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Monday 1 October 1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Charlie McDonnell and Charlie Mcdonnell. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Close To You by Maxi Priest. In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. Henry & June, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The General In His Labyrinth by Gabriel Garcia Marquez was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Prisoners of Gravity. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arrow Flash or Dynowarz: Destruction of Spondylus.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Henry & June

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Fred Ward, Uma Thurman, Maria de Medeiros

Country: United States

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The Vanishing

Directed by: George Sluizer

Starring: Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Gene Bervoets, Johanna ter Steege

Country: United States

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King of New York

Directed by: Abel Ferrara

Starring: Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Laurence Fishburne

Country: United States

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Miller's Crossing

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, John Turturro

Country: United States

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Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Trials of Life

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Get a Life

Written by: Chris Elliott, David Mirkin, Adam Resnick

Starring: Chris Elliott, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue, Bob Elliott

Country: United States

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A Set of Six

Starring: Tony Bilbow, Rowland Rivron

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Written by: Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld

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

Country: United States

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Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1990 ?

  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
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Famous Deaths:
  • 10,000 Uganda RPF rebels move into Rwanda
  • Meteorite explode above Pacific Ocean
  • Serbs in Croatia proclaim autonomy
  • The agreement is signed whereby the Allies of World War II return full sovereignty to Germany as of the agreed-to unification date of October 3.
  • President George Bush at the United Nations, condemns Iraq's takeover of Kuwait.

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Sport Games on 1 October 1990

American Football
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Seattle Seahawks : 16 - 31
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The General In His Labyrinth

By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

General Simon Bolivar, “the Liberator” of five South American countries, takes a last melancholy journey down the Magdalena River, revisiting cities along its shores, and reliving the triumphs, passions, and betrayals

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Darkness Visible

By: William Styron

A work of great personal courage and a literary tour de force, this bestseller is Styron's true account of his descent into a crippling and almost suicidal depression.

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The Stand

By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. A

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Barbarians At The Gate

By: Bryan Burrough and John Helyar

“One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980’s.”—New York Times Book ReviewA #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

A.B. Cop

A.B. Cop

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sega

Arrow Flash

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Sega; NA Renovation Products; EU Sega

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Bio-ship Paladin

Bio-ship Paladin

Platform: Arcade Game, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: UPL

Dynowarz: Destruction of Spondylus

Dynowarz: Destruction of Spondylus

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System/NES

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Bandai

Battle Bull

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

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