Tuesday March 20, 1990

US date format: 3/20/1990, UK date format: 20/3/1990

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 20, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marcos Rojo and Tessa Violet. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Black Velvet by Alannah Myles. In UK Dub Be Good To Me by Beats International featuring Lindy Layton was in the top 5 hits. Cyrano de Bergerac, directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Cuckoo'S Egg by Clifford Stoll was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Opportunity Knocks. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Columns II or Centurion: Defender of Rome.
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Cyrano de Bergerac

Directed by: Jean-Paul Rappeneau

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Anne Brochet, Vincent Perez, Jacques Weber

The Outsiders

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Patrick Swayze

Country: United States of America

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Directed by: Steve Barron

Starring: Judith Hoag, Elias Koteas, Josh Pais, David Forman

Country: United States of America

Side Out

Directed by: Peter Israelson

Starring: C. Thomas Howell, Peter Horton, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Harley Jane Kozak

Twisted Justice

Directed by: David Heavener

Starring: David Heavener, Erik Estrada, Shannon Tweed, David Campbell

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 20, 1990?


    Holidays

  • Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
  • Saint Alexandra
  • Saint Herbert (died 687)
  • Canberra Day
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    Events

  • Singer Gloria Estefan breaks her collarbone in a bus accident

TV Series

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

Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Aerolina

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Hotel Paradies

Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

The Cuckoo'S Egg

By: Clifford Stoll

Before the Internet became widely known as a global tool for terrorists, one perceptive U.S. citizen recognized its ominous potential.

The Second World War

By: John Keegan

Praised as “the best military historian of our generation” by Tom Clancy, John Keegan here reconsiders his masterful study of World War II, The Second World War, with a new foreword.

Harmful Intent

By: Robin Cook

Book

Devices And Desires

By: P. D. James

National Bestseller Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions,

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dragon Crystal

Platform: Sega Game Gear, Sega Master System

Genre: Roguelike

Publisher: Sega

Platform: DOS, NES

Genre: Game show

Publisher: GameTek

Columns II

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sega

Bio-ship Paladin

Platform: Arcade Game, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: UPL

Platform: PC DOS, Amiga, Sega Genesis

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

Publisher: Electronic Arts


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