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Monday 14 May 1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sasha Spielberg and Brian Chaplin (Locnville). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Vogue by Madonna. In UK Killer by Adamski was in the top 5 hits. Bird on a Wire, directed by John Badham, 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 Answers with Bayless Conley. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Apocalypse or Fatal Labyrinth.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Bird on a Wire

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Mel Gibson, Goldie Hawn, David Carradine

Country: United States

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The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover

Directed by: Peter Greenaway

Starring: Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Johnny Depp, Ricki Lake, Amy Locane

Country: United States

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Directed by: Steve Barron

Starring: Judith Hoag, Elias Koteas, Josh Pais

Country: United States

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Pretty Woman

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Jason Alexander

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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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The Crystal Maze

Written by: Lloyd Bettell-Higgins, David Bodycombe, Adam Howarth, Simon Tayler, Bob Thorne

Starring: Richard O'Brien, Sandra Caron, Edward Tudor-Pole

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Agatha Christie: Poirot

Starring: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 May 1990 ?

  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Dow Jones Average hits a record 2,821.53
  • 46th time opposing pitchers hit homerun, Valenzuela (Los Angeles Dodgers)/Gross (Montreal Expos).

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Andrei Sakharov -- May 14, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9225
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.13


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

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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

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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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Means Of Ascent

By: Robert A. Caro

Robert A. Caro's life of Lyndon Johnson, which began with the greatly acclaimed The Path to Power, also winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, continues -- one of the

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Acorn Archimedes (RISC OS)

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: The Fourth Dimension

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Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game First-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

Fatal Labyrinth

Platform: Sega Mega Drive Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Sega

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Lost Crystal

Platform: Apple Macintosh

Genre: Adventure game

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Duck Maze

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform, Puzzle

Publisher: HES Interactive

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