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Monday 15 January 1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sophie Sumner and Stephen Bear. In that special week of January people in US were listening to How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton. 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 All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Agatha Christie: Poirot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Antago or CarVup.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

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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Gophers!

Written by: Mark Mason

Starring: Francis Wright

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Jim Henson Presents Mother Goose Stories

Starring: London Kim

Country: United States

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The Simpsons

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

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

Country: United States

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Around the World in 80 Days

Written by: Jules Verne

Starring: Michael Palin, Basil Pao

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Tremors

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter

Country: United States

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Internal Affairs

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Starring: Richard Gere, Andy Garcia, Laurie Metcalf

Country: United States

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Tango & Cash

Directed by: Andrei Konchalovsky

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Teri Hatcher

Country: United States

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Always

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson

Country: United States

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Born on the Fourth of July

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Tom Cruise, Raymond J. Barry, Caroline Kava

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 January 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 42 year old George Foreman KOs George Cooney in 2 rounds
  • 6th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Knots Landing wins
  • Blue Jay Cecil Fielder signs with Detroit as a free agent
  • New York Knicks' Trent Tucker scores with 1/10 second remaining, beats Chicago Bulls, 109-106.
  • AT&T experiences long distance problems due to a computer glitch.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Antarctica -- Jan. 15, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9207
  • Time: Rumania and Panama. Photo Credit: Vladimir Sichov-SIPA Press.

Books

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

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By: Robert Fulghum

Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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Straight

By: Dick Francis

A jockey becomes the sole inheritor of his late brother's business, horse, mistress, and enemies.

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Among Schoolchildren

By: Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder -- the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine and the extraordinary national bestseller House -- spent nine months in Mrs.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Antago

Antago

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Art of Dreams

Hatris

Platform: NES, Game Boy, arcade, TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software

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Alpha Waves

Alpha Waves

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Infogrames (International)/Data East (North America)

CarVup

CarVup

Platform: Commodore Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: Core Design

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)


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