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Saturday 20 October 1990

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 20, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Galadriel Stineman and Ciara Renee. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Don't Have The Heart by James Ingram. In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. My Mother's Castle, directed by Yves Robert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Buffalo Girls by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coasting. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anarchy or Castle of Deceit.
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What the sky looked like on 20 October 1990

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Movies

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

My Mother's Castle

Directed by: Yves Robert

Starring: Julien Ciamaca, Philippe Caubère, Nathalie Roussel, Didier Pain

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The Sheltering Sky

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Debra Winger, John Malkovich, Campbell Scott, Jill Bennett

Country: United States

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Sibling Rivalry

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Kirstie Alley, Bill Pullman, Carrie Fisher, Jami Gertz

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Soultaker

Directed by: Michael Rissi

Starring: Joe Estevez, Vivian Schilling, Gregg Thomsen, Robert Z'Dar

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Avalon

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth Perkins, Leo Fuchs, Eve Gordon

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TV Series

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

Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

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Going Places

Directed by: Aaron Mostow

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 October 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Joel McCrea: American actor of over 100 films who started working as a horses-wrangler on westerns, entering films as a stuntman, wrangler and extra in 1922.
Facts:
  • 3 members of 2 Live Crew acquitted on obsenity charges in Florida
  • Brian Jewell, teenager in New Jersey, dies of accidental hanging while playing the part of a hanged man for a "haunted hayride".
  • Cincinnati Reds sweep Oakland Athletics in four games in the 87th World Series.
  • Antiwar protest marches begin in 20 US cities (US-Iraq).
  • Olga Nikolic was born.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 20, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Buffalo Girls

By: Larry McMurtry

In a letter to her daughter back East, Martha Jane is not shy about her own importance: "Martha Jane -- better known as Calamity -- is just one of the handful

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The First Man In Rome

By: Colleen McCullough

With extraordinary narrative power, New York Times bestselling author Colleen McCullough sweeps the reader into a whirlpool of pageantry and passion, bringing to vivid life the most glorious epoch in human

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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

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You Just Don'T Understand

By: Deborah Tannen

Women and men live in different worlds...made of different words.Spending nearly four years on the New York Times bestseller list, including eight months at number one, You Just Don't Understand is

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anarchy

Anarchy

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Side-scrolling shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis

Castle of Deceit

Castle of Deceit

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Bunch Games

Double Dare

Platform: DOS, NES

Genre: Game show

Publisher: GameTek

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Atomic Punk

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle, Action

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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The Adventures of Gilligan's Island

The Adventures of Gilligan's Island

Platform: NES

Genre: Action[1] Strategy

Publisher: Bandai America, Inc.

Home videos

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

The Wizard

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release

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Look Who's Talking

Studio: TriStar

Format: VHS release

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An Innocent Man

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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UHF

Studio: Orion

Format: VHS release

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