Monday August 06, 1990

US date format: 8/6/1990, UK date format: 6/8/1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 6, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. 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 Coyote Waits by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Last Laugh. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Double Dungeons or The Combatribes.
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Historical Events

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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
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Events

  • 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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Movies

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Flatliners

Flatliners

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

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

Country: United States of America

Air America

Air America

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

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

Young Guns II

Young Guns II

Directed by: Geoff Murphy

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

Jeevan Ek Sanghursh

Jeevan Ek Sanghursh

Directed by: Rahul Rawail

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

Presumed Innocent

Presumed Innocent

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

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

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TV Series

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The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

Lo Kolel Sherut

Lo Kolel Sherut

The Chronic Rift

The Chronic Rift

Days to next August 06

If August 06, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 1 month, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 12 days.
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Books

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Coyote Waits by Tony Hillerman

Coyote Waits

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The car fire didn't kill Navajo Tribal Policeman Delbert Nez—a bullet did. And the old man in possession of the murder weapon is a whiskey-soaked shaman named Ashie Pinto.

September by Rosamunde Pilcher

September

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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

Get Shorty by Elmore Leonard

Get Shorty

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“A Hollywood hit….Taut, inimitable prose and characters who could have only sprung from the mind of Elmore Leonard.” —Detroit NewsThe Chicago Tribune has dubbed Elmore Leonard, “the coolest, hottest writer in

The Bourne Ultimatum by Robert Ludlum

The Bourne Ultimatum

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

Sullivan'S Sting by Lawrence Sanders

Sullivan'S Sting

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From the New York Times bestselling author of the Deadly Sins seriescomes the story of a female FBI agent on the most dangerous mission of her career Rita Sullivan is the

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Double Dungeons

Double Dungeons

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: RPG

Publisher: NEC

The Combatribes

The Combatribes

Platform: Arcade, Super NES, Wii Virtual Console

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: American Technos Inc.

American Horseshoes

American Horseshoes

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Taito

Disney's Cartoon Arcade

Disney's Cartoon Arcade

Platform: View-Master Interactive Vision

Genre: Minigames

Publisher: View-Master

Double Hawk

Double Hawk

Platform: Master System

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Sega


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