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Wednesday 18 April 1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Wojciech Szczesny and Britt Robertson. 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. Cry-Baby, directed by John Waters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Bourne Ultimatum by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Darwin's Dilemma or Back to the Future Part II & III.
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 ?

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Shannon's Deal

Written by: John Sayles

Starring: Jamey Sheridan, Elizabeth Peña, Jenny Lewis, Richard Edson

Country: United States

Twin Peaks

Written by: Mark Frost, David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Country: United States

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Corte tropical

Starring: Anthony Correa

Country: United States

Nightingales

Starring: Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall, James Ellis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Cry-Baby

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Johnny Depp, Ricki Lake, Amy Locane

Country: United States

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The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover

Directed by: Peter Greenaway

Starring: Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren

Country: United States

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Directed by: Steve Barron

Starring: Judith Hoag, Elias Koteas, Josh Pais

Country: United States

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Pretty Woman

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Jason Alexander

Country: United States

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Lord of the Flies

Directed by: Harry Hook

Starring: Balthazar Getty, Chris Furrh, Danuel Pipoly

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 April 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
  • Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
  • Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
  • Saint Timon
  • Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
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Facts:
  • Birmingham Fire issued an original franchise in the WLAF.
  • Bankruptcy court forces Frank Lorenzo to give up Eastern Airlines.
  • US Supreme Court rules that states could make it a crime to possess or look at child pornography, even in one's home.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Colossal Colliders -- Apr. 16, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9221
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.9

Books

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

The Plains of Passage

By: Jean M. Auel

Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

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Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

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The Burden of Proof

By: Scott Turow

Late one spring afternoon, Alejandro Stern, the brilliant defense lawyer from Presumed Innocent, comes home from a business trip to find that Clara, his wife of thirty years, has committed suicide.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Darwin's Dilemma

Darwin's Dilemma

Platform: Macintosh 512K Macintosh Plus Macintosh SE Macintosh LC Macintosh II Sharp X68000

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Inline Design

Adventures of Lolo 2

Platform: NES/Family Computer, Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

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After Burst

After Burst

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: NCS

Back to the Future Part II & III

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform Action-adventure Puzzle

Publisher: LJN

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Cadaver

Cadaver

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, Acorn Archimedes

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Image Works


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