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Tuesday 28 August 1990

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bojan Krkic and Katie Findlay. In that special week of August people in US were listening to If Wishes Came True by Sweet Sensation. 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 Men At Work by George F. Will was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Haywire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing American Horseshoes or Awesome.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


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 ?


Starring: Brad Slaight

Country: United States

Let the Blood Run Free

Starring: Jean Kittson, Brian Nankervis, Helen Knight, David Swann

Country: Australia

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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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Answers with Bayless Conley

Starring: Bayless Conley, Janet Conley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 August 1990 ?

  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Stefan Edberg (#1 seeded player) loses in 1st round to Alex Volkov
  • Force 5 tornado strikes the towns of Plainfield, Crest Hill, and Joliet, in Illinois, killing 29 people. Strongest tornado to date to strike the Chicago metropolitan area.
  • Iraq declares Kuwait to be its newest province.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: War in the Gulf? -- Aug. 27, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9240
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.28


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

Men At Work

By: George F. Will

In his classic tribute to America's pastime—now with a new introduction—political commentator, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and lifelong sports enthusiast George F.

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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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Barbarians At The Gate

By: Bryan Burrough and John Helyar

“One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980’s.”—New York Times Book ReviewA #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the

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Every Spy A Prince

By: Dan Raviv and Yossi Melman

The first comprehensive and balanced account of the most controversial and well-known espionage organization in the world, taking readers through the complex web of politics and personal ambition that led to

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

American Horseshoes

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Taito

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Arlington Horse Racing

Arlington Horse Racing

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horse racing

Publisher: Strata


Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, FM Towns

Genre: Action, Strategy

Publisher: Psygnosis

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

Genre: Strategy, action, puzzle

Publisher: NA Accolade; EU U.S. Gold

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Alien Storm

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Sega Master System, Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Virtual Console, Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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