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Tuesday 24 April 1990

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Miles Luna and Kazuki Shimizu. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor. In UK Vogue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Wild Orchid, directed by Zalman King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Gold Coast by Nelson DeMille was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amida (video game) or Elvira: Mistress of the Dark.
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 ?

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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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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Movies

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

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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Cry-Baby

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Johnny Depp, Ricki Lake, Amy Locane

Country: United States

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Directed by: Steve Barron

Starring: Judith Hoag, Elias Koteas, Josh Pais

Country: United States

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Pretty Woman

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Jason Alexander

Country: United States

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Lord of the Flies

Directed by: Harry Hook

Starring: Balthazar Getty, Chris Furrh, Danuel Pipoly

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 April 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
  • 24-Hour Comics Day.
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Facts:
  • US 66th manned space mission STS 31 (Discovery 10) launches into orbit
  • West and East Germany agree to merge currency and economies on July 1st
  • Security law violator Michael Milken pleads guilty to six felonies.
  • STS-31: The Hubble Space Telescope is launched from the Space Shuttle Discovery.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dan Quayle -- Apr. 23, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9222
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.10

Books

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

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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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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Liar'S Poker

By: Michael Lewis

The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he

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Tales From Margaritaville

By: Jimmy Buffett

Margaritaville may not appear on a map, but it does exist--at least in the brilliantly creative, sometimes slightly skewed imagination of Jimmy Buffett.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Amida (video game)

Amida (video game)

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Coconuts Japan

Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers: The Adventures in Nimnul's Castle

Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers: The Adventures in Nimnul's Castle

Platform: DOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Disney Computer Software Hi Tech Expressions

Creatures

Platform: Commodore 64 Amiga Atari ST

Genre: Puzzle/Platform

Publisher: Thalamus Ltd

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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

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Altered Destiny

Platform: DOS, Amiga

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Accolade

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