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Monday May 21, 1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position 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 Flashbacks by Morley Safer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Challenge of the Dragon or European Superleague.
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What the sky looked like on 21 May 1990

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Back to the Future Part III

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

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

Country: United States

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Fire Birds

Directed by: David Green

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

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King of New York

Directed by: Abel Ferrara

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

Country: United States

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Bird on a Wire

Directed by: John Badham

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

Country: United States

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The Main Event

Directed by: Howard Zieff

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

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TV Series

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

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Gossip

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

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Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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Rollergames

MTV Prime with Martha Quinn

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 May 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
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Facts:
  • 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.
  • Microsoft releases Windows 3.0.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 21, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1990 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. En Vogue - Hold On
  2. Janet Jackson - Alright
  3. Johnny Gill - Rub You The Right Way
  4. Tony Toni Tone - The Blues
  5. Tomorrow (A Better You, Better Me) - Quincy Jones With Tevin Campbell
  6. Soul II Soul - Get A Life
  7. Why You Get Funky On Me (From "House Party") - Today
  8. It's Time - The Winans
  9. U Can't Touch This - M.C. Hammer
  10. My Baby's House - Michael Cooper
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Ana Gabriel - Quien Como Tu
  2. El Carino Es Como Una Flor - Rudy La Scala
  3. Tesoro Mio - Guillermo Davila/Kiara
  4. Flor Dormida - Luis Angel
  5. Me Va A Extranar - Ricardo Montaner
  6. Kaoma - Dancando Lambada
  7. Abre Las Ventanas Al Amor - Roberto Carlos
  8. Marisela - Amarte Es Genial
  9. Ni Tu Ni Ella - Alvaro Torres
  10. Me Tienes Que Querer - Yuri

Books

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

Flashbacks

By: Morley Safer

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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

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The Stand

By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. A

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Barbarians At The Gate

By: Bryan Burrough and John Helyar

“One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980’s.”—New York Times Book ReviewA #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dynowarz: Destruction of Spondylus

Dynowarz: Destruction of Spondylus

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System/NES

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Bandai

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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Astro Fang: Super Machine

Astro Fang: Super Machine

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Driving involving vehicular combat

Publisher: A-Wave

European Superleague

European Superleague

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC 6128, Atari ST, PC and Sinclair ZX Spectrum 128/+3

Genre: Sports

Publisher: CDS Microsystems

Challenge of the Dragon

Platform: NES

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Color Dreams

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Dead Poets Society

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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Heart Condition

Format: VHS release

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The War of the Roses

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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Field of Dreams

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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The Phantom of the Opera

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release

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