Thursday October 25, 1990

US date format: 10/25/1990, UK date format: 25/10/1990

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 25, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Austin Peralta and Caroline Buchanan. 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 Friday Night Lights by H. G. Bissinger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coasting. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynowarz: Destruction of Spondylus or Beetlejuice.
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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

China Cry: A True Story

Directed by: James F. Collier

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

Mr. & Mrs. Bridge

Directed by: James Ivory

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

Prayer of the Rollerboys

Directed by: Rick King

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

Bullseye!

Directed by: Michael Winner

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 25, 1990?


    Holidays

  • Day of the Romanian Army
  • Virgin Islands - Thanksgiving Day : end of the hurricane season
  • Republic of China - Taiwan Retrocession Day (1945)
  • Also see October 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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    Events

  • New York Daily News goes on strike (lasts through March, 1991).

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

Going Places

Directed by: Aaron Mostow

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

Memoari porodice Milic

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

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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

Darkness Visible

By: William Styron

A work of great personal courage and a literary tour de force, this bestseller is Styron's true account of his descent into a crippling and almost suicidal depression.

The Politics Of Rich And Poor

By: Kevin Phillips

The enormous concentration of wealth in the United States during the 1980s--most of it in the hands of the top 1% of the population--will provoke what Phillips calls a watershed change

The General In His Labyrinth

By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

General Simon Bolivar, “the Liberator” of five South American countries, takes a last melancholy journey down the Magdalena River, revisiting cities along its shores, and reliving the triumphs, passions, and betrayals

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 …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dynowarz: Destruction of Spondylus

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System/NES

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Bandai

Beetlejuice

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System[1] Game Boy[2] MS-DOS

Genre: Action[1]/Adventure

Publisher: LJN (NES)[1][2] Hi Tech (DOS)

Dragon Crystal

Platform: Sega Game Gear, Sega Master System

Genre: Roguelike

Publisher: Sega

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Infocom

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

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Nintendo


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