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Sunday 29 April 1990

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include iMAV3RIQ and Chukudi Morka. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor. In UK Vogue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!, directed by Pedro Almodvar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Devices And Desires by P. D. James was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jeeves and Wooster. If you liked videogames you were probably playing ActRaiser or European Soccer Challenge.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover

Directed by: Peter Greenaway

Starring: Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Johnny Depp, Ricki Lake, Amy Locane

Country: United States

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Directed by: Steve Barron

Starring: Judith Hoag, Elias Koteas, Josh Pais

Country: United States

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Pretty Woman

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Jason Alexander

Country: United States

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Lord of the Flies

Directed by: Harry Hook

Starring: Balthazar Getty, Chris Furrh, Danuel Pipoly

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Twin Peaks

Written by: Mark Frost, David Lynch

Starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Country: United States

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Starring: Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall, James Ellis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Crystal Maze

Written by: Lloyd Bettell-Higgins, David Bodycombe, Adam Howarth, Simon Tayler, Bob Thorne

Starring: Richard O'Brien, Sandra Caron, Edward Tudor-Pole

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Agatha Christie: Poirot

Starring: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 April 1990 ?

  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
  • Greenery Day (1989-2006).
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  • Change in the Heir opens at Edison Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • STS-31 (Discovery 10) lands
  • Wrecking cranes begin tearing down Berlin Wall at Brandenburg Gate.
  • Dan Quisenberry (all-time American League save king, 238) announces his retirement.

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.11
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dan Quayle -- Apr. 23, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9222


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

Devices And Desires

By: P. D. James

National Bestseller Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions,

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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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Tales From Margaritaville

By: Jimmy Buffett

Margaritaville may not appear on a map, but it does exist--at least in the brilliantly creative, sometimes slightly skewed imagination of Jimmy Buffett.

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Megatrends 2000

By: John Naisbitt and Patricia Aburdene

Offering predictions and modern "soothsayings" for the 1990s and onwards, this book attempts to chart the changes to come, in politics, religion, advertising and culture.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Super NES, mobile phone

Genre: Platform, City-building simulation

Publisher: Enix

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Final Fantasy III

Platform: Nintendo DS (Remake) iOS (Remake) Android (Remake) PlayStation Portable (Remake) Ouya (Remake) Windows Phone (Remake) Microsoft Windows (Remake); Nintendo DS (Remake); iOS (Remake); Android (Remake);

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square; Square Enix (Remake)

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Aqua Jack

Aqua Jack

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Taito

Astro Rabby

Astro Rabby

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: IGS

European Soccer Challenge

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari Lynx, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Software Sorcery

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