Wednesday October 17, 1990

US date format: 10/17/1990, UK date format: 17/10/1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 17, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bianca Bree and Marius Copil. 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. My Mother's Castle, directed by Yves Robert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while You Just Don'T Understand by Deborah Tannen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coasting. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hatris or Coloris.
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Movies

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My Mother's Castle

Directed by: Yves Robert

Starring: Julien Ciamaca, Philippe Caubère, Nathalie Roussel, Didier Pain

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The Sheltering Sky

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Debra Winger, John Malkovich, Campbell Scott, Jill Bennett

Country: United States of America

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Sibling Rivalry

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Kirstie Alley, Bill Pullman, Carrie Fisher, Jami Gertz

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Soultaker

Directed by: Michael Rissi

Starring: Joe Estevez, Vivian Schilling, Gregg Thomsen, Robert Z'Dar

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Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

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Going Places

Directed by: Aaron Mostow

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Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

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The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

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Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

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Historical Events

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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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Facts:
  • Jackie Mason - Brand New opens at Neil Simon NYC for 216 performances

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Books

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

You Just Don'T Understand

By: Deborah Tannen

Women and men live in different worlds...made of different words.Spending nearly four years on the New York Times bestseller list, including eight months at number one, You Just Don't Understand is

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Memories of Midnight

By: Sidney Sheldon

In THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT, they played the ultimate game of love, lust, and death.Now, in MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT, the survivors meet to play one last time...Shadowed

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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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The Cat And The Curmudgeon

By: Cleveland Amory

Despite his hard-knock beginnings, Polar Bear is finicky about his newfound fame. Will nine lives be enough for him to answer all his fan mail?

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dragon Lord

Dragon Lord

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy RPG

Publisher: Palace Software LTD

Final Lap 2

Final Lap 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Namco

Hatris

Platform: NES, Game Boy, arcade, TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software

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Circuit's Edge

Circuit's Edge

Platform: DOS

Genre: Interactive fiction/role-playing game

Publisher: Infocom

Coloris

Coloris

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Avesoft

Home videos

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

Alice in Wonderland

Studio: Disney

Format: part of The Classics, VHS re-release

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS release, distributed by

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Back to the Future Part III

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Pretty Woman

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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Bird on a Wire

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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