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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. My Mother's Castle, directed by Yves Robert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Memories of Midnight by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coasting. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Lord or Dirty Harry.
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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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Books

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

Memories of Midnight

By: Sidney Sheldon

In THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT, they played the ultimate game of love, lust, and death.Now, in MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT, the survivors meet to play one last time...Shadowed

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The Plains of Passage

By: Jean M. Auel

Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

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Lady Boss

By: Jackie Collins

THE DANGEROUSLY BEAUTIFUL LUCKY — RETURNS IN LADY BOSS. AND THIS TIME THE SHOCKINGLY SENSUAL, RUTHLESSLY CLEVER LUCKY IS OUT TO CONQUER HOLLYWOOD!. She

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Message From Nam

By: Danielle Steel

As a journalist, Paxton Andrews would experience Vietnam firsthand. We follow her from high school in Savannah to college in Berkeley and then to work in Saigon.For

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Conflict: Middle East Political Simulator

Conflict: Middle East Political Simulator

Platform: MS-DOS, Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Government simulation game

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

Dragon Lord

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy RPG

Publisher: Palace Software LTD

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Cloud Kingdoms

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Millennium Interactive Ltd.

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Cutie Suzuki no Ringside Angel

Cutie Suzuki no Ringside Angel

Platform: Mega Drive

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Asmik Corporation

Dirty Harry

Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mindscape

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Home videos

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

The Little Mermaid

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS release, part of

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The War of the Roses

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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All Dogs Go to Heaven

Studio: United Artists

Format: VHS release

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Peter Pan

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS release, part of

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Bird on a Wire

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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