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Wednesday 15 August 1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Lawrence and Emmy Buckner. 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 Every Spy A Prince by Dan Raviv and Yossi Melman 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 BatMUD or Crazy Sue.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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Seinfeld

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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Nightingales

Starring: Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall, James Ellis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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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Flatliners

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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Arachnophobia

Directed by: Frank Marshall

Starring: Jeff Daniels, Julian Sands, John Goodman

Country: United States

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Ghost

Directed by: Jerry Zucker

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Nina Bara: Actress (Missile to the Moon), dies of cancer at 66.
  • Viktor Tsoi: Russian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Kino) (d. 1990).
Facts:
  • 51st PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Gary Player
  • Mark McGwire is 1st to hit 30 HRs in each of his 1st 4 seasons
  • Phils Terry Mulholland no-hits Giants 6-0 (8th no hitter of 1990)

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Every Spy A Prince

By: Dan Raviv and Yossi Melman

The first comprehensive and balanced account of the most controversial and well-known espionage organization in the world, taking readers through the complex web of politics and personal ambition that led to

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Stardust

By: Robert B. Parker

Spenser's never had a client like Jill Joyce, the star of TV's Fifty Minutes. She's beautiful, bitchy, sexy--and someone is stalking her.

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A Natural History Of The Senses

By: Diane Ackerman

Diane Ackerman's lusciously written grand tour of the realm of the senses includes conversations with an iceberg in Antarctica and a professional nose in New York, along with dissertations on kisses

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The Politics Of Rich And Poor

By: Kevin Phillips

The enormous concentration of wealth in the United States during the 1980s--most of it in the hands of the top 1% of the population--will provoke what Phillips calls a watershed change

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

American Horseshoes

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Taito

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BatMUD

BatMUD

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Crazy Sue

Crazy Sue

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, Atari ST, PC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: cover disk of Amiga Fun magazine by MC Publications (UK)

Final Zone (FZ Senki Axis -- Japanese title)

Final Zone (FZ Senki Axis -- Japanese title)

Platform: Sega Genesis, Sharp X68000

Genre: Isometric scrolling shooter

Publisher: Wolf Team Renovation Products (US Genesis), Telenet Japan (Japan Mega Drive)

American Horseshoes

American Horseshoes

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Taito


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