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Wednesday 29 August 1990

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 29, 1990). 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 The Joker by The Steve Miller Band was in the top 5 hits. Uncle Buck, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while You Just Don'T Understand by Deborah Tannen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Parenthood. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crystalis or DragonStrike.
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What the sky looked like on 29 August 1990

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Movies

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

Uncle Buck

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: John Candy, Macaulay Culkin, Jean Louisa Kelly, Gaby Hoffmann

Country: United States

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Mister Johnson

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Edward Woodward, Maynard Eziashi, Beatie Edney

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Slumber Party Massacre III

Directed by: Sally Mattison

Starring: Keely Christian, Brittain Frye, Michael Harris, David Greenlee

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Cadence

Directed by: Martin Sheen

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Jay Brazeau, Matt Clark

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The Comfort of Strangers

Directed by: Paul Schrader

Starring: Christopher Walken, Rupert Everett, Natasha Richardson, Helen Mirren

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TV Series

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

Parenthood

Directed by: Ron Howard

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The Last Laugh

Directed by: Kenny Young

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Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

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Wish You Were Here

Directed by: Kieran Darcy-Smith

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Parker Lewis Can't Lose

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 29, 1990 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Tengo Todo Excepto A Ti - Luis Miguel
  2. Burbujas De Amor - Juan Luis Guerra 440
  3. Amnesia - Jose Jose
  4. Porque Te Tengo Que Olvidar - Jose Feliciano
  5. Ni Un Roce - Ana Gabriel
  6. Te Amo - Rocio Durcal
  7. Como He De Vivir Sin Tu Carino - Danny Rivera
  8. Peligroso Amor - Myriam Hernandez
  9. Gracias A Tu Amor - Lourdes Robles/Luis Enrique
  10. Azucar Moreno - Ven Devorame Otra Vez

Books

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

You Just Don'T Understand

By: Deborah Tannen

Women and men live in different worlds...made of different words.Spending nearly four years on the New York Times bestseller list, including eight months at number one, You Just Don't Understand is

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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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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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Barbarians At The Gate

By: Bryan Burrough and John Helyar

“One of the finest, most compelling accounts of what happened to corporate America and Wall Street in the 1980’s.”—New York Times Book ReviewA #1 New York Times bestseller and arguably the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crystalis

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System Game Boy Color

Genre: Action RPG, Action-adventure

Publisher: SNK (NES) Nintendo (Game Boy Color)

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Fatal Labyrinth

Fatal Labyrinth

Platform: Sega Mega Drive Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Sega

Boxy Boy

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Namco

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Adventures in the Magic Kingdom

Adventures in the Magic Kingdom

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action

Publisher: Capcom

DragonStrike

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, NES, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing video game, Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Home videos

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

Downtown

Format: VHS release

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All Dogs Go to Heaven

Studio: United Artists

Format: VHS release

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Bad Influence

Format: VHS release

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Flashback

Format: VHS release

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Lethal Weapon 2

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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