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Wednesday 2 May 1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 2, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kay Panabaker and Paul George (basketball). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor. In UK Killer by Adamski was in the top 5 hits. Far Out Man, directed by Tommy Chong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captive or Bigfoot.
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What the sky looked like on 2 May 1990

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Far Out Man

Directed by: Tommy Chong

Starring: Tommy Chong, C. Thomas Howell, Rae Dawn Chong, Shelby Chong

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Jours tranquilles à Clichy

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Andrew McCarthy, Nigel Havers, Barbara De Rossi, Stéphanie Tchou-Cotta

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Any Man's Death

Directed by: Tom Clegg

Starring: John Savage, William Hickey, Mia Sara, Michael Lerner

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Swarg

Directed by: David Dhawan

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Govinda, Madhavi, Juhi Chawla

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Short Time

Directed by: Gregg Champion

Starring: Dabney Coleman, Matt Frewer, Teri Garr, Barry Corbin

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TV Series

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

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Gossip

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

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Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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A Kind of Magic

Celebration: Madchester - Sound of the North

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 May 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
  • Saints Exuperius and Zoe
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Facts:
  • Some Americans Abroad opens at Vivian Beaumont NYC for 62 performances
  • South African government and African National Congress open talks to end apartheid.
  • In London, a man brandishing a knife robs a courier of bearer bonds worth £292 million (the largest mugging to date).
  • May 2–4 – First talks between the government of South Africa and the African National Congress.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 02, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

A Brief History Of Time

By: Stephen W. Hawking

Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

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The Broken Cord

By: Michael Dorris

The controversial national bestseller that received unprecedented media attention, sparked the nation's interest in the plight of children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, and touched a nerve in all of us.

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Liar'S Poker

By: Michael Lewis

The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he

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Flashbacks

By: Morley Safer

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Conflict: Middle East Political Simulator

Conflict: Middle East Political Simulator

Platform: MS-DOS, Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Government simulation game

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers: The Adventures in Nimnul's Castle

Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers: The Adventures in Nimnul's Castle

Platform: DOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Disney Computer Software Hi Tech Expressions

Bigfoot

Bigfoot

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Acclaim

Atomic Punk

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle, Action

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Captive

Captive

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, PC (DOS)

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Mindscape

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Downtown

Format: VHS release

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Immediate Family

Format: VHS release

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All Dogs Go to Heaven

Studio: United Artists

Format: VHS release

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New York Stories

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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Gross Anatomy

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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