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Thursday 23 August 1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. 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. Darkman, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Hammerheads by Dale Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Let the Blood Run Free. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Double Dragon 3: The Rosetta Stone or Final Lap 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

A Set of Six

Starring: Tony Bilbow, Rowland Rivron

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Seinfeld

Written by: Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld

Starring: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Country: United States

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Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Twin Peaks

Written by: Mark Frost, David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Country: United States

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Nightingales

Starring: Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall, James Ellis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Witches

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher

Country: United States

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Darkman

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Colin Friels

Country: United States

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Wild at Heart

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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Flatliners

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts

Country: United States

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Problem Child

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Michael Oliver, John Ritter, Jack Warden

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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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1990?

  • Time: George H.W. Bush and Saddam Hussein
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9239
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.27

Books

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

Hammerheads

By: Dale Brown

Bestselling author Dale Brown tackles the controversial subject on America's drug war. The U.S. government has created an all-new drug-defense agency--Hammerheades--that will never make the war against drugs the same.

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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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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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You Just Don'T Understand

By: Deborah Tannen

Women and men live in different worlds...made of different words.Spending nearly four years on the New York Times bestseller list, including eight months at number one, You Just Don't Understand is

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aliens

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

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Castle of Deceit

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Bunch Games

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Cyber-Lip

Platform: Arcade, Neo-Geo

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: SNK Corporation

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Double Dragon 3: The Rosetta Stone

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, DOS, Game Boy, Mega Drive/Genesis, iOS, Android

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Technōs Japan

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Final Lap 2

Final Lap 2

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Namco


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