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Tuesday 21 August 1990

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cameron Argon and Bo Burnham. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey. In UK Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme was in the top 5 hits. Darkman, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Let the Blood Run Free. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blue's Journey or Crazy Sue.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

A Set of Six

Starring: Tony Bilbow, Rowland Rivron

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Seinfeld

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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Nightingales

Starring: Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall, James Ellis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

The Witches

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher

Country: United States

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Darkman

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Colin Friels

Country: United States

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Wild at Heart

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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Flatliners

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts

Country: United States

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Problem Child

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Michael Oliver, John Ritter, Jack Warden

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 August 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • George Adamson: British conservationist (Born Free), murdered in Kenya.
Facts:
  • Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone send peacekeepers to intervene in the First Liberian Civil War.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: George H.W. Bush and Saddam Hussein
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9239
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.27

Books

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

It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It

By: Robert Fulghum

In his first phenomenal best-seller, EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN, Robert Fulghum reminded readers everywhere of some plain and still-true truths.

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Get Shorty

By: Elmore Leonard

“A Hollywood hit….Taut, inimitable prose and characters who could have only sprung from the mind of Elmore Leonard.” —Detroit NewsThe Chicago Tribune has dubbed Elmore Leonard, “the coolest, hottest writer in

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A Natural History Of The Senses

By: Diane Ackerman

Diane Ackerman's lusciously written grand tour of the realm of the senses includes conversations with an iceberg in Antarctica and a professional nose in New York, along with dissertations on kisses

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blue's Journey

Platform: Arcade, Neo-Geo, Neo Geo CD, Virtual Console

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: SNK

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Cyber-Lip

Platform: Arcade, Neo-Geo

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: SNK Corporation

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Destination Earthstar

Destination Earthstar

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Acclaim

Aretha

Platform: Super Famicom, Game Boy

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Yanoman Corporation

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Crazy Sue

Crazy Sue

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, Atari ST, PC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: cover disk of Amiga Fun magazine by MC Publications (UK)


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