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Thursday August 16, 1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 16, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Holly Michaels and James Filon. 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 Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Parenthood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atomino or Combo Racer.
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What the sky looked like on 16 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 16 August 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Pat O'Connor: New Zealand professional wrestler (Born 1925).
Facts:
  • Iraq orders 4000 Britons and 2500 Americans in Kuwait to Iraq.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 16, 1990 - Geocentric view

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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 ?

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

By: Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly ...

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Men At Work

By: George F. Will

In his classic tribute to America's pastime—now with a new introduction—political commentator, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and lifelong sports enthusiast George F.

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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.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dynowarz: Destruction of Spondylus

Dynowarz: Destruction of Spondylus

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System/NES

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Bandai

Combo Racer

Combo Racer

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Earthrise

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Interstel

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Deliverance: Stormlord II

Deliverance: Stormlord II

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Atomino

Atomino

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Psygnosis

Home videos

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

Dick Tracy

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release, including Roger Rabbit short Roller Coaster Rabbit

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Jetsons: The Movie

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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The Hunt for Red October

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release

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My Left Foot

Format: VHS release

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Relentless

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release

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