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Friday 31 August 1990

1990-08-31

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to If Wishes Came True by Sweet Sensation. In UK Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme was in the top 5 hits. The Witches, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Burden Of Proof by Scott Turow 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 ?

The Witches

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher

Country: United States

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Darkman

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Colin Friels

Country: United States

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Wild at Heart

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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Flatliners

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts

Country: United States

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Problem Child

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Michael Oliver, John Ritter, Jack Warden

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Haywire

Starring: Brad Slaight

Country: United States

A Set of Six

Starring: Tony Bilbow, Rowland Rivron

Country: United Kingdom

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Seinfeld

Written by: Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld

Starring: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Country: United States

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Answers with Bayless Conley

Starring: Bayless Conley, Janet Conley

Country: United States

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
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Facts:
  • Dennis Eckersley saves his 40th game of the season
  • East and West Germany sign a treaty to join legal and political systems
  • Ken Griffey Sr and Jr are 1st father and son to play on same team each goes 1 for 4 for Seattle Mariners

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.29
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: War in the Gulf? -- Aug. 27, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9240

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

Air Diver: F-119 Stealth Fighter Simulation

Air Diver: F-119 Stealth Fighter Simulation

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Seismic (Asmik Ace Entertainment in Japan)

Anarchy

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Side-scrolling shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Crazy Sue

Crazy Sue

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, Atari ST, PC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: cover disk of Amiga Fun magazine by MC Publications (UK)

Dragon Knight II

Platform: MSX2, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X68000, PC Engine Super CD-ROM²

Publisher: ELF Corporation NEC Avenue (PC Engine)

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