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Tuesday October 2, 1990

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 2, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nichole Lee and Samantha Barks. 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. Mr. Destiny, directed by James Orr, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while You Just Don'T Understand by Deborah Tannen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Going Places. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 1941: Counter Attack or Balloon Kid.
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What the sky looked like on 2 October 1990

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Movies

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

Mr. Destiny

Directed by: James Orr

Starring: Jim Belushi, Linda Hamilton, Michael Caine, Jon Lovitz

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Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Starring: Winona Ryder, Jeff Daniels, Laila Robins, Thomas Wilson Brown

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She-Wolf of London

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Don Porter, June Lockhart, Sara Haden, Jan Wiley

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The Hairdresser's Husband

Directed by: Patrice Leconte

Starring: Jean Rochefort, Anna Galiena, Roland Bertin, Maurice Chevit

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Desperate Hours

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Anthony Hopkins, Mimi Rogers, Lindsay Crouse

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TV Series

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

Going Places

Directed by: Aaron Mostow

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Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

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The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

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Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

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Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Michael Feinstein in Concert - opens at Golden NYC for 30 performances
  • Allies cede any remaining rights as occupiers of Germany
  • Chinese plane explodes, about 100 die
  • US Senate votes 90-9 to confirm David Souter to the Supreme Court.
  • Xiamen Airlines Flight 8301 is hijacked; after landing at Guangzhou, it crashes into two airliners on the ground, killing 132 people.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 02, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

You Just Don'T Understand

By: Deborah Tannen

Women and men live in different worlds...made of different words.Spending nearly four years on the New York Times bestseller list, including eight months at number one, You Just Don't Understand is

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Message From Nam

By: Danielle Steel

As a journalist, Paxton Andrews would experience Vietnam firsthand. We follow her from high school in Savannah to college in Berkeley and then to work in Saigon.For

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Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alpha Waves

Alpha Waves

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Infogrames (International)/Data East (North America)

Bakushō! Star Monomane Shitennō

Bakushō! Star Monomane Shitennō

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Pack-In-Video

1941: Counter Attack

1941: Counter Attack

Platform: Arcade, SuperGrafx

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Earthrise

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Interstel

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Balloon Kid

Platform: Game Boy, Family Computer, Game Boy Color, 3DS Virtual Console

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Nintendo Character Soft (Hello Kitty World)

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Home videos

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

Licence to Kill

Studio: United Artists

Format: VHS release, distributed by

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Heart Condition

Format: VHS release

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Cadillac Man

Format: VHS release

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The Sword in the Stone

Studio: Disney

Format: part of The Classics, VHS re-release

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Bad Influence

Format: VHS release

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