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Wednesday 29 August 1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicole Anderson and Rizzini Gomez. In that special week of August people in US were listening to If Wishes Came True by Sweet Sensation. In UK Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme was in the top 5 hits. The Witches, directed by Nicolas Roeg, 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 Haywire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Columns or Disney's Cartoon Arcade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Haywire

Starring: Brad Slaight

Country: United States

A Set of Six

Starring: Tony Bilbow, Rowland Rivron

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Seinfeld

Written by: Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld

Starring: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Country: United States

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Answers with Bayless Conley

Starring: Bayless Conley, Janet Conley

Country: United States

Jeeves and Wooster

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

The Witches

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher

Country: United States

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Darkman

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Colin Friels

Country: United States

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Wild at Heart

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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Flatliners

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts

Country: United States

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Problem Child

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Michael Oliver, John Ritter, Jack Warden

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 1990 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Sandy: Dog in the play Annie, dies at 16.
Facts:
  • C-5 transport plane crashes at Ramstein AFB, Germany, killing 13
  • Saddam Hussein declares America can't beat Iraq.
  • American C-5 transport plane crashes at Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany, killing 13.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: War in the Gulf? -- Aug. 27, 1990
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9240
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.28

Books

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

The Plains of Passage

By: Jean M. Auel

Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M.

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Four Past Midnight

By: Stephen King

The #1 New York Times bestseller—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post).One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston into a most unfriendly sky.

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The Burden of Proof

By: Scott Turow

Late one spring afternoon, Alejandro Stern, the brilliant defense lawyer from Presumed Innocent, comes home from a business trip to find that Clara, his wife of thirty years, has committed suicide.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crossed Swords

Platform: Arcade, Neo Geo, Neo-Geo CD

Genre: Hack and slash Beat 'em up Action RPG

Publisher: SNK

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Cyber Core

Platform: TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine Sharp X68000

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: IGS

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Columns

Platform: Arcade, Atari ST, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive, Sega Mega-CD, Sega Game Gear, PC Engine, NEC PC-9801, MSX2, Super Famicom, Game Boy Color, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Virtual Console, iOS, Cloud (

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sega

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Countdown

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Access Software

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Disney's Cartoon Arcade

Disney's Cartoon Arcade

Platform: View-Master Interactive Vision

Genre: Minigames

Publisher: View-Master


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