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Thursday 5 July 1990

1990-07-05

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Step By Step by New Kids On The Block. In UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Die Hard 2, directed by Renny Harlin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Stand by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

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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RoboCop 2

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: Peter Weller, Belinda Bauer, John Glover

Country: United States

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Gremlins 2: The New Batch

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, John Glover

Country: United States

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Dick Tracy

Directed by: Warren Beatty

Starring: Warren Beatty, Madonna, Al Pacino

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 5 July 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
  • Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
  • Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
  • Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
  • Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Mitch Snyder: homeless advocate, commits suicide at age 46 by hanging.
Facts:
  • Zina Garrison upsets Steffi Graf in Wimbeldon semi-finals.
  • In Kenya, riots erupt against the Kenya African National Union's monopoly on power.
  • President of Bulgaria Petar Mladenov resigns over charges he order tanks to disperse antigovernment protests in December 1989.
  • Somali president Siad Barre's bodyguards massacre antigovernment demonstrators during a soccer match 65 people are killed, more than 300 seriously injured.
  • July 7–8 ndash Martina Navratilova of the United States wins the 1990 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles and Stefan Edberg of Sweden wins the 1990 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1990?

  • Time: South African activist Nelson Mandela.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9232
  • Life: Kermit Says Goodbye To Jim Henson

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 ?

Castle of Deceit

Castle of Deceit

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Bunch Games

Crystalis

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System Game Boy Color

Genre: Action RPG, Action-adventure

Publisher: SNK (NES) Nintendo (Game Boy Color)

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The Cyber Shinobi

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Platform, hack and slash

Publisher: Sega

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Dragon Crystal

Platform: Sega Game Gear, Sega Master System

Genre: Roguelike

Publisher: Sega

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Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge

Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade, Fighting

Publisher: Empire Software and Medalist International (UK), Paragon Software Corporation (United States)


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