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Sunday 28 October 1990

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include GamingWithJen . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Black Cat by Janet Jackson. In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. Jacob's Ladder, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while The Burden Of Proof by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Les nuls, l'émission. If you liked videogames you were probably playing X-Men II: The Fall of the Mutants or Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Jacob's Ladder

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Pea, Danny Aiello

Country: United States

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Directed by: Katsuhiro Otomo

Starring: Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Mitsuo Iwata

Country: United States

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Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene

Country: United States

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Night of the Living Dead

Directed by: Tom Savini

Starring: Tony Todd, Patricia Tallman, Tom Towles

Country: United States

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Memphis Belle

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Tate Donovan

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Les nuls, l'émission

Starring: Alain Chabat, Chantal Lauby, Dominique Farrugia

Country: France

Prisoners of Gravity

Starring: Rick Green

Country: Canada

The Trials of Life

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers

Starring: Alan Alda

Country: United States

Café Meineid

Written by: Franz Xaver Bogner

Starring: Norbert Mahler, Thekla Mayhoff, Kathi Leitner, Wolfgang Fischer

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 October 1990 ?

  • St. Anastasia II
  • St. Remigius
  • Greece - Oxi (No) Day
  • Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
  • Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Sport Games on 28 October 1990

American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - New England Patriots : 27 - 10
  • Chicago Bears - Phoenix Cardinals : 31 - 21
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Atlanta Falcons : 17 - 38
  • Cleveland Browns - San Francisco 49ers : 17 - 20
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 1990?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.37
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Wynton Marsalis -- Oct. 22, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9248


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

The Burden Of Proof

By: Scott Turow

Turow's acclaimed second novel, which topped international bestseller lists, is now available in trade paperback. Sandy Stern, the brilliant defense attorney from Presumed Innocent, faces an event so emotionally shattering that

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Friday Night Lights

By: H. G. Bissinger

The 25th anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller and Sports Illustrated’s best football book of all time, with a new afterword by the authorReturn once again to the

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The General In His Labyrinth

By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

General Simon Bolivar, “the Liberator” of five South American countries, takes a last melancholy journey down the Magdalena River, revisiting cities along its shores, and reliving the triumphs, passions, and betrayals

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Looking For A Ship

By: John McPhee

This is an extraordinary tale of life aboard what may be one of the last American merchant ships. As the story begins, Andy Chase, who holds a license as a second

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Amida (video game)

Amida (video game)

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Coconuts Japan

Astro Rabby

Astro Rabby

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: IGS

Disk NG

Disk NG

Platform: MSX

Publisher: Namco

X-Men II: The Fall of the Mutants

X-Men II: The Fall of the Mutants

Platform: PC

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Paragon Software

Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayChoice-10

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Disney Computer Software

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