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Thursday 5 July 1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sooraj Pancholi and James O'Connor. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Step By Step by New Kids On The Block. In UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Die Hard 2, directed by Renny Harlin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Megatrends 2000 by John Naisbitt and Patricia Aburdene was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Set of Six. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adidas Championship Football or Final Fantasy III.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 30 days ?

Die Hard 2

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Bruce Willis, William Atherton, Bonnie Bedelia

Country: United States

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Days of Thunder

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall

Country: United States

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RoboCop 2

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: Peter Weller, Belinda Bauer, John Glover

Country: United States

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Gremlins 2: The New Batch

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, John Glover

Country: United States

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Dick Tracy

Directed by: Warren Beatty

Starring: Warren Beatty, Madonna, Al Pacino

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 July 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
  • Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
  • Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
  • Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
  • Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Mitch Snyder: homeless advocate, commits suicide at age 46 by hanging.
Facts:
  • Zina Garrison upsets Steffi Graf in Wimbeldon semi-finals.
  • In Kenya, riots erupt against the Kenya African National Union's monopoly on power.
  • President of Bulgaria Petar Mladenov resigns over charges he order tanks to disperse antigovernment protests in December 1989.
  • Somali president Siad Barre's bodyguards massacre antigovernment demonstrators during a soccer match 65 people are killed, more than 300 seriously injured.
  • July 7–8 ndash Martina Navratilova of the United States wins the 1990 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles and Stefan Edberg of Sweden wins the 1990 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: South African activist Nelson Mandela.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9232
  • Life: Kermit Says Goodbye To Jim Henson

Books

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

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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Oh, the Places You'll Go!

By: Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly ...

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Head First

By: Norman Cousins

"An eloquent plea for two needed emphases: more humane doctor-patient relations, and greater patient involvement in the struggle with disease."—Melvin

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arlington Horse Racing

Arlington Horse Racing

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horse racing

Publisher: Strata

Bubble Dizzy

Bubble Dizzy

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Codemasters

Adidas Championship Football

Adidas Championship Football

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Ocean Software

Breach 2

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Impressions Games

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Final Fantasy III

Platform: Nintendo DS (Remake) iOS (Remake) Android (Remake) PlayStation Portable (Remake) Ouya (Remake) Windows Phone (Remake) Microsoft Windows (Remake); Nintendo DS (Remake); iOS (Remake); Android (Remake);

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square; Square Enix (Remake)

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