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Monday 29 January 1990

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include MacKenzie Porter and Grzegorz Krychowiak. In that special week of January people in US were listening to How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton. In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Cinema Paradiso, directed by Giuseppe Tornatore, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990 while Roseanne by Roseanne Barr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Agatha Christie: Poirot. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atomino or Dynowarz: Destruction of Spondylus.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Cinema Paradiso

Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili

Country: United States

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Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter

Country: United States

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Internal Affairs

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Starring: Richard Gere, Andy Garcia, Laurie Metcalf

Country: United States

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Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson

Country: United States

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Tango & Cash

Directed by: Andrei Konchalovsky

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Teri Hatcher

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Written by: Mark Mason

Starring: Francis Wright

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Jim Henson Presents Mother Goose Stories

Starring: London Kim

Country: United States

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The Simpsons

Written by: James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Sam Simon

Starring: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Country: United States

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Around the World in 80 Days

Written by: Jules Verne

Starring: Michael Palin, Basil Pao

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

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  • Exxon Valdez Captain Joseph Hazelwood goes on trial due to oil spill
  • The trial of Joseph Hazelwood, former skipper of the Exxon Valdez, begins in Anchorage, Alaska. He is accused of negligence that resulted in America's worst oil spill to date.

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

  • Time: NRA leader Joe Foss
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9209
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Charles Stuart -- Jan. 22, 1990


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


By: Roseanne Barr

An autobiography which tells the story of a fat, Jewish girl brought up in Salt Lake City. She relates stories of her childhood and the year she spent in an asylum,

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White Ninja

By: Eric V. Lustbader

Thrust into a world of lies and treachery, adventurer Tori Nunn must face her deadliest enemies, aided only by her chief rival.

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From Beirut To Jerusalem

By: Thomas L. Friedman

"If you're only going to read one book on the Middle East, this is it."---Seymour M. HershOne of the most thought-provoking books ever written about the Middle East, From Beirut to

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Fatal Labyrinth

Platform: Sega Mega Drive Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Sega

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Dynowarz: Destruction of Spondylus

Dynowarz: Destruction of Spondylus

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System/NES

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Bandai

1941: Counter Attack

1941: Counter Attack

Platform: Arcade, SuperGrafx

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

The Adventures of Rad Gravity

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Activision

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