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Wednesday January 17, 1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 17, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brett McKinnon and Frank Golla. In that special week of January people in US were listening to How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton. In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Love at Large, directed by Alan Rudolph, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Straight by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hotel Paradies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blue's Journey or Bases Loaded 3.
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What the sky looked like on 17 January 1990

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Movies

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

Love at Large

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

Starring: Tom Berenger, Elizabeth Perkins, Anne Archer, Kate Capshaw

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Tremors

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross

Country: United States

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House Party

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

Starring: Christopher Reid, Robin Harris, Christopher Martin, Martin Lawrence

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Brain Dead

Directed by: Adam Simon

Starring: Bill Pullman, Bill Paxton, Bud Cort, Nicholas Pryor

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Everybody Wins

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Debra Winger, Nick Nolte, Will Patton, Judith Ivey

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TV Series

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

Hotel Paradies

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The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

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Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Tarrant on TV

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Charles Hernu: French Minister of Defense 1981-1985 who ordered the sabotage of the Greenpeace ship in which one person was killed.
Facts:
  • 5th Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Awards: Bobby Darin
  • The Who, Simon and Garfunkel, Four Seasons, Four Tops, Hank Ballard, Platters and Kinks inducted into Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 17, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Straight

By: Dick Francis

A jockey becomes the sole inheritor of his late brother's business, horse, mistress, and enemies.

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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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Among Schoolchildren

By: Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder -- the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine and the extraordinary national bestseller House -- spent nine months in Mrs.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Altered Destiny

Platform: DOS, Amiga

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Accolade

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Bases Loaded 3

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Publisher: Jaleco

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Dash Galaxy in the Alien Asylum

Dash Galaxy in the Alien Asylum

Platform: NES

Genre: Action Puzzle

Publisher: Data East

Blue's Journey

Blue's Journey

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

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: SNK

Dragon's Gate

Dragon's Gate

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: GEnie, AOL, Mythic Realms, independent

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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Gross Anatomy

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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Back to the Future Part III

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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House Party

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS release, distributed by

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Back to the Future Part II

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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