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Wednesday 16 May 1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Thomas Sangster and Thomas Brodie-Sangster. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Vogue by Madonna. In UK Killer by Adamski was in the top 5 hits. Back to the Future Part III, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dangaioh or Battle Unit Zeoth.
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What the sky looked like on 16 May 1990

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Movies

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

Back to the Future Part III

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Thomas F. Wilson

Country: United States

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Fire Birds

Directed by: David Green

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Tommy Lee Jones, Sean Young, Bryan Kestner

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King of New York

Directed by: Abel Ferrara

Starring: Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Laurence Fishburne, Victor Argo

Country: United States

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Bird on a Wire

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Mel Gibson, Goldie Hawn, David Carradine, Bill Duke

Country: United States

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The Main Event

Directed by: Howard Zieff

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Paul Sand, Whitman Mayo

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TV Series

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

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Gossip

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

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Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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Bashti i sinove

Kappatoo

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jim Henson: American puppeteer, producer, director, writer and performing genius.
  • Sammy Davis Jr: American entertainer (Golden Boy), dies from throat cancer at age 64 (born 1925).
Facts:
  • Juventus wins 19th UEFA Cup in Avellino.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 16, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1990 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Johnny Gill - Rub You The Right Way
  2. En Vogue - Hold On
  3. Janet Jackson - Alright
  4. All Over You (From "Def By Temptation") - Freddie Jackson
  5. Soul II Soul - Get A Life
  6. Bell Biv DeVoe - Poison
  7. Howard Hewett - Show Me
  8. Tony Toni Tone - The Blues
  9. Tomorrow (A Better You, Better Me) - Quincy Jones With Tevin Campbell
  10. Why You Get Funky On Me (From "House Party") - Today
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Ana Gabriel - Quien Como Tu
  2. El Carino Es Como Una Flor - Rudy La Scala
  3. Abre Las Ventanas Al Amor - Roberto Carlos
  4. Flor Dormida - Luis Angel
  5. Me Va A Extranar - Ricardo Montaner
  6. Kaoma - Dancando Lambada
  7. Tesoro Mio - Guillermo Davila/Kiara
  8. Ni Tu Ni Ella - Alvaro Torres
  9. Marisela - Amarte Es Genial
  10. Jose Luis Rodriguez - Senora Bonita

Books

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

A Brief History Of Time

By: Stephen W. Hawking

Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

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Clear And Present Danger

By: Tom Clancy

THIS BOOK IS NOT AUTOGRAPHED!!!! The controversial bestseller from Tom Clancy, the all-time master of the techno-thriller. CIA Deputy Director Jack Ryan joins the war on drugs.

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Barbarians At The Gate

By: Bryan Burrough and John Helyar

“One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980’s.”—New York Times Book ReviewA #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the

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The Gold Coast

By: Nelson DeMille

Welcome to the fabled Gold Coast, that stretch on the North Shore of Long Island that once held the greatest concentration of wealth and power in America.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Punisher

The Punisher

Platform: NES Game Boy

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: LJN

Dangaioh

Dangaioh

Platform: PC-8801

Genre: Adventure, Mecha, Science fiction

Publisher: Technopolis Software

Battle Unit Zeoth

Battle Unit Zeoth

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Jaleco Entertainment

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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Blue's Journey

Blue's Journey

Platform: Arcade, Neo-Geo, Neo Geo CD, Virtual Console

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: SNK

Home videos

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

Heart Condition

Format: VHS release

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Bad Influence

Format: VHS release

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The Secret of NIMH

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS re-release

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The Big Picture

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release

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Young Einstein

Format: VHS release

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