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Friday 12 January 1990

1990-01-12

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins. In UK Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice was in the top 5 hits. Tremors, directed by Ron Underwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auel 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 ?

Tremors

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter

Country: United States

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Internal Affairs

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Starring: Richard Gere, Andy Garcia, Laurie Metcalf

Country: United States

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Always

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson

Country: United States

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Born on the Fourth of July

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Tom Cruise, Raymond J. Barry, Caroline Kava

Country: United States

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Tango & Cash

Directed by: Andrei Konchalovsky

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Teri Hatcher

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Agatha Christie: Poirot

Starring: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Country: United Kingdom

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A Sense of Guilt

Starring: Trevor Eve, Lisa Harrow, Jim Carter, Rudi Davies

Country: United Kingdom

Yellowthread Street

Starring: Ray Lonnen, Doreen Chan, Bruce Payne, Robert Taylor

Country: United Kingdom

The Secret Cabaret

Starring: Sarah Cresswell, Simon Drake, Anthony Georghiou, Juliette Hardy

Country: United Kingdom

Stolen

Starring: Cheryl Prime, Art Malik, Mary Maddox, Dean Ashraf

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
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Facts:
  • Civil Rights activist Reverand Al Sharpton is stabbed in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn.
  • Romania bans Communist party (first Warsaw Pact member to do so).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Rumania and Panama. Photo Credit: Vladimir Sichov-SIPA Press.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9206
  • Life: Year In Pictures

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 ?

ActRaiser

Platform: Super NES, mobile phone

Genre: Platform, City-building simulation

Publisher: Enix

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Columns II

Columns II

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sega

Cutie Suzuki no Ringside Angel

Cutie Suzuki no Ringside Angel

Platform: Mega Drive

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Asmik Corporation

Dr. Mario

Platform: NES, Nintendo VS. System, PlayChoice-10, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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The Punisher

Platform: NES Game Boy

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: LJN

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