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Thursday 20 September 1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marilou (singer) and Phillip Phillips. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Release Me by Wilson Phillips. In UK The Joker by The Steve Miller Band was in the top 5 hits. King of New York, directed by Abel Ferrara, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while September by Rosamunde Pilcher was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Dreamstone. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bubble Dizzy or Dragon Crystal.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

King of New York

Directed by: Abel Ferrara

Starring: Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Laurence Fishburne

Country: United States

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Miller's Crossing

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, John Turturro

Country: United States

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Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci

Country: United States

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State of Grace

Directed by: Phil Joanou

Starring: Sean Penn, Ed Harris, Gary Oldman

Country: United States

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Directed by: Richard Stanley

Starring: Dylan McDermott, Stacey Travis, John Lynch

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Get a Life

Written by: Chris Elliott, David Mirkin, Adam Resnick

Starring: Chris Elliott, Robin Riker, Elinor Donahue, Bob Elliott

Country: United States

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A Set of Six

Starring: Tony Bilbow, Rowland Rivron

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Written by: Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld

Starring: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Country: United States

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Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Twin Peaks

Written by: Mark Frost, David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 September 1990 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jackie Moran: Actor (Janie, Barefoot Boy), dies of cancer at 65.
  • Saddam Hussein demands US networks broadcast his message.
  • Both Germanys ratify reunification.
  • South Ossetia declares its independence from Georgia.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: New York City -- Sep. 17, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9243
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.31


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


By: Rosamunde Pilcher

A place you will never forgetRosamunde Pilcher's Scotland...where the fields flourish with greenery, the bills bloom with purple, and the lochs glitter with the bright blue of the sky.A

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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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Men At Work

By: George F. Will

In his classic tribute to America's pastime—now with a new introduction—political commentator, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and lifelong sports enthusiast George F.

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Barbarians At The Gate

By: Bryan Burrough and John Helyar

“One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980’s.”—New York Times Book ReviewA #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Boxy Boy

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Namco

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Battle Unit Zeoth

Battle Unit Zeoth

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Jaleco Entertainment

Bubble Dizzy

Bubble Dizzy

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Codemasters

Columns II

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sega

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Dragon Crystal

Platform: Sega Game Gear, Sega Master System

Genre: Roguelike

Publisher: Sega

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