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Sunday 16 September 1990

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Serri . In that special week of September people in US were listening to Release Me by Wilson Phillips. In UK The Joker by The Steve Miller Band was in the top 5 hits. King of New York, directed by Abel Ferrara, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Coyote Waits by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Get a Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cadaver or Cyber Knight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

King of New York

Directed by: Abel Ferrara

Starring: Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Laurence Fishburne

Country: United States

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Miller's Crossing

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, John Turturro

Country: United States

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Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci

Country: United States

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State of Grace

Directed by: Phil Joanou

Starring: Sean Penn, Ed Harris, Gary Oldman

Country: United States

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Directed by: Richard Stanley

Starring: Dylan McDermott, Stacey Travis, John Lynch

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Twin Peaks

Written by: Mark Frost, David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 September 1990 ?

  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Serri : South Korean singer dancer actress and model (Dal Shabet).
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Famous Deaths:
  • 101 year old Sam Ackerman weds 95 year old Eva in New Rochelle, New York
  • 42nd Emmy Awards: LA Law, Murphy Brown, Peter Falk and Patricia Wettig
  • Dennis Quaid and Meg Ryan wed
  • Patty Sheehan wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
  • Pirate Radio New York International begins transmissions on WWCR

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Sport Games on 16 September 1990

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Detroit Lions : 14 - 21
  • Buffalo Bills - Miami Dolphins : 7 - 30
  • Chicago Bears - Green Bay Packers : 31 - 13
  • Cincinnati Bengals - San Diego Chargers : 21 - 16
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.31
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Saddam Hussein -- Sep. 10, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9242


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

Coyote Waits

By: Tony Hillerman

The car fire didn't kill Navajo Tribal Policeman Delbert Nez—a bullet did. And the old man in possession of the murder weapon is a whiskey-soaked shaman named Ashie Pinto.

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Men At Work

By: George F. Will

In his classic tribute to America's pastime—now with a new introduction—political commentator, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and lifelong sports enthusiast George F.

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Darkness Visible

By: William Styron

A work of great personal courage and a literary tour de force, this bestseller is Styron's true account of his descent into a crippling and almost suicidal depression.

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The Rowan

By: Anne McCaffrey

The Rowan was destined to become the greatest Prime Talent in human history, facing a lonely existence of servitude. Until she receives a telepathic plea from across the stars

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Drop Off

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, Acorn Archimedes

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Image Works

Dragon Knight II

Platform: MSX2, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X68000, PC Engine Super CD-ROM²

Publisher: ELF Corporation NEC Avenue (PC Engine)

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Final Zone (FZ Senki Axis -- Japanese title)

Final Zone (FZ Senki Axis -- Japanese title)

Platform: Sega Genesis, Sharp X68000

Genre: Isometric scrolling shooter

Publisher: Wolf Team Renovation Products (US Genesis), Telenet Japan (Japan Mega Drive)

Cyber Knight

Platform: Super Famicom,[2] PC Engine

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Tonkin House

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