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Friday 5 October 1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Wesley Morgan and Taylour Paige. 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. Memphis Belle, directed by Michael Caton-Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Four Past Midnight by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Prisoners of Gravity. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Rabby or X-Men II: The Fall of the Mutants.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Memphis Belle

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Tate Donovan

Country: United States

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Troll 2

Directed by: Drake Floyd

Starring: Michael Stephenson, George Hardy, Margo Prey

Country: United States

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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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 5 October 1990 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Meir Kahane: American-Israeli rabbi and activist founded the Jewish Defense League (d. 1990).
Facts:
  • Cincinnati jury acquits art gallery of obscenity (Mapplethorpe photos).
  • After one hundred and fifty years The Herald broadsheet newspaper in Melbourne, Australia, is published for the last time as a separate newspaper.
  • Disney re-releases the film Fantasia to theaters, based on a two-year restoration from original film negatives, with the original soundtrack.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.34
  • Life: Fergie With Baby
  • Time: Film Director, David Lynch

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 #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

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The Burden of Proof

By: Scott Turow

Late one spring afternoon, Alejandro Stern, the brilliant defense lawyer from Presumed Innocent, comes home from a business trip to find that Clara, his wife of thirty years, has committed suicide.

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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 ?

Alpha Waves

Alpha Waves

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Infogrames (International)/Data East (North America)

Altered Destiny

Platform: DOS, Amiga

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Accolade

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Astro Rabby

Astro Rabby

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: IGS

Castle Master

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, IBM PC, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Role-playing video game, puzzle video game

Publisher: Incentive Software

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X-Men II: The Fall of the Mutants

X-Men II: The Fall of the Mutants

Platform: PC

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Paragon Software


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