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Wednesday 23 May 1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 23, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Adrien Quatennens and Andrew Ilnyckyj. 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 Castle Master or The Combatribes.
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What the sky looked like on 23 May 1990

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Movies

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

Back to the Future Part III

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Thomas F. Wilson

Country: United States

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Fire Birds

Directed by: David Green

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

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King of New York

Directed by: Abel Ferrara

Starring: Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Laurence Fishburne, Victor Argo

Country: United States

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Bird on a Wire

Directed by: John Badham

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

Country: United States

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The Main Event

Directed by: Howard Zieff

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Paul Sand, Whitman Mayo

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TV Series

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

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Gossip

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

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Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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Rollergames

MTV Prime with Martha Quinn

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 May 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
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Facts:
  • Dow Jones Average hits a record 2,856.26
  • A C Milan wins 35th Europe Cup 1 at Vienna, Austria.
  • Cost of rescuing savings and loan failures in US is put at up to $130 billion.
  • New York Yankees hit six homeruns to beat Minnesota Twins 12-0.
  • A Gallup Poll shows that 62 percent of Americans want to retain the Lincoln cent in circulation.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 23, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. En Vogue - Hold On
  2. Janet Jackson - Alright
  3. Johnny Gill - Rub You The Right Way
  4. Tony Toni Tone - The Blues
  5. Tomorrow (A Better You, Better Me) - Quincy Jones With Tevin Campbell
  6. Soul II Soul - Get A Life
  7. Why You Get Funky On Me (From "House Party") - Today
  8. It's Time - The Winans
  9. U Can't Touch This - M.C. Hammer
  10. My Baby's House - Michael Cooper
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Ana Gabriel - Quien Como Tu
  2. El Carino Es Como Una Flor - Rudy La Scala
  3. Tesoro Mio - Guillermo Davila/Kiara
  4. Flor Dormida - Luis Angel
  5. Me Va A Extranar - Ricardo Montaner
  6. Kaoma - Dancando Lambada
  7. Abre Las Ventanas Al Amor - Roberto Carlos
  8. Marisela - Amarte Es Genial
  9. Ni Tu Ni Ella - Alvaro Torres
  10. Me Tienes Que Querer - Yuri

Books

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

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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A Brief History Of Time

By: Stephen W. Hawking

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

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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 Gold Coast

By: Nelson DeMille

Welcome to the fabled Gold Coast, that stretch on the North Shore of Long Island that once held the greatest concentration of wealth and power in America.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dr. Mario

Platform: NES, Nintendo VS. System, PlayChoice-10, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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The Combatribes

The Combatribes

Platform: Arcade, Super NES, Wii Virtual Console

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: American Technos Inc.

Castle Master

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, IBM PC, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Role-playing video game, puzzle video game

Publisher: Incentive Software

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Amida (video game)

Amida (video game)

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Coconuts Japan

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark

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

Genre: Point-and-click adventure, survival horror, role-playing game

Publisher: Accolade

Home videos

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

Jetsons: The Movie

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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All Dogs Go to Heaven

Studio: United Artists

Format: VHS release

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Dumbo

Studio: Disney

Format: part of The Classics, VHS re-release

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Bird on a Wire

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Lethal Weapon 2

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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