Saturday July 21, 1990

US date format: 7/21/1990, UK date format: 21/7/1990

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 21, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fabrice N'Sakala and Chris Martin. In that special week of July people in US were listening to She Ain't Worth It by Glenn Medeiros. In UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Presumed Innocent, directed by Alan J. Pakula, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Burden Of Proof by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Swamp Thing. If you liked videogames you were probably playing American Horseshoes or Columns II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Presumed Innocent

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Harrison Ford, Raul Julia, Greta Scacchi, Brian Dennehy

Enemy

Directed by: George Rowe

Starring: Peter Fonda, Tia Carrere, Mako, James Mitchum

Prisoners of the Sun

Directed by: Stephen Wallace

Starring: Bryan Brown, George Takei, Terry O'Quinn, John Bach

Mo' Better Blues

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito

Problem Child

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Michael Oliver, John Ritter, Jack Warden, Gilbert Gottfried

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 21, 1990?


    Holidays

  • St. Zoticus
  • St. Victor of Marseilles
  • St. Barhadbesciabus
  • St. Arbogastus
  • See more

    Events

  • Goodwill Games opens in Seattle, Washington.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Cluedo

Molloy

Magazine Covers

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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

Mountain Laurel

By: Jude Deveraux

Captain Ring Montgomery was handsome, a skilled rider, a crack shot, popular with the men "and" their ladies. That was reason enough for a jealous, surly colonel to saddle Montgomery with

Liar'S Poker

By: Michael Lewis

The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he

Skinny Legs And All

By: Tom Robbins

An Arab and a Jew open a restaurant together across the street from the United Nations…It sounds like the beginning of an ethnic joke, but it’s the axis around which spins

September

By: Rosamunde Pilcher

A place you will never forgetRosamunde Pilcher's Scotland...where the fields flourish with greenery, the bills bloom with purple, and the lochs glitter with the bright blue of the sky.A

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dynowarz: Destruction of Spondylus

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System/NES

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Bandai

Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade, Fighting

Publisher: Empire Software and Medalist International (UK), Paragon Software Corporation (United States)

Columns II

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sega

Carrier Air Wing

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

American Horseshoes

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Taito


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