Saturday July 14, 1990

US date format: 7/14/1990, UK date format: 14/7/1990

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 14, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ian Nepomniachtchi . In that special week of July people in US were listening to Step By Step by New Kids On The Block. In UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. The Freshman, directed by Andrew Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Liar'S Poker by Michael Lewis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wish You Were Here. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Days of Thunder or Dirty Harry.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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The Freshman

Directed by: Andrew Bergman

Starring: Marlon Brando, Matthew Broderick, Bruno Kirby, Penelope Ann Miller

Arachnophobia

Directed by: Frank Marshall

Starring: Jeff Daniels, Julian Sands, John Goodman, Harley Jane Kozak

Country: United States of America

Fear

Directed by: Rockne S. O'Bannon

Starring: Ally Sheedy, Lauren Hutton, Michael O'Keefe, Stan Shaw

Navy Seals

Directed by: Lewis Teague

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Michael Biehn, Joanne Whalley, Rick Rossovich

Future Zone

Directed by: David A. Prior

Starring: David Carradine, Ted Prior, Patrick Culliton, Gail Jensen

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 14, 1990?


    Holidays

  • Sweden - Birthday of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, an official flag day
  • France and all French dependencies - Bastille Day
  • Kiribati - Independence Day, 3rd day, not a holiday

TV Series

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

Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Top Cops

Project A-Ko Versus

Match Game

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Liar'S Poker

By: Michael Lewis

The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he

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.

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.

Message From Nam

By: Danielle Steel

As a journalist, Paxton Andrews would experience Vietnam firsthand. We follow her from high school in Savannah to college in Berkeley and then to work in Saigon.For

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Battle Pingpong

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Quest

Dirty Harry

Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mindscape

Fiendish Freddy's Big Top O'Fun

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, IBM PC

Genre: Comedy sports

Publisher: Mindscape

Cosmo Tank

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atlus

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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