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Monday 24 December 1990

1990-12-24

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Because I Love You (The Postman Song) by Stevie B. In UK Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice was in the top 5 hits. Kindergarten Cop, directed by Ivan Reitman, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 ?

Kindergarten Cop

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed

Country: United States

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The Godfather: Part III

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Andy Garcia

Country: United States

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Mermaids

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Cher, Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder

Country: United States

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The Sheltering Sky

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Debra Winger, John Malkovich, Campbell Scott

Country: United States

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Awakenings

Directed by: Penny Marshall

Starring: Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

A Life in Pieces

Starring: Peter Cook, Ludovic Kennedy

Country: United Kingdom

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Expos trade Tim Raines to White Sox for Ivan Calderon and Barry Jones
  • Ramsewak Shankar is ousted as President of Suriname by a military coup .

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Kuwait -- Dec. 24, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9257
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.45

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 ?

Adventures of Lolo 3

Adventures of Lolo 3

Platform: Family Computer/NES

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

Circuit's Edge

Circuit's Edge

Platform: DOS

Genre: Interactive fiction/role-playing game

Publisher: Infocom

The Cyber Shinobi

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Platform, hack and slash

Publisher: Sega

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Fiendish Freddy's Big Top O'Fun

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, IBM PC

Genre: Comedy sports

Publisher: Mindscape

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Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge

Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge

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

Genre: Arcade, Fighting

Publisher: Empire Software and Medalist International (UK), Paragon Software Corporation (United States)


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