Saturday October 06, 1990

US date format: 10/6/1990, UK date format: 6/10/1990

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 6, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Scarlett Byrne and Hotaru Yamaguchi. 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 Memories of Midnight by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Going Places. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deliverance: Stormlord II or Die Hard.
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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 06, 1990?


    Holidays

  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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    Events

  • Spacecraft Ulysses launched towards pole of Sun

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

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

Books

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

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

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

Darkness Visible

By: William Styron

A work of great personal courage and a literary tour de force, this bestseller is Styron's true account of his descent into a crippling and almost suicidal depression.

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

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?

Aurail

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game First-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

Die Hard

Platform: Commodore 64, NES, MS-DOS, mobile

Genre: Side-scrolling

Publisher: Activision

Battle Unit Zeoth

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Jaleco Entertainment

Digger T. Rock

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Maze, platformer

Publisher: Milton Bradley Company

Deliverance: Stormlord II

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Hewson Consultants


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