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Monday 8 October 1990

1990-10-08

It was Monday, 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 Praying For Time by George Michael. 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.
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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 8 October 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • BJ Wilson: English musician (Procol Harum) (Born 1947).
Facts:
  • 24th Country Music Association Award: George Strait wins
  • Israeli police kill 17 Palestinian rioters
  • US doctors Joseph E Murray and E Donnall Thomas win Nobel Prize.
  • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: In Jerusalem, Israeli police kill 17 Palestinians and wound over 100 near the Dome of the Rock mosque on the Temple Mount.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: America's Children -- Oct. 8, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9246
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.34

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 ?

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)

Cloud Kingdoms

Cloud Kingdoms

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Millennium Interactive Ltd.

Double Dare

Platform: DOS, NES

Genre: Game show

Publisher: GameTek

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Elvira: Mistress of the Dark

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Point-and-click adventure, survival horror, role-playing game

Publisher: Accolade

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Final Zone (FZ Senki Axis -- Japanese title)

Final Zone (FZ Senki Axis -- Japanese title)

Platform: Sega Genesis, Sharp X68000

Genre: Isometric scrolling shooter

Publisher: Wolf Team Renovation Products (US Genesis), Telenet Japan (Japan Mega Drive)


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