Sunday February 18, 1990

US date format: 2/18/1990, UK date format: 18/2/1990

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 18, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Park Shin-hye and Didi Gregorius. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul. In UK Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor was in the top 5 hits. La Femme Nikita, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Wonderful Life by Stephen Jay Gould was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Aerolina. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Combatribes or Carrier Air Wing.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)

Events

  • Jane Crafter wins LPGA Phar-Mor at Inverrary Golf Tournament.
  • In the Japanese general election, the Liberal Democratic Party wins a large majority in the House of Representatives of Japan.

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Movies

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La Femme Nikita

La Femme Nikita

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Anne Parillaud, Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana, Alain Lathière

Country: United States of America

A Tale of Springtime

A Tale of Springtime

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Anne Teyssèdre, Hugues Quester, Florence Darel, Eloïse Bennett

Rockula

Rockula

Directed by: Luca Bercovici

Starring: Dean Cameron, Toni Basil, Thomas Dolby, Tawny Fere

Angel Town

Angel Town

Directed by: Eric Karson

Starring: Olivier Gruner, Peter Kwong, Theresa Saldana, Frank Aragon

Spontaneous Combustion

Spontaneous Combustion

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

Starring: Brad Dourif, Cynthia Bain, Jon Cypher, William Prince

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TV Series

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Aerolina

Aerolina

Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Hotel Paradies

Hotel Paradies

The Simpsons

The Simpsons

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Starring: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Country: United States of America

Mr. Bean

Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next February 18

If February 18, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 7 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Second World War by John Keegan

The Second World War

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Praised as “the best military historian of our generation” by Tom Clancy, John Keegan here reconsiders his masterful study of World War II, The Second World War, with a new foreword.

White Ninja by Eric V. Lustbader

White Ninja

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Thrust into a world of lies and treachery, adventurer Tori Nunn must face her deadliest enemies, aided only by her chief rival.

The Great And Secret Show by Clive Barker

The Great And Secret Show

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In the little town of Palomo Grove, two great armies are amassing; forces shaped from the hearts and souls of America.

Head First by Norman Cousins

Head First

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"An eloquent plea for two needed emphases: more humane doctor-patient relations, and greater patient involvement in the struggle with disease."—Melvin

Counterattack by W. E. B. Griffin

Counterattack

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No one captures the drama of war as brilliantly as bestselling author W.E.B. Griffin. The Corps is his multi-volume portrait of the Marine Corps, the brave men and women who fought,

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Castle Master

Castle Master

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, IBM PC, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Role-playing video game, puzzle video game

Publisher: Incentive Software

Boxy Boy

Boxy Boy

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Namco

Cloud Kingdoms

Cloud Kingdoms

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Millennium Interactive Ltd.

The Combatribes

The Combatribes

Platform: Arcade, Super NES, Wii Virtual Console

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: American Technos Inc.

Carrier Air Wing

Carrier Air Wing

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom


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