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). 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 Devices And Desires by P. D. James was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Aerolina. If you liked videogames you were probably playing X-Men II: The Fall of the Mutants or Boxy Boy.
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Movies

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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

Directed by: Jan Egleson

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

The Ambulance

Directed by: Larry Cohen

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

Black Snow

Directed by: Frank Patterson

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

Lord of the Flies

Directed by: Harry Hook

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

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 16, 1990?


    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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    Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Bacon: American pianist composer and conductor...

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Aerolina

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Hotel Paradies

The Simpsons

Written by: James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Sam Simon

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

Country: United States of America

Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Devices And Desires

By: P. D. James

National Bestseller Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions,

The Dark Half

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic “wondrously frightening” (Publishers Weekly) #1 New York Times bestseller about a writer’s horrific and haunting pseudonym.“I’m back...I’m back from the dead and you don’t seem glad to see me at all, you ungrateful …

Any Woman'S Blues

By: Erica Jong

With her groundbreaking bestseller Fear of Flying, Erica Jong taught us how to fly. Now, with the New York Times bestseller Any Woman's Blues that sold over 100,000 hardcover copies, she

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

Parting With Illusions

By: Vladimir Pozner

Now in paperback--leading Soviet commentator Vladimir Pozner's bestselling book of personal memoir and political observation. Aside from Gorbachev, Pozner is the most widely known Russian personality in America, and he earns

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chocks Away

Platform: Acorn Archimedes (RISC OS)

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: The Fourth Dimension

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Namco

Dragon Crystal

Platform: Sega Game Gear, Sega Master System

Genre: Roguelike

Publisher: Sega

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

Genre: Role-playing video game, Tactical RPG

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

X-Men II: The Fall of the Mutants

Platform: PC

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Paragon Software


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