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Monday 27 August 1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Luuk de Jong and Stephanie Villa. In that special week of August people in US were listening to If Wishes Came True by Sweet Sensation. In UK The Joker by The Steve Miller Band was in the top 5 hits. Uncle Buck, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Message From Nam by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Parenthood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Devil's Crush or Bubble Dizzy.
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Movies

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

Uncle Buck

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: John Candy, Macaulay Culkin, Jean Louisa Kelly, Gaby Hoffmann

Country: United States

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Mister Johnson

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Edward Woodward, Maynard Eziashi, Beatie Edney

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Slumber Party Massacre III

Directed by: Sally Mattison

Starring: Keely Christian, Brittain Frye, Michael Harris, David Greenlee

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Cadence

Directed by: Martin Sheen

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Jay Brazeau, Matt Clark

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The Comfort of Strangers

Directed by: Paul Schrader

Starring: Christopher Walken, Rupert Everett, Natasha Richardson, Helen Mirren

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TV Series

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

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

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The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

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Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

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Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

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Parker Lewis Can't Lose

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 August 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
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Facts:
  • Brewers-Blue Jays game is delayed 35 minutes due to gnats
  • Rosa Mota wins female marathon (2:31:27)
  • 52 Americans arrive in Turkey from Iraq.
  • WWF Summer Slam: Ultimate Warrior beats Rick Rude.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1990 ?

Books

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Message From Nam

By: Danielle Steel

As a journalist, Paxton Andrews would experience Vietnam firsthand. We follow her from high school in Savannah to college in Berkeley and then to work in Saigon.For

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Hammerheads

By: Dale Brown

Bestselling author Dale Brown tackles the controversial subject on America's drug war. The U.S. government has created an all-new drug-defense agency--Hammerheades--that will never make the war against drugs the same.

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The Stand

By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. A

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It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It

By: Robert Fulghum

In his first phenomenal best-seller, EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN, Robert Fulghum reminded readers everywhere of some plain and still-true truths.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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)

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International Soccer

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: soccer simulator

Publisher: Commodore

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Air Inferno

Air Inferno

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight Simulator

Publisher: Taito

Astro Rabby

Astro Rabby

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: IGS

Bubble Dizzy

Bubble Dizzy

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Codemasters

Home videos

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

UHF

Studio: Orion

Format: VHS release

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Dead Poets Society

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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My Left Foot

Format: VHS release

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The War of the Roses

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS release

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Back to the Future Part III

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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