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Sunday 26 August 1990

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lil' Chris and Mateo Musacchio. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey. In UK Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme was in the top 5 hits. The Witches, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Coyote Waits by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Haywire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Driver's Eyes or Bases Loaded 3.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Colin Friels

Country: United States

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The Witches

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher

Country: United States

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Wild at Heart

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts

Country: United States

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Problem Child

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Michael Oliver, John Ritter, Jack Warden

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

A Set of Six

Starring: Tony Bilbow, Rowland Rivron

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Written by: Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld

Starring: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Country: United States

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Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Twin Peaks

Written by: Mark Frost, David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Country: United States

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Starring: Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall, James Ellis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 1990 ?

  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
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Famous Deaths:
  • 2 slain college students found in Gainesville Florida
  • Beth Daniel wins LPGA Northgate Golf Classic
  • Bo Jackson hits 4th of 4 consecutive HRs
  • Two slain college students found in Gainesville, Florida.
  • In Sofia, protestors set fire to the headquarters of the governing Bulgarian Socialist Party.

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.28
  • Time: George H.W. Bush and Saddam Hussein
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9239


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

Coyote Waits

By: Tony Hillerman

The car fire didn't kill Navajo Tribal Policeman Delbert Nez—a bullet did. And the old man in possession of the murder weapon is a whiskey-soaked shaman named Ashie Pinto.

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Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton

By: Edward Rice

Thirty-four illustrative plates in two sections--some are quite unique, with a Tantric initiate; India in Burton's period; Burton in turban and robes; one rare photo taken before the tragic year of

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The Bourne Ultimatum

By: Robert Ludlum

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER At a small-town carnival, two men, each mysteriously summoned by telegram, witness a bizarre killing.

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By: Robert B. Parker

Spenser's never had a client like Jill Joyce, the star of TV's Fifty Minutes. She's beautiful, bitchy, sexy--and someone is stalking her.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Double Dungeons

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Virtual Console

Genre: RPG

Publisher: NEC

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Driver's Eyes

Platform: Namco System 21

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Namco

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Bases Loaded 3

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Publisher: Jaleco

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

Genre: Tile-based transport puzzle

Publisher: Thalion Software

Bo Jackson Baseball

Platform: NES, MS-DOS, Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Data East Mindscape

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