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Saturday 12 May 1990

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 12, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Florent Amodio and Sierra Dallas. 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. King of New York, directed by Abel Ferrara, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Barbarians At The Gate by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air Inferno or Cratermaze.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 May 1990

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Movies

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

King of New York

Directed by: Abel Ferrara

Starring: Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Laurence Fishburne, Victor Argo

Country: United States

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Bird on a Wire

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Mel Gibson, Goldie Hawn, David Carradine, Bill Duke

Country: United States

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The Main Event

Directed by: Howard Zieff

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Paul Sand, Whitman Mayo

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Chicago Joe and the Showgirl

Directed by: Bernard Rose

Starring: Emily Lloyd, Kiefer Sutherland, John Lahr, Liz Fraser

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Far Out Man

Directed by: Tommy Chong

Starring: Tommy Chong, C. Thomas Howell, Rae Dawn Chong, Shelby Chong

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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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Gossip

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

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Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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Answers with Bayless Conley

Starring: Bayless Conley, Janet Conley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
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Facts:
  • 3rd time Saturday Night Live uses time delay (Andrew Dice Clay hosts)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 12, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1990 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Ana Gabriel - Quien Como Tu
  2. Abre Las Ventanas Al Amor - Roberto Carlos
  3. Flor Dormida - Luis Angel
  4. Ni Tu Ni Ella - Alvaro Torres
  5. Kaoma - Dancando Lambada
  6. El Carino Es Como Una Flor - Rudy La Scala
  7. Me Va A Extranar - Ricardo Montaner
  8. Tesoro Mio - Guillermo Davila/Kiara
  9. Gipsy Kings - Volare
  10. Marisela - Amarte Es Genial

Books

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

Barbarians At The Gate

By: Bryan Burrough and John Helyar

“One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980’s.”—New York Times Book ReviewA #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the

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Megatrends 2000

By: John Naisbitt and Patricia Aburdene

Offering predictions and modern "soothsayings" for the 1990s and onwards, this book attempts to chart the changes to come, in politics, religion, advertising and culture.

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Devices And Desires

By: P. D. James

National Bestseller Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions,

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September

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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cyber-Lip

Platform: Arcade, Neo-Geo

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: SNK Corporation

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Champions of Krynn

Champions of Krynn

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

Genre: Role-playing video game, Tactical RPG

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Cratermaze

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Action

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Air Inferno

Air Inferno

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight Simulator

Publisher: Taito

Cosmo Tank

Cosmo Tank

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atlus

Home videos

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

The Wizard

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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The War of the Roses

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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New York Stories

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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Ernest Goes to Jail

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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Bloodhounds of Broadway

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release

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