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Wednesday 26 December 1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Weston Cage and Andy Biersack. 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. On TV people were watching Madness. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atomino or Boxy Boy.
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 this week ?

Madness

Starring: Jonathan Miller

Country: United Kingdom

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Brute Force

Starring: Tom Diamond, John E. Ford III, Ken Hackman, Greg Krager

Country: United States

GamePro TV

Starring: J.D. Roth, Brennan Howard

Country: United States

My Kingdom for a Horse

Starring: Sean Bean, Jane Thornton, Sheila Hancock, Bryan Pringle

Country: United Kingdom

James Randi: Psychic Investigator

Starring: James Randi

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
  • Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Nancy Cruznan: accident victim/right-to-die case, dies at age 33.
  • Gene Callahan: American art director and production designer (d. 1990).
Facts:
  • Garry Kasparov beats Antatoly Karpov to retain chess championship
  • Senior Professional Baseball Association folds

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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

Late one spring afternoon, Alejandro Stern, the brilliant defense lawyer from Presumed Innocent, comes home from a business trip to find that Clara, his wife of thirty years, has committed suicide.

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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 ?

Drop Off

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Atomino

Atomino

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Psygnosis

Boxy Boy

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Namco

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The Bugs Bunny Birthday Blowout

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Side-scrolling adventure

Publisher: Kemco-Seika

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European Soccer Challenge

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari Lynx, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Software Sorcery

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