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Friday 6 April 1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Charlie McDermott and Andrei Veis. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Love Will Lead You Back by Taylor Dayne. In UK Vogue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Cry-Baby, directed by John Waters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Bourne Ultimatum by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shannon's Deal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aliens or Conquest of the Crystal Palace.
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 ?

Shannon's Deal

Written by: John Sayles

Starring: Jamey Sheridan, Elizabeth Peña, Jenny Lewis, Richard Edson

Country: United States

Twin Peaks

Written by: Mark Frost, David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Country: United States

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Corte tropical

Starring: Anthony Correa

Country: United States

Nightingales

Starring: Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall, James Ellis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Crystal Maze

Written by: Lloyd Bettell-Higgins, David Bodycombe, Adam Howarth, Simon Tayler, Bob Thorne

Starring: Richard O'Brien, Sandra Caron, Edward Tudor-Pole

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 ?

Cry-Baby

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Johnny Depp, Ricki Lake, Amy Locane

Country: United States

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The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover

Directed by: Peter Greenaway

Starring: Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren

Country: United States

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Directed by: Steve Barron

Starring: Judith Hoag, Elias Koteas, Josh Pais

Country: United States

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Pretty Woman

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Jason Alexander

Country: United States

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Lord of the Flies

Directed by: Harry Hook

Starring: Balthazar Getty, Chris Furrh, Danuel Pipoly

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 April 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
  • Saint Balderik
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Robert Mapplethorpe's quotThe Perfect Momentquot show of nude and homoerotic photographs opens at the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, in spite of accusations of indecency by Citizens for Community Values.
  • Iran Contra Affair: John Poindexter is found guilty of 5 charges for his part in the scandal the convictions are later reversed on appeal.
  • ''Scandinavian Star'', a Bahamas-registered ferry, catches fire en route from Norway to Denmark, leaving 158 dead.
  • In Nepal, Gyanendra of Nepal lifts a ban on political parties following violent protests.
  • In the Greek legislative election, the conservative New Democracy wins the most seats in the Hellenic Parliament its leader, Konstantinos Mitsotakis, becomes Prime Minister of Greece on April 11.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.8
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Richard Nixon -- Apr. 2, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9219

Books

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

The Burden of Proof

By: Scott Turow

Turow's acclaimed second novel, which topped international bestseller lists, is now available in trade paperback. Sandy Stern, the brilliant defense attorney from Presumed Innocent, faces an event so emotionally shattering that no part of his life is left untouched.

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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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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.

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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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dragon Knight II

Platform: MSX2, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X68000, PC Engine Super CD-ROM²

Publisher: ELF Corporation NEC Avenue (PC Engine)

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A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System Virtual Console

Genre: Platformer, puzzle

Publisher: NA/EU Absolute Entertainment; JP Jaleco

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Aliens

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

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Conquest of the Crystal Palace

Conquest of the Crystal Palace

Platform: NES

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Asmik Corporation of America (J:COM)

Dragon Crystal

Platform: Sega Game Gear, Sega Master System

Genre: Roguelike

Publisher: Sega

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