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Wednesday August 15, 1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 15, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Lawrence and Nathalia Kaur. 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. After Dark, My Sweet, directed by James Foley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Parenthood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Bull or Days of Thunder.
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What the sky looked like on 15 August 1990

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

After Dark, My Sweet

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Jason Patric, Rachel Ward, Bruce Dern, Rocky Giordani

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Darkman

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Colin Friels, Larry Drake

Country: United States

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Nuit d'été en ville

Directed by: Michel Deville

Starring: Jean-Hugues Anglade, Marie Trintignant

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Flatliners

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts, William Baldwin

Country: United States

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Air America

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis, Ken Jenkins

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TV Series

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

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

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The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

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Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

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Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

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Let the Blood Run Free

Starring: Jean Kittson, Brian Nankervis, Helen Knight, David Swann

Country: Australia

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 15, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1990 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Tengo Todo Excepto A Ti - Luis Miguel
  2. Gracias A Tu Amor - Lourdes Robles/Luis Enrique
  3. Amnesia - Jose Jose
  4. Burbujas De Amor - Juan Luis Guerra 440
  5. Te Amo - Rocio Durcal
  6. Ni Un Roce - Ana Gabriel
  7. El Carino Es Como Una Flor - Rudy La Scala
  8. Porque Te Tengo Que Olvidar - Jose Feliciano
  9. Como He De Vivir Sin Tu Carino - Danny Rivera
  10. Me Tienes Que Querer - Yuri

Books

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

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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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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You Just Don'T Understand

By: Deborah Tannen

Women and men live in different worlds...made of different words.Spending nearly four years on the New York Times bestseller list, including eight months at number one, You Just Don't Understand is

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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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

CarVup

CarVup

Platform: Commodore Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: Core Design

Battle Bull

Battle Bull

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Dangaioh

Dangaioh

Platform: PC-8801

Genre: Adventure, Mecha, Science fiction

Publisher: Technopolis Software

Bonanza Bros.

Bonanza Bros.

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, Virtual Console, Sega Master System, TurboGrafx-CD, Sega Mega Drive, Sharp X68000, Windows (Steam), ZX Spectrum, PlayStation 2, Cloud (OnL

Genre: PlatformerStealth

Publisher: Sega (Arcade/consoles) U.S. Gold (Home Computers)

Days of Thunder

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

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Downtown

Format: VHS release

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Licence to Kill

Studio: United Artists

Format: VHS release, distributed by

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The Hunt for Red October

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release

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She-Devil

Format: VHS release

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Lethal Weapon 2

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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