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Tuesday 2 October 1990

1990-10-02

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Close To You by Maxi Priest. In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. Henry & June, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Four Past Midnight by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Henry & June

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Fred Ward, Uma Thurman, Maria de Medeiros

Country: United States

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The Vanishing

Directed by: George Sluizer

Starring: Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Gene Bervoets, Johanna ter Steege

Country: United States

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King of New York

Directed by: Abel Ferrara

Starring: Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Laurence Fishburne

Country: United States

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Miller's Crossing

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, John Turturro

Country: United States

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Goodfellas

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Trials of Life

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom

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Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers

Starring: Alan Alda

Country: United States

The Dreamstone

Written by: Michael Jupp

Starring: Jacqueline Clarke, Nancy Hendry, Gary Martin, Richard Tate

Country: United Kingdom

Get a Life

Written by: Chris Elliott, David Mirkin, Adam Resnick

Starring: Chris Elliott, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue, Bob Elliott

Country: United States

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Haywire

Starring: Brad Slaight

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Michael Feinstein in Concert - opens at Golden NYC for 30 performances
  • Allies cede any remaining rights as occupiers of Germany
  • Chinese plane explodes, about 100 die
  • US Senate votes 90-9 to confirm David Souter to the Supreme Court.
  • Xiamen Airlines Flight 8301 is hijacked; after landing at Guangzhou, it crashes into two airliners on the ground, killing 132 people.

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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 ?

Drop Off

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Balloon Kid

Platform: Game Boy, Family Computer, Game Boy Color, 3DS Virtual Console

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Nintendo Character Soft (Hello Kitty World)

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Chew Man Fu

Chew Man Fu

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, i-Revo, Wii and Wii U Virtual Console

Publisher: Hudson Soft NEC Konami (Wii U VC)

Deliverance: Stormlord II

Deliverance: Stormlord II

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Dragon Lord

Dragon Lord

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy RPG

Publisher: Palace Software LTD


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