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* January 4 – Two trains collide in Sangi, Pakistan, killing between 200 and 300 people and injuring an estimated
* January 7 – The Leaning Tower of Pisa is closed to the public due to safety concerns.
* January 9 – Ugandan Lt. Gen. Bazilio Olara-Okello, who led a coup against Dr. Apolo Milton Obote's government,
dies in Ormduruman Hospital in Khartoum, Sudan.
* January 10 – Time Warner is formed from the merger of Time Inc. and Warner Communications Inc.
* January 11 – Cold War: In Lithuania, 300,000 demonstrate for independence.
* January 13 – Douglas Wilder becomes the first elected African American governor as he takes office in Richmond,
* January 15 – Thousands storm the Stasi headquarters in Berlin in an attempt to view their government records.
* January 18 – In Washington, D.C., Mayor Marion Barry is arrested for drug possession in an FBI sting.
* January 20 – Cold War: Soviet troops occupy Baku, Azerbaijan, under the state of emergency decree issued by
Gorbachev and kill over 130 and wound over 700 protesters for national independence.
* January 22 – Robert Tappan Morris, Jr. is convicted of releasing the Morris worm.
* January 25 – Avianca Flight 52 crashes into Cove Neck, Long Island, after a miscommunication between the flight
crew and JFK Airport officials.
* January 25–26 – The Burns' Day storm kills 97 in northwestern Europe.
* January 27 – The city of Tiraspol in the Moldavian SSR briefly declares independence.
* January 29 – The trial of Joseph Hazelwood, former skipper of the Exxon Valdez, begins in Anchorage, Alaska. He
is accused of negligence that resulted in America's second worst oil spill to date.
* January 31 – The first McDonald's in Moscow, Russia opens.
* February 2 – Apartheid: In South Africa, President F.W. de Klerk allows the African National Congress to legally
function again and promises to free Nelson Mandela.
* February 5 – Manuel Fraga becomes the president of Galicia, Spain.
* February 10 – South African President F.W. de Klerk announces that Nelson Mandela will be released the next day.
* February 11 – James "Buster" Douglas knocks out Mike Tyson to win the World Heavyweight Boxing crown.
* February 11 – Nelson Mandela is released from Victor Verster Prison, near Cape Town, South Africa, after 27 years
* February 13 – German reunification: An agreement is reached for a two-stage plan to reunite Germany.
* February 13 – Drexel Burnham Lambert files for bankruptcy protection, Chapter 11.
* February 14 – The Pale Blue Dot picture was sent back from the Voyager 1 probe after completing its primary
mission, it was around 3.5 billion miles away from earth.
* February 15 – The United Kingdom and Argentina restore diplomatic relations after 8 years. The UK had severed
ties in response to Argentina's invasion of the Falkland Islands, a British Dependent Territory, in 1982.
* February 26 – The Sandinistas are defeated in the Nicaraguan elections.
* February 26 – The USSR agrees to withdraw all 73,500 troops from Czechoslovakia by July, 1991.
* February 27 – Exxon Valdez oil spill: Exxon and its shipping company are indicted on 5 criminal counts.
* March 1 – A fire at the Sheraton Hotel in Cairo, Egypt, kills 16 people.
* March 1 – Steve Jackson Games is raided by the U.S. Secret Service, prompting the later formation of the
Electronic Frontier Foundation.
* March 1 – The Royal New Zealand Navy discontinues its daily rum ration.
* March 6 – An SR-71 sets a U.S. transcontinental speed record of 1 hour 8 minutes 17 seconds, on what is
publicized as its last official flight.
* March 9 – Police seal off Brixton in South London after another night of protests against the poll tax.
* March 9 – Antonia Novello is sworn in as Surgeon General of the United States, becoming the first female and
Hispanic American to serve in that position.
* March 9 – Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Clyde Wells confirms he will rescind Newfoundland's approval of
the Meech Lake Accord.
