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Thursday 1 March 1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eva Daeleman and Krystle Dsouza. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Escapade by Janet Jackson. 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 Head First by Norman Cousins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Avonlea. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Saber or Assault City.
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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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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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Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Starring: Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall, James Ellis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Agatha Christie: Poirot

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Jim Henson Presents Mother Goose Stories

Starring: London Kim

Country: United States

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Written by: Mark Mason

Starring: Francis Wright

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 March 1990 ?

  • Saint Eudoxia
  • Self Injury Awareness Day
  • Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
  • Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
  • Saint David's Day (National Holiday of Wales).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Benin nullifies its constitution.
  • In Texas, near-stock ZR-1 and L-98 Corvettes set a dozen land speed records. Average speed for all runs is 170- to 175-MPH.
  • Luis Alberto Lacelle sworn in as President of Uruguay.
  • Steve Jackson Games is raided by the United States Secret Service, prompting the later formation of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Head First

By: Norman Cousins

"An eloquent plea for two needed emphases: more humane doctor-patient relations, and greater patient involvement in the struggle with disease."—Melvin

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What I Saw At The Revolution

By: Peggy Noonan

On the hundredth anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s birth comes the twentieth-anniversary edition of Peggy Noonan’s critically acclaimed bestseller What I Saw at the Revolution, for which she provides a new Preface

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The Great And Secret Show

By: Clive Barker

In the little town of Palomo Grove, two great armies are amassing; forces shaped from the hearts and souls of America.

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All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By: Robert Fulghum

Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, Acorn Archimedes

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Image Works

Daedalian Opus

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Dragon Saber

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Namco

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Assault City

Assault City

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Sega

Captain Comic II: Fractured Reality

Captain Comic II: Fractured Reality

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: side-scrollers

Publisher: ComputerEasy

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