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Wednesday 8 August 1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Oti Mabuse and Modernwarnegro . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey. In UK Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme was in the top 5 hits. Flatliners, directed by Joel Schumacher, 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. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Challenge of the Dragon or Cybergenic Ranger: Secret of the Seventh Planet.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Flatliners

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts

Country: United States

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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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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 8 August 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Iraq annexes Kuwait as its 19th province
  • Pete Rose begins 5-ms prison term at Marion (IL) Federal prison camp
  • Baltimore Orioles pull their 10th triple play (1-6-3 versus Oakland Athletics).
  • Carlton Fisk ties Johnny Bench hitting 327 home runs as a catcher.
  • Iraq occupies Kuwait and the state is annexed to Iraq. This would lead to the Gulf War shortly afterward.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: David Souter -- Aug. 6, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9237
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.25

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

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 ?

Battle Tank

Platform: NES, Sega Game Gear

Genre: Tank simulation w/ first person perspective

Publisher: Absolute Entertainment

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Challenge of the Dragon

Platform: NES

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Color Dreams

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Cybergenic Ranger: Secret of the Seventh Planet

Platform: DOS

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Digger T. Rock

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Maze, platformer

Publisher: Milton Bradley Company

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Double Dragon II

Platform: Game Boy, 3DS Virtual Console

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Technōs Japan; NA Acclaim; EU Acclaim

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