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Sunday 5 August 1990

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James White and Yui Minami. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey. In UK Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme was in the top 5 hits. Flatliners, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Barbarians At The Gate by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmo Tank or Aerial Assault.
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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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Seinfeld

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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Nightingales

Starring: Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall, James Ellis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Flatliners

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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Arachnophobia

Directed by: Frank Marshall

Starring: Jeff Daniels, Julian Sands, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Ghost

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
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Facts:
  • Barb Mucha wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
  • Jim Palmer and Joe Morgan inducted into hall of fame

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Books

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

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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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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The Politics Of Rich And Poor

By: Kevin Phillips

The enormous concentration of wealth in the United States during the 1980s--most of it in the hands of the top 1% of the population--will provoke what Phillips calls a watershed change

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An Inconvenient Woman

By: Dominick Dunne

Jules Mendelson is wealthy. Astronomically so. He and his wife lead the kind of charity-giving, art-filled, high-society life for which each has been carefully groomed.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cadaver

Cadaver

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, Acorn Archimedes

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Image Works

Challenge of the Dragon

Platform: NES

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Color Dreams

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Cosmo Tank

Cosmo Tank

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atlus

A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System Virtual Console

Genre: Platformer, puzzle

Publisher: NA/EU Absolute Entertainment; JP Jaleco

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Aerial Assault

Platform: Sega Master System Sega Game Gear

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Sega

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