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Thursday 22 February 1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. 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. Revenge, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while From Beirut To Jerusalem by Thomas L. Friedman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nightingales. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmo Tank or Air Duel.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


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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Cinema Paradiso

Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili

Country: United States

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Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter

Country: United States

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Internal Affairs

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Starring: Richard Gere, Andy Garcia, Laurie Metcalf

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 22 February 1990 ?

  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
  • The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
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What news were making the headlines those days in February 1990?

  • Time: Russian leaders Mikhail Gorbachev (R) and Vladimir Lenin (L)
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9212
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1


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

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

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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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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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By: Gore Vidal

"Wicked and provocative...Vidal's purview of Hollywood in one of its golden ages is fascinating." —Chicago TribuneIn his brilliant and dazzling new novel, Gore Vidal sweeps us into one of the most

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cosmo Tank

Cosmo Tank

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atlus

Air Duel

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Irem

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Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Side-scrolling shooter

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Elemental Master

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Shoot 'em up

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Bases Loaded 3

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Publisher: Jaleco

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