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Wednesday 21 March 1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alyssa Campanella and Mandy Capristo. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Black Velvet by Alannah Myles. In UK Dub Be Good To Me by Beats International featuring Lindy Layton was in the top 5 hits. Pretty Woman, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while What I Saw At The Revolution by Peggy Noonan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Avonlea. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Corporation or Dragon Fighter.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Pretty Woman

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Jason Alexander

Country: United States

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Lord of the Flies

Directed by: Harry Hook

Starring: Balthazar Getty, Chris Furrh, Danuel Pipoly

Country: United States

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The Hunt for Red October

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn

Country: United States

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Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Kevin Costner, Anthony Quinn, Madeleine Stowe

Country: United States

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Hard to Kill

Directed by: Bruce Malmuth

Starring: Steven Seagal, Kelly LeBrock, William Sadler

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Starring: Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall, James Ellis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Crystal Maze

Written by: Lloyd Bettell-Higgins, David Bodycombe, Adam Howarth, Simon Tayler, Bob Thorne

Starring: Richard O'Brien, Sandra Caron, Edward Tudor-Pole

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Written by: Mark Mason

Starring: Francis Wright

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Jim Henson Presents Mother Goose Stories

Starring: London Kim

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 March 1990 ?

  • Blessed Clementia of Hohenberg
  • World Poetry Day - by UNESCO.
  • St. Nicholas of Flue
  • Astrology: First day of star sign Aries.
  • China: Chunfen.
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  • Normal Life starring Moon Unit and Dweezil Zappa premieres on CBS-TV
  • Sydney starring Valerie Bertinelli premieres on CBS-TV
  • Namibia becomes independent of South Africa, Sam Nujoma becomes President

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pete and Christine Busalacchi -- Mar. 19, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9216
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.5


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

What I Saw At The Revolution

By: Peggy Noonan

On the hundredth anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s birth comes the twentieth-anniversary edition of Peggy Noonan’s critically acclaimed bestseller What I Saw at the Revolution, for which she provides a new Preface

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Head First

By: Norman Cousins

"An eloquent plea for two needed emphases: more humane doctor-patient relations, and greater patient involvement in the struggle with disease."—Melvin

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All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By: Robert Fulghum

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.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Role-playing video game, first-person shooter

Publisher: Core Design

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Platform: Amiga, DOS


Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Interstel

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Dragon Fighter

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Towa Chiki; NA SOFEL

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Dragon Lord

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy RPG

Publisher: Palace Software LTD

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