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Friday 23 February 1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Shelby Blackstock and Da'Quan Bowers. 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 Devices And Desires by P. D. James was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nightingales. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Conquest of the Crystal Palace or Atomic Punk.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Nightingales

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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A Sense of Guilt

Starring: Trevor Eve, Lisa Harrow, Jim Carter, Rudi Davies

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Yellowthread Street

Starring: Ray Lonnen, Doreen Chan, Bruce Payne, Robert Taylor

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

The Hunt for Red October

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn

Country: United States

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Revenge

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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Tremors

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 February 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
  • Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.2
  • Time: Russian leaders Mikhail Gorbachev (R) and Vladimir Lenin (L)
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9212

Books

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

The Plains of Passage

By: Jean M. Auel

Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

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The Burden of Proof

By: Scott Turow

Turow's acclaimed second novel, which topped international bestseller lists, is now available in trade paperback. Sandy Stern, the brilliant defense attorney from Presumed Innocent, faces an event so emotionally shattering that no part of his life is left untouched.

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Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

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Memories of Midnight

By: Sidney Sheldon

In THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT, they played the ultimate game of love, lust, and death.Now, in MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT, the survivors meet to play one last time...Shadowed

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Conquest of the Crystal Palace

Conquest of the Crystal Palace

Platform: NES

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Asmik Corporation of America (J:COM)

Deliverance: Stormlord II

Deliverance: Stormlord II

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei II

Platform: Family Computer, Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Namcot

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The Amazing Spider-Man

Platform: Amiga, MS-DOS, Commodore 64, Atari ST

Genre: Puzzle game, Platform game

Publisher: Paragon Software

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Atomic Punk

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle, Action

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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