Friday December 28, 1990

US date format: 12/28/1990, UK date format: 28/12/1990

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 28, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Archuleta and Brittish Williams. 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 Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Baby-Sitters Club. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alpha Waves or X-Men II: The Fall of the Mutants.
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Movies

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Alice

Directed by: Woody Allen

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

Green Card

Directed by: Peter Weir

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

The Willies

Directed by: Brian Peck

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

Kindergarten Cop

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

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

Country: United States of America

The Russia House

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 28, 1990?


    Holidays

  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.

    Events

  • Two die in a New York City subway accident.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

The Baby-Sitters Club

Directed by: Melanie Mayron

Coasting

Directed by: Michael P. Noens

Chanakya

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

Country: India

Through the Bible with Les Feldick

Written by: Les Feldick

Starring: Les Feldick

Country: United States of America

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

By: Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly …

The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

This holiday season, remind everyone that the world is full of wonder - all one must do is look for it, and listen...and believe. This lavish, limited edition box set will bring the magic into your home and enchant all …

An American Life

By: Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan’s autobiography is a work of major historical importance. Here, in his own words, is the story of his life—public and private—told in a book both frank and compellingly readable.

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

The Wild Christmas Reindeer

By: Jan Brett

Little Teeka thought she had to be firm with the reindeer to get them ready for Santa's important flight, but when her bossy yelling only got their antlerstangled up, she knew

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Alpha Waves

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Infogrames (International)/Data East (North America)

Bad Blood

Platform: DOS, Commodore 64

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Origin Systems

X-Men II: The Fall of the Mutants

Platform: PC

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Paragon Software

Captive

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, PC (DOS)

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Mindscape

Platform: DOS

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade


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