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Friday 3 August 1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jourdan Dunn and Shunya Shiraishi. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey. In UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Flatliners, directed by Joel Schumacher, 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. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyber-Lip or Bigfoot.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts

Country: United States

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Problem Child

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Michael Oliver, John Ritter, Jack Warden

Country: United States

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Directed by: Frank Marshall

Starring: Jeff Daniels, Julian Sands, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Directed by: Jerry Zucker

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg

Country: United States

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Die Hard 2

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Bruce Willis, William Atherton, Bonnie Bedelia

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 3 August 1990 ?

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
  • Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
  • St. Nicodemus
  • Niger - Independence Day
  • St. Walthen
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Famous Deaths:
  • Little Night Music opens at New York State Theater NYC for 11 performances
  • For 3rd time in 1990 a no-hitter is broken up with 2 outs in 8th inning. Doug Drabek of Pittsburgh still beats Philadelphia 11-0
  • Radio Kuwait goes off the air, due to the Iraqi invasion.
  • New York Yankees' player Kevin Mass sets record with 10th home run in first 72 at bats.
  • US announces commitment of Naval forces to Gulf regions.

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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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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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Men At Work

By: George F. Will

In his classic tribute to America's pastime—now with a new introduction—political commentator, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and lifelong sports enthusiast George F.

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Megatrends 2000

By: John Naisbitt and Patricia Aburdene

Offering predictions and modern "soothsayings" for the 1990s and onwards, this book attempts to chart the changes to come, in politics, religion, advertising and culture.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baseball Stars Professional

Platform: Arcade, Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: SNK Corporation

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Cyber Core

Platform: TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine Sharp X68000

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: IGS

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Platform: Arcade, Neo-Geo

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: SNK Corporation

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European Superleague

European Superleague

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC 6128, Atari ST, PC and Sinclair ZX Spectrum 128/+3

Genre: Sports

Publisher: CDS Microsystems


Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Acclaim

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