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Thursday May 24, 1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 24, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yuya Matsushita and Joey Logano. 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 Liar'S Poker by Michael Lewis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carrier Air Wing or Creatures.
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What the sky looked like on 24 May 1990

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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, Thomas F. Wilson

Country: United States

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Fire Birds

Directed by: David Green

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Tommy Lee Jones, Sean Young, Bryan Kestner

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King of New York

Directed by: Abel Ferrara

Starring: Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Laurence Fishburne, Victor Argo

Country: United States

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Bird on a Wire

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Mel Gibson, Goldie Hawn, David Carradine, Bill Duke

Country: United States

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The Main Event

Directed by: Howard Zieff

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Paul Sand, Whitman Mayo

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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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Gossip

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim

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Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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Rollergames

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
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Facts:
  • Andre Dawson receives a record 5 intentional walks in a game
  • Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1
  • A car carrying American Earth First! activists Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney explodes in Oakland, California, critically injuring both.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 24, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. En Vogue - Hold On
  2. Janet Jackson - Alright
  3. Johnny Gill - Rub You The Right Way
  4. Tony Toni Tone - The Blues
  5. Tomorrow (A Better You, Better Me) - Quincy Jones With Tevin Campbell
  6. Soul II Soul - Get A Life
  7. Why You Get Funky On Me (From "House Party") - Today
  8. It's Time - The Winans
  9. U Can't Touch This - M.C. Hammer
  10. My Baby's House - Michael Cooper
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Ana Gabriel - Quien Como Tu
  2. El Carino Es Como Una Flor - Rudy La Scala
  3. Tesoro Mio - Guillermo Davila/Kiara
  4. Flor Dormida - Luis Angel
  5. Me Va A Extranar - Ricardo Montaner
  6. Kaoma - Dancando Lambada
  7. Abre Las Ventanas Al Amor - Roberto Carlos
  8. Marisela - Amarte Es Genial
  9. Ni Tu Ni Ella - Alvaro Torres
  10. Me Tienes Que Querer - Yuri

Books

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

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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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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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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It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It

By: Robert Fulghum

In his first phenomenal best-seller, EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN, Robert Fulghum reminded readers everywhere of some plain and still-true truths.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Creatures

Creatures

Platform: Commodore 64 Amiga Atari ST

Genre: Puzzle/Platform

Publisher: Thalamus Ltd

Arkista's Ring

Arkista's Ring

Platform: NES

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: American Sammy

PGA Tour

PGA Tour

Genre: Sports, Golf

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Carrier Air Wing

Carrier Air Wing

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Atomino

Atomino

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Psygnosis

Home videos

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

Licence to Kill

Studio: United Artists

Format: VHS release, distributed by

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The Sword in the Stone

Studio: Disney

Format: part of The Classics, VHS re-release

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She-Devil

Format: VHS release

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All Dogs Go to Heaven

Studio: United Artists

Format: VHS release

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Bad Influence

Format: VHS release

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