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Wednesday 15 August 1990

1990-08-15

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). 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. Wild at Heart, directed by David Lynch, 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.
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Movies

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

Wild at Heart

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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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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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 15 August 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Viktor Tsoi: Russian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Kino) (d. 1990).
  • Nina Bara: Actress (Missile to the Moon), dies of cancer at 66.
Facts:
  • 51st PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Gary Player
  • Mark McGwire is 1st to hit 30 HRs in each of his 1st 4 seasons
  • Phils Terry Mulholland no-hits Giants 6-0 (8th no hitter of 1990)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Saddam Hussein -- Aug. 13, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9238
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.26

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 ?

4D Sports Tennis

4D Sports Tennis

Platform: DOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mindscape

Boxy Boy

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Namco

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Chocks Away

Chocks Away

Platform: Acorn Archimedes (RISC OS)

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: The Fourth Dimension

Dexterity Funny Field

Dexterity Funny Field

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: SNK

Die Hard

Platform: Commodore 64, NES, MS-DOS, mobile

Genre: Side-scrolling

Publisher: Activision

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