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Friday 12 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 Melody and Henri Lansbury. 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. Night of the Living Dead, directed by Tom Savini, 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 Les nuls, l'émission. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers: The Adventures in Nimnul's Castle or Aretha.
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 this week ?

Night of the Living Dead

Directed by: Tom Savini

Starring: Tony Todd, Patricia Tallman, Tom Towles

Country: United States

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Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene

Country: United States

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Akira

Directed by: Katsuhiro Otomo

Starring: Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Mitsuo Iwata

Country: United States

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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

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 12 October 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.35
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: America's Children -- Oct. 8, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9246

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 ?

Ayakashi no Shiro

Ayakashi no Shiro

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: SETA Corporation

Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers

Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayChoice-10

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Disney Computer Software

Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers: The Adventures in Nimnul's Castle

Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers: The Adventures in Nimnul's Castle

Platform: DOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Disney Computer Software Hi Tech Expressions

E-Motion

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

Genre: Strategy, action, puzzle

Publisher: NA Accolade; EU U.S. Gold

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Aretha

Platform: Super Famicom, Game Boy

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Yanoman Corporation

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