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Friday 18 May 1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Luke Kleintank and Dimitri Daeseleire. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Vogue by Madonna. In UK Killer by Adamski was in the top 5 hits. Back to the Future Part III, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Stand by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Answers with Bayless Conley. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light[1] or Castle of Deceit.
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 ?

Answers with Bayless Conley

Starring: Bayless Conley, Janet Conley

Country: United States

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

Movies

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

Back to the Future Part III

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen

Country: United States

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Bird on a Wire

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Mel Gibson, Goldie Hawn, David Carradine

Country: United States

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Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!

Directed by: Pedro Almodvar

Starring: Victoria Abril, Antonio Banderas, Loles Len

Country: United States

Wild Orchid

Directed by: Zalman King

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Jacqueline Bisset, Carr Otis

Country: United States

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Cry-Baby

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Johnny Depp, Ricki Lake, Amy Locane

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 May 1990 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jill Ireland: British actress, playing in lead parts since the '50s.
Facts:
  • 2 Germanys sign a monetary union treaty
  • Cubs Ryne Sandberg ends 2nd baseman record 123 errorless game streak
  • Judy Carne arrested at JFK airport on an 11 year old drug warrant
  • Return To Green Acres TV movie airs
  • In France, a modified TGV train achieves a new rail world speed record of 515.3km/h (320.2 mph).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.14
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Andrei Sakharov -- May 14, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9225

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 ?

The Amazing Spider-Man

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

Genre: Puzzle game, Platform game

Publisher: Paragon Software

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BatMUD

BatMUD

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

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

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

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Nintendo

Castle of Deceit

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Bunch Games

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The Combatribes

The Combatribes

Platform: Arcade, Super NES, Wii Virtual Console

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: American Technos Inc.


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