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Wednesday 17 October 1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Demetrius McKelvie and Carli Bybel. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Don't Have The Heart by James Ingram. In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. Dances with Wolves, directed by Kevin Costner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Surrender The Pink by Carrie Fisher was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Les nuls, l'émission. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carrier Air Wing or Dead Heat Scramble.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The Trials of Life

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Get a Life

Written by: Chris Elliott, David Mirkin, Adam Resnick

Starring: Chris Elliott, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue, Bob Elliott

Country: United States

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A Set of Six

Starring: Tony Bilbow, Rowland Rivron

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Seinfeld

Written by: Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld

Starring: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Country: United States

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Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene

Country: United States

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Night of the Living Dead

Directed by: Tom Savini

Starring: Tony Todd, Patricia Tallman, Tom Towles

Country: United States

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Akira

Directed by: Katsuhiro Otomo

Starring: Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Mitsuo Iwata

Country: United States

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Memphis Belle

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Tate Donovan

Country: United States

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Henry & June

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Fred Ward, Uma Thurman, Maria de Medeiros

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ralph Abernathy: American Civil Rights Activist and founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Facts:
  • Jackie Mason - Brand New opens at Neil Simon NYC for 216 performances

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Harold Lloyd from the motion picture 'Safety Last'
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9247
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.35

Books

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

Surrender The Pink

By: Carrie Fisher

Dinah Kaufman writes scripts for a living, and it fits: her life is full of bad lines. Particularly with men. They are all losers.

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Every Spy A Prince

By: Dan Raviv and Yossi Melman

The first comprehensive and balanced account of the most controversial and well-known espionage organization in the world, taking readers through the complex web of politics and personal ambition that led to

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The First Man In Rome

By: Colleen McCullough

With extraordinary narrative power, New York Times bestselling author Colleen McCullough sweeps the reader into a whirlpool of pageantry and passion, bringing to vivid life the most glorious epoch in human

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Dave Barry Turns 40

By: Dave Barry

"Just the ticket for the '90s."SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLEIf you're too young for a nursing home yet too old to be a rock star, if your marriage is as exciting as scraping

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Carrier Air Wing

Carrier Air Wing

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

DragonStrike

DragonStrike

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, NES, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing video game, Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Earthrise

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Interstel

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Carrier Air Wing

Carrier Air Wing

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Dead Heat Scramble

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Arcade racing

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