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Sunday 21 January 1990

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Britney Gengel and Jacob Smith. In that special week of January people in US were listening to How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton. In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Tremors, directed by Ron Underwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Straight by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Agatha Christie: Poirot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bad Blood or Darwin's Dilemma.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Agatha Christie: Poirot

Starring: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Sense of Guilt

Starring: Trevor Eve, Lisa Harrow, Jim Carter, Rudi Davies

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Yellowthread Street

Starring: Ray Lonnen, Doreen Chan, Bruce Payne, Robert Taylor

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Secret Cabaret

Starring: Sarah Cresswell, Simon Drake, Anthony Georghiou, Juliette Hardy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Stolen

Starring: Cheryl Prime, Art Malik, Mary Maddox, Dean Ashraf

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Tremors

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter

Country: United States

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Internal Affairs

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Starring: Richard Gere, Andy Garcia, Laurie Metcalf

Country: United States

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Always

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson

Country: United States

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Born on the Fourth of July

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Tom Cruise, Raymond J. Barry, Caroline Kava

Country: United States

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Tango & Cash

Directed by: Andrei Konchalovsky

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Teri Hatcher

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 January 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Britney Gengel: American missing in the devastating aftermath of the Haiti earthquake on January 12, 2010.
  • Jacob Smith: American actor.
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Facts:
  • Bob Goodenow succeeds Alan Eagleson as NHL players association executive director.
  • 41st NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 12-7 at Pittsburgh.
  • Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Jamaica Golf Classic.
  • John McEnroe becomes the first ever expelled from the Australian Open for throwing a tantrum and swearing at an official.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Antarctica -- Jan. 15, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9207
  • Time: Rumania and Panama. Photo Credit: Vladimir Sichov-SIPA Press.

Books

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

The Burden of Proof

By: Scott Turow

Turow's acclaimed second novel, which topped international bestseller lists, is now available in trade paperback. Sandy Stern, the brilliant defense attorney from Presumed Innocent, faces an event so emotionally shattering that no part of his life is left untouched.

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The Plains of Passage

By: Jean M. Auel

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.

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Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

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Memories of Midnight

By: Sidney Sheldon

In THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT, they played the ultimate game of love, lust, and death.Now, in MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT, the survivors meet to play one last time...Shadowed

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bad Blood

Platform: DOS, Commodore 64

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Origin Systems

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Adventures in the Magic Kingdom

Adventures in the Magic Kingdom

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action

Publisher: Capcom

The Amazing Spider-Man vs. The Kingpin

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sega

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Darwin's Dilemma

Darwin's Dilemma

Platform: Macintosh 512K Macintosh Plus Macintosh SE Macintosh LC Macintosh II Sharp X68000

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Inline Design

Exodus: Journey to the Promised Land

Platform: NES, Sega Mega Drive, Game Boy, MS-DOS PC

Genre: Puzzle/Christian

Publisher: Wisdom Tree

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