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Friday 12 January 1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 12, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sergey Karjakin and Helsinki (Finland). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins. In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Tremors, directed by Ron Underwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Roseanne by Roseanne Barr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hotel Paradies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captain Comic II: Fractured Reality or Daedalian Opus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 January 1990

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Movies

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

Tremors

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross

Country: United States

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House Party

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

Starring: Christopher Reid, Robin Harris, Christopher Martin, Martin Lawrence

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Brain Dead

Directed by: Adam Simon

Starring: Bill Pullman, Bill Paxton, Bud Cort, Nicholas Pryor

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Everybody Wins

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Debra Winger, Nick Nolte, Will Patton, Judith Ivey

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Internal Affairs

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Starring: Richard Gere, Andy Garcia, Nancy Travis, Laurie Metcalf

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Hotel Paradies

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Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

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The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

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Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Sense of Guilt

Starring: Trevor Eve, Lisa Harrow, Jim Carter, Rudi Davies

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
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Facts:
  • Civil Rights activist Reverand Al Sharpton is stabbed in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn.
  • Romania bans Communist party (first Warsaw Pact member to do so).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 12, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

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Books

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

Roseanne

By: Roseanne Barr

An autobiography which tells the story of a fat, Jewish girl brought up in Salt Lake City. She relates stories of her childhood and the year she spent in an asylum,

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The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

This holiday season, remind everyone that the world is full of wonder - all one must do is look for it, and listen...and believe. This lavish, limited edition box set will bring the magic into your home and enchant all ...

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Straight

By: Dick Francis

A jockey becomes the sole inheritor of his late brother's business, horse, mistress, and enemies.

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The Dark Half

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic “wondrously frightening” (Publishers Weekly) #1 New York Times bestseller about a writer’s horrific and haunting pseudonym.“I’m back...I’m back from the dead and you don’t seem glad to see me at all, you ungrateful ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Devil's Crush

Devil's Crush

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Sega Genesis, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: video pinball simulation

Publisher: NEC (PC Engine / TurboGrafx-16) Tengen (Genesis) Technosoft (Mega Drive)

Captain Comic II: Fractured Reality

Captain Comic II: Fractured Reality

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: side-scrollers

Publisher: ComputerEasy

Dragon Crystal

Dragon Crystal

Platform: Sega Game Gear, Sega Master System

Genre: Roguelike

Publisher: Sega

Duck Maze

Duck Maze

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform, Puzzle

Publisher: HES Interactive

Daedalian Opus

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Home videos

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

Miami Blues

Format: VHS release

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Jetsons: The Movie

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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The Phantom of the Opera

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release

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Bloodhounds of Broadway

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release

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Prancer

Format: VHS release

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