Friday December 21, 1990

US date format: 12/21/1990, UK date format: 21/12/1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 21, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Stéphanie Clerbois and Mickey Singh. 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. Alice, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coasting. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DuckTales: The Quest for Gold or Barker Bill's Trick Shooting.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Movies

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Alice

Alice

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, William Hurt, Joe Mantegna, June Squibb

Green Card

Green Card

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Andie MacDowell, Bebe Neuwirth, Gregg Edelman

The Willies

The Willies

Directed by: Brian Peck

Starring: Sean Astin, Jason Horst, Joshua Miller, James Karen

Kindergarten Cop

Kindergarten Cop

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed, Linda Hunt

Country: United States of America

The Russia House

The Russia House

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Starring: Sean Connery, Michelle Pfeiffer, Roy Scheider, James Fox

TV Series

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Coasting

Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

A Life in Pieces

A Life in Pieces

Starring: Peter Cook, Ludovic Kennedy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Alleyn Mysteries

Alleyn Mysteries

True Detectives

True Detectives

Bullerfnis

Bullerfnis

Days to next December 21

If December 21, 1990 is your birthday you're 29 years, 9 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

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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.

The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auel

The Plains of Passage

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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.

Powershift by Alvin Toffler

Powershift

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Toffler argues that while headlines focus on shifts of power at the global level, equally significant shifts are taking place in our everyday world--supermarkets, hospitals, banks, television, and politics.

The Cat And The Curmudgeon by Cleveland Amory

The Cat And The Curmudgeon

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Presents humorous stories relating the true adventures of a white cat called Polar Bear and the ill-tempered old man he owns

A Life On The Road by Charles Kuralt

A Life On The Road

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"A professional memoir of a gifted, good-humored and gracious man...The book has the feel of good conversation on a long trip."THE

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

ActRaiser

ActRaiser

Platform: Super NES, mobile phone

Genre: Platform, City-building simulation

Publisher: Enix

Devil's Crush

Devil's Crush

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Sega Genesis, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: video pinball simulation

Publisher: NEC (PC Engine / TurboGrafx-16) Tengen (Genesis) Technosoft (Mega Drive)

DuckTales: The Quest for Gold

DuckTales: The Quest for Gold

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, Windows, Mac OS 8

Genre: Action, Platform game

Publisher: Walt Disney Computer Software

Barker Bill's Trick Shooting

Barker Bill's Trick Shooting

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Shooting

Basketbrawl

Basketbrawl

Platform: Atari 7800 Atari Lynx

Genre: Sports Beat 'em up

Publisher: Atari


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