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), 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 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 All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hotel Paradies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atomix or Exodus: Journey to the Promised Land.
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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.
  • South Africa says it is reconsidering ban on African National Congress.

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Movies

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Love at Large

Love at Large

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

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

Tremors

Tremors

Directed by: Ron Underwood

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

Country: United States of America

Brain Dead

Brain Dead

Directed by: Adam Simon

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

Everybody Wins

Everybody Wins

Directed by: Karel Reisz

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

Internal Affairs

Internal Affairs

Directed by: Mike Figgis

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

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Hotel Paradies

Hotel Paradies

The Sweet Life

The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

The Simpsons

The Simpsons

Written by:

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

Tarrant on TV

Tarrant on TV

Days to next January 18

If January 18, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 8 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

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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.

Straight by Dick Francis

Straight

By:

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

Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder

Among Schoolchildren

By:

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bad Blood

Bad Blood

Platform: DOS, Commodore 64

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Origin Systems

Final Lap 2

Final Lap 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Namco

Atomix

Atomix

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

Genre: Tile-based transport puzzle

Publisher: Thalion Software

Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge

Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge

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

Genre: Arcade, Fighting

Publisher: Empire Software and Medalist International (UK), Paragon Software Corporation (United States)

Exodus: Journey to the Promised Land

Exodus: Journey to the Promised Land

Platform: NES, Sega Mega Drive, Game Boy, MS-DOS PC

Genre: Puzzle/Christian

Publisher: Wisdom Tree


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