson win
  • Arsenio Hall gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
  • John Hughes' film "Home Alone" directed by Chris Columbus and starring Macaulay Culkin premieres in Chicago
  • Debbie Massey wins LPGA Mazda Japan 133 Golf Classic
  • Sandra Miller awarded $100 for Mike Tyson fondling her breasts
  • Gro Harlem Brundtland installed as premier of Norway
  • "Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story" opens at Shubert NYC for 225 performances
  • "6 Degrees of Separation" opens at Vivian Beaumont NYC for 496 performances
  • 100,000 additional US troops are sent to Persian gulf
  • Darryl Strawberry signs 5-year contract with LA Dodgers
  • Gina Marie Tolleson of USA, 21, crowned 40th Miss World
  • New democratic constitution is issued in Nepal
  • US 68th manned space mission STS 38 (Atlantis 7) launches into orbit
  • Dale Earnhardt wins 40th NASCAR Sprint Cup
  • Greyhound files reoganization plan so they can be traded publically

Top #5 songs in the USA

1. Poison - Something To Believe In
2. Alias - More Than Words Can Say
3. Deee-Lite - Groove Is In the Heart
4. Mariah Carey - Love Takes Time
5. Whitney Houston - I'm Your Baby Tonight