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Friday 16 February 1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include The Weeknd and Shares Cisco Systems. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul. In UK Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor was in the top 5 hits. Revenge, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Head First by Norman Cousins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Crystal Maze. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atomino or Battletech: The Crescent Hawks' Revenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Kevin Costner, Anthony Quinn, Madeleine Stowe

Country: United States

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Hard to Kill

Directed by: Bruce Malmuth

Starring: Steven Seagal, Kelly LeBrock, William Sadler

Country: United States

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Cinema Paradiso

Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

The Crystal Maze

Written by: Lloyd Bettell-Higgins, David Bodycombe, Adam Howarth, Simon Tayler, Bob Thorne

Starring: Richard O'Brien, Sandra Caron, Edward Tudor-Pole

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Jim Henson Presents Mother Goose Stories

Starring: London Kim

Country: United States

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Written by: Mark Mason

Starring: Francis Wright

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 February 1990 ?

  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
  • Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
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  • Keith Haring, American artist/cartoonist (brilliant baby), dies of AIDS at age 31 (born 1954).

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1
  • Time: American soldiers depict plans to cut U.S. military spending
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9211


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

Head First

By: Norman Cousins

"An eloquent plea for two needed emphases: more humane doctor-patient relations, and greater patient involvement in the struggle with disease."—Melvin

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By: W. E. B. Griffin

No one captures the drama of war as brilliantly as bestselling author W.E.B. Griffin. The Corps is his multi-volume portrait of the Marine Corps, the brave men and women who fought,

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White Ninja

By: Eric V. Lustbader

Thrust into a world of lies and treachery, adventurer Tori Nunn must face her deadliest enemies, aided only by her chief rival.

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By: Gore Vidal

"Wicked and provocative...Vidal's purview of Hollywood in one of its golden ages is fascinating." —Chicago TribuneIn his brilliant and dazzling new novel, Gore Vidal sweeps us into one of the most

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Battle Unit Zeoth

Battle Unit Zeoth

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Jaleco Entertainment

Destination Earthstar

Destination Earthstar

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Acclaim

Battletech: The Crescent Hawks' Revenge

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Infocom

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Driver's Eyes

Platform: Namco System 21

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Namco

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