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Monday 8 January 1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nusrat Jahan and Blair Walsh. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins. In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Internal Affairs, directed by Mike Figgis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Caribbean by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Daddy Long-legs. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 4D Sports Tennis or Aretha.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Internal Affairs

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Starring: Richard Gere, Andy Garcia, Laurie Metcalf

Country: United States

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Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson

Country: United States

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Tango & Cash

Directed by: Andrei Konchalovsky

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Teri Hatcher

Country: United States

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Born on the Fourth of July

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Tom Cruise, Raymond J. Barry, Caroline Kava

Country: United States

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The Wizard

Directed by: Todd Holland

Starring: Fred Savage, Luke Edwards, Jenny Lewis

Country: United States

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Written by: Mark Mason

Starring: Francis Wright

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Jim Henson Presents Mother Goose Stories

Starring: London Kim

Country: United States

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The Simpsons

Written by: James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Sam Simon

Starring: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Country: United States

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Around the World in 80 Days

Written by: Jules Verne

Starring: Michael Palin, Basil Pao

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Blackadder Goes Forth

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 1990 ?

  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?


By: James A. Michener

In this acclaimed classic novel, James A. Michener sweeps readers off to the Caribbean, bringing to life the eternal allure and tumultuous history of this glittering string of islands.

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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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All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By: Robert Fulghum

Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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Tales From Margaritaville

By: Jimmy Buffett

Margaritaville may not appear on a map, but it does exist--at least in the brilliantly creative, sometimes slightly skewed imagination of Jimmy Buffett.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

4D Sports Tennis

4D Sports Tennis

Platform: DOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mindscape

Assault City

Assault City

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Sega

Battle Tank

Platform: NES, Sega Game Gear

Genre: Tank simulation w/ first person perspective

Publisher: Absolute Entertainment

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Platform: Super Famicom, Game Boy

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Yanoman Corporation

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The Amazing Spider-Man vs. The Kingpin

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis, Sega Master System, Game Gear, Sega CD

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

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