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Monday 20 August 1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ross Irvine 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. Darkman, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Seventh Heaven by Alice Hoffman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Let the Blood Run Free. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Centurion: Defender of Rome or Cyber Core.
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TV Series

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

A Set of Six

Starring: Tony Bilbow, Rowland Rivron

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Seinfeld

Written by: Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld

Starring: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Country: United States

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Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Twin Peaks

Written by: Mark Frost, David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Country: United States

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Nightingales

Starring: Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall, James Ellis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Witches

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher

Country: United States

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Darkman

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Colin Friels

Country: United States

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Wild at Heart

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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Flatliners

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts

Country: United States

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Problem Child

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Michael Oliver, John Ritter, Jack Warden

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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: George H.W. Bush and Saddam Hussein
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9239
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.27

Books

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

Seventh Heaven

By: Alice Hoffman

Nora Silk doesn’t really fit in on Hemlock Street, where every house looks the same. She's divorced. She wears a charm bracelet and high heels and red toreador pants.

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September

By: Rosamunde Pilcher

A place you will never forgetRosamunde Pilcher's Scotland...where the fields flourish with greenery, the bills bloom with purple, and the lochs glitter with the bright blue of the sky.A

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Memories of Midnight

By: Sidney Sheldon

In THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT, they played the ultimate game of love, lust, and death.Now, in MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT, the survivors meet to play one last time...Shadowed

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The Women In His Life

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Tank

Platform: NES, Sega Game Gear

Genre: Tank simulation w/ first person perspective

Publisher: Absolute Entertainment

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Creatures

Platform: Commodore 64 Amiga Atari ST

Genre: Puzzle/Platform

Publisher: Thalamus Ltd

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Digger T. Rock

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Maze, platformer

Publisher: Milton Bradley Company

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Centurion: Defender of Rome

Platform: PC DOS, Amiga, Sega Genesis

Genre: Turn-based strategy, real-time strategy, action

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Cyber Core

Platform: TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine Sharp X68000

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: IGS

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