Monday October 08, 1990

US date format: 10/8/1990, UK date format: 8/10/1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart 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 Friday Night Lights by H. G. Bissinger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Going Places. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Altered Destiny or Armor Alley.
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Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

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

Country: United States of America

Avalon

Directed by: Barry Levinson

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

Night of the Living Dead

Directed by: Tom Savini

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

Country: United States of America

Quigley Down Under

Directed by: Simon Wincer

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

White Palace

Directed by: Luis Mandoki

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 08, 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
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    Events

  • 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.

    Famous Deaths

  • BJ Wilson: English musician (Procol Harum) (Born...
Sport Games on October 08, 1990

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TV Series

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

Going Places

Directed by: Aaron Mostow

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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

The Politics Of Rich And Poor

By: Kevin Phillips

The enormous concentration of wealth in the United States during the 1980s--most of it in the hands of the top 1% of the population--will provoke what Phillips calls a watershed change

Men At Work

By: George F. Will

In his classic tribute to America's pastime—now with a new introduction—political commentator, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and lifelong sports enthusiast George F.

Memories of Midnight

By: Sidney Sheldon

In THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT, they played the ultimate game of love, lust, and death.Now, in MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT, the survivors meet to play one last time...Shadowed

The Burden Of Proof

By: Scott Turow

Turow's acclaimed second novel, which topped international bestseller lists, is now available in trade paperback. Sandy Stern, the brilliant defense attorney from Presumed Innocent, faces an event so emotionally shattering that

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Armor Alley

Platform: MS-DOS, Mac OS

Genre: Horizontal scrolling shooter, Real-time tactics

Publisher: Three-Sixty Pacific Inc.

Platform: DOS, Amiga

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Accolade

Ningen Heiki Dead Fox Code Name: Viper

Platform: NES

Genre: Action, Shooter

Publisher: Capcom

BatMUD

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Duck Maze

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform, Puzzle

Publisher: HES Interactive


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