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Friday 5 October 1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lais Ribeiro and Federico Delbonis. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Close To You by Maxi Priest. In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. Troll 2, directed by Drake Floyd, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Dave Barry Turns 40 by Dave Barry was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Prisoners of Gravity. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Awesome or Conquest of the Crystal Palace.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Memphis Belle

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Tate Donovan

Country: United States

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Henry & June

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Fred Ward, Uma Thurman, Maria de Medeiros

Country: United States

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The Vanishing

Directed by: George Sluizer

Starring: Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Gene Bervoets, Johanna ter Steege

Country: United States

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King of New York

Directed by: Abel Ferrara

Starring: Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Laurence Fishburne

Country: United States

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Miller's Crossing

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, John Turturro

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Trials of Life

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Get a Life

Written by: Chris Elliott, David Mirkin, Adam Resnick

Starring: Chris Elliott, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue, Bob Elliott

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 October 1990 ?

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Famous Deaths:
  • Meir Kahane: American-Israeli rabbi and activist founded the Jewish Defense League (d. 1990).
  • Cincinnati jury acquits art gallery of obscenity (Mapplethorpe photos).
  • After one hundred and fifty years The Herald broadsheet newspaper in Melbourne, Australia, is published for the last time as a separate newspaper.
  • Disney re-releases the film Fantasia to theaters, based on a two-year restoration from original film negatives, with the original soundtrack.

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

Dave Barry Turns 40

By: Dave Barry

"Just the ticket for the '90s."SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLEIf you're too young for a nursing home yet too old to be a rock star, if your marriage is as exciting as scraping

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Darkness Visible

By: William Styron

A work of great personal courage and a literary tour de force, this bestseller is Styron's true account of his descent into a crippling and almost suicidal depression.

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By Way Of Deception

By: Victor Ostrovsky and Claire Hoy

The # 1 New York Times best seller the Israeli foreign intelligence agency The Mossad tried to ban. The making of a Mossad officer is the true story of an officer

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game First-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

Elemental Master

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Shoot 'em up

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Adventures of Lolo 2

Platform: NES/Family Computer, Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

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Cybergenic Ranger: Secret of the Seventh Planet

Platform: DOS

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Fatal Labyrinth

Platform: Sega Mega Drive Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Sega

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