*World Series Champions: Cincinatti Reds
*Superbowl Champions: San Francisco 49ers
*NBA Champions: Detroit Pistons
*Stanley Cup Champs: Edmonton Oilers
*U.S. Open Golf: Hale Irwin
*U.S. Tennis: Pete Sampras/Gabriela Sabatini
*Wimbledon (Men/Women): Stefan Edberg/Martina Navratilova
*NCAA Football Champions: Colorado & Georgia Tech
*NCAA Basketball: UNLV
*Kentucky Derby: Unbridled
Pamela Anderson, Elle Macpherson.
Other Facts (1990)"The Simpsons debuts on Fox and becomes an instant hit.
*President Bush signs the Clean Air Act, mandating a variety of pollution-reducing changes in the automobile and fuel industries.
*World Wide Web/Internet protocol (HTTP) and WWW language (HTML) created by Tim Berners-Lee.
*"I've fallen and I can't get up" - Mrs. Fletcher in a Lifecall commercial
*Really cool people were wearing parachute pants, just like M.C. Hammer. Can't touch that.
*Popular Movies in 1990: Dances with Wolves, GoodFellas, Henry and June, Reversal of Fortune, Kindergarten Cop, Home Alone.
*East and West Germany are reunited (Aug. 31).
*South Africa frees Nelson Mandela, imprisoned nearly 28 years (Feb. 11).
*The Hubble Space Telescope is launched (Apr. 25).
*Rob and Fabrice, better known as Milli Vanilli, have to return their "Best New Artist" Grammy because they didn't sing on their hit album.
*Stevie Ray Vaughan was killed in an airplane crash.
*Chuck Berry was accused and sued by several women who claimed that he had installed a video camera in the ladies' bathrooms at two of his St. Louis restaurants.
*The First in car GPS Satellite Navigation System goes on sale from Pioneer.
*Following the Iraq invasion of Kuwait on August 2nd, Desert Shield Begins as the United States and UK send troops to Kuwait.
*Earthquake in Iran kills 50,000.
*Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to lessen Cold War tensions and reform his nation.
*Time Magazine's Man Of The Year: George H. W. Bush
*Miss America: Debbye Tucker (Columbia, MO)
*Miss USA: Carole Gist (Michigan)
*Most Popular Christmas Gifts: Batman action figures, Bob Mackie Barbie, Madeline Ragdoll, Tribond Game, Power Drencher water gun, Taboo.
What Was On TV:Cheers (NBC) ,60 Minutes (CBS), Roseanne (ABC), A Different World (NBC), The Cosby Show (NBC), Murphy Brown (CBS), Empty Nest (NBC), America's Funniest Home Videos (ABC), The Golden Girls (NBC), Designing Women (CBS).
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