Monday May 21, 1990

US date format: 5/21/1990, UK date format: 21/5/1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 21, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include ASAP TyY and Scotty Leavenworth. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Vogue by Madonna. In UK Killer by Adamski was in the top 5 hits. Back to the Future Part III, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Means Of Ascent by Robert A. Caro was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Balloon Kid or Elemental Master.
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Back to the Future Part III

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Thomas F. Wilson

Country: United States of America

Fire Birds

Directed by: David Green

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Tommy Lee Jones, Sean Young, Bryan Kestner

King of New York

Directed by: Abel Ferrara

Starring: Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Laurence Fishburne, Victor Argo

Country: United States of America

Bird on a Wire

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Mel Gibson, Goldie Hawn, David Carradine, Bill Duke

Country: United States of America

The Main Event

Directed by: Howard Zieff

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Paul Sand, Whitman Mayo

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 21, 1990?


    Holidays

  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
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    Events

  • Dow Jones Average hits a record 2,844.68
  • Last episode of Newhart airs on CBS-TV
  • Democratic Republic of Yemen and North Yemen agree to merge into the Republic of Yemen.
  • In Kashmir, a Kashmiri Islamic leader is assassinated and Indian security forces open fire on mourners carrying his body, killing at least 47 people.
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TV Series

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

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gossip

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Rollergames

MTV Prime with Martha Quinn

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Books

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

Means Of Ascent

By: Robert A. Caro

Robert A. Caro's life of Lyndon Johnson, which began with the greatly acclaimed The Path to Power, also winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, continues -- one of the

Megatrends 2000

By: John Naisbitt and Patricia Aburdene

Offering predictions and modern "soothsayings" for the 1990s and onwards, this book attempts to chart the changes to come, in politics, religion, advertising and culture.

Legacies

By: Bette Bao Lord

Urgent and timeless, Legacies brings us closer than we have ever been to penetrating the great conundrum of China m the twentieth century.

Clear And Present Danger

By: Tom Clancy

THIS BOOK IS NOT AUTOGRAPHED!!!! The controversial bestseller from Tom Clancy, the all-time master of the techno-thriller. CIA Deputy Director Jack Ryan joins the war on drugs.

A Brief History Of Time

By: Stephen W. Hawking

Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bakushō! Star Monomane Shitennō

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Pack-In-Video

Conflict: Middle East Political Simulator

Platform: MS-DOS, Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Government simulation game

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

Elemental Master

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Shoot 'em up

The California Raisins: The Grape Escape

Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Capcom

Platform: Game Boy, Family Computer, Game Boy Color, 3DS Virtual Console

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Nintendo Character Soft (Hello Kitty World)


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