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Thursday August 16, 1990

US date format: 8/16/1990, UK date format: 16/8/1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart 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 Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton by Edward Rice was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Parenthood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien Storm or Cadaver.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 of America

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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 of America

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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
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Facts:
  • Iraq orders 4000 Britons and 2500 Americans in Kuwait to Iraq.

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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 ?

Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton

By: Edward Rice

Thirty-four illustrative plates in two sections--some are quite unique, with a Tantric initiate; India in Burton's period; Burton in turban and robes; one rare photo taken before the tragic year of

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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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Message From Nam

By: Danielle Steel

As a journalist, Paxton Andrews would experience Vietnam firsthand. We follow her from high school in Savannah to college in Berkeley and then to work in Saigon.For

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An Inconvenient Woman

By: Dominick Dunne

Jules Mendelson is wealthy. Astronomically so. He and his wife lead the kind of charity-giving, art-filled, high-society life for which each has been carefully groomed.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge

Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade, Fighting

Publisher: Empire Software and Medalist International (UK), Paragon Software Corporation (United States)

International Soccer

International Soccer

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: soccer simulator

Publisher: Commodore

Cadaver

Cadaver

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, Acorn Archimedes

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Image Works

Bo Jackson Baseball

Bo Jackson Baseball

Platform: NES, MS-DOS, Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Data East Mindscape

Alien Storm

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Sega Master System, Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Virtual Console, Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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Home videos

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

Millennium

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release

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Licence to Kill

Studio: United Artists

Format: VHS release, distributed by

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The Secret of NIMH

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS re-release

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Peter Pan

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS release, part of

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