Class of 1990

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1990 Historical Events

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41st President:
George H. W. Bush

Served from January 20, 1989 to January 20, 1993 (4 years)
World Series Winner:
Oakland Athletics (AL)

Defeated the San Francisco Giants (NL) with a record of 4-0
Super Bowl XXIV Winner:
San Francisco 49ers

Defeated the Denver Broncos with a score of 55-10
Time Magazine's
Person of the Year:
George H. W. Bush

From USA
Western Alliance ends Cold War and proposes joint action with Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
(July 6, 1990)


For 1990 movies, Home Alone came out on top. It grossed over $285,761,243 to make it the most popular movie of 1990. Among 1990 TV shows, The Cosby Show/Roseanne (tie) was the most popular for the year.


Top Movies from 1990

  • Home Alone
  • Ghost
  • Dances with Wolves
  • Pretty Woman
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • The Hunt for Red October
  • Total Recall
  • Die Hard 2

Top Songs from 1990

  • Hold On, Wilson Phillips
  • It Must Have Been Love, Roxette
  • Nothing Compares 2 U, Sinead O'Connor
  • Poison, Bell Biv Devoe
  • Vogue, Madonna
  • Vision Of Love, Mariah Carey
  • Another Day In Paradise, Phil Collins
  • Hold On, En Vogue
  • Cradle Of Love, Billy Idol

Billboard Top Songs from 1990

All of the 1990 hits below topped the 1990 Billboard Top 100 charts. Can you remember the lyrics of any of these 1990 top songs?

1.Wilson PhillipsHold On
2.RoxetteIt Must Have Been Love
3.Sinead O'ConnorNothing Compares 2 U
4.Bell Biv DevoePoison
6.Mariah CareyVision Of Love
7.Phil CollinsAnother Day In Paradise
8.En VogueHold On
9.Billy IdolCradle Of Love
10.Jon Bon JoviBlaze Of Glory
11.Bell Biv DevoeDo Me!
12.Michael BoltonHow Am I Supposed To Live Without You
13.TechnotronicPump Up The Jam
14.Paula AbdulOpposites Attract
15.Janet JacksonEscapade
16.HeartAll I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You
17.Maxi PriestClose To You
18.Alannah MylesBlack Velvet
19.Wilson PhillipsRelease Me
20.Linda Ronstadt and Aaron NevilleDon't Know Much
21.Lisa StansfieldAll Around The World
22.CallowayI Wanna Be Rich
23.Johnny GillRub You The Right Way
24.Glenn Medeiros feat. Bobby BrownShe Ain't Worth It
25.Sweet SensationIf Wishes Came True
26.SnapThe Power
27.Nelson(Can't Live Without Your) Love And Affection
28.Taylor DayneLove Will Lead You Back
29.Jane ChildDon't Wanna Fall In Love
30.SeductionTwo To Make It Right
31.LinearSending All My Love
32.PoisonUnskinny Bop
33.New Kids On The BlockStep By Step
35.Billy JoelWe Didn't Start The Fire
36.James IngramI Don't Have The Heart
37.Rod StewartDowntown Train
38.Janet JacksonRhythm Nation
39.Tommy PageI'll Be Your Everything
41.Jody WatleyEverything
42.Soul II SoulBack to Life (However Do You Want Me)
43.Luther VandrossHere And Now
44.Janet JacksonAlright
45.Vanilla IceIce Ice Baby
46.Milli VanilliBlame It On The Rain
47.M.C. HammerHave You Seen Her
48.Taylor DayneWith Every Beat Of My Heart
49.Janet JacksonCome Back To Me
50.Michel'leNo More Lies
51.George MichaelPraying For Time
52.Michael BoltonHow Can We Be Lovers
53.Phil CollinsDo You Remember
54.After 7Ready Or Not
55.M.C. HammerU Can't Touch This
56.Phil CollinsI Wish It Would Rain Down
57.Lou GrammJust Between You And Me
58.Phil CollinsSomething Happened On The Way To Heaven
59.Janet JacksonBlack Cat
60.After 7Can't Stop
61.AerosmithJanie's Got A Gun
62.Digital UndergroundThe Humpty Dance
63.Taylor DayneI'll Be Your Shelter
64.Tom PettyFree Fallin'
65.PebblesGiving You The Benefit
66.Depeche ModeEnjoy The Silence
67.TeslaLove Song
68.Bad EnglishPrice Of Love
69.Tyler CollinsGirls Nite Out
70.Go WestKing Of Wishful Thinking
71.ChicagoWhat Kind Of Man Would I Be?
72.Skid RowI Remember You
73.TechnotronicGet Up! (Before The Night Is Over)
74.Gloria EstefanHere We Are
75.Faith No MoreEpic
76.Mariah CareyLove Takes Time
77.CherJust Like Jesse James
78.B-52sLove Shack
79.Milli VanilliAll Or Nothing
81.Black BoxEverybody Everybody
82.Billy JoelI Go To Extremes
83.BabyfaceWhip Appeal
84.Paul YoungOh Girl
85.D-Mob With Cathy DennisC'mon And Get My Love
86.Paula Abdul(It's Just) The Way That You Love Me
87.The Cover GirlsWe Can't Go Wrong
88.Michael BoltonWhen I'm Back On My Feet Again
89.Keith SweatMake You Sweat
90.New Kids On The BlockThis One's For The Children
91.AerosmithWhat It Takes
93.The TimeJerk Out
94.Biz MarkieJust A Friend
95.A'me LorainWhole Wide World
96.Motley CrueWithout You
97.Jive Bunny and The Master MixersSwing The Mood
98.PrinceThieves In The Temple
99.Mellow Man AceMentirosa

Most Popular Names for People Who Graduated in 1990


  1. Jennifer
  2. Michelle
  3. Lisa
  4. Kimberly
  5. Amy


  1. Michael
  2. Christopher
  3. James
  4. David
  5. John

Class of 1990 Yearbook

Class of 1990 Reunion

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Class of 1990: If are part of the 1990 graduating class, we hope you enjoy thinking about the historical events, remembering the lyrics to the best songs, and thinking back to some of your best high school friends. Be sure to visit® to find old friends from the class of 1990 and reconnect with fellow class of '90 graduates. They have tools to help you plan a class of 1990 reunion, see yearbook photos from 1990, and use the graduates list to get in touch with old friends.

If you did not graduate in the class of 1990, try the Class of 1989 or the Class of 1991.