* March 10 – Eighteen months after seizing power in a coup, Prosper Avril is ousted in Haiti.
* March 11 – Cold War: Lithuania declares independence from the Soviet Union with the Act of the Re-Establishment
of the State of Lithuania.
* March 11 – Patricio Aylwin is sworn in as the first democratically elected Chilean president since 1970.
* March 15 – Iraq hangs British journalist Farzad Bazoft for spying. Daphne Parish, a British nurse, is sentenced to
15 years' imprisonment as an accomplice.
* March 15 – Mikhail Gorbachev is elected as the first executive president of the Soviet Union.
* March 15 – Cold War: The Soviet Union announces that Lithuania's declaration of independence is invalid.
* March 18 – Twelve paintings, collectively worth from $100 to $300 million, are stolen from the Isabella Stewart
Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts by 2 thieves posing as police officers. This is the largest art theft in US
history, and the paintings (as of 2007[update]) have not been recovered.
* March 18 – Cold War: East Germany holds its first free elections.
* March 20 – Ferdinand Marcos's widow, Imelda Marcos, goes on trial for bribery, embezzlement, and racketeering.
* March 21 – After 75 years of South African rule, Namibia becomes independent.
* March 24 – Australian federal election, 1990: The government of Australian prime minister Bob Hawke is re-elected
for a 4th term.
* March 25 – In New York City, a fire due to arson at an illegal social club called "Happy Land" kills 87.
* March 25 – Archbishop of Canterbury Robert Runcie announces his intention to retire at the end of the year.
* March 26 – The 62nd Academy Awards, hosted by Billy Crystal, are held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los
Angeles, California, with Driving Miss Daisy winning Best Picture.
* March 27 – The United States begins broadcasting TV Martí to Cuba.
* March 28 – U.S. President George H. W. Bush posthumously awards Jesse Owens the Congressional Gold Medal.
* March 31 – "The Second Battle of Trafalgar": A massive anti-poll tax demonstration in Trafalgar Square, London,
turns into a riot; 471 people are injured, and 341 arrested.
* April 1 – Strangeways Prison riot: The longest prison riot in Britain's history begins at Strangeways Prison in
Manchester, and continues for 3 weeks and 3 days, until April 25.
* April 6 – Robert Mapplethorpe's "The Perfect Moment" show of nude and homoerotic photographs opens at the
Cincinnati Contemporary Art Center, in spite of accusations of indecency by Citizens for Community Values.
* April 7 – Iran Contra Affair: John Poindexter is found guilty of 5 charges for his part in the scandal; the convictions
are later reversed on appeal.
* April 8 – Scandinavian Star, a Bahamas-registered ferry, catches fire en route from Norway to Denmark, leaving
* April 9 – Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc. was established.
* April 13 – Cold War: The Soviet Union apologizes for the Katyn Massacre.
* April 15 – Food poisoning kills 450 guests at an engagement party in Uttar Pradesh.
* April 24 – STS-31: The Hubble Space Telescope is launched aboard Space Shuttle Discovery.
* April 24 – The Space Shuttle Discovery places the Hubble Space Telescope into orbit.
* April 24 – Cold War: West Germany and East Germany agree to merge currency and economies on July 1.
* April 25 – Violeta Chamorro is elected President of Nicaragua.
* May 1 – The former Philippine Episcopal Church (supervised by the Episcopal Church of the United States of
America) is granted full autonomy and raised to the states of an Autocephalous Anglican Province and renamed the
Episcopal Church of the Philippines.
* May 2 – In London, a man brandishing a knife robs a courier of bearer bonds worth £292 million (the largest
mugging to date).
* May 4 – Cold War: Latvia declares independence from the Soviet Union.
* May 5 – The 35th Eurovision Song Contest takes place in Zagreb, Yugoslavia.
* May 15 – Portrait of Doctor Gachet by Vincent van Gogh is sold for a record $82.5 million.
