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Thursday February 8, 1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 8, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Klay Thompson and Bethany Hamilton. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul. In UK Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor was in the top 5 hits. Nightbreed, directed by Clive Barker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Who Needs God by Harold Kushner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Aerolina. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Combo Racer or Crystals of Arborea.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 February 1990

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Nightbreed

Directed by: Clive Barker

Starring: Craig Sheffer, David Cronenberg, Anne Bobby, Charles Haid

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Revenge

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Kevin Costner, Anthony Quinn, Madeleine Stowe, Tomas Milian

Country: United States

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Moon 44

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Michael Paré, Lisa Eichhorn, Dean Devlin, Brian Thompson

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Stanley & Iris

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Jane Fonda, Robert De Niro, Swoosie Kurtz, Martha Plimpton

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Hard to Kill

Directed by: Bruce Malmuth

Starring: Steven Seagal, Kelly LeBrock, William Sadler, Frederick Coffin

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Aerolina

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Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

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Hotel Paradies

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Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Crystal Maze

Written by: Lloyd Bettell-Higgins, David Bodycombe, Adam Howarth, Simon Tayler, Bob Thorne

Starring: Richard O'Brien, Sandra Caron, Edward Tudor-Pole

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 08 February
Famous Deaths:
  • Del Shannon: American singer, one of the early rockers who wrote his own material.
Facts:
  • 60 Minutes commentator Andy Rooney suspended by CBS for racial remarks attributed to him by a gay magazine
  • David Hares Racing Demon, premieres in London

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 08, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1990 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Kaoma - Lambada
  2. La Cima Del Cielo - Ricardo Montaner
  3. Daniela Romo - Quiero Amanecer Con Alguien
  4. Gipsy Kings - Vamos A Bailar
  5. Ana Gabriel - Soledad
  6. Como Fui A Enamorarme De Ti - Los Bukis
  7. Maravilloso, Corazon, Maravilloso - Raphael
  8. Para Amarnos Mas - Mijares
  9. Lambada-Llorando Se Fue - Teresa Guerra
  10. Si Me Vas A Olvidar - Roberto Carlos
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Nothing Compares 2 U - Sinead O'Connor
  2. Get Up (Before The Night Is Over) - Technotronic featuring Ya Kid K
  3. Beats International featuring Lindy Layton - Dub Be Good To Me
  4. Kylie Minogue - Tears On My Pillow
  5. Lonnie Gordon - Happenin' All Over Again

Books

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

Who Needs God

By: Harold Kushner

If you have lost faith or have never known it, or if you have ever wondered "What can religion offer?" here are wise and thoughtful answers.

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Among Schoolchildren

By: Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder -- the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine and the extraordinary national bestseller House -- spent nine months in Mrs.

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Counterattack

By: W. E. B. Griffin

No one captures the drama of war as brilliantly as bestselling author W.E.B. Griffin. The Corps is his multi-volume portrait of the Marine Corps, the brave men and women who fought,

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Foucault'S Pendulum

By: Umberto Eco

Bored with their work, three Milanese editors cook up "the Plan," a hoax that connects the medieval Knights Templar with other occult groups from ancient to modern times.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Combo Racer

Combo Racer

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Elemental Master

Elemental Master

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Crazy Sue

Crazy Sue

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, Atari ST, PC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: cover disk of Amiga Fun magazine by MC Publications (UK)

European Superleague

European Superleague

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC 6128, Atari ST, PC and Sinclair ZX Spectrum 128/+3

Genre: Sports

Publisher: CDS Microsystems

Crystals of Arborea

Crystals of Arborea

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST and PC

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Silmarils

Home videos

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

Cadillac Man

Format: VHS release

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Look Who's Talking

Studio: TriStar

Format: VHS release

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The Phantom of the Opera

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release

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Back to the Future Part II

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Lethal Weapon 2

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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