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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 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 It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Parenthood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge or A.B. Cop.
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Movies

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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

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Holidays:
  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
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Facts:
  • 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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Music Charts

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Books

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

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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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge

Spider-Man & Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge

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

Genre: Arcade, Fighting

Publisher: Empire Software and Medalist International (UK), Paragon Software Corporation (United States)

Bigfoot

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Acclaim

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A.B. Cop

A.B. Cop

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sega

The Adventures of Gilligan's Island

Platform: NES

Genre: Action[1] Strategy

Publisher: Bandai America, Inc.

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Countdown

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Access Software

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Home videos

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

The Little Mermaid

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS release, part of

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Back to the Future Part II

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Pretty Woman

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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The Hunt for Red October

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release

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Total Recall

Studio: Carolco

Format: VHS release, distributed by LIVE Entertainment

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