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Saturday 24 March 1990

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Jafari and Keisha Castle-Hughes. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Black Velvet by Alannah Myles. In UK Dub Be Good To Me by Beats International featuring Lindy Layton was in the top 5 hits. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, directed by Steve Barron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Tales From Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Avonlea. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aurail or Challenge of the Dragon.
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 ?

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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Gophers!

Written by: Mark Mason

Starring: Francis Wright

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Jim Henson Presents Mother Goose Stories

Starring: London Kim

Country: United States

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Movies

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

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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The Hunt for Red October

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn

Country: United States

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Revenge

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Kevin Costner, Anthony Quinn, Madeleine Stowe

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 March 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • World Tuberculosis Day.
  • Saint Simeon (died 1475)
  • Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
  • Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Alice Sapritch: actress (European Vacation), dies.
  • Rene Enriquez: Hispanic-American actor on the top TV series "Hill Street Blues.
  • An Wang: Chinese-American engineer and businessman founded Wang Laboratories (d. 1990).
  • Ray Goulding: comedian (Bob and Ray), dies from kidney failure at age 68.
Facts:
  • Tom Hunter swims world record 50-metre freestyle (21.81 seconds).
  • Indian troops leave Sri Lanka.
  • In the Australian federal election, the Australian Labor Party, led by Prime Minister of Australia Bob Hawke, clings to power with a reduced majority.
  • In New York City, a fire due to arson at an illegal social club called ampquotHappy Landampquot kills 87.
  • Archbishop of Canterbury Robert Runcie announces his intention to retire at the end of the year.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.6
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pete and Christine Busalacchi -- Mar. 19, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9216

Books

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

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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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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Counterattack

By: W. E. B. Griffin

No one captures the drama of war as brilliantly as bestselling author W.E.B. Griffin. The Corps is his multi-volume portrait of the Marine Corps, the brave men and women who fought,

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Head First

By: Norman Cousins

"An eloquent plea for two needed emphases: more humane doctor-patient relations, and greater patient involvement in the struggle with disease."—Melvin

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aurail

Aurail

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game First-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

CarVup

CarVup

Platform: Commodore Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: Core Design

Challenge of the Dragon

Platform: NES

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Color Dreams

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Driver's Eyes

Platform: Namco System 21

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Namco

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European Superleague

European Superleague

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC 6128, Atari ST, PC and Sinclair ZX Spectrum 128/+3

Genre: Sports

Publisher: CDS Microsystems


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