Tuesday September 18, 1990

US date format: 9/18/1990, UK date format: 18/9/1990

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 18, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nia Sharma and Harry Main. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Release Me by Wilson Phillips. In UK The Joker by The Steve Miller Band was in the top 5 hits. 'Non', ou A Vã Glória de Mandar, directed by Manoel de Oliveira, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while You Just Don'T Understand by Deborah Tannen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Going Places. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Darwin's Dilemma or Dizzy Panic!.
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'Non', ou A Vã Glória de Mandar

Directed by: Manoel de Oliveira

Starring: Luís Miguel Cintra, Diogo Dória, Miguel Guilherme, Luís Lucas

Pacific Heights

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Matthew Modine, Michael Keaton, Mako

Henry & June

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Fred Ward, Uma Thurman, Maria de Medeiros, Richard E. Grant

Country: United States of America

The Big Steal

Directed by: Nadia Tass

Starring: Ben Mendelsohn, Claudia Karvan, Marshall Napier, Damon Herriman

Narrow Margin

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Gene Hackman, Anne Archer, James Sikking, J.T. Walsh

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 18, 1990?


    Holidays

  • Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
  • RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
  • In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.

    Events

  • Atlanta is chosen to host 1996 (centennial) Summer Olympics

TV Series

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

Going Places

Directed by: Aaron Mostow

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

You Just Don'T Understand

By: Deborah Tannen

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

Darkness Visible

By: William Styron

A work of great personal courage and a literary tour de force, this bestseller is Styron's true account of his descent into a crippling and almost suicidal depression.

Every Spy A Prince

By: Dan Raviv and Yossi Melman

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

Men At Work

By: George F. Will

In his classic tribute to America's pastime—now with a new introduction—political commentator, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and lifelong sports enthusiast George F.

A Bed By The Window

By: M. Scott Peck

Among those within the self-contained world of the Willow Glen nursing home are two extraordinary people. One is there to give care, the other to receive it.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dizzy Panic!

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Codemasters

Platform: Sega Master System Sega Game Gear

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Sega

Darwin's Dilemma

Platform: Macintosh 512K Macintosh Plus Macintosh SE Macintosh LC Macintosh II Sharp X68000

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Inline Design

Dragon Saber

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Namco

Air Inferno

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight Simulator

Publisher: Taito


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