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Wednesday 5 December 1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Montee Ball and Ryan McNulty. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Because I Love You (The Postman Song) by Stevie B. In UK Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice was in the top 5 hits. Awakenings, directed by Penny Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Powershift by Alvin Toffler was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aliens or Double Dare.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Sheltering Sky

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Debra Winger, John Malkovich, Campbell Scott

Country: United States

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Directed by: Penny Marshall

Starring: Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner

Country: United States

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Edward Scissorhands

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest

Country: United States

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Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth

Country: United States

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Predator 2

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Starring: Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Kevin Peter Hall

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Les nuls, l'émission

Starring: Alain Chabat, Chantal Lauby, Dominique Farrugia

Country: France

Prisoners of Gravity

Starring: Rick Green

Country: Canada

The Trials of Life

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers

Starring: Alan Alda

Country: United States

Café Meineid

Written by: Franz Xaver Bogner

Starring: Norbert Mahler, Thekla Mayhoff, Kathi Leitner, Wolfgang Fischer

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 1990 ?

  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Blue Jays trade F McGriff and T Fernandez to SD for R Alomar and J Carter
  • Former Noriega aide Luis del Cid pleads guilty
  • Salman Rushdie, author (ordered to death by Iran for blasphemy), appears in public for first time in two years.

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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1990?

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


By: Alvin Toffler

Toffler argues that while headlines focus on shifts of power at the global level, equally significant shifts are taking place in our everyday world--supermarkets, hospitals, banks, television, and politics.

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All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By: Robert Fulghum

Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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Lady Boss

By: Jackie Collins


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The Cat And The Curmudgeon

By: Cleveland Amory

Despite his hard-knock beginnings, Polar Bear is finicky about his newfound fame. Will nine lives be enough for him to answer all his fan mail?

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

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The Adventures of Gilligan's Island

Platform: NES

Genre: Action[1] Strategy

Publisher: Bandai America, Inc.

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Battle Command

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, MS-DOS, Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Ocean Software

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Cyber Core

Platform: TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine Sharp X68000

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: IGS

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Double Dare

Platform: DOS, NES

Genre: Game show

Publisher: GameTek

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