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Wednesday August 8, 1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Oti Mabuse and Modernwarnegro . 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. On TV people were watching The Last Laugh. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air Duel or Apocalypse.
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What the sky looked like on 8 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 8 August 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
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Facts:
  • Iraq annexes Kuwait as its 19th province
  • Pete Rose begins 5-ms prison term at Marion (IL) Federal prison camp
  • Baltimore Orioles pull their 10th triple play (1-6-3 versus Oakland Athletics).
  • Carlton Fisk ties Johnny Bench hitting 327 home runs as a catcher.
  • Iraq occupies Kuwait and the state is annexed to Iraq. This would lead to the Gulf War shortly afterward.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 08, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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Sullivan'S Sting

By: Lawrence Sanders

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

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air Duel

Air Duel

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Irem

The Amazing Spider-Man

Platform: Amiga, MS-DOS, Commodore 64, Atari ST

Genre: Puzzle game, Platform game

Publisher: Paragon Software

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Crossed Swords

Platform: Arcade, Neo Geo, Neo-Geo CD

Genre: Hack and slash Beat 'em up Action RPG

Publisher: SNK

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Apocalypse

Platform: Acorn Archimedes (RISC OS)

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: The Fourth Dimension

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Akumajō Special: Boku Dracula-kun

Akumajō Special: Boku Dracula-kun

Platform: Famicom, Mobile Phone

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

Uncle Buck

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Licence to Kill

Studio: United Artists

Format: VHS release, distributed by

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Miami Blues

Format: VHS release

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS re-release, 15th Anniversary Edition

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The Sword in the Stone

Studio: Disney

Format: part of The Classics, VHS re-release

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