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Thursday 11 October 1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). 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. Troll 2, directed by Drake Floyd, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The General In His Labyrinth by Gabriel Garcia Marquez was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Les nuls, l'émission. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Columns or Dr. Mario.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Memphis Belle

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Tate Donovan

Country: United States

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Henry & June

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Fred Ward, Uma Thurman, Maria de Medeiros

Country: United States

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The Vanishing

Directed by: George Sluizer

Starring: Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Gene Bervoets, Johanna ter Steege

Country: United States

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King of New York

Directed by: Abel Ferrara

Starring: Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Laurence Fishburne

Country: United States

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Miller's Crossing

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, John Turturro

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Trials of Life

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Get a Life

Written by: Chris Elliott, David Mirkin, Adam Resnick

Starring: Chris Elliott, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue, Bob Elliott

Country: United States

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A Set of Six

Starring: Tony Bilbow, Rowland Rivron

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 October 1990 ?

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Famous Deaths:
  • Miser opens at Circle in the Square Theater NYC for 93 performances
  • Center for Urban archaeology opens in New York City South Street Seaport Museum.
  • Oil hits a record US$40.42 per barrel.
  • Octavio Paz wins Nobel Prize for literature.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: America's Children -- Oct. 8, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9246
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.34


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

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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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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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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The Women In His Life

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

Billionaire tycoon and corporate robber baron Maximillian West is a man surrounded by myth. Blessed with devastating charm and charisma, he strikes fear into the heart of business leaders—and no woman

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alien Storm

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Sega Master System, Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Virtual Console, Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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The Amazing Spider-Man

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

Genre: Puzzle game, Platform game

Publisher: Paragon Software

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Bill Elliott's NASCAR Challenge

Bill Elliott's NASCAR Challenge

Platform: DOS, Amiga, Macintosh, NES, Game Boy, handheld

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Konami


Platform: Arcade, Atari ST, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive, Sega Mega-CD, Sega Game Gear, PC Engine, NEC PC-9801, MSX2, Super Famicom, Game Boy Color, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Virtual Console, iOS, Cloud (

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sega

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Dr. Mario

Platform: NES, Nintendo VS. System, PlayChoice-10, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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