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Wednesday 23 May 1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jasmin Walia 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 The Stand by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Answers with Bayless Conley. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bimini Run or Dexterity Funny Field.
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 ?

Answers with Bayless Conley

Starring: Bayless Conley, Janet Conley

Country: United States

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Shannon's Deal

Written by: John Sayles

Starring: Jamey Sheridan, Elizabeth Peña, Jenny Lewis, Richard Edson

Country: United States

Twin Peaks

Written by: Mark Frost, David Lynch

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

Country: United States

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Corte tropical

Starring: Anthony Correa

Country: United States

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

Country: United States

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Bird on a Wire

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Mel Gibson, Goldie Hawn, David Carradine

Country: United States

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Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!

Directed by: Pedro Almodvar

Starring: Victoria Abril, Antonio Banderas, Loles Len

Country: United States

Wild Orchid

Directed by: Zalman King

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Jacqueline Bisset, Carr Otis

Country: United States

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The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover

Directed by: Peter Greenaway

Starring: Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren

Country: United States

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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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John Sununu -- May 21, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9226
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.14

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 ?

Adventures of Lolo 3

Platform: Family Computer/NES

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

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Bimini Run

Bimini Run

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Action game, Third person shooter

Publisher: Nuvision Entertainment

Beetlejuice

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System[1] Game Boy[2] MS-DOS

Genre: Action[1]/Adventure

Publisher: LJN (NES)[1][2] Hi Tech (DOS)

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Deliverance: Stormlord II

Deliverance: Stormlord II

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Dexterity Funny Field

Dexterity Funny Field

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: SNK


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