* May 16 – Jim Henson dies at 1:21 a.m. from organ failure at the age of 53 at New York Hospital.
* May 17 – The World Health Organization removes homosexuality from its list of diseases.
* May 20 – Cold War: The first post-Communist presidential and parliamentary elections are held in Romania.
* May 22 – Cold War: The leaders of the Yemen Arab Republic and the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen
announce the unification of their countries as the Republic of Yemen.
* May 22 – Microsoft releases Windows 3.0.
* May 24 – The Edmonton Oilers defeat the Boston Bruins in the 1990 Stanley Cup Finals for their fifth Stanley Cup.
* May 29 – European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) founded.
* June 1 – Cold War: U.S. President George H. W. Bush and Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev sign a treaty to
end chemical weapon production and begin destroying their respective stocks.
* June 1 – Members of the Provisional Irish Republican Army shoot and kill Major Michael Dillon-Lee and Private
William Robert Davies of the British Army. Dillon-Lee is killed outside his home in Dortmund, Germany and Davies is
killed at a railway station in Lichfield, England.
* June 2 – The Lower Ohio Valley tornado outbreak spawns 88 confirmed tornadoes in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky,
and Ohio, killing 12; 37 tornadoes occur in Indiana, eclipsing the previous record of 21 during the Super Outbreak of
* June 7 – Universal Studios Florida opens to the public.
* June 8 – The 1990 FIFA World Cup begins in Italy.
* June 12 – Cold War: The parliament of the Russian Federation formally declares its sovereignty.
* June 14 – 1990 NBA Finals: The Detroit Pistons defeat the Portland Trail Blazers.
* June 21 – An earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter Scale kills thousands in the Iranian city of Manjil.
* June 22 – Underwater volcano Mount Didicas erupts in the Philippines.
* June 24 – Kathleen Young and Irene Templeton are ordained as priests in St Anne's Cathedral, Belfast, becoming
the first Anglican women priests in the United Kingdom.
* June 26 – U.S. President Bush breaks his 1988 'no new taxes' campaign pledge, accepting tax revenue increases
as a necessity to reduce the budget deficit. This will greatly decrease his popularity in subsequent years.
* July 2 – A stampede in a pedestrian tunnel leading to Mecca kills 1,426.
* July 6 – Somali president Siad Barre's bodyguards massacre antigovernment demonstrators during a soccer
match; 65 people are killed, more than 300 seriously injured.
* July 7 – In Rome, on the night before soccer's 1990 FIFA World Cup Final, the Three Tenors sing together for the
first time. The event is broadcast live on television and watched worldwide by millions of people; the highlight is
Luciano Pavarotti's performance of "Nessun Dorma" from Giacomo Puccini's opera Turandot.
* July 8 – West Germany defeats Argentina 1–0 to win the 1990 FIFA World Cup.
* July 11 – Terrorist act in Azerbaijan. Armenian terrorists blow up passenger bus moving from Kelbecer to Tartar.
14 innocent people were killed, 35 were wounded. 
* July 15 – Tamil Tigers kill 168 Muslims in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
* July 16 – An earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter Scale kills more than 1,600 in the Philippines.
* July 25 – George Carey, Bishop of Bath and Wells, is named as the new Archbishop of Canterbury.
* July 25 – The Serbian Democratic Party declares the sovereignty of the Serbs in Croatia.
* July 26 – U.S. President George H. W. Bush signs the Americans with Disabilities Act, designed to protect disabled
Americans from discrimination.
* July 27 – The parliament building and a government television house in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago are
stormed by the Jamaat al Muslimeen in a coup d'état attempt which lasts 5 days. Approximately 26 to 30 people are
killed and several wounded (including then Prime Minister, A. N. R. Robinson, who is shot in the leg).
* July 27 – Cold War: Belarus declares its sovereignty, a key step toward independence from the USSR.
