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Saturday 17 February 1990

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marianne St-Gelais . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul. In UK Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor was in the top 5 hits. Revenge, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while From Beirut To Jerusalem by Thomas L. Friedman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Crystal Maze. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Assault City or DuckTales: The Quest for Gold.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Kevin Costner, Anthony Quinn, Madeleine Stowe

Country: United States

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Hard to Kill

Directed by: Bruce Malmuth

Starring: Steven Seagal, Kelly LeBrock, William Sadler

Country: United States

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Cinema Paradiso

Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili

Country: United States

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Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter

Country: United States

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Internal Affairs

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Starring: Richard Gere, Andy Garcia, Laurie Metcalf

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Crystal Maze

Written by: Lloyd Bettell-Higgins, David Bodycombe, Adam Howarth, Simon Tayler, Bob Thorne

Starring: Richard O'Brien, Sandra Caron, Edward Tudor-Pole

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Agatha Christie: Poirot

Starring: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Jim Henson Presents Mother Goose Stories

Starring: London Kim

Country: United States

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Written by: Mark Mason

Starring: Francis Wright

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Simpsons

Written by: James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Sam Simon

Starring: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 February 1990 ?

  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Frans Kellendonk: Dutch writer (Good for Nothing), dies at 39.
  • Marc Clement: Actor (Career Opportunities, Sluggers Wife).
  • Erik Rhodes: American porn actor and director (d. 2012).
  • Hap Day: Canadian ice hockey player referee and manager (d. 1990).

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1
  • Time: American soldiers depict plans to cut U.S. military spending
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9211


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

From Beirut To Jerusalem

By: Thomas L. Friedman

"If you're only going to read one book on the Middle East, this is it."---Seymour M. HershOne of the most thought-provoking books ever written about the Middle East, From Beirut to

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By: Gore Vidal

"Wicked and provocative...Vidal's purview of Hollywood in one of its golden ages is fascinating." —Chicago TribuneIn his brilliant and dazzling new novel, Gore Vidal sweeps us into one of the most

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Head First

By: Norman Cousins

"An eloquent plea for two needed emphases: more humane doctor-patient relations, and greater patient involvement in the struggle with disease."—Melvin

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By: W. E. B. Griffin

No one captures the drama of war as brilliantly as bestselling author W.E.B. Griffin. The Corps is his multi-volume portrait of the Marine Corps, the brave men and women who fought,

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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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Assault City

Assault City

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Sega

Cybergenic Ranger: Secret of the Seventh Planet

Platform: DOS

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DuckTales: The Quest for Gold

DuckTales: The Quest for Gold

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, Windows, Mac OS 8

Genre: Action, Platform game

Publisher: Walt Disney Computer Software

Bo Jackson Baseball

Platform: NES, MS-DOS, Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Data East Mindscape

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