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Thursday August 23, 1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 23, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Trixie Mattel and Seth Curry. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey. In UK Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme was in the top 5 hits. Cadence, directed by Martin Sheen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Megatrends 2000 by John Naisbitt and Patricia Aburdene was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Parenthood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Columns II or Air Inferno.
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What the sky looked like on 23 August 1990

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Movies

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

Cadence

Directed by: Martin Sheen

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Jay Brazeau, Matt Clark

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The Comfort of Strangers

Directed by: Paul Schrader

Starring: Christopher Walken, Rupert Everett, Natasha Richardson, Helen Mirren

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The Hot Spot

Directed by: Dennis Hopper

Starring: Don Johnson, Virginia Madsen, Jennifer Connelly, Charles Martin Smith

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American Ninja 4: The Annihilation

Directed by: Cedric Sundstrom

Starring: Michael Dudikoff, David Bradley, James Booth, Dwayne Alexandre

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After Dark, My Sweet

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Jason Patric, Rachel Ward, Bruce Dern, Rocky Giordani

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TV Series

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

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

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The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

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Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

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Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

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Haywire

Starring: Brad Slaight

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • David Rose: London, England -- Orchestra leader (Red Skelton Show, Stripper).
Facts:
  • East and West Germany announced that they would unite on October 3
  • US begins call up of 46,000 reservists to the Persian Gulf
  • Armenia declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
  • West Germany and East Germany announce that they will unite on October 3.
  • Saddam Hussein appears on Iraqi state television with a number of Western ''guests'' (actually hostages) to try to prevent the Gulf War.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 23, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Tengo Todo Excepto A Ti - Luis Miguel
  2. Amnesia - Jose Jose
  3. Gracias A Tu Amor - Lourdes Robles/Luis Enrique
  4. Ni Un Roce - Ana Gabriel
  5. Te Amo - Rocio Durcal
  6. Burbujas De Amor - Juan Luis Guerra 440
  7. Porque Te Tengo Que Olvidar - Jose Feliciano
  8. Como He De Vivir Sin Tu Carino - Danny Rivera
  9. Alvaro Torres - Si Estuvieras Conmigo
  10. El Carino Es Como Una Flor - Rudy La Scala

Books

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

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.

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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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Coyote Waits

By: Tony Hillerman

The car fire didn't kill Navajo Tribal Policeman Delbert Nez—a bullet did. And the old man in possession of the murder weapon is a whiskey-soaked shaman named Ashie Pinto.

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September

By: Rosamunde Pilcher

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

Platform: Sega Genesis, Master System, Game Gear, Sega Saturn

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Sega

Dirty Harry

Dirty Harry

Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mindscape

Columns II

Columns II

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sega

Alien Brigade

Alien Brigade

Platform: Atari 7800

Genre: Shooting gallery

Publisher: Atari Corporation

Air Inferno

Air Inferno

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight Simulator

Publisher: Taito

Home videos

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

Tango & Cash

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS re-release, 15th Anniversary Edition

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The War of the Roses

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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Relentless

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release

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