* July 28 – Albert Fujimori becomes president of Peru.
* July 30 – A Provisional Irish Republican Army car bomb kills former British politician and former Member of
Parliament Ian Gow outside his home in England.
* August 2 – Gulf War: Iraq invades Kuwait, eventually leading to the Gulf War.
* August 6 – Gulf War: The United Nations Security Council orders a global trade embargo against Iraq in response
to its invasion of Kuwait.
* August 10 – The passenger bus, moving by the route "Tbilisi-Agdam" was blown up, 20 people died, 30 were
injured. Organizers of the crime, armenians by nationality, A.Avanesian and M.Tatevosian was brought to criminal
* August 19 – Leonard Bernstein conducts his final concert, ending with Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 7
performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
* August 23 – Cold War: East Germany and West Germany announce they will unite on October 3.
* August 24 – Northern Ireland writer Brian Keenan is released from Lebanon after being held hostage for nearly 5
* August 28 – The Plainfield Tornado (F5 on the Fujita scale) strikes the towns of Plainfield, Crest Hill, and Joliet,
Illinois, killing 29 people (the strongest tornado to date to strike the Chicago Metropolitan Area).
* August 30 – Collapse of the Soviet Union: Azerbaijan declares independence from Soviet Union.
* September 2 – Cold War: Transnistria declares its independence from the Moldavian SSR; however, the
declaration is not recognized by any government.
* September 9 – First Liberian Civil War: Liberian president Samuel Doe is captured by rebel leader Prince Johnson
and killed in a filmed execution.
* September 11 – Gulf War: President George H. W. Bush delivers a nationally televised speech in which he
threatens the use of force to remove Iraqi soldiers from Kuwait.
* September 12 – Cold War: The two German states and the Four Powers sign the Treaty on the Final Settlement
With Respect to Germany in Moscow, paving the way for German reunification.
* September 18 – The International Olympic Committee awards the 1996 Summer Olympics to Atlanta, Georgia.
* September 19 – The Provisional Irish Republican Army tries to assassinate Air Chief Marshal Sir Peter Terry at his
home near Stafford, England. Hit by at least 9 bullets, the former Governor of Gibraltar survives.
* September 29 – Washington, D.C.'s National Cathedral is finished.
* October 3 – Cold War: East Germany and West Germany reunify into a single Germany.
* October 5 – After 150 years, 10 months and 2 days (Friday, January 3, 1840 – Friday, October 5, 1990), The
Herald broadsheet newspaper in Melbourne, Australia is published for the last time as a separate newspaper.
* October 6 – Collingwood wins the AFL Grand Final against Essendon by 48 points.
* October 8 – Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: In Jerusalem, Israeli police kill 17 Palestinians and wound over 100 near
the Dome of the Rock mosque on the Temple Mount.
* October 9 – Leonard Bernstein announces his retirement from conducting; unbeknownst to anyone other than
himself and his doctors, he is terminally ill.
* October 13 – Lebanese Civil War: Syrian military forces invade and occupy Mount Lebanon, ousting General Michel
Aoun's government. This effectively consolidates Syria's 14 year occupation of Lebanese soil.
* October 14 – Leonard Bernstein dies of a heart attack at his home in New York City. He is 72 years old.
* October 15 – Cold War: Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to
lessen Cold War tensions and reform his nation.
* October 17 – The Internet Movie Database is launched by American Col Needham, giving internet users the
opportunity to search for film information online.
* October 21 – The first Apple Day is set up by Common Ground in London.
* October 25 – Evander Holyfield defeats James "Buster" Douglas for the Heavyweight Boxing crown.
* October 27 – Cold War: The Supreme Soviet of Kyrgyzstan chooses Askar Akayev as the republic's first president.
* October 27 – The New Zealand general election 1990 returns the New Zealand National Party to power, with a
record number of 67 seats.
