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Monday August 6, 1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 6, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include JonBenet Ramsey and Ferne McCann. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey. In UK Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme was in the top 5 hits. Flatliners, directed by Joel Schumacher, 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 The Last Laugh. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Countdown or Air Duel.
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What the sky looked like on 6 August 1990

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Flatliners

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts, William Baldwin

Country: United States

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Air America

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis, Ken Jenkins

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Young Guns II

Directed by: Geoff Murphy

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Christian Slater

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Jeevan Ek Sanghursh

Directed by: Rahul Rawail

Starring: Rakhee Gulzar, Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Anupam Kher

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Presumed Innocent

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Harrison Ford, Raul Julia, Greta Scacchi, Brian Dennehy

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TV Series

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

The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

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Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

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Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 August 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jacques Soustelle: French politician, ethnologist and anthropologist, Governor General of Algeria in 1955-56.
  • Gordon Metcalfe: Actor (Monster in the Closet), dies of AIDS at 43.
  • Mario De Andrade: Founder (Movimiento Popular of Lib of Angola).
  • Robert Alex: Shot to death by robber at 31.
  • Charles Arnt: Actor (Double Exposure), dies of pancreatic cancer at 82.
Facts:
  • President Ghulam Ishaq Kahn dismisses Premier Benazir Bhutto in Pakistan
  • UN Security Council votes 13-0 (2 abstensions Cuba and Yemen) to place economic sanctions against Iraq
  • New York Yankees' player Kevin Mass sets record with 11th home run in first 86 at bats.
  • Gulf War: the United Nations Security Council orders a global trade embargo against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 06, 1990 - Geocentric view

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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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Hammerheads

By: Dale Brown

Bestselling author Dale Brown tackles the controversial subject on America's drug war. The U.S. government has created an all-new drug-defense agency--Hammerheades--that will never make the war against drugs the same.

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Stardust

By: Robert B. Parker

Spenser's never had a client like Jill Joyce, the star of TV's Fifty Minutes. She's beautiful, bitchy, sexy--and someone is stalking her.

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The Stand

By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. A

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Final Countdown

Final Countdown

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Demonware Softwarehaus

Armor Alley

Armor Alley

Platform: MS-DOS, Mac OS

Genre: Horizontal scrolling shooter, Real-time tactics

Publisher: Three-Sixty Pacific Inc.

Air Duel

Air Duel

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Irem

Adventures in the Magic Kingdom

Adventures in the Magic Kingdom

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action

Publisher: Capcom

DragonStrike

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, NES, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing video game, Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Peter Pan

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS release, part of

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Field of Dreams

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Relentless

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release

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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS release, including

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Dumbo

Studio: Disney

Format: part of The Classics, VHS re-release

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