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Friday August 24, 1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 24, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Juan Pedro Lanzani 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. Cadence, directed by Martin Sheen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Parenthood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Columns II or Atomic Punk.
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What the sky looked like on 24 August 1990

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Movies

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

Cadence

Directed by: Martin Sheen

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Jay Brazeau, Matt Clark

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The Comfort of Strangers

Directed by: Paul Schrader

Starring: Christopher Walken, Rupert Everett, Natasha Richardson, Helen Mirren

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The Hot Spot

Directed by: Dennis Hopper

Starring: Don Johnson, Virginia Madsen, Jennifer Connelly, Charles Martin Smith

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American Ninja 4: The Annihilation

Directed by: Cedric Sundstrom

Starring: Michael Dudikoff, David Bradley, James Booth, Dwayne Alexandre

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After Dark, My Sweet

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Jason Patric, Rachel Ward, Bruce Dern, Rocky Giordani

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TV Series

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

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

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The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

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Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

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Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

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Haywire

Starring: Brad Slaight

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 3,500 peacekeepers arrive in Liberia
  • Iraqi troops surround American and other embassies in Kuwait City.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 24, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Tengo Todo Excepto A Ti - Luis Miguel
  2. Amnesia - Jose Jose
  3. Gracias A Tu Amor - Lourdes Robles/Luis Enrique
  4. Ni Un Roce - Ana Gabriel
  5. Te Amo - Rocio Durcal
  6. Burbujas De Amor - Juan Luis Guerra 440
  7. Porque Te Tengo Que Olvidar - Jose Feliciano
  8. Como He De Vivir Sin Tu Carino - Danny Rivera
  9. Alvaro Torres - Si Estuvieras Conmigo
  10. El Carino Es Como Una Flor - Rudy La Scala

Books

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

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

By: Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly ...

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An Inconvenient Woman

By: Dominick Dunne

Jules Mendelson is wealthy. Astronomically so. He and his wife lead the kind of charity-giving, art-filled, high-society life for which each has been carefully groomed.

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Tom Landry

By: Tom Landry with Gregg Lewis

Tom Landry: An Autobiography. Hardcover. Published 1990.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bakushō! Star Monomane Shitennō

Bakushō! Star Monomane Shitennō

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Pack-In-Video

International Soccer

International Soccer

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: soccer simulator

Publisher: Commodore

Atomic Punk

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle, Action

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light[1]

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light[1]

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Nintendo

Columns II

Columns II

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sega

Home videos

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

New York Stories

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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Field of Dreams

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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The Secret of NIMH

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS re-release

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An Innocent Man

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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Dumbo

Studio: Disney

Format: part of The Classics, VHS re-release

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