Monday January 08, 1990

US date format: 1/8/1990, UK date format: 8/1/1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 8, 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 Nusrat Jahan and Hassan Adhuham. 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. Tremors, directed by Ron Underwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Roseanne by Roseanne Barr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hotel Paradies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atomix or American Horseshoes.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.

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Movies

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Tremors

Tremors

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross

Country: United States of America

Brain Dead

Brain Dead

Directed by: Adam Simon

Starring: Bill Pullman, Bill Paxton, Bud Cort, Nicholas Pryor

Everybody Wins

Everybody Wins

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Debra Winger, Nick Nolte, Will Patton, Judith Ivey

Internal Affairs

Internal Affairs

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Starring: Richard Gere, Andy Garcia, Nancy Travis, Laurie Metcalf

Country: United States of America

Downtown

Downtown

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Anthony Edwards, Forest Whitaker, Penelope Ann Miller, Joe Pantoliano

TV Series

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Hotel Paradies

Hotel Paradies

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

The Sweet Life

The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

The Simpsons

The Simpsons

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

Country: United States of America

Mr. Bean

Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next January 08

If January 08, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 6 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Roseanne by Roseanne Barr

Roseanne

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An autobiography which tells the story of a fat, Jewish girl brought up in Salt Lake City. She relates stories of her childhood and the year she spent in an asylum,

Chronicle Of America by Clifton Daniel

Chronicle Of America

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The updated edition of this popular volume offers American history as if it were today's front page news and contains an introduction by President Clinton and a complete 1992

Straight by Dick Francis

Straight

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A jockey becomes the sole inheritor of his late brother's business, horse, mistress, and enemies.

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

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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.

Harmful Intent by Robin Cook

Harmful Intent

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Anarchy

Anarchy

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Side-scrolling shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis

1941: Counter Attack

1941: Counter Attack

Platform: Arcade, SuperGrafx

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Elemental Master

Elemental Master

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Atomix

Atomix

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

Genre: Tile-based transport puzzle

Publisher: Thalion Software

American Horseshoes

American Horseshoes

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Taito


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