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Thursday 2 August 1990

1990-08-02

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey. In UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Problem Child, directed by Dennis Dugan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Burden Of Proof by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Problem Child

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Michael Oliver, John Ritter, Jack Warden

Country: United States

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Arachnophobia

Directed by: Frank Marshall

Starring: Jeff Daniels, Julian Sands, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Ghost

Directed by: Jerry Zucker

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg

Country: United States

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Die Hard 2

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Bruce Willis, William Atherton, Bonnie Bedelia

Country: United States

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Days of Thunder

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

A Set of Six

Starring: Tony Bilbow, Rowland Rivron

Country: United Kingdom

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Seinfeld

Written by: Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld

Starring: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Country: United States

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Answers with Bayless Conley

Starring: Bayless Conley, Janet Conley

Country: United States

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom

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Shannon's Deal

Written by: John Sayles

Starring: Jamey Sheridan, Elizabeth Peña, Jenny Lewis, Richard Edson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 August 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
  • Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
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Facts:
  • Iraq invades and occupies Kuwait, Emir flees to Saudi Arabia
  • Yankees rookie Kevin Maas hits his 10th home run in just 77 at bats
  • US President signs executive order banning importation of ancient coins and antiquities from Iraq.
  • President of Pakistan Ghulam Ishaq Khan dismisses Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto, accusing her of corruption and abuse of power.
  • The South African government and ANC begin talks on ending Apartheid in South Africa.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Plains of Passage

By: Jean M. Auel

Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

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Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The Bram Stoker Prize-winner for Best Fiction Collection—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post). Now available in paperback from Scribner for the first time.With

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The Burden of Proof

By: Scott Turow

Turow's acclaimed second novel, which topped international bestseller lists, is now available in trade paperback. Sandy Stern, the brilliant defense attorney from Presumed Innocent, faces an event so emotionally shattering that no part of his life is left untouched.

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Memories of Midnight

By: Sidney Sheldon

In THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT, they played the ultimate game of love, lust, and death.Now, in MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT, the survivors meet to play one last time...Shadowed

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Adventures of Lolo 2

Platform: NES/Family Computer, Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

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After Burst

After Burst

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: NCS

Battletech: The Crescent Hawks' Revenge

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Infocom

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Dragon Saber

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Namco

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Exodus: Journey to the Promised Land

Platform: NES, Sega Mega Drive, Game Boy, MS-DOS PC

Genre: Puzzle/Christian

Publisher: Wisdom Tree

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