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Wednesday 21 February 1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 21, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cory Kennedy and David Addy. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul. In UK Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor was in the top 5 hits. The Hunt for Red October, directed by John McTiernan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Cuckoo'S Egg by Clifford Stoll was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Aerolina. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lost Crystal or Destination Earthstar.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 21 February 1990

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Hunt for Red October

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill

Country: United States

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Lionheart

Directed by: Sheldon Lettich

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Harrison Page, Deborah Rennard, Lisa Pelikan

Country: United States

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Waiting for the Light

Directed by: Christopher Monger

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Teri Garr, Louis Guzzo, Colin Baumgartner

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Buried Alive

Directed by: Gérard Kikoïne

Starring: Robert Vaughn, Donald Pleasence, Karen Lorre, John Carradine

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La Femme Nikita

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Anne Parillaud, Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana, Alain Lathière

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Aerolina

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Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

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Hotel Paradies

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Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 February 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 32nd Grammy Awards: "Wind Beneath My Wings", Nick of Time win.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 21, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1990 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Kaoma - Lambada
  2. La Cima Del Cielo - Ricardo Montaner
  3. Daniela Romo - Quiero Amanecer Con Alguien
  4. Ana Gabriel - Soledad
  5. Como Fui A Enamorarme De Ti - Los Bukis
  6. Para Amarnos Mas - Mijares
  7. Gipsy Kings - Vamos A Bailar
  8. Maravilloso, Corazon, Maravilloso - Raphael
  9. Lambada-Llorando Se Fue - Teresa Guerra
  10. Esta Vez - Franco de Vita
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Nothing Compares 2 U - Sinead O'Connor
  2. Get Up (Before The Night Is Over) - Technotronic featuring Ya Kid K
  3. Beats International featuring Lindy Layton - Dub Be Good To Me
  4. Kylie Minogue - Tears On My Pillow
  5. Lonnie Gordon - Happenin' All Over Again

Books

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

The Cuckoo'S Egg

By: Clifford Stoll

Before the Internet became widely known as a global tool for terrorists, one perceptive U.S. citizen recognized its ominous potential.

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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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Counterattack

By: W. E. B. Griffin

No one captures the drama of war as brilliantly as bestselling author W.E.B. Griffin. The Corps is his multi-volume portrait of the Marine Corps, the brave men and women who fought,

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The Second World War

By: John Keegan

Praised as “the best military historian of our generation” by Tom Clancy, John Keegan here reconsiders his masterful study of World War II, The Second World War, with a new foreword.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aurail

Aurail

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game First-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

The Amazing Spider-Man vs. The Kingpin

The Amazing Spider-Man vs. The Kingpin

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis, Sega Master System, Game Gear, Sega CD

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

Adventures in the Magic Kingdom

Adventures in the Magic Kingdom

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action

Publisher: Capcom

Destination Earthstar

Destination Earthstar

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Acclaim

Lost Crystal

Lost Crystal

Platform: Apple Macintosh

Genre: Adventure game

Home videos

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

Bad Influence

Format: VHS release

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Flashback

Format: VHS release

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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS release, including

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Bird on a Wire

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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