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Monday 8 October 1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 8, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anna Hausburg and Garrick Baugh. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Praying For Time by George Michael. In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. Dances with Wolves, directed by Kevin Costner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Hocus Pocus by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Going Places. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Exodus: Journey to the Promised Land or DuckTales: The Quest for Gold.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 October 1990

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Movies

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

Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant

Country: United States

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Avalon

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth Perkins, Leo Fuchs, Eve Gordon

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Night of the Living Dead

Directed by: Tom Savini

Starring: Tony Todd, Patricia Tallman, Tom Towles, McKee Anderson

Country: United States

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Quigley Down Under

Directed by: Simon Wincer

Starring: Tom Selleck, Laura San Giacomo, Alan Rickman, Chris Haywood

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White Palace

Directed by: Luis Mandoki

Starring: Susan Sarandon, James Spader, Jason Alexander, Kathy Bates

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TV Series

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

Going Places

Directed by: Aaron Mostow

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Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

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The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

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Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

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Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • BJ Wilson: English musician (Procol Harum) (Born 1947).
Facts:
  • 24th Country Music Association Award: George Strait wins
  • Israeli police kill 17 Palestinian rioters
  • US doctors Joseph E Murray and E Donnall Thomas win Nobel Prize.
  • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: In Jerusalem, Israeli police kill 17 Palestinians and wound over 100 near the Dome of the Rock mosque on the Temple Mount.

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Sport Games on 8 October 1990

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American Football
  • Cleveland Browns - Denver Broncos : 30 - 29
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 08, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Hocus Pocus

By: Kurt Vonnegut

From the author of Timequake, this "irresistible" novel (Cleveland Plain Dealer) tells the story of Eugene Debs Hartke-Vietnam veteran, jazz pianist, college professor, and prognosticator of the apocalypse.

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The General In His Labyrinth

By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

General Simon Bolivar, “the Liberator” of five South American countries, takes a last melancholy journey down the Magdalena River, revisiting cities along its shores, and reliving the triumphs, passions, and betrayals

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Friday Night Lights

By: H. G. Bissinger

The 25th anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller and Sports Illustrated’s best football book of all time, with a new afterword by the authorReturn once again to the

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September

By: Rosamunde Pilcher

A place you will never forgetRosamunde Pilcher's Scotland...where the fields flourish with greenery, the bills bloom with purple, and the lochs glitter with the bright blue of the sky.A

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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

Combo Racer

Combo Racer

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

DuckTales: The Quest for Gold

DuckTales: The Quest for Gold

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, Windows, Mac OS 8

Genre: Action, Platform game

Publisher: Walt Disney Computer Software

Breach 2

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Impressions Games

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Exodus: Journey to the Promised Land

Platform: NES, Sega Mega Drive, Game Boy, MS-DOS PC

Genre: Puzzle/Christian

Publisher: Wisdom Tree

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Home videos

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

Alice in Wonderland

Studio: Disney

Format: part of The Classics, VHS re-release

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Driving Miss Daisy

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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The War of the Roses

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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Flashback

Format: VHS release

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Ernest Goes to Jail

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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