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Saturday 20 January 1990

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 20, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Samantha Potter and Bryan Lanning. In that special week of January people in US were listening to How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton. In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Love at Large, directed by Alan Rudolph, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Straight by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Sense of Guilt. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmo Tank or X-Men II: The Fall of the Mutants.
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What the sky looked like on 20 January 1990

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

Love at Large

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

Starring: Tom Berenger, Elizabeth Perkins, Anne Archer, Kate Capshaw

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Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross

Country: United States

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House Party

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

Starring: Christopher Reid, Robin Harris, Christopher Martin, Martin Lawrence

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Brain Dead

Directed by: Adam Simon

Starring: Bill Pullman, Bill Paxton, Bud Cort, Nicholas Pryor

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Everybody Wins

Directed by: Karel Reisz

Starring: Debra Winger, Nick Nolte, Will Patton, Judith Ivey

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TV Series

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

A Sense of Guilt

Starring: Trevor Eve, Lisa Harrow, Jim Carter, Rudi Davies

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Hotel Paradies

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The Sweet Life

Directed by: Rob Spera

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Tarrant on TV


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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 January 1990 ?

  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • Meinrad
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • 47th Golden Globes: Born on Fourth of July, Driving Miss Daisy win.
  • US 64th manned space mission STS 32 (Columbia 10) returns from space.
  • Tragedy at Baku : The Red Army killed Azerbaijani people in Baku.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 20, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Michael Bolton - How Am I Supposed To Live Without You
  2. Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam
  3. Phil Collins - Another Day In Paradise
  4. Everything - Jody Watley
  5. Downtown Train - Rod Stewart
  6. Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
  7. Lou Gramm - Just Between You And Me
  8. Free Fallin' - Tom Petty
  9. Two To Make It Right - Seduction
  10. Tesla - Love Song
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Quincy Jones Featuring Ray Charles & Chaka Khan - I'll Be Good To You
  2. Regina Belle - Make It Like It Was
  3. Let's Get It On - By All Means
  4. Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly - Silky Soul
  5. Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation
  6. Real Love - Skyy
  7. All Nite - Entouch Featuring Keith Sweat
  8. Sybil - Walk On By
  9. Serious Hold On Me - The O'Jays
  10. Calloway - I Wanna Be Rich
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Como Fui A Enamorarme De Ti - Los Bukis
  2. La Cima Del Cielo - Ricardo Montaner
  3. Gipsy Kings - Vamos A Bailar
  4. Isabel Pantoja - Se Me Enamora El Alma
  5. La Chica De Humo - Emmanuel
  6. Kaoma - Lambada
  7. Lambada-Llorando Se Fue - Teresa Guerra
  8. Si Me Vas A Olvidar - Roberto Carlos
  9. El Que Mas Te Ha Querido - Dyango
  10. Daniela Romo - Quiero Amanecer Con Alguien
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. New Kids On The Block - Hangin' Tough
  2. Kylie Minogue - Tears On My Pillow
  3. When You Come Back To Me - Jason Donovan
  4. Touch Me - 49ers
  5. Get A Life - Soul II Soul


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


By: Dick Francis

A jockey becomes the sole inheritor of his late brother's business, horse, mistress, and enemies.

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Among Schoolchildren

By: Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder -- the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine and the extraordinary national bestseller House -- spent nine months in Mrs.

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All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By: Robert Fulghum

Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Adventures of Rad Gravity

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Activision

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Castle of Deceit

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Bunch Games

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X-Men II: The Fall of the Mutants

X-Men II: The Fall of the Mutants

Platform: PC

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Paragon Software

Columns II

Columns II

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sega

Cosmo Tank

Cosmo Tank

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atlus

Home videos

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


Studio: Orion

Format: VHS release

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Young Einstein

Format: VHS release

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House Party

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS release, distributed by

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Heart Condition

Format: VHS release

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Driving Miss Daisy

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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