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Tuesday 16 October 1990

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marcelina Sowa and Ridsa . In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Don't Have The Heart by James Ingram. In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. Akira, directed by Katsuhiro Otomo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Rabbit At Rest by John Updike was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Les nuls, l'émission. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Fantasy Legend II or F-Zero.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Night of the Living Dead

Directed by: Tom Savini

Starring: Tony Todd, Patricia Tallman, Tom Towles

Country: United States

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Directed by: Katsuhiro Otomo

Starring: Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Mitsuo Iwata

Country: United States

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Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene

Country: United States

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Memphis Belle

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Tate Donovan

Country: United States

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Henry & June

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Fred Ward, Uma Thurman, Maria de Medeiros

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Trials of Life

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Get a Life

Written by: Chris Elliott, David Mirkin, Adam Resnick

Starring: Chris Elliott, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue, Bob Elliott

Country: United States

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A Set of Six

Starring: Tony Bilbow, Rowland Rivron

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Written by: Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld

Starring: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Country: United States

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Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 October 1990 ?

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Famous Deaths:
  • Art Blakey: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- Drummer (Billy Eckstine Band, Jazz Messengers).
  • Stand Up Tragedy closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 13 performances
  • Reds Eric Davis is 22nd player to homer in his 1st World Series at bat
  • US forces reach 200,000 in the Persian Gulf.

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

  • Time: Harold Lloyd from the motion picture 'Safety Last'
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9247
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.35


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

Rabbit At Rest

By: John Updike

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Howells Medal, and the National Book Critics Circle Award In John Updike’s fourth and final novel about Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom, the hero has acquired

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The Women In His Life

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

Billionaire tycoon and corporate robber baron Maximillian West is a man surrounded by myth. Blessed with devastating charm and charisma, he strikes fear into the heart of business leaders—and no woman

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Lady Boss

By: Jackie Collins


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You Just Don'T Understand

By: Deborah Tannen

Women and men live in different worlds...made of different words.Spending nearly four years on the New York Times bestseller list, including eight months at number one, You Just Don't Understand is

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dr. Mario

Platform: NES, Nintendo VS. System, PlayChoice-10, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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Final Fantasy Legend II

Platform: Game Boy, Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square (GB) Sunsoft (GB re-release)[1] Square Enix (DS)

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Bimini Run

Bimini Run

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Action game, Third person shooter

Publisher: Nuvision Entertainment

Blue's Journey

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

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: SNK

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Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Access Software

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