Friday March 16, 1990

US date format: 3/16/1990, UK date format: 16/3/1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 16, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Madison Riley . In that special week of March people in US were listening to Escapade by Janet Jackson. In UK Dub Be Good To Me by Beats International featuring Lindy Layton was in the top 5 hits. Pretty Woman, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Cuckoo'S Egg by Clifford Stoll was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Aerolina. If you liked videogames you were probably playing International Soccer or Atomic Punk.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
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Movies

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Pretty Woman

Pretty Woman

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Jason Alexander, Laura San Giacomo

Country: United States of America

A Shock to the System

A Shock to the System

Directed by: Jan Egleson

Starring: Michael Caine, Elizabeth McGovern, Peter Riegert, Swoosie Kurtz

The Ambulance

The Ambulance

Directed by: Larry Cohen

Starring: Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones, Megan Gallagher, Red Buttons

Black Snow

Black Snow

Directed by: Frank Patterson

Starring: Jane Badler, Peter Sherayko, Julia Montgomery, Randy Brooks

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies

Directed by: Harry Hook

Starring: Balthazar Getty, Chris Furrh, Danuel Pipoly, James Badge Dale

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Aerolina

Aerolina

Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Hotel Paradies

Hotel Paradies

The Simpsons

The Simpsons

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

Country: United States of America

Mr. Bean

Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next March 16

If March 16, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 6 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 19 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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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 …

What I Saw At The Revolution by Peggy  Noonan

What I Saw At The Revolution

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On the hundredth anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s birth comes the twentieth-anniversary edition of Peggy Noonan’s critically acclaimed bestseller What I Saw at the Revolution, for which she provides a new Preface

The Cuckoo'S Egg by Clifford Stoll

The Cuckoo'S Egg

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Before the Internet became widely known as a global tool for terrorists, one perceptive U.S. citizen recognized its ominous potential.

The Scions Of Shannara by Terry Brooks

The Scions Of Shannara

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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Terry Brooks's The Measure of the Magic.Since the death of Allanon, life in the Four Lands has drastially changed.

Counterattack by W. E. B. Griffin

Counterattack

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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,

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

International Soccer

International Soccer

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: soccer simulator

Publisher: Commodore

Atomic Punk

Atomic Punk

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle, Action

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Bad Blood

Bad Blood

Platform: DOS, Commodore 64

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Origin Systems

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light[1]

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light[1]

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Nintendo

Captive

Captive

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, PC (DOS)

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Mindscape


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