Sunday July 08, 1990

US date format: 7/8/1990, UK date format: 8/7/1990

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Kevin Trapp and Zombie Juice. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Step By Step by New Kids On The Block. In UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Ghost, directed by Jerry Zucker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing ActRaiser or Captain Skyhawk.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald

Events

  • 12:34:56 on 7 / 8 / 90 (1234567890)
  • Brewers beat Angels 20-7, including 13 in 5th inning
  • Greg Lemond wins his 3rd Tour de France (90:43:20 average 23.3 mph)
  • Tina Purtzer wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
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Movies

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Ghost

Ghost

Directed by: Jerry Zucker

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn

Country: United States of America

Flesh Gordon Meets the Cosmic Cheerleaders

Flesh Gordon Meets the Cosmic Cheerleaders

Directed by: Howard Ziehm

Starring: Vince Murdocco, Robyn Kelly, Tony Travis, William Dennis Hunt

Days of Thunder

Days of Thunder

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid

Country: United States of America

Ghost Dad

Ghost Dad

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Starring: Bill Cosby, Kimberly Russell, Denise Nicholas, Ian Bannen

Ghayal

Ghayal

Directed by: Rajkumar Santoshi

Starring: Sunny Deol, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Amrish Puri, Moushumi Chatterjee

TV Series

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Jeeves and Wooster

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

Dream On

Dream On

The Howard Stern Show

The Howard Stern Show

Let's Make a Deal

Let's Make a Deal

Days to next July 08

If July 08, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 2 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 12 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum

It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It

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In his first phenomenal best-seller, EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN, Robert Fulghum reminded readers everywhere of some plain and still-true truths.

Skinny Legs And All by Tom Robbins

Skinny Legs And All

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An Arab and a Jew open a restaurant together across the street from the United Nations…It sounds like the beginning of an ethnic joke, but it’s the axis around which spins

Peril And Promise by John Chancellor

Peril And Promise

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Peril and Promise by John Chancellor Language: English

An Inconvenient Woman by Dominick Dunne

An Inconvenient Woman

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Jules Mendelson is wealthy. Astronomically so. He and his wife lead the kind of charity-giving, art-filled, high-society life for which each has been carefully groomed.

The Bourne Ultimatum by Robert Ludlum

The Bourne Ultimatum

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER At a small-town carnival, two men, each mysteriously summoned by telegram, witness a bizarre killing.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

ActRaiser

ActRaiser

Platform: Super NES, mobile phone

Genre: Platform, City-building simulation

Publisher: Enix

Battle Bull

Battle Bull

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Arkista's Ring

Arkista's Ring

Platform: NES

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: American Sammy

Astro Fang: Super Machine

Astro Fang: Super Machine

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Driving involving vehicular combat

Publisher: A-Wave

Captain Skyhawk

Captain Skyhawk

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System PlayChoice-10

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: NA Milton Bradley Company; EU Rare


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