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Sunday 16 December 1990

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rebecca Marino and Jake Hardy. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Because I Love You (The Postman Song) by Stevie B. In UK Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice was in the top 5 hits. Kindergarten Cop, directed by Ivan Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Four Past Midnight by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Schmidteinander. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday or Dirty Harry.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Kindergarten Cop

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed

Country: United States

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The Godfather: Part III

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Andy Garcia

Country: United States

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Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Cher, Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder

Country: United States

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Directed by: Penny Marshall

Starring: Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner

Country: United States

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The Sheltering Sky

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Debra Winger, John Malkovich, Campbell Scott

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Written by: Herbert Feuerstein, Harald Schmidt

Starring: Harald Schmidt, Herbert Feuerstein, Marga-Maria Werny, Paul Kribbe

Country: Germany

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Les nuls, l'émission

Starring: Alain Chabat, Chantal Lauby, Dominique Farrugia

Country: France

Prisoners of Gravity

Starring: Rick Green

Country: Canada

The Trials of Life

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers

Starring: Alan Alda

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 December 1990 ?

  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jean-Bertrand Aristide elected President of Haiti
  • KUSW, Salt Lake City Utah, final shortwave radio transmissions
  • Rev Jean Betrand Aristide elected President of Haiti

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Sport Games on 16 December 1990

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Cleveland Browns : 10 - 13
  • Chicago Bears - Detroit Lions : 21 - 38
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Los Angeles Raiders : 7 - 24
  • Green Bay Packers - Philadelphia Eagles : 0 - 31
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.44
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: U.S. Soldier -- Dec. 10, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9255


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

Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

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An American Life

By: Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan’s autobiography is a work of major historical importance. Here, in his own words, is the story of his life—public and private—told in a book both frank and compellingly readable.

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Bo Knows Bo

By: Bo Jackson and Dick Schaap

6 1/2"x9 1/2" 218 page illustrated hardcover with dustjacket published by Doubleday in 1990. Autobiography of Bo Jackson.

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By: George F. Will

Will compares the success America has had in spreading the democratic/free market message abroad with the difficulties it is experiencing at home.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Sega Genesis

Genre: Role-playing video game, Tactical RPG

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Adventures of Lolo 3

Platform: Family Computer/NES

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

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Genre: Roguelike video game

Cloud Kingdoms

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

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Millennium Interactive Ltd.

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Dirty Harry

Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mindscape

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