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Friday August 17, 1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 17, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rachel Hurd-Wood and Estee Lalonde. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey. In UK Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme was in the top 5 hits. After Dark, My Sweet, directed by James Foley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Parenthood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lost Crystal or Ningen Heiki Dead Fox Code Name: Viper.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 August 1990

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Movies

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

After Dark, My Sweet

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Jason Patric, Rachel Ward, Bruce Dern, Rocky Giordani

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Darkman

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Colin Friels, Larry Drake

Country: United States

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Nuit d'été en ville

Directed by: Michel Deville

Starring: Jean-Hugues Anglade, Marie Trintignant

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Flatliners

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts, William Baldwin

Country: United States

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Air America

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis, Ken Jenkins

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TV Series

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

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

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The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

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Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

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Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

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Let the Blood Run Free

Starring: Jean Kittson, Brian Nankervis, Helen Knight, David Swann

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 August 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Pearl Bailey: American entertainer in vaudeville, night clubs, films and records.
  • Roderick Cook: Actor (Rockabye), dies of apparent heart attack at 58.
Facts:
  • Exorcist 3 premieres
  • Carlton Fisk hits White Sox record 187th HR
  • Phyllis Polander sues Mike Tyson for sexual harassment

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 17, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Tengo Todo Excepto A Ti - Luis Miguel
  2. Gracias A Tu Amor - Lourdes Robles/Luis Enrique
  3. Amnesia - Jose Jose
  4. Burbujas De Amor - Juan Luis Guerra 440
  5. Te Amo - Rocio Durcal
  6. Ni Un Roce - Ana Gabriel
  7. El Carino Es Como Una Flor - Rudy La Scala
  8. Porque Te Tengo Que Olvidar - Jose Feliciano
  9. Como He De Vivir Sin Tu Carino - Danny Rivera
  10. Me Tienes Que Querer - Yuri

Books

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

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

By: Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly ...

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September

By: Rosamunde Pilcher

A place you will never forgetRosamunde Pilcher's Scotland...where the fields flourish with greenery, the bills bloom with purple, and the lochs glitter with the bright blue of the sky.A

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An Inconvenient Woman

By: Dominick Dunne

Jules Mendelson is wealthy. Astronomically so. He and his wife lead the kind of charity-giving, art-filled, high-society life for which each has been carefully groomed.

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The Stand

By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. A

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dynowarz: Destruction of Spondylus

Dynowarz: Destruction of Spondylus

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System/NES

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Bandai

Dragon Lord

Dragon Lord

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy RPG

Publisher: Palace Software LTD

Ningen Heiki Dead Fox Code Name: Viper

Ningen Heiki Dead Fox Code Name: Viper

Platform: NES

Genre: Action, Shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Blue's Journey

Blue's Journey

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

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: SNK

Lost Crystal

Lost Crystal

Platform: Apple Macintosh

Genre: Adventure game

Home videos

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

Peter Pan

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS release, part of

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Turner & Hooch

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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Bird on a Wire

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Lethal Weapon 2

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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Prancer

Format: VHS release

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