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Saturday 17 November 1990

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Shanica Knowles and Pat. 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. Predator 2, directed by Stephen Hopkins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boxy Boy or Days of Thunder.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Les nuls, l'émission

Starring: Alain Chabat, Chantal Lauby, Dominique Farrugia

Country: France

Prisoners of Gravity

Starring: Rick Green

Country: Canada

The Trials of Life

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Café Meineid

Written by: Franz Xaver Bogner

Starring: Norbert Mahler, Thekla Mayhoff, Kathi Leitner, Wolfgang Fischer

Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers

Starring: Alan Alda

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Predator 2

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Starring: Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Kevin Peter Hall

Country: United States

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The Rescuers Down Under

Directed by: Hendel Butoy

Starring: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, John Candy

Country: United States

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Rocky V

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young

Country: United States

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Home Alone

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern

Country: United States

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Jacob's Ladder

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Pea, Danny Aiello

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 November 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
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Fugendake, part of the Mount Unzen volcanic complex, Nagasaki prefecture, Japan becomes active again and erupts.
  • Soviet Presiden Gorbachev proposes a radical restructuring of the Soviet government, including the creation of a Federal Council to be made up of the heads of the 15 Soviet republics.
  • November 19–21 ndash Leaders of Canada, the United States, and 32 European nations meet in Paris to formally mark the end of the Cold War.
  • Charter of Paris for a New Europe signed.
  • Super Famicom released in Japan.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.40
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dick Cheney and Colin Powell -- Nov. 12, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9251

Books

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

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

By: Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly ...

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The Book Of J

By: Harold Bloom

J is the title that scholars ascribe to the nameless writer they believe is responsible for the text, written between 950 and 900 BCE, on which Genesis, Exodus and Numbers is

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Friday Night Lights

By: H. G. Bissinger

The 25th anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller and Sports Illustrated’s best football book of all time, with a new afterword by the authorReturn once again to the

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The General In His Labyrinth

By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

General Simon Bolivar, “the Liberator” of five South American countries, takes a last melancholy journey down the Magdalena River, revisiting cities along its shores, and reliving the triumphs, passions, and betrayals

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Boxy Boy

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Namco

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Cutie Suzuki no Ringside Angel

Cutie Suzuki no Ringside Angel

Platform: Mega Drive

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Asmik Corporation

Days of Thunder

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, C64, DOS, Game Boy, NES, iOS, Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Mindscape Group

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Bimini Run

Bimini Run

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Action game, Third person shooter

Publisher: Nuvision Entertainment

Daedalian Opus

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sunsoft

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