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Friday 21 December 1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stéphanie Clerbois and Alexa Goddard. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Because I Love You (The Postman Song) by Stevie B. In UK Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice was in the top 5 hits. Kindergarten Cop, directed by Ivan Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while You Just Don'T Understand by Deborah Tannen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Life in Pieces. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air Inferno or Test Drive III: The Passion.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Kindergarten Cop

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed

Country: United States

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The Godfather: Part III

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Andy Garcia

Country: United States

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Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Cher, Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder

Country: United States

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Directed by: Penny Marshall

Starring: Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner

Country: United States

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The Sheltering Sky

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Debra Winger, John Malkovich, Campbell Scott

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

A Life in Pieces

Starring: Peter Cook, Ludovic Kennedy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Written by: Herbert Feuerstein, Harald Schmidt

Starring: Harald Schmidt, Herbert Feuerstein, Marga-Maria Werny, Paul Kribbe

Country: Germany

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 December 1990 ?

  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1990?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.45
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Too Little Rest -- Dec. 17, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9256


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

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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If I Ever Get Back To Georgia, I'M Gonna Nail My Feet To The Ground

By: Lewis Grizzard

"Lewis Grizzard is one of America's zaniest writers."THE ORLANDO SENTINELFunny, sad, outrageous, irresistible, and unforgettably true, here is Lewis Grizzard's one-way, non-stop climb to the top of the newspaper heap.

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All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By: Robert Fulghum

Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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Oh, the Places You'll Go!

By: Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air Inferno

Air Inferno

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight Simulator

Publisher: Taito

Test Drive III: The Passion

Platform: DOS

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

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International Soccer

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: soccer simulator

Publisher: Commodore

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Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System[1] Game Boy[2] MS-DOS

Genre: Action[1]/Adventure

Publisher: LJN (NES)[1][2] Hi Tech (DOS)

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Dizzy Panic!

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Codemasters

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