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Monday 13 August 1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include DeMarcus Cousins and Lisa LeBlanc. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey. In UK Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme was in the top 5 hits. Wild at Heart, directed by David Lynch, 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 Let the Blood Run Free. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Daedalian Opus or PGA Tour.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Wild at Heart

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts

Country: United States

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Problem Child

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Michael Oliver, John Ritter, Jack Warden

Country: United States

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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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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 13 August 1990 ?

  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1990?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Saddam Hussein -- Aug. 13, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9238
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.26


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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It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It

By: Robert Fulghum

In his first phenomenal best-seller, EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN, Robert Fulghum reminded readers everywhere of some plain and still-true truths.

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Dark Angel

By: Sally Beauman

A riveting tale of deception and murder—past and presentOn an April night in 1910, just after the appearance of Halley’s comet, a man dies violently at an English manor called Winterscombe.

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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.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Daedalian Opus

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Double Dragon II

Platform: Game Boy, 3DS Virtual Console

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Technōs Japan; NA Acclaim; EU Acclaim

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Final Fantasy III

Platform: Nintendo DS (Remake) iOS (Remake) Android (Remake) PlayStation Portable (Remake) Ouya (Remake) Windows Phone (Remake) Microsoft Windows (Remake); Nintendo DS (Remake); iOS (Remake); Android (Remake);

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square; Square Enix (Remake)

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PGA Tour

Genre: Sports, Golf

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Silver Surfer

Platform: NES

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Arcadia Systems

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