Wednesday April 18, 1990

US date format: 4/18/1990, UK date format: 18/4/1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 18, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Britt Robertson and Cigar . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor. In UK Vogue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Q & A, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Devices And Desires by P. D. James was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Assault City or Cratermaze.
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Movies

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Q & A

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Nick Nolte, Timothy Hutton, Armand Assante, Patrick O'Neal

Spaced Invaders

Directed by: Patrick Read Johnson

Starring: Douglas Barr, Royal Dano, Ariana Richards, J.J. Anderson

The Guardian

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Jenny Seagrove, Dwier Brown, Carey Lowell, Brad Hall

Bad Jim

Directed by: Clyde Ware

Starring: James Brolin, Richard Roundtree, John Clark Gable, Harry Carey Jr.

Miami Blues

Directed by: George Armitage

Starring: Fred Ward, Alec Baldwin, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Cecilia Pérez-Cervera

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
  • Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
  • Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
  • Saint Timon
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    Events

  • Birmingham Fire issued an original franchise in the WLAF.

TV Series

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

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gossip

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Aerolina

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Books

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

Devices And Desires

By: P. D. James

National Bestseller Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions,

Bitter Sweet

By: LaVyrle Spencer

A touching novel about first loves and second chances from the author who "knows how to tug at readers' heartstrings" (Publishers Weekly).

Deception

By: Philip Roth

"With the lover everyday life recedes," Roth writes—and exhibiting all his skill as a brilliant observer of human passion, he presents in Deception the tightly enclosed world of adulterous intimacy with

Men At Work

By: George F. Will

In his classic tribute to America's pastime—now with a new introduction—political commentator, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and lifelong sports enthusiast George F.

Masquerade

By: Janet Dailey

The story of a determined, courageous and intelligent woman, Remy Jardin, who must unravel the mystery behind an accident involving her family's shipping company or risk losing the man she loves

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Action

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light[1]

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Nintendo

Assault City

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Sega

Cosmo Tank

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atlus

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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