Thursday December 20, 1990

US date format: 12/20/1990, UK date format: 20/12/1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 20, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include JoJo (singer) and Andrea Guasch. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Because I Love You (The Postman Song) by Stevie B. In UK Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice was in the top 5 hits. Alice, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coasting. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air Diver: F-119 Stealth Fighter Simulation or Dirty Harry.
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Movies

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Alice

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, William Hurt, Joe Mantegna, June Squibb

Green Card

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Andie MacDowell, Bebe Neuwirth, Gregg Edelman

The Willies

Directed by: Brian Peck

Starring: Sean Astin, Jason Horst, Joshua Miller, James Karen

Kindergarten Cop

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed, Linda Hunt

Country: United States of America

The Russia House

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Starring: Sean Connery, Michelle Pfeiffer, Roy Scheider, James Fox

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 20, 1990?


    Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.

    Events

  • Pentagon warns Saddam Hussein that US air power is ready to attack on January 15.

TV Series

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

Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

A Life in Pieces

Starring: Peter Cook, Ludovic Kennedy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

True Detectives

Alleyn Mysteries

Bullerfnis

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

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 …

Friday Night Lights

By: H. G. Bissinger

The 25th anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller and Sports Illustrated’s best football book of all time, with a new afterword by the authorReturn once again to the

The Wild Christmas Reindeer

By: Jan Brett

Little Teeka thought she had to be firm with the reindeer to get them ready for Santa's important flight, but when her bossy yelling only got their antlerstangled up, she knew

An American Life

By: Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan’s autobiography is a work of major historical importance. Here, in his own words, is the story of his life—public and private—told in a book both frank and compellingly readable.

Iron John

By: Robert Bly

In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.Bly's

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Air Diver: F-119 Stealth Fighter Simulation

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Seismic (Asmik Ace Entertainment in Japan)

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Side-scrolling adventure

Publisher: Kemco-Seika

The Adventures of Gilligan's Island

Platform: NES

Genre: Action[1] Strategy

Publisher: Bandai America, Inc.

Dirty Harry

Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mindscape

Dragon's Gate

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: GEnie, AOL, Mythic Realms, independent


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