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Monday August 20, 1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 20, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ranomi Kromowidjojo and Jake Hall. 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. Cadence, directed by Martin Sheen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while An Inconvenient Woman by Dominick Dunne was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Parenthood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Altered Destiny or 1941: Counter Attack.
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What the sky looked like on 20 August 1990

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Movies

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

Cadence

Directed by: Martin Sheen

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Jay Brazeau, Matt Clark

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The Comfort of Strangers

Directed by: Paul Schrader

Starring: Christopher Walken, Rupert Everett, Natasha Richardson, Helen Mirren

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The Hot Spot

Directed by: Dennis Hopper

Starring: Don Johnson, Virginia Madsen, Jennifer Connelly, Charles Martin Smith

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American Ninja 4: The Annihilation

Directed by: Cedric Sundstrom

Starring: Michael Dudikoff, David Bradley, James Booth, Dwayne Alexandre

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After Dark, My Sweet

Directed by: James Foley

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

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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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Haywire

Starring: Brad Slaight

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 August 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
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Facts:
  • Gene Michael names New York Yankee VP / GM replacing Harding Peterson
  • George Steinbrenner steps down as New York Yankees owner.
  • New York Yankees' player Kevin Mass is quickest to reach 15 home runs (approx 132 at bat).
  • Iraq moves Western hostages to military installations (human shields).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 20, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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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. Amnesia - Jose Jose
  3. Gracias A Tu Amor - Lourdes Robles/Luis Enrique
  4. Ni Un Roce - Ana Gabriel
  5. Te Amo - Rocio Durcal
  6. Burbujas De Amor - Juan Luis Guerra 440
  7. Porque Te Tengo Que Olvidar - Jose Feliciano
  8. Como He De Vivir Sin Tu Carino - Danny Rivera
  9. Alvaro Torres - Si Estuvieras Conmigo
  10. El Carino Es Como Una Flor - Rudy La Scala

Books

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

An Inconvenient Woman

By: Dominick Dunne

Jules Mendelson is wealthy. Astronomically so. He and his wife lead the kind of charity-giving, art-filled, high-society life for which each has been carefully groomed.

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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.

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It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It

By: Robert Fulghum

In his first phenomenal best-seller, EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN, Robert Fulghum reminded readers everywhere of some plain and still-true truths.

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Oh, the Places You'll Go!

By: Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

1941: Counter Attack

1941: Counter Attack

Platform: Arcade, SuperGrafx

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Combo Racer

Combo Racer

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Sport

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Altered Destiny

Platform: DOS, Amiga

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Accolade

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Disk NG

Disk NG

Platform: MSX

Publisher: Namco

Cloud Kingdoms

Cloud Kingdoms

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

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Millennium Interactive Ltd.

Home videos

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

Alice in Wonderland

Studio: Disney

Format: part of The Classics, VHS re-release

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Jetsons: The Movie

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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The Big Picture

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release

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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS release, including

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UHF

Studio: Orion

Format: VHS release

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