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Saturday 17 November 1990

1990-11-17

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Love Takes Time by Mariah Carey. In UK Unchained Melody by The Righteous Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Predator 2, directed by Stephen Hopkins, 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

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Predator 2

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Starring: Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Kevin Peter Hall

Country: United States

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The Rescuers Down Under

Directed by: Hendel Butoy

Starring: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, John Candy

Country: United States

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Rocky V

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young

Country: United States

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Home Alone

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern

Country: United States

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Jacob's Ladder

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Pea, Danny Aiello

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 17 November 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Fugendake, part of the Mount Unzen volcanic complex, Nagasaki prefecture, Japan becomes active again and erupts.
  • Soviet Presiden Gorbachev proposes a radical restructuring of the Soviet government, including the creation of a Federal Council to be made up of the heads of the 15 Soviet republics.
  • November 19–21 ndash Leaders of Canada, the United States, and 32 European nations meet in Paris to formally mark the end of the Cold War.
  • Charter of Paris for a New Europe signed.
  • Super Famicom released in Japan.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.40
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dick Cheney and Colin Powell -- Nov. 12, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9251

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

The Adventures of Rad Gravity

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Activision

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Battle Pingpong

Battle Pingpong

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Quest

Cyber Core

Platform: TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine Sharp X68000

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: IGS

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Bo Jackson Baseball

Platform: NES, MS-DOS, Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Data East Mindscape

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