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25 Years Ago This Month...

March 1990

Events

  • American Comedy Award: When Harry Met Sally
  • Lithuania declares its Independence
  • Mikhail S Gorbachev becomes president of the Soviet Congress
  • 1st free elections in East Germany, Conservatives beat Communists
  • 32-day lockout by baseball owners ends
  • 1st world ice hockey tournament for women held (Ottawa)
  • Fire in illegal NYC social club, kills 87
  • 62nd Academy Awards - "Driving Miss Daisy", Daniel Day-Lewis, Jessica Tandy win
  • President Bush awards Jesse Owen the Congressional Gold Medal
  • Riots began in London over the new poll tax laws
  • Greyhound Bus goes on strike
  • Beth Daniel wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
  • US 65th manned space mission STS 36 (Atlantis 6) returns from space
  • SR-71 sets a transcontinental record, flying 2,404 miles in 1:08:17
  • Lt Gen Avril resigns as president of Haiti

Top #5 songs in the USA

1. Alannah Myles - Black Velvet
2. Phil Collins- I wish it Would Rain Down
3. Taylor Dayne- Love Will Lead You Back
4. D-Mob - C'mon And Get My Love
5. Elton John- Sacrifice