Saturday January 13, 1990

US date format: 1/13/1990, UK date format: 13/1/1990

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 13, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Liam Hemsworth and Vincenzo Fiorillo. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins. In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Tremors, directed by Ron Underwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Tales From Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hotel Paradies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baseball Stars Professional or ActRaiser.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Tremors

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross

Country: United States of America

Brain Dead

Directed by: Adam Simon

Starring: Bill Pullman, Bill Paxton, Bud Cort, Nicholas Pryor

Everybody Wins

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Debra Winger, Nick Nolte, Will Patton, Judith Ivey

Internal Affairs

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Starring: Richard Gere, Andy Garcia, Nancy Travis, Laurie Metcalf

Country: United States of America

Downtown

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Anthony Edwards, Forest Whitaker, Penelope Ann Miller, Joe Pantoliano

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 13, 1990?


    Holidays

  • In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).

    Events

  • 1st elected US black Governor inaugurated (Douglas Wilder-Virginia)

TV Series

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

Hotel Paradies

Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

The Simpsons

Written by: James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Sam Simon

Starring: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Country: United States of America

Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Tales From Margaritaville

By: Jimmy Buffett

Margaritaville may not appear on a map, but it does exist--at least in the brilliantly creative, sometimes slightly skewed imagination of Jimmy Buffett.

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.

A Brief History Of Time

By: Stephen W. Hawking

Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

Jimmy Stewart And His Poems

By: Jimmy Stewart

"I'm sure I never said to myself: 'Now, Jim--why don't you sit down and write a poem.' It's still a mystery to me, but I think probably it's something that happened

The Tempting Of America

By: Robert H. Bork

Judge Bork shares a personal account of the Senate Judiciary Committee's hearing on his nomination as well as his view on politics versus the law.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

ActRaiser

Platform: Super NES, mobile phone

Genre: Platform, City-building simulation

Publisher: Enix

Platform: Arcade, Neo-Geo

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: SNK Corporation

Platform: Arcade, Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: SNK Corporation

Dragon Saber

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Namco

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Point-and-click adventure, survival horror, role-playing game

Publisher: Accolade


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