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Thursday 12 July 1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bebe and Bebé . In that special week of July people in US were listening to Step By Step by New Kids On The Block. In UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Arachnophobia, directed by Frank Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while September by Rosamunde Pilcher was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Set of Six. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynowarz: Destruction of Spondylus or Amazing Penguin Osawagase! Penguin Boy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: Frank Marshall

Starring: Jeff Daniels, Julian Sands, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Directed by: Jerry Zucker

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg

Country: United States

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Die Hard 2

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Bruce Willis, William Atherton, Bonnie Bedelia

Country: United States

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Days of Thunder

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall

Country: United States

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RoboCop 2

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: Peter Weller, Belinda Bauer, John Glover

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Twin Peaks

Written by: Mark Frost, David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Country: United States

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Starring: Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall, James Ellis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 July 1990 ?

  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bebe: Portuguese footballer.
  • Bebé : Portuguese footballer.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Les Miserables, opens at National Theatre, Washington
  • Boris Yeltsin quits Soviet Communist Party
  • Chicago White Sox Melido Perez no-hits Yankees 8-0 in a rain shortened 6 inning game at Yankee Stadium (7th no-hitter of 1990)

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Abortion's Questions -- July 9, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9233
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.21


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


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 Worst Years Of Our Lives

By: Barbara Ehrenreich

Essays, Political Studies, Humor

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Sullivan'S Sting

By: Lawrence Sanders

From the New York Times bestselling author of the Deadly Sins seriescomes the story of a female FBI agent on the most dangerous mission of her career Rita Sullivan is the

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The Bourne Ultimatum

By: Robert Ludlum

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER At a small-town carnival, two men, each mysteriously summoned by telegram, witness a bizarre killing.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dynowarz: Destruction of Spondylus

Dynowarz: Destruction of Spondylus

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System/NES

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Bandai

Aerial Assault

Platform: Sega Master System Sega Game Gear

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Sega

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Double Dungeons

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: RPG

Publisher: NEC

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Amazing Penguin Osawagase! Penguin Boy

Amazing Penguin Osawagase! Penguin Boy

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action


Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Side-scrolling shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis

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