Friday October 05, 1990

US date format: 10/5/1990, UK date format: 5/10/1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 5, 1990). 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. Mr. Destiny, directed by James Orr, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The General In His Labyrinth by Gabriel Garcia Marquez was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Going Places. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blood Bros. or Crossed Swords.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Mr. Destiny

Directed by: James Orr

Starring: Jim Belushi, Linda Hamilton, Michael Caine, Jon Lovitz

Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Starring: Winona Ryder, Jeff Daniels, Laila Robins, Thomas Wilson Brown

She-Wolf of London

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Don Porter, June Lockhart, Sara Haden, Jan Wiley

The Hairdresser's Husband

Directed by: Patrice Leconte

Starring: Jean Rochefort, Anna Galiena, Roland Bertin, Maurice Chevit

Desperate Hours

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Anthony Hopkins, Mimi Rogers, Lindsay Crouse

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 05, 1990?


    Events

  • 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.

    Famous Deaths

  • Meir Kahane: American-Israeli rabbi and activist...

TV Series

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

Going Places

Directed by: Aaron Mostow

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The General In His Labyrinth

By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

General Simon Bolivar, “the Liberator” of five South American countries, takes a last melancholy journey down the Magdalena River, revisiting cities along its shores, and reliving the triumphs, passions, and betrayals

Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

Memories of Midnight

By: Sidney Sheldon

In THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT, they played the ultimate game of love, lust, and death.Now, in MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT, the survivors meet to play one last time...Shadowed

September

By: Rosamunde Pilcher

A place you will never forgetRosamunde Pilcher's Scotland...where the fields flourish with greenery, the bills bloom with purple, and the lochs glitter with the bright blue of the sky.A

Every Spy A Prince

By: Dan Raviv and Yossi Melman

The first comprehensive and balanced account of the most controversial and well-known espionage organization in the world, taking readers through the complex web of politics and personal ambition that led to

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cyber Core

Platform: TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine Sharp X68000

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: IGS

Blood Bros.

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Cabal shooter, Western

Publisher: TAD Corporation

Bimini Run

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Action game, Third person shooter

Publisher: Nuvision Entertainment

Platform: Arcade, Neo Geo, Neo-Geo CD

Genre: Hack and slash Beat 'em up Action RPG

Publisher: SNK

The Adventures of Gilligan's Island

Platform: NES

Genre: Action[1] Strategy

Publisher: Bandai America, Inc.


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