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25 Years Ago This Month...

April 1990

Events

  • CBS fires sportscaster Brent Mussburger
  • "Twin Peaks" with Peggy Lipton premieres on ABC
  • "In Living Color" premieres on FOX
  • Pete Rose pleads guilty to hiding $300,000 in income
  • Lebanon release US hostage Robert Polhill after 39 months
  • West & East Germany agree to merge currency & economies on July 1st
  • Hubble space telescope is placed into orbit by shuttle Discovery
  • 50th annual barbershop quartet singing convention held (Mich)
  • 126 die in a (6.9) earthquake in China
  • US hostage Frank Reed freed after 4 years in hands of pro-Iranians
  • Ronald E Evans astronaut (Apollo 17), dies of a heart attack at 57
  • It becomes illegal in Salem Oregon to be within 2 feet of nude dancers

Top #5 songs in the USA

1. Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U
2. Calloway - I Wanna Be Rich
3. Michael Bolton - How Can We Be Lovers
4. Jane Child - Don't Wanna Fall in Love
5. Madonna - Vogue