Saturday November 17, 1990

US date format: 11/17/1990, UK date format: 17/11/1990

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 17, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Félix Hemmen and Quentin Lafargue. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Love Takes Time by Mariah Carey. In UK Unchained Melody by The Righteous Brothers was in the top 5 hits. The Nutcracker Prince, directed by Paul Schibli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Witching Hour by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coasting. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Challenge of the Dragon or 1941: Counter Attack.
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Movies

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The Nutcracker Prince

Directed by: Paul Schibli

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Megan Follows, Peter O'Toole, Mike MacDonald

Predator 2

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Starring: Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Kevin Peter Hall, Rubén Blades

Country: United States of America

Europa Europa

Directed by: Agnieszka Holland

Starring: Solomon Perel, Marco Hofschneider, René Hofschneider, Piotr Kozlowski

Disturbed

Directed by: Charles Winkler

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Geoffrey Lewis, Priscilla Pointer, Pamela Gidley

Rocky V

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Sage Stallone

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 17, 1990?


    Holidays

  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
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    Events

  • Fugendake, part of the Mount Unzen volcanic complex, Nagasaki prefecture, Japan becomes active again and erupts.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

Going Places

Directed by: Aaron Mostow

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

Sea Dragon

Nicholas Craig, the Naked Actor

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

The Witching Hour

By: Anne Rice

Demonstrating once again her gift for spellbinding stoyrtelling, Anne Rice makes real a family of witches--a family given to poetry and incest, to murder and philsophy, a family that is itself haunted by a powerful, dangerous and seductive being."Unfolds

Rabbit At Rest

By: John Updike

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Howells Medal, and the National Book Critics Circle Award In John Updike’s fourth and final novel about Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom, the hero has acquired

The Burden Of Proof

By: Scott Turow

Turow's acclaimed second novel, which topped international bestseller lists, is now available in trade paperback. Sandy Stern, the brilliant defense attorney from Presumed Innocent, faces an event so emotionally shattering that

By Way Of Deception

By: Victor Ostrovsky and Claire Hoy

The # 1 New York Times best seller the Israeli foreign intelligence agency The Mossad tried to ban. The making of a Mossad officer is the true story of an officer

Crow And Weasel

By: Tom Pohrt

"A brilliantly written and totally original New World adventure." - Jean Craighead GeorgeLong ago, when people and animals spoke the same language, two young men left their tribe to make an

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

1941: Counter Attack

Platform: Arcade, SuperGrafx

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Battle Pingpong

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Quest

Adventures of Lolo 3

Platform: Family Computer/NES

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

Bio-ship Paladin

Platform: Arcade Game, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: UPL

Platform: NES

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Color Dreams


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