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), 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 Scarlett Byrne and Nazem Kadri. 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 Prime Directive by Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Going Places. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atomic Punk or Dexterity Funny Field.
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Historical Events

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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
  • Ulysses launched (Solar Polar Orbiter)
  • US 67th manned space mission STS 41 (Discovery 11) launches into orbit

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Movies

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Mr. Destiny

Mr. Destiny

Directed by: James Orr

Starring: Jim Belushi, Linda Hamilton, Michael Caine, Jon Lovitz

Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael

Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Starring: Winona Ryder, Jeff Daniels, Laila Robins, Thomas Wilson Brown

She-Wolf of London

She-Wolf of London

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Starring: Don Porter, June Lockhart, Sara Haden, Jan Wiley

Desperate Hours

Desperate Hours

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Anthony Hopkins, Mimi Rogers, Lindsay Crouse

Red Blooded American Girl

Red Blooded American Girl

Directed by: David Blyth

Starring: Andrew Stevens, Heather Thomas, Christopher Plummer, Kim Coates

TV Series

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Going Places

Going Places

Directed by: Aaron Mostow

Parenthood

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

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

Days to next October 06

If October 06, 1990 is your birthday you're 29 years, 9 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Prime Directive by Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens

Prime Directive

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Starfleet's most sacred commandment has been violated. Its most honored captain is in disgrace, its most celebrated starship in pieces, and the crew of that ship scattered among the thousand worlds

Lady Boss by Jackie Collins

Lady Boss

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THE DANGEROUSLY BEAUTIFUL LUCKY — RETURNS IN LADY BOSS. AND THIS TIME THE SHOCKINGLY SENSUAL, RUTHLESSLY CLEVER LUCKY IS OUT TO CONQUER HOLLYWOOD!. She

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly …

Barbarians At The Gate by Bryan  Burrough and John Helyar

Barbarians At The Gate

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“One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980’s.”—New York Times Book ReviewA #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the

The Politics Of Rich And Poor by Kevin Phillips

The Politics Of Rich And Poor

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Atomic Punk

Atomic Punk

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle, Action

Publisher: Hudson Soft

1941: Counter Attack

1941: Counter Attack

Platform: Arcade, SuperGrafx

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Battle Bull

Battle Bull

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Dexterity Funny Field

Dexterity Funny Field

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: SNK

Duck Maze

Duck Maze

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform, Puzzle

Publisher: HES Interactive


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