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Friday 26 January 1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sergio Perez and Christopher Massey. In that special week of January people in US were listening to How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton. In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Cinema Paradiso, directed by Giuseppe Tornatore, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Straight by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Agatha Christie: Poirot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Fantasy III or Battletech: The Crescent Hawks' Revenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Agatha Christie: Poirot

Starring: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Sense of Guilt

Starring: Trevor Eve, Lisa Harrow, Jim Carter, Rudi Davies

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Yellowthread Street

Starring: Ray Lonnen, Doreen Chan, Bruce Payne, Robert Taylor

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Secret Cabaret

Starring: Sarah Cresswell, Simon Drake, Anthony Georghiou, Juliette Hardy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Stolen

Starring: Cheryl Prime, Art Malik, Mary Maddox, Dean Ashraf

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Cinema Paradiso

Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili

Country: United States

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Tremors

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter

Country: United States

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Internal Affairs

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Starring: Richard Gere, Andy Garcia, Laurie Metcalf

Country: United States

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Always

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson

Country: United States

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Born on the Fourth of July

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Tom Cruise, Raymond J. Barry, Caroline Kava

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 January 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
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Facts:
  • Annular eclipse visible over Antarctica and South Atlantic.
  • Boston Red Sox hires Elaine Weddington as assistant general manager (highest-ranking black female in a major-league front office).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Charles Stuart -- Jan. 22, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9208
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Antarctica -- Jan. 15, 1990

Books

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

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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Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

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The Burden of Proof

By: Scott Turow

Late one spring afternoon, Alejandro Stern, the brilliant defense lawyer from Presumed Innocent, comes home from a business trip to find that Clara, his wife of thirty years, has committed suicide.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

American Horseshoes

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Taito

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Challenge of the Ancient Empires!

Platform: DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Educational/Adventure

Publisher: The Learning Company

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Final Fantasy III

Platform: Nintendo DS (Remake) iOS (Remake) Android (Remake) PlayStation Portable (Remake) Ouya (Remake) Windows Phone (Remake) Microsoft Windows (Remake); Nintendo DS (Remake); iOS (Remake); Android (Remake);

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square; Square Enix (Remake)

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Battletech: The Crescent Hawks' Revenge

Battletech: The Crescent Hawks' Revenge

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Infocom

Final Fantasy Legend II

Platform: Game Boy, Nintendo DS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square (GB) Sunsoft (GB re-release)[1] Square Enix (DS)

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