Thursday March 01, 1990

US date format: 3/1/1990, UK date format: 1/3/1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 1, 1990). 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 Dub Be Good To Me by Beats International featuring Lindy Layton was in the top 5 hits. Coupe de Ville, directed by Joe Roth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Second World War by John Keegan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Aerolina. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arlington Horse Racing or Atomix.
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Movies

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Coupe de Ville

Directed by: Joe Roth

Starring: Patrick Dempsey, Arye Gross, Daniel Stern, Annabeth Gish

Bad Influence

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

Starring: Rob Lowe, James Spader, Lisa Zane, Marcia Cross

The Last of the Finest

Directed by: John Mackenzie

Starring: Brian Dennehy, Joe Pantoliano, Jeff Fahey, Bill Paxton

The Hunt for Red October

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill

Country: United States of America

Lionheart

Directed by: Sheldon Lettich

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Harrison Page, Deborah Rennard, Lisa Pelikan

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 01, 1990?


    Holidays

  • 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; ???).
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    Events

  • 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.

TV Series

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

Aerolina

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Hotel Paradies

The Simpsons

Written by: James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Sam Simon

Starring: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Country: United States of America

Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Second World War

By: John Keegan

Praised as “the best military historian of our generation” by Tom Clancy, John Keegan here reconsiders his masterful study of World War II, The Second World War, with a new foreword.

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

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

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.

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bad Blood

Platform: DOS, Commodore 64

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Origin Systems

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, IBM PC, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Role-playing video game, puzzle video game

Publisher: Incentive Software

Arlington Horse Racing

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horse racing

Publisher: Strata

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Action

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Atomix

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

Genre: Tile-based transport puzzle

Publisher: Thalion Software


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