Tuesday May 22, 1990

US date format: 5/22/1990, UK date format: 22/5/1990

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 22, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Adrian Marcel and BryanStars . 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 September by Rosamunde Pilcher was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Angband or Driver's Eyes.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
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Events

  • Andre Dawson sets record being intentionally walked 5 times
  • Dow Jones Average hits a record 2,852.23
  • Final episode of Newhart airs
  • Microsoft releases the Windows 3.0 operating system.
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Movies

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Back to the Future Part III

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

The Witches

The Witches

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher, Rowan Atkinson

Country: United States of America

Fire Birds

Fire Birds

Directed by: David Green

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

King of New York

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

Bird on a Wire

Directed by: John Badham

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

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Jeeves and Wooster

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gossip

Gossip

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

Opportunity Knocks

Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Rollergames

Rollergames

MTV Prime with Martha Quinn

MTV Prime with Martha Quinn

Days to next May 22

If May 22, 1990 is your birthday you're 30 years, 3 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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September by Rosamunde Pilcher

September

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A place you will never forgetRosamunde Pilcher's Scotland...where the fields flourish with greenery, the bills bloom with purple, and the lochs glitter with the bright blue of the sky.A

A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time

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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

Dragon by Clive Cussler

Dragon

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Clive Cussler, author of over twenty consecutive New York Times bestsellers, brings back beloved hero Dirk Pitt in this electrifying, edge-of-your-seat thriller.Japan,

Liar'S Poker by Michael Lewis

Liar'S Poker

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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

Means Of Ascent by Robert A. Caro

Means Of Ascent

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dizzy Panic!

Dizzy Panic!

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Codemasters

Angband

Angband

Genre: Roguelike video game

Driver's Eyes

Driver's Eyes

Platform: Namco System 21

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Namco

Altered Destiny

Altered Destiny

Platform: DOS, Amiga

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Accolade

DragonStrike

DragonStrike

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, NES, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing video game, Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.


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