Friday October 12, 1990

US date format: 10/12/1990, UK date format: 12/10/1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 12, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Manon Azem and Melody . 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 The Stand by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Going Places. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Crystal or Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen.
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Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant

Country: United States of America

Avalon

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth Perkins, Leo Fuchs, Eve Gordon

Night of the Living Dead

Directed by: Tom Savini

Starring: Tony Todd, Patricia Tallman, Tom Towles, McKee Anderson

Country: United States of America

Quigley Down Under

Directed by: Simon Wincer

Starring: Tom Selleck, Laura San Giacomo, Alan Rickman, Chris Haywood

White Palace

Directed by: Luis Mandoki

Starring: Susan Sarandon, James Spader, Jason Alexander, Kathy Bates

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Historical Events

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    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
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Going Places

Directed by: Aaron Mostow

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

The Stand

By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. A

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

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

Spy Sinker

By: Len Deighton

The long-awaited reissue of the final part of the classic spy trilogy, HOOK, LINE and SINKER, when the Berlin Wall divided not just a city but a world.Bernard

Men At Work

By: George F. Will

In his classic tribute to America's pastime—now with a new introduction—political commentator, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and lifelong sports enthusiast George F.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dragon Crystal

Platform: Sega Game Gear, Sega Master System

Genre: Roguelike

Publisher: Sega

Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen

Platform: PlayStation Nintendo DS Android iOS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix (2007-present)

Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei II

Platform: Family Computer, Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Namcot

Dragon's Gate

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: GEnie, AOL, Mythic Realms, independent

Days of Thunder

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, C64, DOS, Game Boy, NES, iOS, Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Mindscape Group


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