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Sunday 8 July 1990

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include 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 Barbarians At The Gate by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Set of Six. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battletech: The Crescent Hawks' Revenge or Crystals of Arborea.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

A Set of Six

Starring: Tony Bilbow, Rowland Rivron

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Seinfeld

Written by: Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld

Starring: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Country: United States

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Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Twin Peaks

Written by: Mark Frost, David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Country: United States

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Nightingales

Starring: Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall, James Ellis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Ghost

Directed by: Jerry Zucker

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg

Country: United States

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Die Hard 2

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Bruce Willis, William Atherton, Bonnie Bedelia

Country: United States

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Days of Thunder

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall

Country: United States

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RoboCop 2

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: Peter Weller, Belinda Bauer, John Glover

Country: United States

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Gremlins 2: The New Batch

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, John Glover

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 July 1990 ?

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
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Howard Duff: American actor, onscreen from 1947, working steadily for 50 years but never quite breaking through to stardom.
Facts:
  • 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
  • Trailing 7-0, Milwaukee Brewers tie California Angels and then score 13 in 5th to win 20-7.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1990?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.21
  • Time: South African activist Nelson Mandela.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9232

Books

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

Barbarians At The Gate

By: Bryan Burrough and John Helyar

“One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980’s.”—New York Times Book ReviewA #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the

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The Outlaws Of Mesquite

By: Louis L'Amour

Meet the frontier bad men—like Leo Carver—a man so hated that everyone in the town of Canyon Gap planned to turn up for his hanging.

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Dave Barry Turns 40

By: Dave Barry

"Just the ticket for the '90s."SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLEIf you're too young for a nursing home yet too old to be a rock star, if your marriage is as exciting as scraping

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Dragon

By: Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler, author of over twenty consecutive New York Times bestsellers, brings back beloved hero Dirk Pitt in this electrifying, edge-of-your-seat thriller.Japan,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battletech: The Crescent Hawks' Revenge

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Infocom

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Crystals of Arborea

Crystals of Arborea

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST and PC

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Silmarils

Altered Destiny

Platform: DOS, Amiga

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Accolade

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Astro Fang: Super Machine

Astro Fang: Super Machine

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Driving involving vehicular combat

Publisher: A-Wave

Boxy Boy

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Namco

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