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Monday 5 November 1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Shanae Thomas and Arjo Atayde. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Love Takes Time by Mariah Carey. In UK Unchained Melody by The Righteous Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Home Alone, directed by Chris Columbus, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Les nuls, l'émission. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Adventures of Rad Gravity or European Superleague.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Home Alone

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern

Country: United States

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Jacob's Ladder

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Pea, Danny Aiello

Country: United States

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Directed by: Katsuhiro Otomo

Starring: Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Mitsuo Iwata

Country: United States

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Night of the Living Dead

Directed by: Tom Savini

Starring: Tony Todd, Patricia Tallman, Tom Towles

Country: United States

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Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene

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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Café Meineid

Written by: Franz Xaver Bogner

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

Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers

Starring: Alan Alda

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 November 1990 ?

  • R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
  • St. Laetus
  • Pope Zachary
  • St. Sylvia
  • St. Magnus
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bobby Nunn: US bassist (Coasters-Down in Mexico), dies at about 65.
  • Herbert Berghof: Actor (Belarus File), dies of heart failure at 81.
  • Disney's Yacht Club Resort hotel opens in Walt Disney World in Florida.
  • American rabbi Meir Kahane, founder of the far-right Kach movement, is shot dead after a speech at a New York City hotel.

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Sport Games on 5 November 1990

American Football
  • New York Giants - Indianapolis Colts : 24 - 7
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What news were making the headlines those days in November 1990?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ronald Reagan -- Nov. 5, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9250
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.38


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

The Plains of Passage

By: Jean M. Auel

Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

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Lady Boss

By: Jackie Collins


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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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By: Dick Francis

Jump in the saddle with a sure thing. Writer John Kendall travels to England to interview a racehorse trainer with something to hide-a secret that could threaten Kendall's life.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Punisher

Platform: NES Game Boy

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: LJN

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The Adventures of Rad Gravity

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Activision

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Amazing Penguin Osawagase! Penguin Boy

Amazing Penguin Osawagase! Penguin Boy

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

European Superleague

European Superleague

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

Genre: Sports

Publisher: CDS Microsystems

Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge

Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge

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

Genre: Arcade, Fighting

Publisher: Empire Software and Medalist International (UK), Paragon Software Corporation (United States)

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