* November 1 – Mary Robinson defeats odds-on favourite Brian Lenihan to become the first female President of
* November 5 – Rabbi Meir Kahane, founder of the far-right Kach movement, is shot dead after a speech at a New
York City hotel.
* November 12 – Akihito is enthroned as the 125th emperor of Japan.
* November 12 – Tim Berners-Lee publishes a more formal proposal for the World Wide Web. 
* November 14 – Germany and Poland sign a treaty confirming the border at the Oder-Neisse line.
* November 15 – STS-38: Space Shuttle Atlantis is launched on a classified military mission.
* November 21 – Charter of Paris for a New Europe signed.
* November 22 – Margaret Thatcher announces she will not contest the second ballot of the leadership election for
the Conservative Party (UK).
* November 25 – Lech Wałęsa and Stanisław Tymiński win the first round of the first presidential elections in Poland.
* November 29 – Gulf War: The United Nations Security Council passes UN Security Council Resolution 678,
authorizing military intervention in Iraq if that nation does not withdraw its forces from Kuwait and free all foreign
hostages by Tuesday, January 15, 1991.
* December 1 – Establishing the first land connection between the United Kingdom and the mainland of Europe for
around 8,000 years, Channel Tunnel workers from the United Kingdom and France meet 40 metres beneath the
English Channel seabed.
* December 3 – At Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Northwest Airlines Flight 1482 (a McDonnell Douglas DC-9) collides
with Northwest Airlines Flight 299 (a Boeing 727) on the runway, killing 8 passengers and 4 crewmembers on Flight
* December 3 – Mary Robinson begins her term as the first female President of Ireland.
* December 6 – Saddam Hussein releases the Western hostages.
* December 6 – President Hossain Mohammad Ershad of Bangladesh is forced to resign following massive protests.
* December 9 – Slobodan Milošević becomes President of Serbia.
* December 9 – Lech Wałęsa wins the 2nd round of Poland's first presidential election.
* December 11 – American mob boss John Gotti is arrested.
* December 16 – Jean-Bertrand Aristide is elected president of Haiti, ending 3 decades of military rule.
* December 22 – The first constitution of the Republic of Croatia is adopted.
* December 22 – The Marshall Islands and Federated States of Micronesia become independent, after the
termination of their trusteeship.
* December 25 – The first successful trial run of the system that would become the World Wide Web is carried out.
* December 31 – Russian Garry Kasparov holds his title by winning the World Chess Championship match against
his countryman Anatoly Karpov.
* The last adornments in handwriting are de-standardized, to keep up with the Information Age.
* Cold War: For a brief time in early 1990, Romania has a civil war in the aftermath of the Romanian Revolution of
1989, between the supporters of Nicolae Ceauşescu and the Communist regime, and those of the new regime.
* The New Revised Standard Version of the Bible is published in the United States.
* Metropolitan Alexy of Leningrad is elected Russian Orthodox Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia.
* Channel 7–10 networks go into receivership in Australia.
* Homosexual acts between consenting adults are decriminalized in Queensland.
