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Wednesday February 28, 1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 28, 1990). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Naomi Broady and Georgina Leonidas. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Escapade by Janet Jackson. In UK Dub Be Good To Me by Beats International featuring Lindy Layton was in the top 5 hits. Coupe de Ville, directed by Joe Roth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Cuckoo'S Egg by Clifford Stoll was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Aerolina. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 1941: Counter Attack or Elemental Master.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 28 February 1990

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Movies

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

Coupe de Ville

Directed by: Joe Roth

Starring: Patrick Dempsey, Arye Gross, Daniel Stern, Annabeth Gish

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Bad Influence

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

Starring: Rob Lowe, James Spader, Lisa Zane, Marcia Cross

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The Last of the Finest

Directed by: John Mackenzie

Starring: Brian Dennehy, Joe Pantoliano, Jeff Fahey, Bill Paxton

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The Hunt for Red October

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill

Country: United States

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Lionheart

Directed by: Sheldon Lettich

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Harrison Page, Deborah Rennard, Lisa Pelikan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Aerolina

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Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

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Hotel Paradies

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Mr. Bean

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Tribes

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 February 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
  • Saint Romanus (died 463)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Fabia Drake: Actress (Nice Girl Like Me), dies at 86.
Facts:
  • US 65th manned space mission STS 36 (Atlantis 6) launches into orbit
  • Dutch police seize 3,000kg of cocaine.
  • In Southern California, a magnitude 5.7 earthquake occurs.
  • President of Nicaragua Daniel Ortega announces a cease-fire with the U.S.-backed ''contras''.
  • A fire at the Sheraton Hotel in Cairo, Egypt, kills 16 people.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 28, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Kaoma - Lambada
  2. La Cima Del Cielo - Ricardo Montaner
  3. Daniela Romo - Quiero Amanecer Con Alguien
  4. Ana Gabriel - Soledad
  5. Para Amarnos Mas - Mijares
  6. Luis Enrique - Mi Mundo
  7. La Vida Decidio - Emmanuel
  8. No Hay Hombres - Lucia Mendez
  9. Esta Vez - Franco de Vita
  10. Gloria Estefan - Oye Mi Canto
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Beats International featuring Lindy Layton - Dub Be Good To Me
  2. The Brits 1990 - Various Artists
  3. Michael Bolton - How Am I Supposed To Live Without You
  4. Love Shack - The B-52s
  5. Nothing Compares 2 U - Sinead O'Connor

Books

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

The Cuckoo'S Egg

By: Clifford Stoll

Before the Internet became widely known as a global tool for terrorists, one perceptive U.S. citizen recognized its ominous potential.

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Head First

By: Norman Cousins

"An eloquent plea for two needed emphases: more humane doctor-patient relations, and greater patient involvement in the struggle with disease."—Melvin

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Counterattack

By: W. E. B. Griffin

No one captures the drama of war as brilliantly as bestselling author W.E.B. Griffin. The Corps is his multi-volume portrait of the Marine Corps, the brave men and women who fought,

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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 ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alpha Waves

Alpha Waves

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Platformer

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

1941: Counter Attack

1941: Counter Attack

Platform: Arcade, SuperGrafx

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Final Zone (FZ Senki Axis -- Japanese title)

Final Zone (FZ Senki Axis -- Japanese title)

Platform: Sega Genesis, Sharp X68000

Genre: Isometric scrolling shooter

Publisher: Wolf Team Renovation Products (US Genesis), Telenet Japan (Japan Mega Drive)

Elemental Master

Elemental Master

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Double Hawk

Platform: Master System

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Sega

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Home videos

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

Jetsons: The Movie

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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The Hunt for Red October

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release

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New York Stories

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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Flashback

Format: VHS release

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The Big Picture

Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release

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