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Wednesday 24 January 1990

1990-01-24

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton. In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Tremors, directed by Ron Underwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Straight by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Tremors

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter

Country: United States

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Internal Affairs

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Starring: Richard Gere, Andy Garcia, Laurie Metcalf

Country: United States

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Always

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson

Country: United States

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Born on the Fourth of July

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Tom Cruise, Raymond J. Barry, Caroline Kava

Country: United States

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Tango & Cash

Directed by: Andrei Konchalovsky

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Teri Hatcher

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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

Yellowthread Street

Starring: Ray Lonnen, Doreen Chan, Bruce Payne, Robert Taylor

Country: United Kingdom

The Secret Cabaret

Starring: Sarah Cresswell, Simon Drake, Anthony Georghiou, Juliette Hardy

Country: United Kingdom

Stolen

Starring: Cheryl Prime, Art Malik, Mary Maddox, Dean Ashraf

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 January 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
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Facts:
  • Japanese MUSES-A (Hiten) launched towards moon.
  • Japan launches Hiten, the country's first lunar probe, the first robotic lunar probe since the Soviet Union's Luna 24 in 1976, and the first lunar probe launched by a country other than Soviet Union or the United States.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Charles Stuart -- Jan. 22, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9208
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Antarctica -- Jan. 15, 1990

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 ?

Lost Crystal

Platform: Apple Macintosh

Genre: Adventure game

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Bonanza Bros.

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, Virtual Console, Sega Master System, TurboGrafx-CD, Sega Mega Drive, Sharp X68000, Windows (Steam), ZX Spectrum, PlayStation 2, Cloud (OnL

Genre: PlatformerStealth

Publisher: Sega (Arcade/consoles) U.S. Gold (Home Computers)

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Days of Thunder

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, C64, DOS, Game Boy, NES, iOS, Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Mindscape Group

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Dirty Harry

Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mindscape

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PGA Tour

Genre: Sports, Golf

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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