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Saturday 20 October 1990

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Galadriel Stineman . 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. Dances with Wolves, directed by Kevin Costner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Four Past Midnight by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Les nuls, l'émission. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Challenge of the Ancient Empires! or The Bugs Bunny Birthday Blowout.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Les nuls, l'émission

Starring: Alain Chabat, Chantal Lauby, Dominique Farrugia

Country: France

Prisoners of Gravity

Starring: Rick Green

Country: Canada

The Trials of Life

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Café Meineid

Written by: Franz Xaver Bogner

Starring: Norbert Mahler, Thekla Mayhoff, Kathi Leitner, Wolfgang Fischer

Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers

Starring: Alan Alda

Country: United States

Movies

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

Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene

Country: United States

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Night of the Living Dead

Directed by: Tom Savini

Starring: Tony Todd, Patricia Tallman, Tom Towles

Country: United States

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Akira

Directed by: Katsuhiro Otomo

Starring: Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Mitsuo Iwata

Country: United States

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Memphis Belle

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Tate Donovan

Country: United States

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Henry & June

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Fred Ward, Uma Thurman, Maria de Medeiros

Country: United States

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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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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.36
  • Time: Harold Lloyd from the motion picture 'Safety Last'
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9247

Books

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

Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

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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 Cat And The Curmudgeon

By: Cleveland Amory

Despite his hard-knock beginnings, Polar Bear is finicky about his newfound fame. Will nine lives be enough for him to answer all his fan mail?

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The Burden Of Proof

By: Scott Turow

Turow's acclaimed second novel, which topped international bestseller lists, is now available in trade paperback. Sandy Stern, the brilliant defense attorney from Presumed Innocent, faces an event so emotionally shattering that

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Adventures of Lolo 2

Platform: NES/Family Computer, Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

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Alien Brigade

Platform: Atari 7800

Genre: Shooting gallery

Publisher: Atari Corporation

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Challenge of the Ancient Empires!

Platform: DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Educational/Adventure

Publisher: The Learning Company

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Duck Maze

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform, Puzzle

Publisher: HES Interactive

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The Bugs Bunny Birthday Blowout

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Side-scrolling adventure

Publisher: Kemco-Seika

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