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Sunday 15 April 1990

1990-04-15

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to I'll Be Your Everything by Tommy Page. In UK Vogue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Cry-Baby, directed by John Waters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Bourne Ultimatum by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Cry-Baby

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Johnny Depp, Ricki Lake, Amy Locane

Country: United States

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The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover

Directed by: Peter Greenaway

Starring: Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren

Country: United States

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Directed by: Steve Barron

Starring: Judith Hoag, Elias Koteas, Josh Pais

Country: United States

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Pretty Woman

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Jason Alexander

Country: United States

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Lord of the Flies

Directed by: Harry Hook

Starring: Balthazar Getty, Chris Furrh, Danuel Pipoly

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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

Twin Peaks

Written by: Mark Frost, David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Country: United States

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Corte tropical

Starring: Anthony Correa

Country: United States

Nightingales

Starring: Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall, James Ellis

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 April 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
  • Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Greta Garbo: Swedish-American actress, one of the most magical and famous of the stars of the silver screen.
Facts:
  • In Living Color premieres on FOX-TV
  • Greenidge and Haynes make 298 opening stand (versus England), their best.
  • Lebanon hostage crisis: Lebanese kidnappers release American educator Robert Polhill, who had been held hostage since January 1987.
  • Earth Day 20 is celebrated by millions worldwide.
  • Cold War: West Germany and East Germany agree to merge currency and economies on July 1.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.9
  • Time: America's Changing Colors Inset: guard near Chernobyl
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9220

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 ?

A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System Virtual Console

Genre: Platformer, puzzle

Publisher: NA/EU Absolute Entertainment; JP Jaleco

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1941: Counter Attack

1941: Counter Attack

Platform: Arcade, SuperGrafx

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Arrow Flash

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Sega; NA Renovation Products; EU Sega

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Battle Unit Zeoth

Battle Unit Zeoth

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Jaleco Entertainment

Darkspyre

Darkspyre

Platform: Amiga, DOS


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