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Thursday 10 May 1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Josh Dugan and Karmen Pedaru. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor. In UK Killer by Adamski was in the top 5 hits. Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!, directed by Pedro Almodvar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Means Of Ascent by Robert A. Caro was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ningen Heiki Dead Fox Code Name: Viper or 4D Sports Tennis.
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 ?

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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The Crystal Maze

Written by: Lloyd Bettell-Higgins, David Bodycombe, Adam Howarth, Simon Tayler, Bob Thorne

Starring: Richard O'Brien, Sandra Caron, Edward Tudor-Pole

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Agatha Christie: Poirot

Starring: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Cry-Baby

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Johnny Depp, Ricki Lake, Amy Locane

Country: United States

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The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover

Directed by: Peter Greenaway

Starring: Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren

Country: United States

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Directed by: Steve Barron

Starring: Judith Hoag, Elias Koteas, Josh Pais

Country: United States

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Pretty Woman

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Jason Alexander

Country: United States

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Lord of the Flies

Directed by: Harry Hook

Starring: Balthazar Getty, Chris Furrh, Danuel Pipoly

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 May 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Gordianus
  • Saint Isidore the Laborer
  • Saint John of Avila
  • Saint Job
  • Saint Quaratus and Quintus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Susan Oliver: American actress, one of the most familiar faces seen on TV, appearing in hundreds of series episodes from the mid-'50s to mid-'70s.
  • Walker Percy: Birmingham, Alabama -- Writer (Adventures of a Bad Catholic).
Facts:
  • Howard Stern holds a mock funeral for rival John DeBella
  • French TGV-train hits record speed of 510.6 kph.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Foul-Mouthed Pop Culture -- May 7, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9224
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.12

Books

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

Means Of Ascent

By: Robert A. Caro

Robert A. Caro's life of Lyndon Johnson, which began with the greatly acclaimed The Path to Power, also winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, continues -- one of the

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The Stand

By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. A

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It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It

By: Robert Fulghum

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.

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In The Arena

By: Richard Nixon

Former U.S. President Richard Nixon candidly reflects on his career and discusses such topics as the U.S.S.R., Gorbachev, secrecy, Watergate, and more.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Atomino

Atomino

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Psygnosis

Ningen Heiki Dead Fox Code Name: Viper

Ningen Heiki Dead Fox Code Name: Viper

Platform: NES

Genre: Action, Shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Danan: The Jungle Fighter

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Action, platform

Publisher: Sega

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European Soccer Challenge

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari Lynx, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Software Sorcery

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4D Sports Tennis

4D Sports Tennis

Platform: DOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mindscape


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