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Monday 24 December 1990, Christmas Eve

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marcus Jordan and Brittany Fogarty. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Because I Love You (The Postman Song) by Stevie B. In UK Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice was in the top 5 hits. Kindergarten Cop, directed by Ivan Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Memories of Midnight by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Life in Pieces. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captive or Daedalian Opus.
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 ?

A Life in Pieces

Starring: Peter Cook, Ludovic Kennedy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Schmidteinander

Written by: Herbert Feuerstein, Harald Schmidt

Starring: Harald Schmidt, Herbert Feuerstein, Marga-Maria Werny, Paul Kribbe

Country: Germany

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Les nuls, l'émission

Starring: Alain Chabat, Chantal Lauby, Dominique Farrugia

Country: France

Prisoners of Gravity

Starring: Rick Green

Country: Canada

The Trials of Life

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Kindergarten Cop

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed

Country: United States

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The Godfather: Part III

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Andy Garcia

Country: United States

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Mermaids

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Cher, Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder

Country: United States

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Awakenings

Directed by: Penny Marshall

Starring: Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner

Country: United States

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The Sheltering Sky

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Debra Winger, John Malkovich, Campbell Scott

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Expos trade Tim Raines to White Sox for Ivan Calderon and Barry Jones
  • Ramsewak Shankar is ousted as President of Suriname by a military coup .

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Kuwait -- Dec. 24, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9257
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.45

Books

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

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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If I Ever Get Back To Georgia, I'M Gonna Nail My Feet To The Ground

By: Lewis Grizzard

"Lewis Grizzard is one of America's zaniest writers."THE ORLANDO SENTINELFunny, sad, outrageous, irresistible, and unforgettably true, here is Lewis Grizzard's one-way, non-stop climb to the top of the newspaper heap.

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Carl'S Christmas

By: Alexandra Day

A family's faithful dog and the baby left in his charge share an adventure-filled Christmas Eve.

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The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

CarVup

CarVup

Platform: Commodore Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: Core Design

Captive

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, PC (DOS)

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Mindscape

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Daedalian Opus

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Dragon Crystal

Platform: Sega Game Gear, Sega Master System

Genre: Roguelike

Publisher: Sega

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Fatal Labyrinth

Platform: Sega Mega Drive Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Sega

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