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Thursday 17 May 1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position 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 The Gold Coast by Nelson DeMille was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon's Gate or Exodus: Journey to the Promised Land.
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What the sky looked like on 17 May 1990

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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

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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

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Bird on a Wire

Directed by: John Badham

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

Country: United States

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 17, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Johnny Gill - Rub You The Right Way
  2. En Vogue - Hold On
  3. Janet Jackson - Alright
  4. All Over You (From "Def By Temptation") - Freddie Jackson
  5. Soul II Soul - Get A Life
  6. Bell Biv DeVoe - Poison
  7. Howard Hewett - Show Me
  8. Tony Toni Tone - The Blues
  9. Tomorrow (A Better You, Better Me) - Quincy Jones With Tevin Campbell
  10. Why You Get Funky On Me (From "House Party") - Today
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 ?

The Gold Coast

By: Nelson DeMille

Welcome to the fabled Gold Coast, that stretch on the North Shore of Long Island that once held the greatest concentration of wealth and power in America.

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A Brief History Of Time

By: Stephen W. Hawking

Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

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Flashbacks

By: Morley Safer

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Bright Star

By: Harold Coyle

A tense, bitter Middle East truce two years after the Soviets and the U.S. stopped shooting in Iran...A covert war in the Sudan and Ethiopia.

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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

Antago

Antago

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Art of Dreams

Cadaver

Cadaver

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, Acorn Archimedes

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Image Works

Exodus: Journey to the Promised Land

Platform: NES, Sega Mega Drive, Game Boy, MS-DOS PC

Genre: Puzzle/Christian

Publisher: Wisdom Tree

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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?

Tango & Cash

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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Pretty Woman

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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Dumbo

Studio: Disney

Format: part of The Classics, VHS re-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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