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Monday 12 March 1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lawrence Clarke and Kai-Fabian Schulz. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Escapade by Janet Jackson. In UK Dub Be Good To Me by Beats International featuring Lindy Layton was in the top 5 hits. Lord of the Flies, directed by Harry Hook, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Second World War by John Keegan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Avonlea. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Champions of Krynn or Disney's Cartoon Arcade.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Lord of the Flies

Directed by: Harry Hook

Starring: Balthazar Getty, Chris Furrh, Danuel Pipoly

Country: United States

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The Hunt for Red October

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn

Country: United States

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Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Kevin Costner, Anthony Quinn, Madeleine Stowe

Country: United States

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Hard to Kill

Directed by: Bruce Malmuth

Starring: Steven Seagal, Kelly LeBrock, William Sadler

Country: United States

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Cinema Paradiso

Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili

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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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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Jim Henson Presents Mother Goose Stories

Starring: London Kim

Country: United States

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Written by: Mark Mason

Starring: Francis Wright

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 March 1990 ?

  • Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
  • Flag Day in Venezuela.
  • "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
  • Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
  • Mauritius - National Day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • LA Raiders announce they were returning to Oakland
  • Cold War: Soviet soldiers begin leaving Hungary under terms of an agreement to withdraw all Soviet troops by June 1.
  • Patricio Aylwin is sworn in as the first democratically elected Chilean president since 1970.

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

The Second World War

By: John Keegan

Praised as “the best military historian of our generation” by Tom Clancy, John Keegan here reconsiders his masterful study of World War II, The Second World War, with a new foreword.

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What I Saw At The Revolution

By: Peggy Noonan

On the hundredth anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s birth comes the twentieth-anniversary edition of Peggy Noonan’s critically acclaimed bestseller What I Saw at the Revolution, for which she provides a new Preface

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All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By: Robert Fulghum

Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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Any Woman'S Blues

By: Erica Jong

With her groundbreaking bestseller Fear of Flying, Erica Jong taught us how to fly. Now, with the New York Times bestseller Any Woman's Blues that sold over 100,000 hardcover copies, she

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Champions of Krynn

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, C64, MS-DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game, Tactical RPG

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Disney's Cartoon Arcade

Disney's Cartoon Arcade

Platform: View-Master Interactive Vision

Genre: Minigames

Publisher: View-Master

Aqua Jack

Aqua Jack

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Taito

Earth Shaker

Earth Shaker

Platform: ZX Spectrum 48k

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Your Sinclair

Fiendish Freddy's Big Top O'Fun

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, IBM PC

Genre: Comedy sports

Publisher: Mindscape

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