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Saturday 24 February 1990

1990-02-24

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul. In UK Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor was in the top 5 hits. The Hunt for Red October, directed by John McTiernan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Devices And Desires by P. D. James was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

The Hunt for Red October

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn

Country: United States

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Revenge

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Kevin Costner, Anthony Quinn, Madeleine Stowe

Country: United States

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Hard to Kill

Directed by: Bruce Malmuth

Starring: Steven Seagal, Kelly LeBrock, William Sadler

Country: United States

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Cinema Paradiso

Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili

Country: United States

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Tremors

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Corte tropical

Starring: Anthony Correa

Country: United States

Nightingales

Starring: Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall, James Ellis

Country: United Kingdom

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The Crystal Maze

Written by: Lloyd Bettell-Higgins, David Bodycombe, Adam Howarth, Simon Tayler, Bob Thorne

Starring: Richard O'Brien, Sandra Caron, Edward Tudor-Pole

Country: United Kingdom

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Agatha Christie: Poirot

Starring: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Country: United Kingdom

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A Sense of Guilt

Starring: Trevor Eve, Lisa Harrow, Jim Carter, Rudi Davies

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 February 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Malcolm Forbes: CEO (Forbes Publishing), dies of a heart attack at age 70 (born 1919).
  • Tony Conigliaro: American athlete, pro baseball player for the Boston Red Sox, outfielder and right handed batter who suffered multiple injuries that cut short an illustrious career.
  • Johnnie Ray: American singer and songwriter of the pre-Elvis '50s, who specialized in heavy emoting with songs that earned him the title of Prince of Wails.
  • Sandro Pertini: Italian Socialist President, sworn in 9 July 1978, succeeding Giovanni Leone.
Facts:
  • Beth Daniel wins LPGA Orix Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open.
  • The Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic holds the first democratic election in the history of the Soviet Union.
  • The Sandinistas are defeated in the Nicaraguan elections, with Violeta Chamorro elected as the new president of Nicaragua, replacing Daniel Ortega.
  • The USSR agrees to withdraw all 73,500 troops from Czechoslovakia by July, 1991.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.2
  • Time: Russian leaders Mikhail Gorbachev (R) and Vladimir Lenin (L)
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9212

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 ?

ActRaiser

Platform: Super NES, mobile phone

Genre: Platform, City-building simulation

Publisher: Enix

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Battle Unit Zeoth

Battle Unit Zeoth

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Jaleco Entertainment

Die Hard

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

Genre: Side-scrolling

Publisher: Activision

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Duck Maze

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform, Puzzle

Publisher: HES Interactive

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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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