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Tuesday 17 April 1990

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 17, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Constance Jablonski and Tara Gill. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor. In UK Vogue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Q & A, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atomic Punk or Columns.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 April 1990

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Movies

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

Q & A

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Nick Nolte, Timothy Hutton, Armand Assante, Patrick O'Neal

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Spaced Invaders

Directed by: Patrick Read Johnson

Starring: Douglas Barr, Royal Dano, Ariana Richards, J.J. Anderson

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The Guardian

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Jenny Seagrove, Dwier Brown, Carey Lowell, Brad Hall

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Bad Jim

Directed by: Clyde Ware

Starring: James Brolin, Richard Roundtree, John Clark Gable, Harry Carey Jr.

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Miami Blues

Directed by: George Armitage

Starring: Fred Ward, Alec Baldwin, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Cecilia Pérez-Cervera

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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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Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

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Aerolina

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 April 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Reverend Ralph David Abernathy, American civil rights activist, dies at 64 (born 1926).
  • Gas explodes on passenger train in Kumrahar, India, 80 die.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 17, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By: Robert Fulghum

Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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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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Means Of Ascent

By: Robert A. Caro

Robert A. Caro's life of Lyndon Johnson, which began with the greatly acclaimed The Path to Power, also winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, continues -- one of the

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Bitter Sweet

By: LaVyrle Spencer

A touching novel about first loves and second chances from the author who "knows how to tug at readers' heartstrings" (Publishers Weekly).

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

1941: Counter Attack

1941: Counter Attack

Platform: Arcade, SuperGrafx

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Final Fantasy Legend II

Final Fantasy Legend II

Platform: Game Boy, Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing

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

Columns

Columns

Platform: Arcade, Atari ST, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive, Sega Mega-CD, Sega Game Gear, PC Engine, NEC PC-9801, MSX2, Super Famicom, Game Boy Color, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Virtual Console, iOS, Cloud (

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sega

E-Motion

E-Motion

Platform: Amiga Amstrad CPC Atari ST Commodore 64 DOS ZX Spectrum Game Boy

Genre: Strategy, action, puzzle

Publisher: NA Accolade; EU U.S. Gold

Atomic Punk

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle, Action

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Home videos

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

RoboCop 2

Studio: Orion

Format: VHS release

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The Little Mermaid

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS release, part of

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Cadillac Man

Format: VHS release

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The Hunt for Red October

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release

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Field of Dreams

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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