Thursday July 19, 1990

US date format: 7/19/1990, UK date format: 19/7/1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 19, 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 Rosie Jones (model) and Steven Lawrence. In that special week of July people in US were listening to She Ain't Worth It by Glenn Medeiros. In UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Presumed Innocent, directed by Alan J. Pakula, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Disturbing The Peace by Vaclav Havel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Swamp Thing. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Antago or Days of Thunder.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
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Events

  • Dave Raghetti pitches in his 499th game as a New York Yankee, passing Whitey Ford in most appearances as a New York Yankee
  • Richard Nixon library opens in Yorba Linda, California.
  • Cincinnati Reds' player Pete Rose is sentence to five months for tax evasion.
  • BASF plant in Cincinnatti, Ohio, explodes in flames, one dies.

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Movies

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Presumed Innocent

Presumed Innocent

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Harrison Ford, Raul Julia, Greta Scacchi, Brian Dennehy

Enemy

Enemy

Directed by: George Rowe

Starring: Peter Fonda, Tia Carrere, Mako, James Mitchum

Prisoners of the Sun

Prisoners of the Sun

Directed by: Stephen Wallace

Starring: Bryan Brown, George Takei, Terry O'Quinn, John Bach

Mo' Better Blues

Mo' Better Blues

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito

Problem Child

Problem Child

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Michael Oliver, John Ritter, Jack Warden, Gilbert Gottfried

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

Jeeves and Wooster

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Cluedo

Cluedo

Molloy

Molloy

Days to next July 19

If July 19, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 2 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Disturbing The Peace by Vaclav Havel

Disturbing The Peace

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An intimate history of Czechoslovakia under communism; a meditation on the social and political role of art, and a triumphant statement of the values underlying all the recent revolutions in Central

Men At Work by George F. Will

Men At Work

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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.

The Gold Coast by Nelson DeMille

The Gold Coast

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Welcome to the fabled Gold Coast, that stretch on the North Shore of Long Island that once held the greatest concentration of wealth and power in America.

Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton by Edward Rice

Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton

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Thirty-four illustrative plates in two sections--some are quite unique, with a Tantric initiate; India in Burton's period; Burton in turban and robes; one rare photo taken before the tragic year of

Message From Nam by Danielle Steel

Message From Nam

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As a journalist, Paxton Andrews would experience Vietnam firsthand. We follow her from high school in Savannah to college in Berkeley and then to work in Saigon.For

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Antago

Antago

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Art of Dreams

BatMUD

BatMUD

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

European Superleague

European Superleague

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC 6128, Atari ST, PC and Sinclair ZX Spectrum 128/+3

Genre: Sports

Publisher: CDS Microsystems

Days of Thunder

Days of Thunder

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, C64, DOS, Game Boy, NES, iOS, Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Mindscape Group

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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