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Friday 12 October 1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Melody and Henri Lansbury. 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. Dances with Wolves, directed by Kevin Costner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Every Spy A Prince by Dan Raviv and Yossi Melman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Les nuls, l'émission. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DuckTales: The Quest for Gold or Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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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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Seinfeld

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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene

Country: United States

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Night of the Living Dead

Directed by: Tom Savini

Starring: Tony Todd, Patricia Tallman, Tom Towles

Country: United States

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Akira

Directed by: Katsuhiro Otomo

Starring: Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Mitsuo Iwata

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 October 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.35
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: America's Children -- Oct. 8, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9246

Books

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

Every Spy A Prince

By: Dan Raviv and Yossi Melman

The first comprehensive and balanced account of the most controversial and well-known espionage organization in the world, taking readers through the complex web of politics and personal ambition that led to

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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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Prime Directive

By: Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens

Starfleet's most sacred commandment has been violated. Its most honored captain is in disgrace, its most celebrated starship in pieces, and the crew of that ship scattered among the thousand worlds

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Rabbit At Rest

By: John Updike

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Howells Medal, and the National Book Critics Circle Award In John Updike’s fourth and final novel about Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom, the hero has acquired

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

After Burst

After Burst

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: NCS

DuckTales: The Quest for Gold

DuckTales: The Quest for Gold

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, Windows, Mac OS 8

Genre: Action, Platform game

Publisher: Walt Disney Computer Software

Crystalis

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System Game Boy Color

Genre: Action RPG, Action-adventure

Publisher: SNK (NES) Nintendo (Game Boy Color)

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Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei II

Platform: Family Computer, Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Namcot

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DragonStrike

DragonStrike

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, NES, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing video game, Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.


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