B i r t h s
* January 4 – Toni Kroos, German footballer
* January 4 – Alberto Paloschi, Italian footballer
* January 6 – Abhinav Mukund, Indian cricketer
* January 6 – Dominique Aegerter, German motorcycle racer
* January 6 – Alex Teixeira Santos, Brazilian footballer
* January 7 – Gregor Schlierenzauer, Austrian ski jumper
* January 7 – Camryn Grimes, American actress
* January 7 – Liam Aiken, American actor
* January 7 – Elene Gedevanishvili, Georgian figure skater
* January 8 – Maci Wainwright, American singer-songwriter
* January 10 – Tao Li, Singaporean Olympic swimmer
* January 12 – Sergey Karjakin, Ukrainian chess player
* January 15 – Chris Warren Jr., American actor
* January 15 – Fernando Forestieri, Italian footballer
* January 22 – Alize Cornet, French tennis player
* January 24 – Ryosuke Irie, Japanese swimmer
* January 26 – Christopher Massey, American actor
* January 30 – Jake Thomas, American actor
* January 30 – Eiza Gonzalez, Mexican actress/singer
* January 31 – Kota Yabu, Japanese singer/actor
* February 1 – Laura Marling, British singer-songwriter
* February 3 – Sean Kingston, American singer
* February 4 – Haruka Tomatsu, Japanese Seiyū
* February 7 – Anna Abreu, Finnish pop singer
* February 7 – Steven Stamkos, Canadian ice hockey player
* February 9 – Camille Winbush, American Actress
* February 9 – Facundo Affranchino, Argentine footballer
* February 10 – Craig Sorger, American murder victim (d. 2003)
* February 11 – Q'Orianka Kilcher, German-born actress
* February 13 – Erdini Qoigyijabu, Tibetan religious figure
* February 13 – Olivia Allison, British synchronized swimmer
* February 14 – Emily Mae Young, American actress
* February 28 – Anna Muzychuk, Ukrainian chess player
* March 1 – James Lomas, British actor
* March 2 – Adderly Fong, Hong Kong Chinese race car driver
* March 4 – Andrea Bowen, American actress
* March 8 – Abigail and Brittany Hensel, American conjoined twins
* March 8 – Kristinia DeBarge, American Singer-Songwriter
* March 19 – Anthony Skorich, Australian soccer player
* March 23 – Princess Eugenie of York
* March 23 – Jaime Alguersuari, Spanish Formula One driver
* March 24 – Keisha Castle-Hughes, Australian-born New Zealand actress
* March 24 – Aljur Abrenica, Filipino actor
* March 25 – Kiowa Gordon, American actor
* March 26 – Yuya Takaki, Japanese singer/actor
* April 2 – Miralem Pjanić, Bosnian footballer
* April 5 – Miura Haruma, Japanese actor
* April 9 – Kristen Stewart, American actress
* April 10 – Alex Pettyfer, English actor
* April 10 – Ben Amos, English footballer
* April 12 – Frank Gotti Agnello, grandson of convicted mobster John Gotti
* April 15 – Emma Watson, English actress
* April 16 – Lorraine Nicholson, American actress
* April 16 – Lily Loveless, British actress
* April 17 – Astrit Ajdarevic, Swedish professional football player
* April 19 – Kim Chiu, Philippine Actress
* April 19 – Brittany Robertson, American actress
* April 23 – Matthew Underwood, American actor
* April 23 – Dev Patel, British actor
* April 27 – Vahid Amraei, Iranian football player
* May 1 – Caitlin Stasey, Australian actress
* May 2 – Kay Panabaker, American actress
* May 4 – Nicholas Naitanui, Australian rules footballer
* May 4 – David Hasler, Liechtenstein Footballer
* May 5 – Saad Al Sheebi, Qatari footballer
* May 8 – Anastasia Zueva, Russian swimmer
* May 12 – Florent Amodio, French figure skater
* May 15 – Gerald Santos, Filipino actor and singer
* May 16 – Thomas Sangster, British actor
* May 24 – Joey Logano, American race car driver
* May 30 – Matías Nocedal, Argentine basketball player
* May 30 – Dean Collins, American actor
* May 30 – Yoona, a member of Korean girl group Girls' Generation
* June 2 – Kristiina Brask, Finnish pop singer
* June 4 – Zac Farro, American drummer
* June 6 – Ashleigh Chisholm, Australian actress
* June 7 – Daniel Rich, Australian rules footballer
