Thursday February 22, 1990

US date format: 2/22/1990, UK date format: 22/2/1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 22, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Luca Profeta and Jeremy McConnell. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul. In UK Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor was in the top 5 hits. The Hunt for Red October, directed by John McTiernan, 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 Aerolina. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyber Knight or Dirty Harry.
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The Hunt for Red October

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill

Country: United States of America

Lionheart

Directed by: Sheldon Lettich

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Harrison Page, Deborah Rennard, Lisa Pelikan

Country: United States of America

Waiting for the Light

Directed by: Christopher Monger

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Teri Garr, Louis Guzzo, Colin Baumgartner

Buried Alive

Directed by: Gérard Kikoïne

Starring: Robert Vaughn, Donald Pleasence, Karen Lorre, John Carradine

La Femme Nikita

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Anne Parillaud, Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana, Alain Lathière

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 22, 1990?


    Holidays

  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
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TV Series

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

Aerolina

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Hotel Paradies

The Simpsons

Written by: James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Sam Simon

Starring: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Country: United States of America

Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

From Beirut To Jerusalem

By: Thomas L. Friedman

"If you're only going to read one book on the Middle East, this is it."---Seymour M. HershOne of the most thought-provoking books ever written about the Middle East, From Beirut to

Wonderful Life

By: Stephen Jay Gould

"[An] extraordinary book. . . . Mr. Gould is an exceptional combination of scientist and science writer. . . . He is thus exceptionally well placed to tell these stories, and

The Second World War

By: John Keegan

Praised as “the best military historian of our generation” by Tom Clancy, John Keegan here reconsiders his masterful study of World War II, The Second World War, with a new foreword.

Devices And Desires

By: P. D. James

National Bestseller Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions,

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

Bad Blood

Platform: DOS, Commodore 64

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Origin Systems

Elemental Master

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Platform: Super Famicom,[2] PC Engine

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Tonkin House

Dirty Harry

Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mindscape


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