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Sunday August 19, 1990

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 19, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joshua Tan and Stephen Parker. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey. In UK Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme was in the top 5 hits. After Dark, My Sweet, directed by James Foley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Killing Mister Watson by Peter Matthiessen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Parenthood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Rabby or Combo Racer.
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What the sky looked like on 19 August 1990

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Movies

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

After Dark, My Sweet

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Jason Patric, Rachel Ward, Bruce Dern, Rocky Giordani

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Darkman

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Colin Friels, Larry Drake

Country: United States

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Nuit d'été en ville

Directed by: Michel Deville

Starring: Jean-Hugues Anglade, Marie Trintignant

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Flatliners

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts, William Baldwin

Country: United States

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Air America

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis, Ken Jenkins

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

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The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

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Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

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Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

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Let the Blood Run Free

Starring: Jean Kittson, Brian Nankervis, Helen Knight, David Swann

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Betsy King wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
  • Dodger Jose Offerman hits HR in his 1st at bat
  • Leonard Bernstein conducts his final concert, ending with Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
  • New York Yankees' player Kevin Mass is quickest to reach 14 home runs (approx 128 at bat).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 19, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1990 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Tengo Todo Excepto A Ti - Luis Miguel
  2. Gracias A Tu Amor - Lourdes Robles/Luis Enrique
  3. Amnesia - Jose Jose
  4. Burbujas De Amor - Juan Luis Guerra 440
  5. Te Amo - Rocio Durcal
  6. Ni Un Roce - Ana Gabriel
  7. El Carino Es Como Una Flor - Rudy La Scala
  8. Porque Te Tengo Que Olvidar - Jose Feliciano
  9. Como He De Vivir Sin Tu Carino - Danny Rivera
  10. Me Tienes Que Querer - Yuri

Books

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

Killing Mister Watson

By: Peter Matthiessen

Drawn from fragments of historical fact, Matthiessen's masterpiece brilliantly depicts the fortunes and misfortunes of Edgar J. Watson, a real-life entrepreneur and outlaw who appeared in the lawless Florida Everglades around

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Stardust

By: Robert B. Parker

Spenser's never had a client like Jill Joyce, the star of TV's Fifty Minutes. She's beautiful, bitchy, sexy--and someone is stalking her.

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A Natural History Of The Senses

By: Diane Ackerman

Diane Ackerman's lusciously written grand tour of the realm of the senses includes conversations with an iceberg in Antarctica and a professional nose in New York, along with dissertations on kisses

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Coyote Waits

By: Tony Hillerman

The car fire didn't kill Navajo Tribal Policeman Delbert Nez—a bullet did. And the old man in possession of the murder weapon is a whiskey-soaked shaman named Ashie Pinto.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chew Man Fu

Chew Man Fu

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, i-Revo, Wii and Wii U Virtual Console

Publisher: Hudson Soft NEC Konami (Wii U VC)

Combo Racer

Combo Racer

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

After Burst

After Burst

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: NCS

Destination Earthstar

Destination Earthstar

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Acclaim

Astro Rabby

Astro Rabby

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: IGS

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Total Recall

Studio: Carolco

Format: VHS release, distributed by LIVE Entertainment

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Cadillac Man

Format: VHS release

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Immediate Family

Format: VHS release

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All Dogs Go to Heaven

Studio: United Artists

Format: VHS release

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Dumbo

Studio: Disney

Format: part of The Classics, VHS re-release

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