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Monday 2 July 1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Margot Robbie and Yulia Alipova. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Step By Step by New Kids On The Block. In UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Die Hard 2, directed by Renny Harlin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Dragon by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Set of Six. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bad Blood or Battletech: The Crescent Hawks' Revenge.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Die Hard 2

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Bruce Willis, William Atherton, Bonnie Bedelia

Country: United States

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Days of Thunder

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall

Country: United States

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RoboCop 2

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: Peter Weller, Belinda Bauer, John Glover

Country: United States

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Gremlins 2: The New Batch

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, John Glover

Country: United States

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Dick Tracy

Directed by: Warren Beatty

Starring: Warren Beatty, Madonna, Al Pacino

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Twin Peaks

Written by: Mark Frost, David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Country: United States

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Starring: Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall, James Ellis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 July 1990 ?

  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Muntu Myeza: South African anti-apartheid activist, dies in auto accident at 39.
  • Snooky Lanson: American singer (Born 1914).
  • Panic in tunnel of Mecca: 1,426 pilgrims trampled to death
  • Imelda Marcos and Adnan Khashoggi found not guilty of racketeering.

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


By: Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler, author of over twenty consecutive New York Times bestsellers, brings back beloved hero Dirk Pitt in this electrifying, edge-of-your-seat thriller.Japan,

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Coyote Waits

By: Tony Hillerman

The car fire didn't kill Navajo Tribal Policeman Delbert Nez—a bullet did. And the old man in possession of the murder weapon is a whiskey-soaked shaman named Ashie Pinto.

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It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It

By: Robert Fulghum

In his first phenomenal best-seller, EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN, Robert Fulghum reminded readers everywhere of some plain and still-true truths.

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In The Arena

By: Richard Nixon

Former U.S. President Richard Nixon candidly reflects on his career and discusses such topics as the U.S.S.R., Gorbachev, secrecy, Watergate, and more.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bad Blood

Platform: DOS, Commodore 64

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Origin Systems

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Battletech: The Crescent Hawks' Revenge

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Infocom

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Cutie Suzuki no Ringside Angel

Cutie Suzuki no Ringside Angel

Platform: Mega Drive

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Asmik Corporation

Dead Heat Scramble

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Arcade racing

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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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