Wednesday February 21, 1990

US date format: 2/21/1990, UK date format: 21/2/1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 21, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. 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 Hollywood by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Aerolina. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Creatures or 1941: Counter Attack.
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Historical Events

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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
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Events

  • 32nd Grammy Awards: "Wind Beneath My Wings", Nick of Time win.

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Movies

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The Hunt for Red October

The Hunt for Red October

Directed by: John McTiernan

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

Country: United States of America

Lionheart

Lionheart

Directed by: Sheldon Lettich

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

Country: United States of America

Waiting for the Light

Waiting for the Light

Directed by: Christopher Monger

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

Buried Alive

Buried Alive

Directed by: Gérard Kikoïne

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

La Femme Nikita

La Femme Nikita

Directed by: Luc Besson

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

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Aerolina

Aerolina

Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Hotel Paradies

Hotel Paradies

The Simpsons

The Simpsons

Written by:

Starring: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Country: United States of America

Mr. Bean

Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next February 21

If February 21, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 7 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 26 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Hollywood by Gore Vidal

Hollywood

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"Wicked and provocative...Vidal's purview of Hollywood in one of its golden ages is fascinating." —Chicago TribuneIn his brilliant and dazzling new novel, Gore Vidal sweeps us into one of the most

White Ninja by Eric V. Lustbader

White Ninja

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Thrust into a world of lies and treachery, adventurer Tori Nunn must face her deadliest enemies, aided only by her chief rival.

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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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 …

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 Cuckoo'S Egg by Clifford Stoll

The Cuckoo'S Egg

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Creatures

Creatures

Platform: Commodore 64 Amiga Atari ST

Genre: Puzzle/Platform

Publisher: Thalamus Ltd

1941: Counter Attack

1941: Counter Attack

Platform: Arcade, SuperGrafx

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Boxy Boy

Boxy Boy

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Namco

Cratermaze

Cratermaze

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: Action

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Captain Skyhawk

Captain Skyhawk

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System PlayChoice-10

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: NA Milton Bradley Company; EU Rare


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