* June 10 – Niamh Perry, Irish actress and singer
* June 11 – Christophe Lemaitre, French sprinter
* June 12 – Jrue Holiday, American basketball player
* June 13 – Aaron Johnson, British actor
* June 18 – Sandra Izbaşa, Romanian gymnast and Olympic gold medalist
* June 21 – Bridget Hall, Canadian actress
* June 21 – Håvard Nordtveit, Norwegian football player
* June 21 – Ričardas Berankis, Lithuanian tennis player
* June 22 – Kei Inoo, Japanese singer/actor
* June 28 – Jasmine Richards, Canadian actress
* July 1 – Angelo Balanta, Colombian footballer
* July 4 – David Kross, German actor
* July 6 – Jeremy Suarez, American actor
* July 9 – Rafael da Silva, Brazilian footballer
* July 9 – Fabio da Silva, Brazilian footballer
* July 11 – Caroline Wozniacki, Danish tennis player
* July 24 – Daveigh Chase, American actress
* July 27 – Nick Hogan, American television personality
* July 27 – Indiana Evans, Australian actress
* July 28 – Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, American rapper
* August 1 – Alakina Mann, English actress
* August 6 – JonBenét Ramsey, American beauty queen and murder victim (d. 1996)
* August 9 – Adelaide Kane, Australian actress
* August 10 –Lucas Till, American actor
* August 10 – Tai Woffinden, English speedway rider
* August 12 – Mario Balotelli, Italian footballer
* August 17 – Rachel Hurd-Wood, British actress
* August 20 – Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Dutch swimmer
* August 28 – Bojan Krkić, Spanish footballer
* August 31 – Oliver Adams, American actor
* September 3 – Abbas Ali, Pakistani footballer
* September 4 – Stefanía Fernández, Miss Universe 2009 from Venezuela
* September 5 – Kim Yu-Na, South Korean figure skater
* September 6 – John Wall, American basketball player
* September 8 – Matt Barkley, American football player
* September 9 – Melody Klaver, Dutch actress
* September 13 – Jamie Anderson, American snowboarder
* September 19 – Patrick Breeding, American singer
* September 19 – Saki Fukuda, Japanese actress
* September 20 – John Tavares, Canadian ice hockey player
* September 21 – Christian Serratos, American actress
* September 21 – Allison Scagliotti-Smith, American actress
* September 23 – Agustin Sierra, Argentine actor
* September 23 – Laurent Alvarez, Swiss figure skater
* September 25 – Mao Asada, Japanese figure skater
* September 28 – Kirsten Prout, Canadian actress
* October 12 – Henri Lansbury, English footballer
* October 16 – Yohanna, Icelandic singer and Eurovision runner-up
* October 18 – Carly Schroeder, American actress
* October 21 – Ricky Rubio, Spanish basketball player
* October 22 – Jonathan Lipnicki, American actor
* October 23 – Stevie Brock, American singer
* October 25 – Austin Peralta, American jazz musician and composer
* November 4 – Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Canadian actor
* November 7 – Matt Corby, Australian singer
* November 7 – Marisa Siketa, Australian actress
* November 14 – Jessica Jacobs, Australian actress and singer (d. 2008)
* November 15 – Kanata Hongō, Japanese actor
* November 19 – James Chichester, Earl of Belfast, Irish Peer
* November 29 – Diego González, Mexican singer, actor, and song writer
* November 30 – Magnus Carlsen, Norwegian chess player
* December 10 – Giulia Boverio, Italian actress
* December 10 – Vivien Endicott-Douglas, Canadian actress
* December 10 – Shoya Tomizawa, Japanese motorcycle rider (d. 2010)
* December 13 – Corey Anderson, New Zealand cricketer
* December 17 – Folashade Abugan, Nigerian sprinter
* December 17 – John Rooney, English footballer
* December 20 – JoJo, American singer/actress
* December 22 – Jean-Baptiste Maunier, French actor
* December 23 – Anna Maria Perez de Tagle, American actress
* December 26 – Aaron Ramsey, Welsh footballer
* December 28 – David Archuleta, American singer
* December 31 – Patrick Chan, Canadian figure skater
* December 31 – Zhao Jing, Chinese swimmer