Thursday January 18, 1990

US date format: 1/18/1990, UK date format: 18/1/1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 18, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nacho and Shawna Howson. In that special week of January people in US were listening to How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton. In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Love at Large, directed by Alan Rudolph, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hotel Paradies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Amazing Spider-Man vs. The Kingpin or Bakushō! Star Monomane Shitennō.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Love at Large

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

Starring: Tom Berenger, Elizabeth Perkins, Anne Archer, Kate Capshaw

Tremors

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross

Country: United States of America

Brain Dead

Directed by: Adam Simon

Starring: Bill Pullman, Bill Paxton, Bud Cort, Nicholas Pryor

Everybody Wins

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Debra Winger, Nick Nolte, Will Patton, Judith Ivey

Internal Affairs

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Starring: Richard Gere, Andy Garcia, Nancy Travis, Laurie Metcalf

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 18, 1990?


    Holidays

  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins

    Events

  • Washington, D.C., Mayor Marion Barry is arrested for drug possession in an FBI sting.

TV Series

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

Hotel Paradies

The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

The Simpsons

Written by: James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Sam Simon

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

Country: United States of America

Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Tarrant on TV

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Among Schoolchildren

By: Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder -- the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine and the extraordinary national bestseller House -- spent nine months in Mrs.

Straight

By: Dick Francis

A jockey becomes the sole inheritor of his late brother's business, horse, mistress, and enemies.

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By: Robert Fulghum

Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bakushō! Star Monomane Shitennō

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Pack-In-Video

The Amazing Spider-Man vs. The Kingpin

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis, Sega Master System, Game Gear, Sega CD

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

E-Motion

Platform: Amiga Amstrad CPC Atari ST Commodore 64 DOS ZX Spectrum Game Boy

Genre: Strategy, action, puzzle

Publisher: NA Accolade; EU U.S. Gold

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Platform, hack and slash

Publisher: Sega

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Infocom


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