Thursday May 17, 1990

US date format: 5/17/1990, UK date format: 17/5/1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 17, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leven Rambin and Clémence Calvin. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Vogue by Madonna. In UK Killer by Adamski was in the top 5 hits. Back to the Future Part III, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Legacies by Bette Bao Lord was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Centurion: Defender of Rome or Deliverance: Stormlord II.
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Movies

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

Back to the Future Part III

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Thomas F. Wilson

Country: United States of America

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Fire Birds

Directed by: David Green

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Tommy Lee Jones, Sean Young, Bryan Kestner

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King of New York

Directed by: Abel Ferrara

Starring: Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Laurence Fishburne, Victor Argo

Country: United States of America

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Bird on a Wire

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Mel Gibson, Goldie Hawn, David Carradine, Bill Duke

Country: United States of America

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The Main Event

Directed by: Howard Zieff

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Paul Sand, Whitman Mayo

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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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Bashti i sinove

Kappatoo

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Dow Jones Average hits a record 2,831.71
  • European court rules pension rights for both men and women.
  • WIBC Bowling Queens won by Patty Ann.
  • The General Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO) eliminates homosexuality from the list of psychiatric diseases.
  • The World Health Organization removes homosexuality from its list of diseases.

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Ana Gabriel - Quien Como Tu
  2. El Carino Es Como Una Flor - Rudy La Scala
  3. Abre Las Ventanas Al Amor - Roberto Carlos
  4. Flor Dormida - Luis Angel
  5. Me Va A Extranar - Ricardo Montaner
  6. Kaoma - Dancando Lambada
  7. Tesoro Mio - Guillermo Davila/Kiara
  8. Ni Tu Ni Ella - Alvaro Torres
  9. Marisela - Amarte Es Genial
  10. Jose Luis Rodriguez - Senora Bonita

Books

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

Legacies

By: Bette Bao Lord

Urgent and timeless, Legacies brings us closer than we have ever been to penetrating the great conundrum of China m the twentieth century.

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In The Arena

By: Richard Nixon

Former U.S. President Richard Nixon candidly reflects on his career and discusses such topics as the U.S.S.R., Gorbachev, secrecy, Watergate, and more.

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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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It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It

By: Robert Fulghum

In his first phenomenal best-seller, EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN, Robert Fulghum reminded readers everywhere of some plain and still-true truths.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anarchy

Anarchy

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Side-scrolling shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis

Battle Pingpong

Battle Pingpong

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Quest

Aqua Jack

Aqua Jack

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Taito

Deliverance: Stormlord II

Deliverance: Stormlord II

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Centurion: Defender of Rome

Platform: PC DOS, Amiga, Sega Genesis

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time strategy, action

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Home videos

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

Dick Tracy

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release, including Roger Rabbit short Roller Coaster Rabbit

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Prancer

Format: VHS release

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Miami Blues

Format: VHS release

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The War of the Roses

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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The Sword in the Stone

Studio: Disney

Format: part of The Classics, VHS re-release

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