Wednesday October 24, 1990

US date format: 10/24/1990, UK date format: 24/10/1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 24, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kirby Bliss Blanton and Ilkay Gündogan. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Black Cat by Janet Jackson. In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. Jacob's Ladder, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Surrender The Pink by Carrie Fisher was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coasting. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dexterity Funny Field or Aurail.
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Movies

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Jacob's Ladder

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven

Country: United States of America

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China Cry: A True Story

Directed by: James F. Collier

Starring: Julia Nickson, France Nuyen, James Shigeta, Russell Wong

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Mr. & Mrs. Bridge

Directed by: James Ivory

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Saundra McClain, Margaret Welsh

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Prayer of the Rollerboys

Directed by: Rick King

Starring: Corey Haim, Patricia Arquette, Christopher Collet, Julius Harris

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Bullseye!

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Michael Caine, Roger Moore, Sally Kirkland, Deborah Moore

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TV Series

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

Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

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Going Places

Directed by: Aaron Mostow

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Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

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The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

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Memoari porodice Milic

Starring: Zijah Sokolovic, Etela Pardo, Milos Stojanovic, Sabrina Sadikovic

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 October 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Italian prime minister Giulio Andreotti reveals to the Italian parliament the existence of Gladio, the Italian ''stay-behind'' clandestine paramilitary NATO army.
  • In the Pakistani general election, Prime Minister Bhutto's Pakistan Peoples Party loses power to a center-right coalition government.
  • Cold War: The Supreme Soviet of Kyrgyzstan chooses Askar Akayev as the republic's first president.
  • The New Zealand general election is won by the New Zealand National Party, and its leader, Jim Bolger, becomes prime minister.

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Books

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

Surrender The Pink

By: Carrie Fisher

Dinah Kaufman writes scripts for a living, and it fits: her life is full of bad lines. Particularly with men. They are all losers.

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The Plains of Passage

By: Jean M. Auel

Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

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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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Friday Night Lights

By: H. G. Bissinger

The 25th anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller and Sports Illustrated’s best football book of all time, with a new afterword by the authorReturn once again to the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dexterity Funny Field

Dexterity Funny Field

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: SNK

Aurail

Aurail

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game First-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

Battle Command

Battle Command

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, MS-DOS, Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Ocean Software

Challenge of the Ancient Empires!

Challenge of the Ancient Empires!

Platform: DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Educational/Adventure

Publisher: The Learning Company

Days of Thunder

Days of Thunder

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, C64, DOS, Game Boy, NES, iOS, Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Mindscape Group

Home videos

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

Heart Condition

Format: VHS release

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Field of Dreams

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Peter Pan

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS release, part of

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Turner & Hooch

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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Bloodhounds of Broadway

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release

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