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Monday 6 August 1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. 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 The Politics Of Rich And Poor by Kevin Phillips was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aerial Assault or Cisco Heat.
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Movies

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Flatliners

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts

Country: United States

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Problem Child

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Michael Oliver, John Ritter, Jack Warden

Country: United States

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Arachnophobia

Directed by: Frank Marshall

Starring: Jeff Daniels, Julian Sands, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Ghost

Directed by: Jerry Zucker

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg

Country: United States

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Die Hard 2

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Bruce Willis, William Atherton, Bonnie Bedelia

Country: United States

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TV Series

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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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Seinfeld

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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Twin Peaks

Written by: Mark Frost, David Lynch

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

Country: United States

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Nightingales

Starring: Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall, James Ellis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Books

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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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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

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The Bourne Ultimatum

By: Robert Ludlum

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER At a small-town carnival, two men, each mysteriously summoned by telegram, witness a bizarre killing.

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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 ?

The Bugs Bunny Birthday Blowout

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Side-scrolling adventure

Publisher: Kemco-Seika

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Darkspyre

Darkspyre

Platform: Amiga, DOS

Aerial Assault

Platform: Sega Master System Sega Game Gear

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Sega

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Cisco Heat

Cisco Heat

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

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Jaleco, Image Works

Lost Crystal

Platform: Apple Macintosh

Genre: Adventure game

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