Wednesday December 26, 1990

US date format: 12/26/1990, UK date format: 26/12/1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 26, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Andy Biersack and Devin Brugman. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Because I Love You (The Postman Song) by Stevie B. Alice, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Baby-Sitters Club. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hatris or BatMUD.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
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Events

  • Garry Kasparov beats Antatoly Karpov to retain chess championship
  • Senior Professional Baseball Association folds

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Movies

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Alice

Alice

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, William Hurt, Joe Mantegna, June Squibb

Green Card

Green Card

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Andie MacDowell, Bebe Neuwirth, Gregg Edelman

The Willies

The Willies

Directed by: Brian Peck

Starring: Sean Astin, Jason Horst, Joshua Miller, James Karen

Kindergarten Cop

Kindergarten Cop

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed, Linda Hunt

Country: United States of America

The Russia House

The Russia House

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Starring: Sean Connery, Michelle Pfeiffer, Roy Scheider, James Fox

TV Series

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The Baby-Sitters Club

The Baby-Sitters Club

Directed by: Melanie Mayron

Coasting

Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

Chanakya

Chanakya

Starring: Hemant M. Pandya, Ashok Banthia, Sudhir Dalvi, Neena Gupta

Country: India

Through the Bible with Les Feldick

Through the Bible with Les Feldick

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Starring: Les Feldick

Country: United States of America

Unsolved Mysteries

Unsolved Mysteries

Days to next December 26

If December 26, 1990 is your birthday you're 29 years, 8 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 5 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

Jurassic Park

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From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo, this is the classic thriller of science run amok that took the world by storm. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Wonderful .

Iron John by Robert Bly

Iron John

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In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.Bly's

Lady Boss by Jackie Collins

Lady Boss

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THE DANGEROUSLY BEAUTIFUL LUCKY — RETURNS IN LADY BOSS. AND THIS TIME THE SHOCKINGLY SENSUAL, RUTHLESSLY CLEVER LUCKY IS OUT TO CONQUER HOLLYWOOD!. She

Possession by A. S. Byatt

Possession

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National Bestseller Winner of England’s Booker Prize and the literary sensation of the year, Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once an intellectual mystery and triumphant love

The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auel

The Plains of Passage

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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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Devil's Crush

Devil's Crush

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, Sega Genesis, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: video pinball simulation

Publisher: NEC (PC Engine / TurboGrafx-16) Tengen (Genesis) Technosoft (Mega Drive)

Ningen Heiki Dead Fox Code Name: Viper

Ningen Heiki Dead Fox Code Name: Viper

Platform: NES

Genre: Action, Shooter

Publisher: Capcom

DuckTales: The Quest for Gold

DuckTales: The Quest for Gold

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, Windows, Mac OS 8

Genre: Action, Platform game

Publisher: Walt Disney Computer Software

Hatris

Hatris

Platform: NES, Game Boy, arcade, TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Bullet-Proof Software

BatMUD

BatMUD

Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Fantasy MUD


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