Thursday October 18, 1990

US date format: 10/18/1990, UK date format: 18/10/1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Carly Schroeder and Brittney Griner. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Don't Have The Heart by James Ingram. In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. My Mother's Castle, directed by Yves Robert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The General In His Labyrinth by Gabriel Garcia Marquez was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coasting. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Danan: The Jungle Fighter or Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei II.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day

Events

  • Once on this Island opens at Booth Theater NYC for 469 performances

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Movies

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My Mother's Castle

My Mother's Castle

Directed by: Yves Robert

Starring: Julien Ciamaca, Philippe Caubère, Nathalie Roussel, Didier Pain

The Sheltering Sky

The Sheltering Sky

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Debra Winger, John Malkovich, Campbell Scott, Jill Bennett

Country: United States of America

Sibling Rivalry

Sibling Rivalry

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Kirstie Alley, Bill Pullman, Carrie Fisher, Jami Gertz

Soultaker

Soultaker

Directed by: Michael Rissi

Starring: Joe Estevez, Vivian Schilling, Gregg Thomsen, Robert Z'Dar

Dances with Wolves

Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on October 18, 1990

Sport Games on October 18, 1990


NFL

American Football
  • New England Patriots - Miami Dolphins : 10 - 17
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TV Series

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Coasting

Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

Going Places

Going Places

Directed by: Aaron Mostow

Parenthood

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Days to next October 18

If October 18, 1990 is your birthday you're 29 years, 11 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The General In His Labyrinth by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The General In His Labyrinth

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General Simon Bolivar, “the Liberator” of five South American countries, takes a last melancholy journey down the Magdalena River, revisiting cities along its shores, and reliving the triumphs, passions, and betrayals

The Stand by Stephen King

The Stand

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Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. A

You Just Don'T Understand by Deborah Tannen

You Just Don'T Understand

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Women and men live in different worlds...made of different words.Spending nearly four years on the New York Times bestseller list, including eight months at number one, You Just Don't Understand is

The Women In His Life by Barbara Taylor Bradford

The Women In His Life

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Billionaire tycoon and corporate robber baron Maximillian West is a man surrounded by myth. Blessed with devastating charm and charisma, he strikes fear into the heart of business leaders—and no woman

Every Spy A Prince by Dan Raviv and Yossi Melman

Every Spy A Prince

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The first comprehensive and balanced account of the most controversial and well-known espionage organization in the world, taking readers through the complex web of politics and personal ambition that led to

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Battle Pingpong

Battle Pingpong

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Quest

Danan: The Jungle Fighter

Danan: The Jungle Fighter

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Action, platform

Publisher: Sega

4D Sports Tennis

4D Sports Tennis

Platform: DOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mindscape

Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei II

Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei II

Platform: Family Computer, Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Namcot

F-Zero

F-Zero

Platform: SNES

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Nintendo


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